Franchise Sales Manager

As a result of our continued success, we’re seeking a Franchise Sales Manager, to assist the Franchise Sales Director with the process of selling Driver Hire franchises, across the UK.

Are you looking for a unique opportunity to build a career with a true market leader?

As a result of our continued success, we’re seeking a Franchise Sales Manager, to assist the Franchise Sales Director with the process of selling Driver Hire franchises, across the UK.

What does the role involve?

The Franchise Sales Manager role is multi-functional and involves the following:

1. Generating an agreed number of monthly prospects for the Franchise Sales Director, from a range of activities:

• Managing marketing activities (with the support of Driver Hire’s marketing team), to generate a targeted number of monthly enquiries, across the UK and in specific locations.
• Contacting every person who enquires about Driver Hire franchise opportunities (typically by email and then by phone), to answer initial questions and conduct an initial telephone pre-screen.
• Utilising other channels e.g., LinkedIn, local PR opportunities and local networking events.

2. Once the Franchise Sales Director confirms a sale has been agreed (between buyer and seller), you will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the sale process, to completion. You will regularly communicate with the buyer and the seller, plus Driver Hire staff, banks, and solicitors, to ensure all parties smoothly progress through the sale tasks, to an agreed timeframe.

3. Administrative support, including updating information on a CRM/database system, and producing reports.

What do you need to be successful in this role?

To be successful in the Franchise Sales Manager role, you will need:

  • Strong sales and/or account management experience
  • A pro-active, can-do attitude and a desire to locate and engage with potential prospects
  • An approachable, customer service-focused approach to quickly build rapport and trust
  • Multi-tasking skills to be able to manage multiple projects (franchise sales)
  • An intermediate knowledge of MS Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Knowledge of how to use social media for business purposes
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to write good emails and social media posts

This is an excellent career opportunity with a company that recognises and rewards good performance.  The role suits a rounded and experienced salesperson/account manager, with excellent customer service skills and a real attention to detail.  Recruitment or franchise sector experience is desirable but by no means essential.

You will need a full UK driving licence, for occasional travel.

What do you get in return?

By joining us in the new Franchise Sales Manager role, you can expect an attractive benefits & rewards package including:

  • A competitive salary  (up to £38k p.a. DOE, plus bonus up to £7k p.a.)
  • Pension
  • Healthcare scheme
  • 33 days of holiday (including Bank Holidays)
  • Flexible working: mixture of home and office
  • Free parking
  • An extra paid day off on your birthday
  • An optional paid day off every year to volunteer in your local community

Plus, a friendly working environment in a company that is committed to helping you develop your career.

Our staff are important to us, so we regularly benchmark ourselves against our competitors.  In a recent staff survey, 96% stated they are ‘proud’ or ‘very proud’ to work for Driver Hire.  We are a multi-award-winning franchise company, including the bfa HSBC ‘Franchisor of the Year Gold Winner’ in 2019.

So, if you’d like to join our team and have a potential opportunity to develop your career with us, we’d love to hear from you today.