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Area Sales Manager (East Midlands)

At Playdale Playgrounds we are a dynamic, expanding, global business currently in 48 countries, who designs, manufactures and installs fun, exciting, outdoor playground equipment. We are family-owned, having been established for over 40 years.  We employ c110 people, with a track record of developing our people and their careers.

The Role:

Area Sales Manager covering Derbyshire, Leicester, Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire, Rutland and Staffordshire. Therefore, it would be preferable that you are based around the Loughborough area.

Supported by your Regional 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.

It will involve selling the company’s full portfolio of products through a consultative sale to Schools & Nurseries, Local Authorities, Parish Councils, Housing Developers, Landscape Architects, Leisure Operators and Community Groups.

Essential Skills:

  • Have experience of identifying new opportunities and making appointments,
  • Building rapport,
  • Excellent presentation skills,
  • Consistent closer 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.


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 will be an advantage however, we are committed to developing individuals during an in-depth induction and mentoring programme.


Competitive basic with a significant OTE, company car, pension, health care, laptop, broadband, mobile phone and 25 days’ holiday.

What’s next. Please forward your CV along with a covering letter to You must be available to attend an interview on the 22 March 2018 at Playdale Playgrounds Ltd, Haverthwaite, Ulverston, Cumbria, LA12 8AE.

Playdale Playgrounds is an equal opportunities employer.


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