Company: Peterson
Skills: Sales
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Aberdeen, United Kingdom

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Located in region: Europe

Peterson Recruitment are currently sourcing for a Area Sales Manager for a specialist Tool hire company based in Aberdeenshire.


We are looking for candidates who have a strong background in the Tool Hir. This is a field-based role and you will be required to manage a sales territory across Aberdeenshire.

Your main goals are to:
Achieve Sales Targets
Manage sales activity and forecast effectively
Maintain excellent working relationships with existing customers while developing new customers via cold calling, networking etc.

In your role as Area Sales Manager you will:
Manage and oversee the sales function in your area
Develop current customers and introduce services to new customers
Increase the sales and rental revenue in Aberdeenshire
Assist the depots to increase overall performance
Liaise and work closely with the Senior Management team

To be successful in this role you must have come from a Field Sales role and be willing to work hard to get the job done. Product knowledge of Tool or Plant Hire is advantageous but excellent communication and closing skills are a must.


The company are prepared to offer a salary in the region of £35-40k plus OTE, company car/car allowance, mobile phone and laptop.

Peterson offers safe, reliable and value added risk management and logistics solutions to the energy, shipping and agricultural industry globally from strategic locations. Additionally, we offer specialist activities including inspection and certification of a broad range of products. Founded in 1920, Peterson is non-stock listed and family-owned. Together with sister company Control Union we operate in over 70 countries worldwide.


Peterson operates across many different industries. From agriculture to coal and minerals and from oil and gas to biofuels and biomass, together we are One Peterson. We offer three core activities, namely quality assurance, integrated logistics and related activities. Related activities include recruitment, procurement, project and consultancy services.