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Posted: Mon Feb 26 2024

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Area Sales Manager

South East UK

Full Time

Location: South East UK

Salary: Up to £55,000 – Year One OTE £80,000

Join an industry-leading organisation as they tighten their grip on the market. Play a key role in business development and be rewarded for your efforts.

The Benefits:

  • A fantastic base salary of up to £55,000 base salary
  • A generous bonus structure – realistic year 1 OTE £80,000
  • Guarantee your commission for the first 12 months as you build your books
  • Remote working (occasional travel to will be required)
  • Company car policy – you could receive anything up to a BMW i4 or Tesla Equivalent
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Purchase 7 more holidays if you require more days off


The leasing industry is one brimming with untapped potential. Whether you need contract hire for business use, salary sacrifice for an employee incentive or a fully outsourced fleet management programme, the vehicle leasing industry is there to help businesses realise their true potential.

As the largest privately owned leasing business in the UK, our client have built up a quite the reputation. They take a unique approach to what they do by guaranteeing customer satisfaction and delivering industry-leading results. This makes them different – their clients don’t have to trouble themselves by dealing with call centres, as each client has a dedicated point of contact.

Our client are now looking to build upon their success, and they need your help as an Area Sales Manager to achieve this.

In this role, you will be responsible for sourcing new business opportunities, pitching and selling services to potential customers, negotiating deals with clients and meeting with them face-to-face to help close and sweeten the deal. Our client are very much “work hard, play hard”, so if you put the effort into your work, you will reap all the rewards!

If you have 3+ years of experience in the private leasing industry, a “can-do” attitude, and a desire to expand your skills further at a powerhouse of an organisation, then we want to hear from you.

About The Role:

  • You will be responsible for targeting businesses with fleet sizes between 50 – 300 vehicles to win their leasing business
  • You shall conduct outreach campaigns and use various sales techniques to discover untapped potential
  • You will visit clients on-site to help you secure new deals and maintain existing relationships
  • You shall use your experience and industry knowledge to expand the client base and drive more business
  • You will need to conduct outbound calling to reach out to potential clients and book appointments to secure their services

You Will Need To Have/Be:

  • A minimum of 3 years’ worth of successes in a privately owned contract hire background
  • Demonstrable proof of billings in a challenging market
  • Determination, resilience and the ability to always do your best
  • Infrequent travel to offices in Cheshire is required, so you must be willing to make this commute
  • Unparalleled written and verbal communication skills
  • Willing to adapt your approach to accommodate the needs of customers and clients
  • Excellent teamwork skills and also capable of working alone

Sound Interesting?

Candidates with experience in roles such as Sales Manager, Senior Sales Development Representative, Business Development Manager, Key Account Manager, Area Manager, Outdoor Sales Manager and Sales Leader will all be considered for this role.

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