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Head of Sales job opportunity

An exciting opportunity to become part of a growing business with massive potential. Apply to become our Head of Sales.
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Who we are

Arise are an established and ambitious digital agency, spearheaded by Director and founder, Ben Walker. They have been helping clients get more visitors, build repeat custom and lifelong fans through their digital channels for over 7 years.

We’re a close-knit team with skills in web development, social media, email marketing, paid ads and search engine optimisation.

“I worked for Ben for around 2 years and found him to be very supportive, flexible and understanding as an employer. He is always looking for ways to grow and improve his business, and is appreciative of the hard work produced by his team.”

- Adam Willerton, Digital Profile Manager

What the role involves

As Head of Sales, you would be responsible for making the sales function of the business effective. To excel in this role, you would need to undertake the following responsibilities...

  • Working with the Director to set sales targets, then meeting or exceeding these targets.
  • Enabling and improving our existing sales processes.
  • Generating leads and building relationships that will benefit the business.
  • Showing a passion for digital and knowledge of the services we offer.
  • Pursuing opportunities for growth with existing clients.
  • Meeting with new clients to explore how we can help them, and ultimately closing new business.

In time, given success in the role, you would be able to grow a team to support and increase sales activity in the business. 

The skills and experience required for this role include…

  • 2+ years in a relevant sales role, with proven success
  • Personal integrity
  • Excellent communication skills - love talking to and helping people
  • Ability to travel to meet clients
  • Organised and results-oriented

The best candidate must reflect the aspects we value as a company, those are; integrity, team spirit, loving what they do and helping others, adaptability, thinking first and taking action.

The role is full-time (40 hours per week) based from our office in Sheffield City Centre and across the country visiting potential customers.

The benefits

  • A base salary of £30,000 per annum with 10% commission (with on-target earnings of over £48,800 per annum).
  • 35 holiday days per year, plus statutory holidays, plus an extra day off on your birthday.
  • Vibrant city centre workspace with aircon, coworking area, meeting space, showers, bike storage, kitchens stocked with Yorkshire Tea and fresh North Star Coffee.
  • A positive company culture, friendly environment and close-knit team.
  • All the tech gear needed to do your job is provided.
  • Company car included.
  • Up to £250 per month sales allowance for networking, entertaining potential customers, fuel, etc.
  • Work how you like - flexible working patterns, serviced office, coworking space or work from home when you need.
  • Be a valued contributor to the direction of the company, have an input and help shape the business.
  • Opportunities to contribute to our corporate social responsibility, ensuring our business is a good place to be and does good for the world.
  • Beers every Friday, regular treats, occasional games nights and team lunches provided.
  • Your personal development is important to us - with quarterly reviews to help you develop.
  • Workplace pension included.
  • Exciting opportunities for growth - we’re on a growth projectile and we need the right people to grow with us.

How to apply

To apply please send a copy of your CV to Successful applicants will then receive an invitation to the next step in the recruitment process. 

Applications close at midnight on 6th February 2022. We’ll be looking for the right candidate to start as soon as they’re able after this date.