Head of Sales and Marketing


Head of Sales and Marketing



Summary of the role


Head of Sales and Marketing


Salary - £42,000 per annum

Working pattern – Full Time 36.5 hours per week Monday to Friday

Contract: Permanent


Ascentis is a successful company that creates cutting edge educational qualifications, learning materials and software and sells these to customers across the UK and overseas. We are now embracing a significant change and growth strategy which will strengthen our existing business and at the same time result in innovative, new products and services. Ascentis is based in Lancaster, a historic, vibrant university city, rich in cultural heritage and within easy reach of the Lake District.  Further information on Ascentis can be found on our website. www.ascentis.co.uk

Job Description


The Head of Sales and Marketing, reporting to the Commercial Director, works at operational level to implement agreed strategic marketing, sales and business development plans to achieve agreed Company objectives, sales targets and its long term vision. You will be expected to manage the Sales and Marketing sections of the Commercial Team and play a significant role to achieve the delivery of rapid and significant increases in turnover and surplus.

We are seeking a highly commercial individual who has the ability to grow and expand the business across educational and business markets. You will have a high level knowledge of sales and marketing, and have proven ability in leading teams to achieving sales targets.

You will possess a strong understanding of the commercial environment combined with the ability to inspire and motivate people in order to drive the business forward and achieve set goals. 

This role represents a superb opportunity for an ambitious sales professional to join an established, successful company at a most exciting period of organisational change and to make a genuine contribution to its future growth and success.

If you believe that you have the necessary drive and ambition to succeed in this role and are you interested in joining a dynamic and innovative company, we would be pleased to hear from you. 



  •          25 days annual leave plus 8 public holidays which equates to 33 days leave
  •          Staff Development Programme
  •          Pension scheme
  •          Incremental Service benefits
  •          24 hour Employee Helpline
  •         Cycle to work scheme



How to apply

Further information and how to apply

  •          To discuss this post further, please contact Paul Howarth, Commercial Director on 01524 845046
  • For full job description, please visit the Ascentis website
  •          To apply please send an up to date copy of you CV and a cover letter detailing your experience and why you are suitable for the role
  •          Deadline for receipt of applications – Close of business 22nd March


Closing Date