Commercial Manager

Sales · Manchester, Manchester
Department Sales
Employment Type Full-Time

Purpose of the Role


To drive new business growth and successfully generate sales of our world leading enterprise AI system. 

The Opportunity 


At Peak we are on a mission to make AI accessible for all businesses by providing them with the ability to drive value from their data. Most recently, we  have been named as a ‘Cool Vendor in AI’ for the Retail space. Just as importantly, we are also focused on building an amazing company - one that our teams love being apart off. Our recent 3* Best Companies award for being one of the top companies to work for in the UK is a testament to this.


With all the hype around AI, Peak is at the forefront of delivering meaningful business results through our AI System and configurable solutions. With an impressive list of case studies and references from enterprise clients, Peak has developed significant product market fit over the past four years and is perfectly placed to achieve global success, as AI adoption becomes commonplace.

This new position will support our continued business expansion, working closely in a vertical team helping to keep Peak at the forefront of the emerging Artificial Intelligence sector. Peak has developed market fit over the past five years and is perfectly placed to achieve worldwide success, as AI adoption becomes commonplace.


We are looking for commercially-minded people who have consistently delivered year on year revenue growth and who can reference strong customer relationships. This is an exciting opportunity for someone to become an integral part of a successful, growing tech scale up company, and one of the hottest UK tech companies.


The Role


You will be responsible for developing and executing a sales strategy successfully with a focus on achieving pipeline generation (supported by marketing, alliances and sales development) and sales targets. Reporting to the Commercial Director, you will identify, establish and develop relationships with new potential customers. You will work as part of a close commercial team helping and sharing success with each other and developing Peak’s overall commercial strategy. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Increase revenue for Peak by hitting & exceeding sales objectives each quarter.
  • Identify, establish contact and develop relationships with new potential customers. Listen to their needs and highlight the opportunities Peak can provide.
  • Drive the sales process from prospect to close, negotiating and closing commercial contracts.
  • Support the Sales Director in the creation and execution of sales forecasts and pipelines.
  • Build strong relationships with prospects and customers to maximise sales revenue and customer satisfaction.
  • Work closely with the Marketing & Brand team to create marketing campaigns and convert those sales leads into profitable business.
  • Develop and maintain a network of professional contacts, and represent Peak at events and exhibitions.
  • Maintain knowledge of the market and analyse Peak’s key competitors, to make recommendations on the implications for Peak.
  • Provide regular customer feedback to aid our product development and marketing teams.
  • Work closely with our Customer Success team in order to ensure that our customers’ expectations of Peak are always met and exceeded.
  • Be an effective team player with strong customer service, communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to creatively problem-solve to overcome any challenges and barriers. 

Personal Skills

We are looking for someone who can talk business outcomes with customers to successfully sell our sought-after enterprise AI platform and build long-term client relationships. You’ll align with our values and help promote the Peak culture:


  • Open - shares success and learning with the team and work collaboratively across the wider Peak teams.
  • Straightforward – puts the customer at the forefront of every activity to build long term relationships. 
  • Driven – delivers real results for customers. Believes in being great not good.
  • Curious - shows resilience and not afraid to have tough conversations with customers. 
  • Smart – ability to conceive and deliver unique solutions. 
  • Responsible - Support a strong team by challenging the status quo and trying new things. 

Required Experience

  • Background in new business development and selling concepts to enterprises.
  • Evidence of the ability to build and maintain strong customer relationships. 
  • Demonstrated experience of exceeding sales quotas. 
  • Well trained in customer-centric selling methodologies (MEDDIC, SPIN, value-based selling, Challenger, etc) and at discovery, as well as building urgency into deals.
  • Proven ability to close deals regularly within mid-sized and large enterprises.
  • An understanding and appreciation of the tech & data marketplace industry trends.
  • Vision and commitment to grow and advance Peak within the marketplace. 
  • Passion for helping customers improve their business. 

Not required but would be great: 


  • Experience of working within an early stage or SME business where self discovery and motivation are required.
  • Experience within the tech sector and an understanding of advanced analytics, machine learning and/or AI. 



  • Opportunity to help scale Peak and make a large impact in a fast-growing company with global ambitions.
  • Opportunity to sell a one of its kind, category defining product in the AI System, and be part of a business who is trailblazing in the enterprise AI space.
  • Competitive compensation package, share options, pension and generous holiday entitlement. 
  • Deliver meaningful AI solutions to solve a business’ most complex problems  - you will develop skills and experience essential in the modern economy. 
  • A fantastic working environment with open communication channels, flat hierarchy and a truly collaborative style.
  • Peak has a strong culture that we live by, based on shared values: we are open, straightforward, smart, responsible, curious and driven. 


About Peak

In an age when becoming AI and data-driven is one of the most important things businesses must do, it can also be one of the most challenging. That’s where Peak comes in; our AI System sits at the heart of our client’s businesses, enabling the rapid unification, modelling and - most importantly - use of data. Founded in 2014, Peak has grown rapidly, in line with the world’s fastest growing SaaS companies, winning numerous awards and attracted significant funding to support the company’s ongoing investment in machine learning and AI technologies. This furthers our mission to become the world’s leading AI System business. 


Headquartered in Manchester, Peak also has offices in London, Edinburgh, Jaipur and Brisbane.Our customers include some of the World's most respected global brands in retail, CPG and manufacturing. Peak is an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner, and holds Machine Learning Competency status. 


Find out a whole lot more on our website 

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