Area Sales Manager

Location Trafford Park
Discipline: Sales & Commercial
Salary: Up to £37,000 + Commission
Job ref: 009466
Published: 18 days ago

Role: Area Sales Manager  

Location: Trafford Park, M17 1AW   
Salary: Up to £37,000 + Commission

Top 3 qualities: Ambition, Dedication, Collaboration

As an Area Sales Manager, you’ll be a hands-on, commercially savvy sales executive who is results-driven and passionate about business development. Working closely with our project and service teams, you will be a strong communicator with a commitment to teamwork and collaborative working.

As our new Area Sales Manager, you will be in charge of boosting sales and expanding our business across the Greater Manchester region. You will lead cold-calling campaigns and contribute to revenue generation. Collaborating with others in the business, you will be tasked with advancing and promoting the Portakabin hire business. Your main objective is to drive revenue and maintain high levels of customer satisfaction. This position plays a crucial role in our growth and development plans.

Your future in this role looks promising, with true opportunities for progression and growth. You’ll be learning from the best, joining a small and supportive team with extensive company and industry experience. They are looking forward to sharing their skills and knowledge with someone eager to learn. So, what are you waiting for?


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As an area sales manager, you'll have…

  • B2B Sales experience
  • Face-to-face stakeholder management experience
  • Strong experience in carrying out cold calling
  • Full UK driving licence
  • Technical sales experience

Even if you do not match all our ‘ideal’ criteria we would still be very keen to receive your CV as we love developing our people and may feel that you could be developed into this role.

Why Portakabin?

As innovators in the science of building, we provide modular buildings for hire and sale, as well as supplying refurbished buildings and construction site accommodation. We deliver building solutions for organisations of any size, in sectors ranging from manufacturing, education, and health to transport, utilities, and construction.

Portakabin now employs more than 2,000 people across ten European countries.

You will receive:

  • Electric Company Car and EV charging point if required
  • Commission
  • Company Pension
  • Flexible Working
  • Option to buy 5 days of annual leave
  • Employee Benefits Program (Discounts at 100s of shops, gyms, restaurants and even holidays!)

As a Portakabin Employee, you will also be able to access a range of dedicated health and wellbeing services, a chance to give back to your community with an annual volunteering day off, and fully funded professional qualifications! There is also a great opportunity for career progression within Portakabin.

What’s next?

We aim to respond to all applications within 7 working days. We are conducting interviews during, or before, the week commencing 17th June. First interviews for the role will be held virtually, with a final interview being held in person at our office in Manchester.

As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy. Portakabin is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective colleagues. We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds and perspectives and hire great people to build talented and diverse teams.

We are committed to making reasonable adjustments throughout the application, recruitment, and onboarding processes for candidates that require additional support and/or adjustments to be made. If you are having any difficulty applying, please contact our recruitment team on