Job opportunity - Commercial Sales Manager

We're a waste management and recycling business is dedicated to providing top-notch services that prioritise sustainability, carbon reduction, and recycling. We understand the importance of reducing waste and protecting the environment, so we work tirelessly to ensure our clients receive the best possible solutions. Our team is committed to delivering exceptional care and quality, and we take pride in being a reliable partner for businesses looking to make a positive impact on the planet. Together, we can create a cleaner, healthier future for all. If you're interested in joining our team, read on.


We’re excited to announce a newly created Commercial Sales Manager job role. Working for Footprint Recycling, a national waste management and environmental consultancy business, you will be responsible for seeking out and developing new business and building relationships.

We require an experienced manager to take charge of sales performance and growth, focussing on new business and profitability through securing new key accounts by building a sales pipeline and growing and developing the sales team in the waste management brokerage industry.

As the Commercial Sales Manager, you will report directly to the Board of Directors, detailing sales performance, collaborating on sales forecasting and playing a pivotal role in achieving strategic goals.

You will be the driving force behind achieving financial targets and leading a team to success.


  • Proven track record in new business development, identifying strategy, building your pipeline and delivering new business opportunities
  • Experience in building, recruiting and managing a sales team
  • Provide strong leadership and management skills supporting, mentoring and motivating the sales team to deliver against their set targets
  • Demonstrate strong sales techniques, including selling, presentation, closing ability, customer relationship building and contract negotiation skills
  • Have experience developing new sales and marketing campaigns using various media
  • Building key relationships with both customers and suppliers at all levels
  • Working closely with operations to ensure quality of service and account retention
  • Have waste management and, ideally brokerage experience.


  • Be articulate and confident
  • Analytical and able to quickly assess issues and recommend and/or implement solutions
  • Robust and resilient, able to absorb pressure and respond positively
  • Solid pragmatic approach to delivering to tight deadlines and targets
  • Ability to plan, organise and prioritise
  • Hold a full UK driving licence.

Ideally, The candidate will be based in and around Yorkshire or Lancashire. The role will require travel and time spent in the office in Huddersfield.

Package: £48-50k + OTE + car allowance

To apply please send a covering lettering and your CV to