Are you an experienced Business Unit Manager - Sales looking for an exciting new challenge, and to work for a charity where you can really make a difference?
Then this may just be the job for you.
Hays is proud to be working in partnership with St Helena who is looking to appoint a Business Unit Manager – Sales, which is a key and pivotal role where you join their senior management team in Colchester.
For more than 30 years St Helena has been helping local people with incurable illness, supporting them and their families, friends and carers. Over that time, they have brought comfort and relief to tens of thousands of people. As the Business Unit Manager - Sales you will play a major part in working with the senior management team to help drive change and grow the brand and reputation of St Helena lotteries through effective networking, marketing strategies and excellent customer relationship management.
You will work with the Finance Director to develop, deliver and provide a regular review and comprehensive business strategy for maximising income generation for St Helena through ‘Your Hospice Lottery’. You will lead, motivate and support the lottery team and network of suppliers to ensure that the Lottery achieves its net income growth and most of all achieve its targets. To help achieve this growth you will be responsible for the delivery of agreed KPIs and outcome measures for the Lottery and be responsible for developing, implementing and evaluating strategies to rapidly and sustainably increase the organisation’s lottery income to meet present and future financial objectives.
The successful candidate will have strong leadership skills and a proven track record in sales, marketing, trading or fundraising that has resulted in significant increased income generation. You will be able to work on your own initiative and effectively manage, develop and grow your teams and have the ambition to deliver great results.
You will be professional, articulate and well presented, along with a strong team work ethic and have a drive to succeed. You will be computer literate, have good influencing, negotiating, numeracy and literacy skills and a full UK driving licence which is essential. You will commercially aware, be able to innovate and liaise with key stakeholders to help drive growth and business performance. It is desirable if candidates have a Degree or equivalent in Business Management, Fundraising or Marketing/Sales.
In return St Helena is offering a competitive salary plus a bonus scheme and the following benefits: