Commercial Business Development Manager – Fertilisers - UK & Ireland – (Home Based) Salary to Circa £55,000 + Bonus + Car + Excellent Bonus!!
My client specialises in R&D within the fruit, vegetables and arable crops sector and is a global market leader in plant nutrition. The company seeks a Commercial Business Development Manager to manage and drive the sales of their products (fertilisers) within the UK and Ireland.
- Manage existing business and increase sales through creating demand and soliciting orders from present and prospective customers.
- Report on marketing activities, including: monthly sales estimates, sales activities, customer contacts, trial reports, competitors’ information, recommendations for new products, new markets and applications, dealer action plans.
- Using appropriate techniques, select, evaluate, improve and motivate dealers and distributors.
- To manage a small UK team.
- 5+ years commercial exposure / experience in agriculture or horticulture.
- Basis and FACTS qualified would be an advantage.
- Experience of B2B sales and account management is essential.
- Experience of generating new business opportunities with growers.
- Experience of managing a distributor network.
- Previous experience of managing a team.
- BSc in Agriculture or Horticulture, or equivalent by education or experience.
- Knowledge on advanced plant nutrition and specialty fertilizers.
- An excellent command of English language, both spoken and written.
- Previous experience of UK, Europe and Africa markets would be an advantage.
Salary to circa £55k for the right candidate (DOE), plus bonus of up to 20% + Car + Excellent benefits package!!
Please email your CV to Claire Morgan, Office and Recruitment Manager to admin@agriRS.co.uk
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