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Sales Manager - Learning

£40K-£45K basic salary - £60K-£65K OTE

Location East Midlands
Sector E-learning, Learning technologies
Job type Permanent
Role Sales and marketing
Job ref HS2803
Work hours full time

An exciting opportunity for a Sales Manager with proven strong leadership skills, to join a successful and well-established learning company. You will be responsible for managing, coaching and mentoring the internal sales team, as well as playing an active part in hands-on business development when needed.

Key responsibilities

  • Lead and manage the sales team, identifying skill development opportunities, coaching and mentoring
  • Collaborate with individual team members to develop territory and/or industry sectors and ensure that opportunities are identified and executed
  • Embed a proactive, target driven and enthusiastic mindset and culture
  • Play a big part in team mentoring by conducting regular team meetings, one-to-ones and appraisals


  • Relevant qualifications desirable


  • Qualified to degree level or equivalent desirable


  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience consultatively selling learning and/or tech solutions
  • Have experience managing a team (ideally within learning or SAAS)
  • Proven track record growing sales team revenues and achieving team targets
  • Experience writing reports to increase productivity
  • Outstanding attention to detail and a customer focused approach


  • Excellent verbal, and written communication skills
  • Outstanding listening and organisational skills
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Proven team management skills, possessing excellent coaching and mentoring skills
  • Ability to embed a proactive, sales focused and target-driven mindset
  • Confident approaching new clients and excellent solution selling skills
  • Ability to write compelling and successful sales proposals

Working with the Learning & Performance Institute

Blue Eskimo enjoys a unique relationship with the Learning & Performance Institute, as its nominated recruitment provider. And, as a company that’s accredited by the LPI, we operate within its guidelines and uphold its standards.

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