I specialise in the recruitment of sales professionals across the UK. Serving markets which include engineering, construction, manufacturing and automation and I have a strong network to rely on when assisting organisations to achieve their growth targets. I started his recruitment career in 2014 within the IT sector, progressing to an Independent Head-Hunter before joining Probe in 2019. I have placed salespeople into clients ranging from SME’s to enterprise in the UK, Europe, Russia and the USA.

Rhys McFadyen

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I specialise in the recruitment of sales professionals across the UK. Serving markets which include engineering, construction, manufacturing and automation and I have a strong network to rely on when assisting organisations to achieve their growth targets. I started his recruitment career in 2014 within the IT sector, progressing to an Independent Head-Hunter before joining Probe in 2019. I have placed salespeople into clients ranging from SME’s to enterprise in the UK, Europe, Russia and the USA.

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An industry leading, agricultural equipment and machinery manufacturer is currently seeking a Sales Executive to grow their business in the North of England and Wales region. The company designs and manufactures a rage of capital equipment for use in the agricultural industry. They pride themselves on quality and consider themselves industry leaders in this respect. The Sales Executive will be establishing a dealer network in the area as well as selling direct to farmers across the region.

In return for your knowledge and success as a Sales Executive you will be rewarded with a competitive basic salary of up to £30,000 plus an uncapped commission plan. This company’s top performers are earning in excess of £60,000 with commission. 

Further benefits include a company car, mobile phone, laptop, 28 days holiday (incl. bank holidays) and a home office.

DUTIES:

  • Establishing a dealer network across the region
  • Managing customer queries including quotes and requests for demonstrations
  • The Sales Executive will be representing the company at various industry events
  • Maintaining excellent customer relationships
  • Meeting and exceeding financial targets

REQUIREMENTS:

  • At least 1 years’ experience within the agricultural industry, ideally within the territory
  • Some knowledge of machinery/capital equipment sales
  • Willingness to travel across the region on a daily basis
  • Can-do attitude and a desire for success
  • A full UK driving licence
 

A Sales Executive is currently being sought by an established and successful construction company who have expanded into the renewable energy market. The company sell a range of green solutions including Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Solutions, Energy Efficient Lighting, Renewable Energy Solutions and, Energy Efficient Heating Solutions amongst others. They sell into the commercial sector and count large house builders and national retailers amongst their impressive client base. 

The business is seeking a Sales Executive due to sustained growth in the green energy division. The Sales Executive will be responsible for increasing the market share of the company by securing new green solutions business with customers across a range of verticals including house builders, retail, property management, education and general industry.

The Sales Executive role is a brand new position with great opportunity to progress as well as having a strong commission scheme which will allow for real earning potential for high-achievers.

The role will be office based initially with the expectation that it will progress to field/home based once probation has been passed.

DUTIES:

  • Selling the company’s entire portfolio of green energy solutions including EV charge points, Energy Efficient Lighting, Solar Solutions, Renewables Maintenance and more. 
  • Identifying new business opportunities across a multitude of verticals and managing the entire sales cycle to completion.
  • Effective customer service and account management of existing customers, including up-sell opportunities and contract renewals.
  • Working closely with the Senior Leadership Team to produce Marketing Materials.
  • Attending customer sites to meet prospective customers and present the full portfolio of solutions.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • A minimum of two years’ experience in a new business development role.
  • Exposure to the renewables and/or green energy solutions industry.
  • A desire for success and a tenacious drive for winning.
 

An experienced Business Development Manager from the freight forwarding industry is being sought by a successful, independent Freight Forwarder following a period of continued growth. You could be part of the next exciting chapter in this expanding company’s story. 

The company have built a solid foundation within the EU, Far East and Asian markets and they are now looking to grow their UK business with the addition of an experienced Business Development Manager.  

This is a completely new position reporting directly to the Managing Director with real earning potential. The role will likely be home based 4 days per week but applicants must be prepared to travel to London once per week. 

Please note that candidates MUST have 3+ years of experience in a New Business Development position within the freight forwarding industry. Applications without this experience will not be considered.

DUTIES:

  • The Business Development Manager will be responsible for identifying winning new freight forwarding opportunities in the UK, Europe and the Far East.
  • Managing own diary and appointments, including attending meetings with prospective and existing customers on a regular basis
  • Regularly meeting and exceeding sales targets

REQUIREMENTS:

  • The Business Development Manager will have at least 3+ years in a new business development position within the freight forwarding industry
  • Demonstrable experience of achieving and meeting monthly/annual sales targets
  • Will have experience of selling freight forwarding solutions via either Road, Sea or Air.