Sales Director

Posted 05 July 2023
Salary Competitive
LocationGreater London
Job type Full Time
Contact NameMaddy Savva

Job description

Mantell Associates is a multi-award winning Life Sciences and Pharmaceutical Executive Search firm based in the City of London, UK. Since being established in January 2019, Mantell Associates has grown from 1 to 65 employees, as of January 2023. We have recently open an office in Miami, Florida and also have an office in Zug, Switzerland.


We are currently hiring for a Sales Director to drive our UK Sales. You will be responsible for overseeing 6 teams and around 45 sales people across Permanent and Contract. Mantell Associates is a growing organisation and this role has scope to grow into a Chief Commercial Officer. The role reports into our CEO, Alessandro Mantell.


Sales Director - Responsibilities


  • Achieving a high-performance, vocationally-driven culture

  • Coaching and mentoring Business Managers and their teams (live call coaching & delivering face to face training)

  • Win new accounts through leveraging and maximising relationships

  • Setting motivational KPIs and using management and coaching skills to get the best out of your team

  • People management of Business Managers – holding 121 development meetings and being an escalation point for suggestions, issues or queries

  • Work closely with Head of Marketing on commercial campaigns

  • Overseeing training & development – working with our L&D coach to build on the business

  • Drive business development – supporting client calls and closing calls

  • Work closely with CEO, CFO & Head of People on staffing requirements as business grows and changes

  • Act as an ambassador for Mantell Associates in the market, understanding that each interaction is an important part of building our brand and network


Sales Director - Requirements

  • Previous experience within the Life Science and/or Pharmaceutical recruitment space is essential

  • Track record of success in prior roles such as career advancement and progression, exceeding revenue goals

  • Experience in an organisation that has sold would be desirable

  • Ability to manage multiple people at once with high energy and determination. A leader that people can aspire to be like

  • Exceptional ability to build relationships with people at all levels

  • Entrepreneurial spirit and self-motivated with a ‘go-getter’ attitude

Company Benefits Package

  • Bonus Scheme, zero threshold in our commission structure

  • Celebrate the wins with high performer lunch clubs, annual high roller trips, quarterly events and more!

  • 25 days holiday standard plus public holidays

  • Additional annual leave – for each full year of service, an additional day of annual leave will be credited to you, capped at 5 years

  • Birthday leave

  • Enhanced family leave policies above industry standard

  • Every payday – lunch ordered into the office

  • Every second Thursday – breakfast ordered into the office

  • Access to dedicated in house Operations team to support you on Compliance, HR, Marketing and Finance

  • Dress down Fridays

Mantell Associates is a specialist Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences headhunting firm. For more information on this role, please contact us at +44 (0)20 3854 7700.