Head of Client Acquisition

Head of Client Acquisition


Head of Client Acquisition, £50,000 – £60,000 + Bonus, Newcastle upon Tyne

Edward Reed are looking to speak to a driven and ambitious sales professional regarding an extremely exciting and rewarding role based in the North East.

Our client is looking to recruit a Head of Client Acquisition as part of their continued growth strategy. This is a key appointment, developing a new but aligned revenue stream for the business. Managing a team of key professionals this role requires both thought and sales leadership ability with demonstrable experience in attaining the very best results.

Job Role:

  • Lead, manage and promote the Customer Acquisition Programme.
  • Steer the lead generation strategy and work with the internal marketing team to run dedicated campaigns to target the desired client profile
  • Review performance and make improvements based on MI and Analytics
  • Maintain existing and create new strategic partnership relationships and work with digital partners to further improve our Search Engine Marketing/Paid Search activity
  • Develop, manage, and recruit into the team. Guiding them through the exam process and providing sales training/mentoring as part of an agreed development plan
  • Work closely with our national management team to identify growth opportunities,
  • Promote the Acquisition Programme and track performance working towards short, medium and long-term targets.
  • Lead and project manage improvements to processes and technology

Experience / Qualifications:

  • Solid managerial and leadership skills
  • Strong sales and business development background with a proven track record of consistently achieving targets
  • Experience in building teams and recruitment programmes
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience building value-based sales strategy and processes
  • Ability to train and developing sales teams
  • Demonstrable use of metrics driven sales management
  • Experience in Financial Services is preferred
  • Experience in lead generation and online marketing