Training Sales Executive

  • Based: Glasgow
  • Reporting to: Head of Communications and Campaigns
  • Hours: Part-time / 22.5 hours per week (fixed-term appointment for 2 years)
  • Salary: £25,000 – £27,000 pro-rata, depending on experience 
  • Deadline: Monday March 16 2020 at 9AM

A wonderful opportunity to join the ground-breaking charity Playlist for Life at an exciting time is available for an experienced Training Sales Executive. Playlist for Life is the personal music and dementia charity founded in 2013 by writer and broadcaster Sally Magnusson. We have ambitious plans for the next two years and thanks to funding from The National Lottery Community Lottery Fund we are recruiting for this new post to help support and roll out our large-scale expansion programme.

By 2022 we want to establish a vibrant UK network of Help Points, volunteers, and trained healthcare and social care professionals, all creating and using playlists in their communities to help manage dementia systems, alleviate distress and reconnect relationships. We have a committed team based in Govanhill, Glasgow. Our Marketing and Communication Team is central to delivering our bold new plans and this new Training Sales Executive post will take a lead role in increasing our training sales pipeline prospects and expanding our training offering. We are looking for a people person who asks great questions and listens intently.

The Training Sales Executive will play a key part in developing and promoting our new training courses to healthcare and social care professionals and organisations. You will work with the Marketing and Communications Team to create in-depth business and marketing plans to promote our training, increase pipeline prospects and build relationships with clients. You will work with our Head of Communications and Campaigns, and the Communities Team to identify and develop strategic partnerships and B2B relationships, and you will work closely with individuals to increase the number of healthcare and social care professionals we train each year. This role will require attendance at external conferences, trade exhibitions and partnership meetings to generate and convert business opportunities.

Experience working within the healthcare and/or social care industries, especially the NHS, is highly desired.

Deadline: Monday 6th April 2020 at 9 AM.

Interviews are scheduled to take place on Tuesday 21 April 2020.

Application notes:

If you would like to be considered for the role, please fill out the application form above. You will need to upload:

  1. A maximum two-page CV,
  2. A cover letter detailing why you are perfect for this role, and
  3. A PowerPoint presentation highlighting an example of when you exceeded a sales target (what was the target? what did you do to achieve and exceed the target?).

Handwritten applications will not be accepted.

The job will be made initially as a two-year fixed-term appointment, subject to further funding.

For this role we are open to discussing the possibility of flexible working days, and flexible start and finish times. Please wait until the job offer stage before asking us about flexibility, and we will explore what’s possible for the role.

If you have any questions regarding the role that aren’t answered in the job description or the person specification, please call the Playlist for Life office on 0141 404 0683 or email

This job is funded by The National Lottery through the Community Fund.