Head of Sales - IT Apprenticeships

Job Description

Alderwood have been retained by NowSkills to manage the appointment of a Head of Sales.

NowSkills are a specialist IT Training Provider who deliver Cyber, Software Development, Networking & Infrastructure and Social Media & Digital Marketing.



The business launched in 2012 and grew at a modest rate for the first 4 years. Since 2016, they have delivered 20% YoY growth and increased headcount by 100%.



NowSkills pride themselves on the quality of the learner & client experience. The business is focussed on providing excellent learning that truly adds value. They are currently delivering 94% achievement!



NowSkills have ambitious growth plans to scale the business to the next level and have decided to appoint a Head of Sales onto the SMT.



The current sales function is 2 BD Consultants. They are delivering 8 starts per month across the IT Apprenticeship product offering and focussing on the North West market (from Blackpool – Cheshire). This team will grow & you will be responsible for recruiting & on-boarding further BD Consultants.



The Head of Sales will be accountable for:

* Leading of mid-sized – large levy engagement
* Leading & motivating the team of BD Consultants
* Performance management of a team of Sales Consultants
* Improving overall start generation
* Working with the MD on the growth strategy & BD plan
* Account Management for key clients
* Preparing client presentations & leading on all key BD activity



Due to NowSkills’ specialist product offer – we are looking for candidates from the IT Apprenticeship (or similar) markets.



Location: The sales team are based in Bolton. The Head of Sales will be expected to be in Bolton when needed. Vast regional travel is required – covering from Blackpool to Cheshire.



Benefits & remuneration:

* Basic Salary of £40,000 - £50,000 (negotiable DOE)
* Bonus – personal + team. OTE = £100k
* 40p per mile for business travel
* 25 days leave + bank holidays
* Phone & Laptop
* Auto-enrolment pension scheme

Alderwood acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc. 

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Alderwood and may assist with processing your application.