Area Sales Manager
Job Type:
Cheshire, Derbyshire, East Midlands, Lancashire, Lincolnshire, North Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire, South Yorkshire, Staffordshire, West Midlands, West Yorkshire, Tyne and Wear, East Yorkshire, Tees Valley, Greater Manchester
£35k - 40k per year + uncapped Bonus + car
Car Allowance,Company Car
Closing Date:

Position: Area Sales Manager

Salary: £35k - £40k DOE plus car plus commission

The Company

One of the UK's most reputable and respected Construction Plant Hire companies, providing high quality Plant Equipment to the Construction, Demolition, Civil Engineering and Recycling sectors on a national scale for hire and sales.

Established for over 40 years, the company have grown into a market leading name through first rate customer service, investing heavily in the latest hi-tech equipment, as well as bringing on board experienced and professionally trained engineers, management and sales staff.  

The Role as Area Sales Manager

Reporting to the Sales Director, you will be tasked with developing new business and managing existing major accounts across the Midlands, North of England and occasionally Scotland, from their Derby based Depot

Targeted on construction plant accessories sales and hire, you will be responsible for driving revenue/profit within your territory, regularly meeting KPI’s, generating and chasing all of your own leads along with managing your own diary and appointments. 

To be succesful as an Area Sales Manager

You will posses a track record of success in the plant machinery industry and will ideally bring over a strong customer/client portfolio.

The ideal candidate will need to have a flexible approach, a 'can do' attitude and be able to multi-task whilst remaining target driven. You will have a strong technical aptitude to assist when selling products - whilst at all times offering customer-focused, friendly advice and technical support whenever it is required.

Responsibilities of the Area Sales Manager;

  • To gain a clear understanding of customers business and their requirements.
  • Arrange presentations, proposals and quotations.
  • Achieve and exceed allocated sales targets.
  • Successfully manage your territory to optimize all business opportunities.
  • Liaise with other members of the sales team.

 Requirements of the Area Sales Manager;

  • Able to demonstrate strong sales background.
  • Have some experience of or background working in the Equipment Hire & Sales industry (Construction, Plant & Hire, demolition, recycling or muck away sectors).
  • PC literate.
  • Customer focused.
  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills.
  • Good verbal and written standard of English.
  • Be self motivated and determined to succeed. 
  • Driving Licence.

The ideal candidate will be located in or around the East Midlands/West Midlands to North East/North West.


Capital Equipment, Construction Plant, Groundcare, Heavy Plant, Material Handling, Plant Hire, Tool Hire

Alternative Job Title(s):
Area Manager,Area Sales Manager,Business Development Manager,Key Account Manager,Sales Manager

PATH is a specialist recruitment agency for the Specialist Hire Arena working within Plant or Tool Hire, Powered Access, Power Generation, Pumps, Rail, Lifting/Materials Non Mechanical Specialist related sectors.

Please Note: Not all Vacancies are advertised on our Website. If you would like to be considered for other opportunities, please visit our Candidates page where you shall see the option to Register and Upload your CV. A member of PATH Recruitment Ltd will be in touch if your Skills/Experience matches the Criteria.

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