SoGlos vacancy: Sales manager

SoGlos has an exciting new opportunity for an experienced sales manager to help drive Gloucestershire’s leading media brand to ambitious heights in 2024.

By James Fyrne  |  Published
SoGlos is looking for an experienced sales manager to join Gloucestershire's leading media brand in 2024.

The SoGlos team is growing and we’re on the hunt for an outstanding individual to take on the brand-new, pivotal role of sales manager – responsible for driving new business revenue opportunities while leading and inspiring the sales team.

This is a unique chance to join a vibrant media company based in the heart of Gloucestershire on Imperial Square in Cheltenham. You will be working closely with a team of passionate and creative professionals in a positive environment to celebrate the county and help our partners thrive.  

About the role

You will be responsible for:

  • Proactively implementing and developing the commercial strategy – exploring, growing and creating new revenue streams and commercial opportunities

  • Leading the Partnerships Hub sales team – managing and guiding team members, driving team activity and ensuring the team sales target is met

  • Hitting an individual sales target – winning new business, crafting compelling advertising campaign proposals and delivering presentations

  • Developing and growing strong relationships with partners

  • Representing SoGlos and the Partnerships Hub externally and across the business – reporting directly to the managing director

About you

We are looking for someone who is / has:

  • An ambitious sales person, with experience working with metrics and hitting targets
  • Strategic and commercially astute, with sound business acumen    
  • Experienced in inspiring and leading a sales team
  • Able to demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Confident and high energy, with a positive attitude
  • Able to remain calm under pressure, taking the initiative to find solutions to challenges
  • Great organisational skills, able to manage both individual and team sales activity
  • Good working knowledge of Gloucestershire across a range of sectors. Strong local business contacts would be a great advantage
  • Ideally, experience in a similar sales role in the media, marketing, recruitment, technology, estate agency or professional services sector
  • Knowledge of advertising, sponsorship and event sales would also be an advantage
  • Proficient in embracing modern technologies – including CRMs, websites, social media platforms, Office 365 and SoGlos’s in-house proposal system

Salary and benefits

  • Starting salary of £35,000 to £38,000 plus commission. OTE of £60,000 per annum, uncapped.
  • Flexible working hours and hybrid office / home working options  
  • In-house training, personal performance reviews and career progression opportunities
  • 25 days paid holiday plus bank holidays 
  • An additional day’s holiday for every year with the company 
  • Regular #SoGlosSocial team get-togethers 

To apply

Email SoGlos’s office manager, Tracey Gamble, at  with your CV and a short covering note about why you’re the perfect person for the role. 

The closing date for this role is 5pm on Friday 19 January 2024 and we will be shortlisting and interviewing candidates on a rolling basis, so please don’t delay in applying. 

We will not be using a recruitment agency to fill this role.

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