Ruminant Area Sales Manager

Posted 22 January 2024
Salary £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits: Bonus and Company Car
LocationUnited Kingdom
Job type Permanent
Discipline Agricultural & Farm ServicesAnimal Feed & NutritionDairyFarming
Contact NameCharlotte Powell

Job description

We have a compelling opportunity for a talented Assistant/Area Sales Manager to join a progressive company that offers genuine growth prospects. Our client, a market leader in the Agricultural Ruminant sector, is seeking a high-caliber individual to join their Sales team.

About the Role:
As the Assistant/Area Sales Manager, you will play a pivotal role in driving the sales of our client's products directly to farmers within your designated territory. Your primary focus will be on building long-term customer relationships based on the company's philosophy, which emphasizes consultative sales, customer needs, best practices, credible advice, and exceptional product performance.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Meet and engage with both existing and potential customers to promote our client's products.
  • Strive to achieve and exceed sales targets, demonstrating a proactive approach.
  • Cultivate effective relationships with customers, ensuring their needs are met consistently.
  • Serve as a brand ambassador for the confidential client, representing their values and commitment to excellence.
  • Attend relevant trade shows to showcase products and expand the company's market presence.
  • Collaborate and communicate effectively with team members to ensure a cohesive approach.
  • Exhibit a consultative mindset, leveraging your deep understanding of the agricultural sector to provide valuable insights.
About You:
  • Possess a strong understanding of the agricultural sector, coupled with a genuine passion for the industry.
  • An agricultural qualification would be highly advantageous, demonstrating your expertise.
  • Self-motivated and driven to achieve objectives, showcasing your determination and focus.
  • Ability to work autonomously, taking ownership of tasks and responsibilities.
  • Must possess a valid UK driving license.
  • Willingness to travel as required, as this is an essential aspect of the role.
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications, enabling efficient record-keeping and reporting.
About the Company:
Our client, operating in the Ruminant feed industry, has been a prominent player in processing co-products for over five decades. They have established a strong presence across multiple European countries. Offering a competitive salary range of £32,000 - £45,000 per annum, along with a company car, our client presents an excellent opportunity for career growth.
If you are passionate about the Agricultural industry and strive for excellence, we encourage you to apply for this position. Please note that the confidential nature of this client prevents us from disclosing specific details. However, rest assured that all applications will be treated with the utmost confidentiality.
Please email your CV to Charlotte Powell, Senior Recruitment Delivery Consultant: Cpowell@agriRS.co.uk
We thank all applicants who respond, but please be advised that only those shortlisted for interview will be contacted.
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