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Key Accounts Business Development Manager (Forklift Trucks)

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Alex Hopkirk 06/01/2022
Location: Manchester Not Disclosed Manchester M1
Salary: £40k-£50k per annum OTE £60k-£80k + Car/allowance £
Type: Permanent
Seniority: Mid/Senior Level
Specialisms: Material Handling
Date: 06/01/2022
Key Accounts Business Development Manager (Forklift Trucks)

Alexander James Recruiting is currently working with a well-established yet vastly expanding material handling company looking to recruit a new Key Account Manager to develop their client base on a regional basis across the North West. With excellent, uncapped commission opportunities and scope for growth, this is a great opportunity for an experienced material handling professional looking for a new role with a key focus on large account business development or an individual from another background seeking a challenging and rewarding role.

Responsibilities

  • Developing new customer accounts for material handling equipment
  • Acquiring new corporate customers targeting accounts of 30+ forklift truck units
  • Producing and working with tenders to win new business
  • Providing a consultative sales approach in order to win new business in the hire and sale of material handling and related equipment
  • Attending numerous conferences and networking events

Requirements

You will ideally be a proven sales professional from within the forklift industry having had experience of dealing with accounts at a high level though the company are willing to consider candidates from other backgrounds in capital equipment. You will be proactive in your approach to selling and will have a solid understanding of equipment hire. With demonstrable abilities you will also have the ability to overcome problems and see large business deals through from start to finish. The company have a preference towards experienced account managers but are also happy to consider territory sales professionals with a good record and evidence of managing accounts at a high level. In terms of locality, the candidate will ideally be located anywhere around the North West.

Benefits

  • Competitive salary dependent on experience (Up to £50,000 depending on experience)
  • Excellent uncapped Commission potential (OTE £60,000-£90,000 achievable)
  • Company Car
  • Genuine growth opportunity, working with a fast growing yet already well established company within forklifts
  • 25 days holiday + statutory
  • Good Pension Scheme
  • Private Healthcare
  • Numerous other benefits

The Company

The company are an international manufacturer of forklift trucks, thus operating in the material handling industry. Part of a wider group, they’re also involved in supplying various other types of warehouse equipment and are one the most well known brands within the material sector, being a true market leader. Having obtained consistent growth for many years, they’re expecting this to continue and are therefore looking to bring new sales people in to increase market share further.

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