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Area Sales Director - Leading Investment Management Group

Woods Foster London, United Kingdom
Posted 3 days ago Permanent £70k - £100k
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Dan Woods
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Our client, a prominent investment management group, is seeking a dynamic and experienced sales leader to join their team as an Area Sales Director. The successful candidate will oversee a key region, managing a team of direct reports comprising telephone account managers and external Business Development Managers (BDMs). This role presents an exciting opportunity for an ambitious individual with a strong financial services background to drive revenue growth and expand market presence within the designated region.

Our client, a prominent investment management group, is seeking a dynamic and experienced sales leader to join their team as an Area Sales Director. The successful candidate will oversee a key region, managing a team of direct reports comprising telephone account managers and external Business Development Managers (BDMs). This role presents an exciting opportunity for an ambitious individual with a strong financial services background to drive revenue growth and expand market presence within the designated region.

Responsibilities:

- Lead and motivate a team of telephone account managers and external BDMs to achieve individual and collective sales targets.

- Develop and implement strategic sales plans to maximize revenue generation and market share within the assigned region.

- Cultivate and maintain relationships with retail intermediaries/Independent Financial Advisors (IFAs) to promote investment products and services.

- Collaborate with internal stakeholders, including marketing, product development, and senior management, to ensure alignment of sales strategies with overall business objectives.

- Provide coaching, training, and ongoing performance feedback to sales team members to enhance their sales skills and productivity.

- Monitor market trends, competitor activities, and client feedback to identify opportunities for business growth and improvement.

- Prepare regular sales reports and forecasts for management review, highlighting key performance metrics and areas for improvement.

Requirements:

- Minimum of 3 years of experience in sales leadership roles within the financial services industry, preferably in investment management.

- Proven track record of achieving and exceeding sales targets, with demonstrated success in managing sales teams and driving revenue growth.

- Strong understanding of retail intermediary/IFA channels and familiarity with investment products and services.

- Excellent leadership and communication skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate a diverse team.

- Strategic thinker with a results-oriented mindset and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment.

- Willingness to travel within the assigned region as needed.

Fantatic package - competitve salary, excellent, uncapped bonus scheme (paid quartetly and annually) and great benefits 

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