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Southern Area Sales/Account Manager

Playrite, a leading UK manufacturer of sports surfaces based in West Yorkshire, is expanding! With our increased production capacity, we’re looking for a passionate and dynamic individual to join our team as a Southern Area Sales/Account Manager. This role is pivotal as we grow our market presence, and we need someone located south of Leicester, ideally north of the M25, covering from Devon to Kent.

About Playrite

Playrite is renowned for its high-quality sports surfaces, and as a trusted name in the industry, we work with consultants, architects, sports clubs, and communities across the UK. Our commitment to excellence and innovation drives everything we do.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Project Management: Access current projects through consultants, architects, end-user clients, and other means.
  • Sales & Quotations: Provide quotations for Playrite products and negotiate prices.
  • Customer Relations: Cultivate and maintain good relations with customers and potential clients.
  • Product Support: Advise on Playrite surfaces for various projects, supporting architects, sports contractors, and clubs.
  • Market Expansion: Establish, maintain, and expand your customer base.
  • Competitor Awareness: Keep up to date with our products and competitors.
  • Strategic Development: Develop new sales strategies in consultation with the Sales Director.
  • Team Collaboration: Communicate effectively with national sales colleagues.

Candidate Profile

  • Communication Skills: Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Presentation & Negotiation: Strong presentation and negotiation abilities.
  • Independence & Teamwork: Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Tech Savvy: Good knowledge of MS Office.
  • Adaptable: Resilient, flexible, and willing to travel and stay away when required.

What We Offer

  • A challenging and varied role.
  • An enthusiastic and dynamic working atmosphere.
  • Opportunity to be a part of a growing company with a strong market presence.

If you are interested in applying for this role, please either complete the form below or send a copy of your CV along with a covering letter to Chris Pickles at

(Please note that applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted)

Interested? Apply below.