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Area Sales Manager (Forklift Trucks)

05 Jul 2018
Alex Hopkirk Ltd
£25,000 to £35,000 pa
Wakefield,West Yorkshire,United Kingdom
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Alexander James Recruiting is currently working with a leading dealer of material handling equipment looking to recruit a new area sales manager to cover and develop their client base in postcodes across Leeds and Wakefield. With excellent, uncapped commission opportunities and scope for growth, this is a great opportunity for either experienced forklift sales professional or a sales professional from a related industry in capital equipment to develop their career.


• Managing an existing client base across Leeds and Wakefield
• Business development across the same area
• Generate new business by visiting customers on site, conducting site surveys and providing customer quotes for forklift hire
• Providing a consultative sales approach in order to win new business in the hire and sale of material handling and related equipment to include powered access
• 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. Hire understanding would be an advantage as would experience within the powered access industry.

• Competitive salary dependent on experience (Up to £35,000 depending on experience)
• Excellent uncapped Commission potential (OTE £45,000-£60,000 achievable)
• Company Car
• Genuine growth opportunity, working with a fast growing yet already well established company within forklift
• Pension Scheme

The Company

The company are a well established and proven name within the materials handling sector being one of the UK’s major dealers of forklift trucks. Having been established for over 40 years they focus on providing a localized approach to their customers across all their branches, which is a big reason for their success. In addition to forklift trucks, the company also provides other warehouse equipment and access solutions to include scissor lifts, stockpickers and boom lifts.

For further information please get in touch with Alex Hopkirk by emailing to alex@ahopkirkrecruitment.co.uk or calling on 07557658751.

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