Head of Sales

  • Location:
    Leicester, Leicestershire Leicester, Leicestershire Leicester, Leicestershire Leicester, Leicestershire
  • Salary:
    c£80,000 / per annum D.O.E + 25% Bonus
  • Posted:
    3 weeks ago
  • Category:
    European Sales & Marketing Jobs
  • Deadline:
    June 4, 2025

Express Recruitment’s Executive Search division is proud to be working with a leading contract hire industry leader who have ambitious growth plans over the coming years. They are looking to recruit a Head of Sales to play a vital role in strategically guiding the sales strategy and driving new business.      

Reporting to the Managing Director, the successful candidate will take accountability for evolving and executing the business sales plan, including managing and motivating a team of 11 to achieve desired outcomes. Experience in similar strategic role is required, having worked in industries such as hire or capital equipment leasing. The role is based from their Leicestershire head office, with travel required throughout the Midlands.   

There is an excellent benefits package on offer including a basic salary of up to £80k, a bonus of 25% of basic salary, company car or car allowance, 25 days holiday plus stats and excellent training opportunities. The successful candidate will be presented with the opportunity to become a board member in the near future, following initial objectives being successfully achieved.    

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Effectively evolve and formulate the business sales strategy in order to ensure customer retention and maximise business growth   
  • Lead a team of sales professionals through a motivational and engaging management style to deliver results by developing relationships with existing customer accounts and winning new business 
  • Manage and develop relationships at C-Suite level, building on networking links to keep updated with industry developments 
  • Develop and grow the sales team through leading coaching sessions and effectively recruiting new hires 

Skills & Experience

  • Experience in similar role working in a relevant industry to contract hiring essential, plant equipment or vehicles highly advantageous  
  • Proven track record of delivering sales strategy and successfully managing a sales team  
  • Commercially focused with a willingness to go above and beyond 
  • Full UK Driving Licence 

This is an exciting and rare opportunity to join a forward thinking company in a role pivotal to the success of the business moving forward.  

About Express Recruitment

Express Recruitment has been offering exceptional recruitment solutions across the East Midlands since 1987, “exceeding expectations every time” of over 267,000 candidates.

We supply a diverse range of sectors including Engineering, Technology, Professional Services, Languages, Sales & Marketing, Call Centres, Commercial, Manufacturing, Local Authority, NHS, Education and Voluntary organisations. Find all of our current vacancies on 👉 https://bit.ly/3IaEnI7

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Vacancy Summary

Hours: Monday – Friday, Full Time 

Salary: c£80,000 per annum D.O.E + 25% Bonus 

Location: Leicester, Leicestershire

Job Type: Permanent  

Unfortunately, we are unable to contact all candidates due to the large volume of applications we receive. If you have not heard from a consultant within the next three days, please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion. Please do not hesitate to apply for other suitable roles in the future. 

This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Express Recruitment Ltd. The services advertised by Express Recruitment Ltd. are those of an Employment Agency.