Commercial Account Manager – Animal Feed

Posted 11 March 2024
Salary £40000 - £50000 per annum
LocationNorth Yorkshire
Job type Permanent
Discipline Animal Feed & Nutrition
Contact NameKristoff Brylinski

Job description

Commercial Account Manager – Animal Feed – York – up to £50,000
Are you ready to drive excellence?
We are currently seeking a motivated and experienced Commercial Account Manager to join a highly dynamic team within the animal feed industry. You will play a vital role in building and maintaining business relationships with key customers, while expanding our customer network to achieve set KPIs and company objectives.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Develop and maintain long-lasting relationships with customers, focusing on value selling and generating new leads.
  • Utilise detailed product knowledge to provide customized solutions for customers and maximise sales.
  • Understand client needs and develop tailored solutions to support their farming systems, optimising productivity and profitability sustainably.
  • Conduct end-to-end account management for key external customers, including contract management and issue resolution.
  • Stay updated with industry standards and trends to develop a profound agricultural awareness.
  • Review and report on customer retention, opportunities, and market trends.
  • Take ownership of coordinating customer queries, issues, and complaints.
  • Provide support to direct reports in resolving customer issues and complaints and driving effective development.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to meet customer needs and deliver value-add solutions.
The Candidate:
  • Strong commercial background in the agricultural or manufacturing industry, preferably in the animal feed sector.
  • Degree level education, preferably in an agricultural discipline.
  • Proven IT competence, including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and ERP systems (preferably SAP).
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Analytical mindset, comfortable with large data sets and data manipulation.
  • Understanding of the UK agriculture market (desirable).
  • Previous sales and business development experience (desirable).
  • Recognized professional qualification in a related field (e.g., FAR).
The Package:

Salary: up to £50000
Contract: Permanent
Location: York
Working hours: Mon to Friday
To Apply - Please email your CV to Kristoff Brylinski, Principal Recruitment Consultant at kristoff@agrirs.co.uk
We thank all applicants who respond, but please be advised that only those short listed for interview will be contacted.
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