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Senior Sales Director

Senior Sales Director

Senior Sales Director – London

 

Front Office - Funds and Private Equity Sales

 

Salary £65-£100K plus Commission, Stock Option and Benefits

 

The Company

A globally established provider fund technology is looking to recruit a Senior Sales Director to join their team based in London (City). My client has a large client base in the private equity and funds market.

They are a small compact and dynamic company that likes to add the personal touch in the office and with clients, with a work hard play hard ethic.

 

The Role

They are looking to capitalise on their continued success by looking to hire a Senior Sales Director to be able to take the business to the next stage. You would be required to be one of the key stakeholders with the business and play a significant role in its success selling to private equity and the buy side area of the market. 

 

Experience:

  • 5+ years’ minimum experience in selling data solution to PE Wealth Funds, Asset Managers
  • Proven success in selling solutions and products to the buy side.
  • A book of contacts within the fund of funds arena

 

The Role:                                                           

  • Present, follow up and close sales (Hedge Funds, Investment Banks, Heads of Capital Markets , Investment and Risk Managers, Pension Funds, Asset Managers, Family Offices)
  • Build on existing contacts within those organizations, to be able to paint a full picture of organizational structure identifying key decision-makers
  • Lead the Sales Teams in promoting the business and managing the full sales cycle.
  • Track and report on all activities and opportunities using the CRM system
  • Answer any and all queries accurately, persuasively and in a timely manner
  • Represent the company at all times with integrity and professionalism acting as an ambassador for the company’s values

 

Skills Required

  • Excellent charisma and gravitas with fluent spoken and written English
  • Impeccable professional conduct
  • Good presentation and proposal writing skills
  • Outstanding ability to build rapport quickly with clients (both existing and cold leads)
  • Reach and ideally exceed annual quota’s
  • Understand your prospect and their pain points for a consultative sale strategy
  • Be the eyes and ears for the company in your area of expertise
  • Be proactive in your sales approach, working on complex sales cycles
  • Be focused and driven to exceed expectations of your peers and clients

Additional Information:

  • Would suit ambitious, intelligent sales professional with flair for prospecting and positive attitude and ability to think through problems to access solutions
  • Be at a very senior position in a start up that is growth mode
  • Experience in selling to the funds market, Private Equity and Real Estate Funds