Location: UK: Birmingham, Bristol, Glasgow, London or Manchester

Opportunity: Supported Hiring into permanent role

Start Date: ASAP

Apply by: 7 February 2024 (extended)

*Applications have now closed*

Restart your career with BT

BT is delighted to be partnering with Career Returners (previously Women Returners) to offer supporting hiring opportunities in their Corporate and Public Sector (CPS) Sales teams. BT is looking to support experienced professionals of all genders to return to work after a career break of 18 months or more.

BT is offering permanent Sales Director roles in its CPS team within their Business (B2B) division, with specialised support and coaching from Career Returners to help you to step back into work and the workplace. You can work from any one of the hubs listed in the locations.

In addition, you will have access to the training and learning opportunities available to all BT employees and have both a mentor and a buddy to support you over the course of the programme. The programme will provide you with a supported route back to a professional role, with a built-in transition period that sets you up for a successful re-entry to the workplace.

Why join BT?

BT offers benefits including on target bonus, company car allowance, pension scheme (5% employee contribution, 10% BT contribution), family private healthcare, 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays discounts on BT/EE broadband and much more.

Many of BT’s staff work flexibly in different ways, including part-time and varied working patterns. At the interview you’ll be able to talk about the flexibility you need, and the BT recruitment team will explore what’s possible for the role. Find out more about BT’s flexible ‘smart’ working approach here

You can read more here about what it’s like to work at BT

Sales Leadership Opportunities Available

  • Do you have sales management experience and people leadership skills with the ability to lead and motivate a large, highly skilled, and multi-disciplinary sales team?
  • Do you have sales experience in Telco/Technology sectors with a proven track record of landing major deals and credibility to operate at C-suite level?
  • Do you have excellent stakeholder management, interpersonal and consulting skills with the ability to deal with high-profile customer opportunities?

If so, they have Sales Director and Senior Sales Manager, Acquisition opportunities available in their CPS senior leadership team.

Sales Directors

They have 3 Sales Director opportunities to lead their Construction & Utilities, Manufacturing & Resources, and Transport & Logistics verticals.

You’ll set the sales strategy for your vertical to deliver profit and revenue growth both in-year and across the term of the medium-term plan (MTP), making a significant contribution to the CPS strategy.

You’ll be responsible for winning business, growing, and retaining their largest customers, leading the sales team, and driving sales performance across a broad range of sales capabilities.

Senior Sales Manager, Acquisition

They have 2 Senior Sales Manager, Acquisition opportunities available.

You’ll set the acquisition sales strategy to deliver profit and revenue growth both in-year and across the team of the medium-term plan (MTP), making a significant contribution to the overall CPS strategy.

You’ll work with the acquisition community across CPS, be a key interface with other vertical Sales Directors and acquisition leads and drive BT’s reach further into the verticals, explore new opportunities and develop strategies for extending our coverage model to achieve the best return on investment.

How to Apply

It’s easy to apply online; you just need a copy of your up-to-date CV and to follow the step-by step process. You can apply for each role by following the links below:

Construction & Utilities Sales Director

Manufacturing & Resources Sales Director

Transport & Logistics Sales Director

Senior Sales Manager, Acquisition (2 roles available)

If there is a potentially good fit with the opportunities, BT will invite you to an interview. The interviews will assess your fit with BT through a combination of competency/behavioural questions and presentation.

Please apply as soon as possible BT will be screening CVs as they come in. Closing date is 7 February 2024.

 ** IMPORTANT: In order to flag that you are a returner to the BT recruitment team, when you’re asked in the application process for ‘Source’ choose ‘Selected don’t apply to me’, then ‘Other’, then type ‘Career Returners’ **

For any questions, complete this form, including details of the role you’re interested in and that you are a career returner: Careers enquiries – Contact BT | BT Plc