Sales Executive- North East

Job Reference: 25947

  • Job Category: Sales Executive

As the UK's leading equipment rental company, with 190+ Service Centres nationwide and over 3,700 dedicated employees, it's fair to say we pride ourselves on providing excellent service to over 30,000 customers. We offer years of expertise, certified training, a range of added value services and most importantly, a total commitment to ensuring safety at all times.

If you want to work for a company who are fast becoming THE employer of choice in the rental industry and who can offer you great career progression, then apply NOW!!

Please note applications via agencies will not be considered.

  • Location: North East
  • Closing Date: 05/05/2019
  • Package: Market Rate

Job overview

Are you looking for your next career move in Sales and ready to join one of the UK's leading rental equipment companies? At PSS Hire, we are proud to be the UK and Ireland's leading specialist supplier of products and services to the utilities, civil engineering, pipeline, infrastructure and associated sectors. We are also part of the FTSE 100 company Ashtead A-Plant Hire Group plc, the second largest equipment rental company in the world.

People buy from people - our sales staff are vital to our business and have a real impact on our bottom line. We look for people who are naturally great communicators and relationship builders, who really getting to know their clients and are passionate about PSS Hire and all that we stand for.

We will provide you with everything you need to succeed - excellent product training, professional development and support and with the opportunities to progress your career as a Product Specialists or BDM in the future.

Roles and responsibilities

We now have a fantastic opportunity for a Sales Executive covering our North East region to join our close-knit, friendly team to help us develop and grow the PSS Hire Equipment business. Reporting to our Regional Sales Manager, you’ll have the freedom to manage your account portfolio to drive and deliver results and be at the forefront of customer interaction, acting as our brand ambassador and helping us to be the best in our industry in everything we do.

Needless to say you will be able to build great relationships and harness those, in order to maximise opportunities. You’ll be inquisitive and a creative thinker, able to generate leads from both our existing customer base and from new industries where our equipment could also be utilised.

You’re likely to already have a proven sales management record, however we are really interested in hearing from you if you have great communication skills and the drive and motivation to succeed in a healthily competitive technical sales role in a collaborative, fast-paced business.

Skills required

What will you need to succeed?

  • Experience working in a customer-focused role with the ability to demonstrate excellent relationship management skills
  • Excellent planning and organising skills, able to manage your own time to maximum effect
  • Resilient with the ability to work in a pressurised environment
  • Effective communication, influencing and negotiating skills
  • Ability to promote the PSS Hire and A-Plant brand
  • Experience in Sales/Account Management and the utilities industry will be advantageous but not essential
  • Proficient IT skills and the ability to analyse data such as business plans, performance and market data
  • You’ll be based from the nearest PSS Service Centre and the role will involve Regional and occasional National travel.


When you join A-Plant you’ll have access to excellent training opportunities, with great scope for career progression.

The package includes a competitive salary and incentive bonus scheme; a company car, phone and laptop; flexible rewards package including generous holiday allowance (with the opportunity to buy and sell annual leave), life assurance and a great Company pension scheme.

If you would like to work for a company who are fast becoming THE employer of choice in the rental industry then apply NOW!!