Area Sales Manager – Material Handling

  • Job Reference: PR/000548 - EH
  • Date Posted: 13 October 2017
  • Recruiter: Accord Management Services
  • Location: Reading, Berkshire
  • Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: OTE £8k - £10k
  • Sector: B2B, Other
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Edd Hallford-Nye
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 01622 613131

Job Description

An exciting Area Sales Manager role has arisen within a UK leading material handling company. The company specialise in the hire and lease of a variety of material handling machinery to multiple market places. 

SALARY: £25,000 - £35,000 plus OTE £8,000 - £10,000 

LOCATION: This is a field based role covering Reading and the surrounding area 

You will be hiring and leasing a range of material handling equipment such as fork lift trucks and Stair Climbers into a variety of market places including Ports, Warehouses and Industrial businesses.  

This is a new business focussed role, retaining any accounts that you win. You will be expected to self – generate all of your own leads via cold calling, door canvassing and referrals.

In complete control of your own diary, a highly consultative approach is required, conducting an in depth needs analysis, understanding the demands of the client and offering relevant lease and hire solutions. Lead time can vary between 2 months to 6 months. 

Successful candidates will have a minimum of 3 years’ business to business field sales experience ideally selling a technical product. You will be a new business hunter who is tenacious and self-motivated. 

Contact: In the first instance please send your CV to Edd Hallford-Nye 


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