Field Sales Manager (Material Handling) Job at Alexander James Recruiting in Reading

Job Description

Alexander James Recruiting is currently working with a leading manufacturer of material handling equipment looking to recruit a new Regional Sales Manager to manage a sales team and take responsibility for all sales functions across the South East. With increased responsibility and a competitive package this is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Sales Manager looking for a new role.


· Managing, leading and motivating a sales team consisting of 110-15 sales people in an area from North London down to the South Coast and across to Essex & Kent

· Formulate and implement overall sales strategy to achieve agreed targets for forklift trucks and related material handling equipment

· Provide accurate business forecasting on a monthly, quarterly, and yearly basis.

· Monitor sales performance and look for areas of improvement.

· Undertake any special sales and marketing projects as directed by the company.

· Ensure the CRM is maintained to high standards across the sales team


You will ideally have worked in a sales management role before within the forklift truck industry with a strong appreciation of the sector as a whole. You will be able to provide demonstrable experience of having led and motivated sales teams and getting the best out of them. In addition, you will have a proven ability to set out and stick to a sales strategy and manage budgets successfully. Experience from outside the forklift truck industry will be considered but the company has a preference for industry-based candidates. In terms of locality, you will ideally be based anywhere across the South East to include London, the M25 area, Essex or Kent.


· Competitive salary dependent on experience up to £65,000 (depending on experience)

· Bonus giving OTE of £85k-£95k

· Company Car

· Genuine growth opportunity, working with a fast growing yet already well established company within forklifts

· 25 days holiday + statutory

· Competitive Pension Scheme

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 the last 30 years, they’re expecting this to continue and are therefore looking to bring new territory sales people in to increase market share further.

To find out more about this opportunity, please get in touch with Alex Hopkirk on 07557658751. Alternatively refer to www.alexanderjamesrecruiting.co.uk for our latest jobs.

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Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £55,000.00-£65,000.00 per year

Additional pay:

  • Bonus scheme
  • Commission pay


  • Company car
  • Company pension
  • Life insurance
  • Private medical insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Work remotely:

About Company

Company: Alexander James Recruiting

Company Location:  Reading

Job Category: Engineering Jobs, Mechnical Jobs, Electrical Jobs

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