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Regional Sales manager (Material Handling)

Job Reference: sdsdsfg

Employer/Agency Name: Alexander James Recruiting T/A Alex Hopkirk Ltd

Location: Northamptonshire

Job Sector: Sales, Business Development

Salary/Package: £45k-£55k

Date Posted: 03/01/2018

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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 an area encompassing mainly the East and South Midlands. 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 12 in an area from North London up as far as Leicester and Coventry and across to East Anglia
* 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 around the Northampton/Milton Keynes area or alternatively in the East Midlands. Candidates with easy access to these areas will also be considered.


* Competitive salary dependent on experience up to £60,000
* Bonus giving OTE of £70k-£75k
* Company Car
* Genuine growth opportunity, working with a fast growing yet already well established company within forklifts
* 25 days holiday + statutory
* 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.

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