This Account Manager position is working for a major international, market-leading and well-respected player within the horticultural arena. The role will involve managing a key number of significant grower accounts within the UK, focusing on Fruit Crop Seeds. The successful applicant will be responsible for crop advice and sales of tomato, cucumber, pepper and aubergine seeds in the UK and Ireland. This will involve travel to companies across the UK who specialise in growing fruit crops. The role is to introduce new varieties to customers, maintain long term customer relationships but also actively look for new opportunities. We are looking for a candidate who is passionate about the industry and who is willing to invest time in building long term relationships with customers.
· Educated to degree level or suitably qualified by experience within the sector.
· Knowledgeable within the horticulture industry and its markets.
· Experienced in the growing of crops.
Furthermore the candidate must not only be motivated to work independently but also be proactive in sharing information within a team and to management. Other valuable qualities must include flexibility, problem solving and sales and negotiation skills. Due to this customer facing position the candidate must possess excellent communication, organisational and presentation skills.
Due to the nature of this role not being office based, travelling will be required so a full UK driving license and the ability to regularly stay away from home is essential.
Dependent upon the level of experience - circa £30k - £40k plus superb and highly enviable full benefits package, including yearly bonus, pension, healthcare, life insurance, home office, fully expensed company car etc. Plus excellent opportunities to progress internally!
Please email your CV to Rebekah@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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