Area Sales Manager
Builders Merchants
£25k Basic Salary, Year 1 £30k OTE, Company Car or Allowance, Excellent Corporate Benefits

Area Sales Executive - North East - Materials Handling Equipment

Ref: 268| Posted: 23rd May 2022

Our client is one of the worlds leading manufacturers of specialist Material Handling Equipment, if you are a new business focused Area Sales Executive looking for a new challenge covering the North East with a genuine career changing employer then this could be the role for you! 

The Role:

Your role is to sell the company's manufactured range of Material Handling Equipment, the product range is extensive but includes Fork Lift Trucks, Pallet Stackers, Order Pickers, Specialist Narrow Aisle Trucks and Pallet Trucks. This is an entry level role within this business, offering a clear long term career.

Field/Home based covering the following postcodes - NE, CA, SR, DH, TS, HG, DL, YO, HU, DN and LN.

90% New Business focussed and 10% Account Management focussed.

Selling into a mixed market, this team works with customers who have up to 30 trucks, the market is huge and could include Builders Merchants, Industrial Estates and Warehouses.

Most clients will be purchasing this equipment on a long term hire basis of around 3-5 years and you will be selling the used equipment range (3rd or 4th life products).

Very realistic year 1 targets, you will be expected to attend around 10 face to face/possibly virtual meetings a week with around 40 prospect calls a week.

Supporting the field sales team of 6, 3 of the field sales team started in this type of role and have grown!

Excellent leads provided but you are expected to show some real new business initiative also.

A great opportunity for career development with excellent in-depth training, support and back up, with a clear development programme to be promoted to an Area Sales Manager in 18 months.

The Person:

This is an entry level field sales role and our client is recruiting on attitude!

Ideally sold some kind of business to business sales experience.

Must be happy being new business focused.

Someone looking for a long term career.

Will go the extra mile.

The Company:

Genuine worldwide market leader

Multimillion turn over

Over 30,000 staff

Known for staff retention

The Package:

Up to £25k basic salary

OTE £30k year 1 - (18 months promoted to an Area Sales Manager, some ASM's in the business earning over £100k)

Company Car or Company Car Allowance 

25 Days Holiday

Mobile/Lap Top

Company Pension

Excellent Corporate Benefits 

This is a fantastic role with a world class organisation offering a great career, get in touch to find out more!

Contact us on 01737 452 030 or send your CV to