Sales Manager

Role Models is an impact driven education provider. We focus on life skills that promote social & emotional wellbeing and dynamic thinking, helping young people to thrive in life; both at home and their future workplace.

We complement traditional academic education by delivering online & offline courses for 3-15 year olds that develop young peoples’ skills in leadership, confidence, resilience, creative problem solving, collaboration and growth mindset. These skills really impact the everyday lives of the young people we work with.

Our vision is to be the global leader in developing life skills, with the goal of transforming the lives of at least a million young people. Now, more than ever, the world needs people with the empathy, resilience and confidence to thrive.

Job Description

Title – Role Models Sales Manager

Location – Battersea, London (currently working from the office 2 days/week)

Remuneration – £35,000 + highly competitive OTE

Job type – Full-time

Start date – January 2020

To apply

For more details on what Roles Models currently does please go to our website To explore this exciting opportunity please send a covering letter and CV to Hugo Shephard at [email protected]. Deadline for entries: 31st December 2021 with earlier applications prioritised. Please note only applications with covering letters will be considered.


The Role

This opportunity will suit someone who is a proactive, self-starter with an entrepreneurial mindset who thrives on challenge and has a track record of delivering excellent results. You must be driven, ambitious and be able to communicate well.

Reporting to the Director of Strategic Development, you will be supporting the team in a number of ways, including but not limited to:

  • Partnering with UK schools (and potentially international schools in future) in order to sell our offline courses and after-school clubs to school parents
  • Selling our online ‘Talking Heads’ model to UK schools (and potentially international schools in future)
  • Managing those accounts once sold to maximise revenue
  • Regularly upgrading our sales collateral
  • Developing and driving a strong sales culture throughout the organisation.


Traits we’re looking for

  • Huge energy and ambition
  • A commercial mindset
  • An articulate and professional communication style over the phone, in person, and by email
  • Fluent English
  • Educational credibility
  • Good attention to detail and well organised
  • A good team player


The nitty gritty

Our offices are on Stormont Road, Battersea, SW11 5EN but, at the moment, we’re spending 2 days/week working from the office and 3 days/week working from home.

Role Models is only 7 years old so the team is relatively small but well-formed and great fun! We have recently closed a £915k funding round with a view to aggressive expansion both online and offline over the next few years, so there is lots of work and you will need to be up for a challenge.

We have 9 full-time employees and 4 outsourced part-time employees. As a result, you would have the opportunity to make a huge difference to the trajectory of this growing business and would be given significant responsibility.

As we are a small and exciting growth business, we pride ourselves on providing a seamless service to our clients.  This will on occasion result in a need to communicate at weekends, whether with clients or other members of the team.

We’re also very proud to have been ranked in the ‘top 100 organisations to escape to’ in both 2019 and 2020!


  • High competitive commission. Happy to discuss this in more detail.
  • Flexible Working – We work from home on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays
  • Holiday – 23 days’ holiday a year (excluding bank holidays), which increases by a day each year you work with us up to 28 days. Plus one day off for your birthday and one ‘me day’ if you’d like a last minute day off
  • Socials – Quarterly team socials
  • Training in Life Skills – The whole team attend regular training on life skills to help them both in the workplace and in their personal life
  • Work laptop
  • £500 p.a. learning & development allowance
  • Pension – with a 3% employer contribution

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