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Area Sales Manager (Material Handling)

Manchester, Lancashire
£25,000 to £30,000
Job Type
22 Sep 2021
Alexander James Recruiting is currently working with a well-established dealer of forklift trucks and components, who are looking for a new Area Sales Manager to increase their customer base in across the North West through the sale of a range of forklift trucks, service agreements & light material handling equipment. Offering a competitive package including commission and a company car, this is a great opportunity for a driven individual with excellent customer service skills looking to develop a career in sales.


Prospecting to sell used and new forklift trucks across the North West
Sale of aftermarket products including pallet trucks, tyres, cabs, and other spare parts
Identify opportunities to sell profitable service agreements
Find and establish new rental business opportunities
Maintain and develop relationships with customers
Work with and support colleagues within connected areas of the business


There is no set background for this role, although ultimately the company are looking for driven and energetic individuals with a professional attitude with the long-term aspiration of working in sales. It is highly preferable that the successful individual has field sales experience or at least some form of sales experience. Material handling industry experience is preferred though not essential. The role comes with a lot of investment in the candidate for the longer term including on-going training and development.


Competitive base salary of up to £30k
Excellent commission scheme
Company Car
Fantastic career development opportunity working with a fast growing yet already well-established company within forklifts

The Company

Part of a wider group, the company are a nationwide dealer of forklift trucks supplying one of the industry's most well-known brands. As one of the market leaders within material handling, they additionally provide operator training, fleet management systems and other warehouse equipment. With recent changes and further expansion, they now require a new sales person across the North West.

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  • Job Reference: 379179861-2
  • Date Posted: 22 September 2021
  • Recruiter: Alexander James Recruiting
    Alexander James Recruiting
  • Location: Manchester, Lancashire
  • Salary: £25,000 to £30,000
  • Sector: Sales & Marketing
  • Job Type: Permanent