Sales manager

Date posted: 04 May 2021
Role type: Full time
Closing date: Open until filled

Are you passionate and knowledgeable about sales? Do you want to join one of the UK’s most exciting tech start-ups and work with a great team building an exciting product with a global impact?

Flourish is empowering the world to visualize and tell stories with data. It enables anyone to create beautiful graphics, presentations and interactive stories without coding. Since our launch in 2018, more than 500,000 registered users have produced more than 5 million graphics, which have racked up more than ten billion views.

Our customers include leading newsrooms (such as BBC and FT), major corporates (such as Goldman Sachs and Moody’s), NGOs (Amnesty, Rockefeller) plus universities all over the world.

The role

You will be part of the commercial team, reporting to the CCO. You will identify and target sales opportunities in our exciting B2B verticals. You will run the full sales process, from identifying prospects and setting up the meetings to closing the deals.

About you

You are an experienced sales person with an entrepreneurial spirit, excited by the Flourish mission and the prospect of working in an enthusiastic, product-oriented team. You are a great communicator with strong interpersonal and presentation skills who possess a persevering mindset and the ability to promote and sell to blue chip brands.

Must-have knowledge and experience

  • At least two years of digital sales experience
  • Proficient in prospecting and cold calling
  • Passion for media, web content and data
  • Strong understanding of digital marketing and digital content trends

Nice-to-have knowledge and experience

  • Relevant degree
  • Additional European languages

Person attributes

  • Full of energy and eager to sell
  • Persuasive and sociable
  • Good written and verbal customer/team communication skills
  • Excited by Flourish and its mission

About us

  • Our company: Flourish is a small team combining decades of collective experience in development, data, design, visualization and journalism/publishing. Read more about the team.

  • Our culture: We’re a friendly and supportive group that values kindness, honesty and fun. We’re open and try new things with enthusiasm. And we’re high-momentum, focused on delivering magical products that our users love. We socialise as a team at least once a month.

  • Our interview process: We make our hiring process fast and straightforward. Typically there is a brief initial call, followed by an interview designed to be rigorous but friendly.

  • Our location: We are largely a UK-based team, with a few exceptions. We used to be based in a fun office in Clerkenwell in central London. This was closed at the start of the COVID crisis, and we intend to get a new office in London in 2021, most likely in the Shoreditch area, but we do support remote working.


  • Salary of £60-80k OTE depending on skill and experience
  • Good company culture and respect for work/life balance (not “startup hours”)
  • Lots of potential for career progression
  • 30 days’ annual holiday

To apply

Send a CV, and a covering letter explaining why you’re interested in this role and how you meet the description above, to Please use the subject line “Sales manager”. Got questions about the job? Feel free to email us for a chat.

We’re committed to equality and diversity in the tech industry, so we’ll be especially happy to see applications from under-represented backgrounds.

Sorry, but we won’t be able to sponsor visas for this role: please do not apply if you do not already have the right to work in the UK. We are not accepting applications from recruitment agencies for this role.

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