January 01, 2024 3 min read


Sales Manager


Part Time (0.5 FTE) – 18.5 hours per week, Fixed Term Contract

Rate of Pay

£27,500 Pro Rata + PRP


Hybrid working available with some time required at our offices in Barrow-in-Furness

Reporting To

Company Directors


Job Overview

We have an exciting opportunity for a highly ambitious, organised and motivated sales individual to join our team.

The role is pivotal to driving growth and further success within the business.

Are you enthusiastic, hard working, experienced and knowledgeable in the retail, business, sales, and marketing fields? Then this role could be for you.

As a rapidly growing company, with a nationwide reach, this role is created to support the generation of new business accounts as well as managing existing accounts to ensure clubs receive an outstanding service.  

The role combines sales, management, business development, marketing and customer service. This is a hands on role for a driven individual who can manage a small team as well as work under their own initiative.

Hybrid working is available with some time required at our offices in Barrow-in-Furness

Job Description


  • Develop and implement effective sales strategies to achieve sales targets
  • Identification of sales and promotional lines
  • Researching and identifying growth opportunities
  • Training of staff and supporting people development
  • Evaluating performance and productivity
  • Undertake regular competitor analysis
  • Produce reports for the directors with a solution focused approach
  • Supporting social media activities
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with key clients and partners
  • Identify new business opportunities and develop strategies to capture them
  • Collaborate with other departments to ensure smooth operations and customer satisfaction
  • Other duties as required

Person Specification




Skills and Experience

Strong GCSE results including English & Maths



Education to level 3 in an appropriate subject



Experience in sales and marketing



Retail or business experience



Great IT and digital skills



Great communications skills both verbally and written



A flexible approach to work



The ability to work well in a small team whilst also working under your own initiative 



Organised, calm under pressure, able to prioritise effectively and deliver projects simultaneously



Self Motivated and hard working with a positive attitude



Highly organised



Experience in using different advertising platforms to maximise company reach and increase sales opportunities



Good understanding of how social media works, understanding different types of social media tools and adapting content for different channels



An interest in sport



Full driving licence



Previous sportswear/teamwear sales experience



Knowledge of the HubSpot CRM platform




Working for 17Sport

17Sport is a growing sports teamwear and retail business based in Barrow-in-Furness. We value our team and feel we offer a strong package of employment benefits such as;

  • Paid annual leave
  • Free staff kit
  • A commission based referral scheme and performance related pay
  • Pension Scheme
  • CPD opportunities
  • Flexible working arrangements

17Sport is committed to the promotion of equal opportunity and does not discriminate against employees for job applications on the basis of race, sexual orientation, religion, colour, sex, age, national origin, disability or any other status or condition protected by applicable law. Our policy extends to but is not limited to recruitment, selection, remuneration, benefits, promotion, training, transfer and termination.

Application is via CV and covering letter to directors@17sport.co.uk . Strictly no agencies.

Applications close Wednesday 31st January 2023, however, the post may be filled before this date should the right candidate be found.  

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