Each sales career experience is unique. It is shaped by the company you work for, the product you are selling, your personal sales skills, market trends, clients, and a number of other important conditions surrounding every deal you are going to close. A career in sales in undoubtedly fast-paced. It gives you an opportunity to develop as well as the freedom to work on your own initiative. Although it’s the company that will set you the goals, it is up to you how are you going to achieve them. Since it is a vital role within every business, expect that your success will be rewarded accordingly.
But it’s not only about the financial rewards. What can a decent sales career offer is an interesting professional environment, i.e. you won’t have time or energy to get bored. Finding million and one ways of presenting your product, closing deals, facing and overcoming challenges, building a network of clients whose trust you won… it’s just a glimpse into what it could look like. On the practical side of things, we asked our inbound sales whizz Hannah Ryan for an advice for those looking to kickstart their sales career or make a career change. “Anyone looking to start a career in sales should listen to prospects, be persistent and consistent. I’d say patience and positivity are key to survival,” she told us. Now, whether you are one of those who tried to sell the pen after seeing The Wolf of the Wall Street or you have already cut your teeth in the industry, we have something to offer you. Below you will find eight sales opportunities that are open just now and, honestly, need not much selling.
Demand Manager / Sales Manager – Signal Media
This role at Signal Media offers you an opportunity to define, execute, and optimise an integrated demand generation program. You will work hand-in-hand with the marketing team to create valuable content and deliver a seamless brand experience. It’s a role within a startup on an amazing growth trajectory, so expect fast-paced but also fun working environment.
Sales and Customer Account Executive – Rentify
Want to be part of Rentify’s VIP sales team? If you are up for a challenge and want to showcase your selling, cross-selling, and up-selling skills, this is an opportunity for you. The company was founded in 2012 and since then attracted £10m USD of venture capital from top tier investors including Balderton Capital. It’s definitely a right place for your next career step.
Sales and Marketing Manager – Yada
If you are dynamic, self-motivated, and able to learn quickly to pick up new skills, head over here and help Expede IT solutions Ltd to build Yada. What is it about? Yada is an exciting fast-paced, high-tech startup that is changing the events industry. Being events-loving and communicable will be an advantage as the job includes being “out and about”, talking to people and building new relationships.
Outbound Sales Executive – Presence Orb
Presence Orb are looking for an outbound sales executive with the instincts of a hunter. You will work closely with the product development teams to understand upcoming features and feedback customer wants. Presence Orb provides WiFi analytics through in place WiFi networks helping businesses in retail, hospitality and advertising to better understand how their customers use their premises and services.
Sales Manager – Bijou Commerce
An early stage mobile commerce business Bijou are building their epic team and need Sales Manager to contribute to the startup’s growth. Develop and build relationships with key decision makers in target organisations and own marketing strategy to drive new sales – it is an opportunity for someone not afraid of responsibility and ready to develop with the company.
Enterprise Business Development – Streetbees
As an Enterprise Business Developer at Streetbees, you will work directly with the Head of Business Development helping to source and convert new clients. Streetbees already has an exciting client list including Unilever, P&G, Pepsi, Vodafone and Innocent to name just a few. This is the perfect role for you if you like taking ownership and want to have a big impact from day one.
Head of Broker Sales – iwoca
It’s no secret Fintech is one of the hottest fields to join right now. A high growth Fintech startup iwoca are looking to add Head of Sales to their energetic team. As head of their broker sales team, you will be responsible for the development and management of commercial relationships with finance brokers nationwide. This is a particularly exciting time to join iwoca – over the past year the team has raised $20M in funding giving which gives it the firepower to grow even faster.
Head of Sales – BuzzMyVideos
This is a senior position within a close-knit team of like-minded individuals loving what they do. You will be expected to source, plan and close branded entertainment packages with the UK and international advertisers or agencies to create original branded content that is aligned with a high-quality user experience. If you are looking for a fulfilling career, join BuzzMyVideos on a quest for a new paradigm in managing and promoting video content.
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