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Area Sales Manager

Job Category: Plant & Tool Hire Sales
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Birmingham Bristol Manchester NW Midlands West Midlands
Salary: 35000 - 45000 + Company Car


With its establishment dating back to 1965, our esteemed client has risen to become the premier compaction and surface dressing hire company in the UK. Operating for over 55 years, they have built an impeccable reputation centred around their unwavering commitment to service. As their trusted recruitment partner, Chantler Recruitment is excited to present an exceptional opportunity for an Area Sales Manager to join this flourishing enterprise in the West Midlands region.

Our client’s success story is a testament to their outstanding culture and their dedicated team of over 190 skilled staff. With a nationwide network of 9 strategically located depots, covering key areas, this ensures their presence is felt across the country. With a fleet of over 2,500 machines, they are fully equipped to serve a diverse range of clientele.

As the Area Sales Manager, you will play a pivotal role in promoting our client’s extensive range of products and services to both existing and prospective customers. Reporting directly to the Sales Director, your primary objective will be to forge and nurture professional relationships with clients, ensuring the continued expansion of the company’s presence in the market. To support you in excelling at your role, comprehensive product training and other relevant skill development opportunities will be provided throughout your career.

At Chantler Recruitment, we are committed to identifying the best talent for our clients, and this partnership allows us to unlock a world of opportunities for job seekers looking to take the next step in their careers. Our client offers outstanding career advancement prospects, along with an attractive benefits package, ensuring that dedication and hard work are appropriately recognized.

Don’t miss out on this remarkable chance to become part of an industry-leading team and embark on a rewarding journey with our esteemed client. Apply today and let us help you unlock your true potential!


  • Comply with Quality, Health and Safety, HR and all other Company Policies and Procedures.
  • Support the Company’s overall mission by prioritising customer care and focusing on enhancing profitability and turnover.
  • Develop and manage effective Regional Marketing and Sales Strategies
  • Discover and grow profitable business opportunities with new customers and products.
  • Create, safeguard, and oversee the current customer portfolio and designated Regional Contacts.
  • Guarantee complete dedication to the Sales Department Charter, ensuring the accomplishment of all goals and objectives
  • Build / maintain excellent relationships with customers
  • Fully commit to the Sales Management Systems and Procedures to ensure high standards of service for both external and internal customers.
  • Liaise with and maintain regular contact with the Sales Director on area sales opportunities and other related issues.
  • Plan and Track personal Sales Activity (call visits / video conference) to maximise effective use of time.
  • Develop and maintain relationships internally e.g. Credit Control, Procurement, EHS etc.
  • Carry out additional duties requested by your manager or Director.

Key requirements:

  • Experience in a similar role within the Plant Hire Industry and a proven track record of achieving sales targets consistently in a competitive and high-pressure environment.
  • Highly organised and strong administration skills.
  • Effective communicator.
  • Able to prioritise workload.
  • Must be able to work to a tight schedule and reliably see-through tasks to completion.


  • Competitive salary dependent upon qualifications and experience.
  • Discretionary annual bonus scheme.
  • Employer contributory pension.
  • Life Assurance.
  • Sick pay.
  • Referral Programme.
  • Free car parking on-site.
  • 22 days annual leave plus public holidays.

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