Acumen: Full Time Sales Person

Support towards employing a full-time sales person

Many businesses face the challenge of funding and recruiting a dedicated professional to win sales in the cross-border market – and, here again, Acumen can help.  Acumen will fund up to 50% of the cost of a Sales Person’s salary in the first year. The maximum cost covered can be up to €37,500/£30,000 with Acumen paying up to €18,750/£15,000.

Acumen will work with you to:

  • Establish if there is a viable medium-term opportunity – and if the opportunity can be sustained in the long term
  • Provide assistance and advice on the recruitment process and methodology
  • Draw up a plan to integrate new sales appointee and ensure that s/he is adequately supported and trained
  • Provide advice on how to retain new appointees

Typical Outcomes

Companies who have availed of the Full–Time Sales Person Support typically report:

  • Identification of weaknesses in existing cross-border market arrangements, the development and implementation of a corrective strategy;
  • Increased penetration of the cross-border market;
  • Substantial increase in sales yield;
  • Increased brand presence and profile to allow longer-term development


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Overview of Sales supports

PDF, 90 KB, 23rd March 2018

Acumen enquiries

Alison Currie will handle your enquiry. You can get in touch directly by email or by using the form below.

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