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UpCircle Careers | UK Sales Manager
Listed with the likes of Sainsbury’s, Holland & Barrett, Ocado, Beauty Bay, Feel Unique and Farmdrop in the UK and across 12 countries globally, we're making serious moves in our sustainable skincare mission.
But we need support to grow further. That's where you come in!
We're looking for someone to be a passionate advocate of what we stand for and have a burning desire to see an UpCircle product in every UK home. Your job will be to proactively seek new opportunities for UpCircle to expand its reach across UK into new stockists coffee shops, health food stores, hotels, salons, spas, online shops and many more. You have a blank canvas - surprise us!
You'll also be expected to manage our existing partners to ensure a strong and flourishing working relationship. This role requires strong communication and organisation skills as well as resilience and perseverance. Experience with CRM is a plus but not essential.
In return, we can offer you responsibility, autonomy, fast-paced startup action, enormous opportunity to learn and build your skillset across all areas of the business. You will develop key contacts across the industry and will be responsible for managing accounts and prospecting new leads. As a team of nine, we'll learn from each other, make mistakes, laugh, cry and everything else in between.
- Sales driven - salary is structured towards performance-based sales commission
- Excellent communicator
- Fantastic organisation skills (you'll have a lot of accounts to manage!)
- CRM experience is a plus (but not essential)
- Flexible and curious
- Proactive in seeking out opportunities
- Perseverance and resilience in the face of adversity
- Keen to challenge the status quo
- Passionate about sustainability and skincare
- Willing to roll your sleeves up and get stuck in
- Field sales - Seek out new accounts across UK.
- Account management - Look after our existing accounts with proactive communication. This includes marketing and promo initiatives such as sampling sessions, POS materials and in store teach ins.
- Marketing - Identify opportunities to build contacts through any possible means.
- Flexibility - Be willing to step in whenever needed across all areas of the business (think operations, social media, manufacturing, customer service and so on!)
- Tradeshows and Festivals - expected to identify and participate in tradeshows and festivals across UK
- Salary £21-24k+ (depending on experience) plus a generous performance-based commission element
- Rapidly-growing, fast-paced action where no two days are the same
- Opportunity to develop and grow across all aspects of the business
- Enough skincare to shake a tree at
- The chance to make a serious impact from the get-go
- Start Date: Immediate
- Role is based in Westminster SW1P, London
- Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK
How To Apply
Please send a CV in PDF with a brief intro to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject "UpCircle UK Sales Manager". In your email please describe one strategy you would use to grow our UK accounts to help grow the brand. Early applications are strongly recommended. Good luck!