• Posted on Aug 24, 2023
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Job Title: Area Sales Manager

Reference: AJ0900

Company: Playdale Playgrounds

Based in: Preferably located the Bedford/ Northampton/ Cambridge area.

Contact email: [email protected]

Industry leading Salary + Generous uncapped Commission + Car + Private Healthcare + Laptop + Phone

Due to continued growth and internal promotions, we are looking for a new Area Sales Manager. If you have a passion for sales and have a track record of exceeding targets, we want to hear from you! 

Our #TEAM Benefits Include:

  • Staff Benefits Package: Includes FREE personalised well-being plans, access to discounts that can save you up to £900 per annum!
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) which can assist you with any personal or professional problems 24 hours a day, 365 days a year!
  • Enjoy 25 days of holiday per year, in addition to statutory bank holidays.
  • BIG birthdays ending in a zero, will receive an additional holiday!
  • and many more!

At Playdale Playgrounds we are a dynamic, international business currently in over 50 countries, that designs, manufactures, and installs fun, exciting, outdoor playground equipment.  We pride ourselves on creating exciting, innovative, and educational outdoor play equipment that makes children smile all over the world, which is why we are on the lookout for a target driven Area Sales Manager to wow our customers and join our fantastic and positive team.

This is an exciting role to sell the company’s high quality and innovative portfolio of playground equipment to schools & nurseries, local authorities, parish councils, housing developers, landscape architects, leisure operators and community groups.

The ideal candidate will be an entrepreneurial sales professional, who possesses a proven track record of hitting targets.  As an individual, you will be professional and proactive, possessing strong organisational skills, and have a drive to be a winner!

The Role: Area Sales Manager covering England’s South and Eastern Counties of Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Norfolk, Northamptonshire, Rutland, Suffolk and the London Boroughs of Havering, Redbridge and Waltham Forest.

Supported by your National Field Sales Manager you will be responsible for driving sales of playground equipment and managing a territory profitably. You will deal with existing business whilst targeting new business and working with your dedicated sales support and marketing functions.

Essential Skills:

  • Experience of identifying new opportunities
  • Building rapport
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Consistent drive to achieve monthly and annual targets
  • Highly motivated to be a top performer
  • First class account management capabilities
  • Computer literate
  • Smartly presented
  • Full driving licence

Qualifications:  The ideal candidate will have proven experience in field sales with a track record in exceeding targets (you should be able to demonstrate this through sales awards, appraisal information, monthly figures etc.)

Nice to have:  Formal sales training would be an advantage however we are committed to developing individuals during an in-depth induction and mentoring programme.

What’s next?

Please forward your CV to [email protected].  

Playdale Playgrounds is an equal opportunities employer.