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Area Sales Manager (Forklift trucks)

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Alex Hopkirk 06/01/2022
Location: North West (UK) Not Disclosed North West (UK) M1
Salary: £28k-£35k Per Annum OTE £40k-£60k + Company Car £
Type: Permanent
Seniority: Mid/Senior Level
Specialisms: Material Handling
Date: 06/01/2022
Area Sales Manager (Forklift trucks)

Our client, a dealer of material handling equipment, is currently seeking an experienced and self-motivated sales professional to work in a region encompassing areas across the North West. The company are looking to grow rapidly over the next few years and this is a great opportunity for a successful sales professional.

The Role

  • Managing an existing client base across the North West
  • Business development across the same area
  • Generate new business by visiting customers on site, conducting site surveys and providing customer quotes for forklift hire and other equipment
  • Providing a consultative sales approach in order to win new business in the hire and sale of material handling and related equipment
  • Take responsibility for region revenue stream and overall growth


You will ideally have worked in a sales role within forklift trucks before, with a proven track record in the industry. You will be proactive in your approach to selling and will have a solid understanding of equipment hire. As an alternative to forklift sales experience, the company are willing to consider candidates from other industries within capital equipment as long as candidates have experience of providing a consultative sell and have experience of conducting site surveys.

  • Competitive Salary of up to £35,000 (depending on experience)
  • Excellent commission opportunities
  • Fully expensed company car
  • Phone & Laptop
  • Competitive pension scheme

The Company

Part of a wider group, the company are a nationwide dealer of forklift trucks supplying one of the industries most well known brands. As on 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 new require a number of new sales executives.

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