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NORTHERN SALES MANAGER – M5 AND M6 NORTH – HORTICULTURAL PRODUCTS £30K - £35K BASIC + BONUS + COMPANY CAR – HOME BASED JOB – Ref 12101KM

Job Title: NORTHERN SALES MANAGER – M5 AND M6 NORTH – HORTICULTURAL PRODUCTS £30K - £35K BASIC + BONUS + COMPANY CAR – HOME BASED JOB – Ref 12101KM
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Home based with area coverage
Industry:
Salary: £30K - £35K basic + bonus + company car
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 12101KM
Contact Name: Rebekah Shields
Contact Email: Rebekah@agriRS.co.uk
Job Published: November 09, 2016 11:14

Job Description

Location: Home based with area coverage

Main responsibilities:

  • Call on and service existing accounts, obtain orders, and establish new potential leads and accounts by planning and organising daily work schedules in area.
  • Focus sales efforts by studying existing and potential volumes of growers.
  • Submit regular market updates of the area to management.
  • Monitor competition; gather current marketplace information on pricing, products, new products etc.
  • Recommend changes in products, service, and policy by evaluating results of competitor developments.
  • Communicate and liaise between customer and office support team reference any product technical / quality assurance queries.
  • Attend monthly sales meetings and (when required) trade shows, with possible overnight stays.
  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Push the companies brand; distributing product information as required and aid with website/social media updates
  • Keep accurate mileage records and work related receipts, to be submitted on weekly basis.


Competencies for success:

Criteria

Essential (E) or Desirable (D)

Skills and Experience

Commercially-minded with proven track record in sales.

E

Good communication skills, for establishing and developing relationships with clients.

E

Experience of detailed and professional reporting, good IT skills (Microsoft Office).

E

Knowledge of plant nutrition and fertiliser and bio-stimulant application techniques/equipment.

E

Experience of dealing with internal and external customer expectations.

D

Qualifications

Full UK driver’s license (clean)

E

FACTS Qualification

D

Personal Attributes

Strongly self-motivated, proactive and accountable team player. Ability to work autonomously.

E

Organised, with a good attention to details and effective problem-solving approach.

E

Willingness to travel and work (mainly outside) visiting customers, along with office-based home working

E

Flexible to needs of the business. Unfazed by busy, seasonal working environment.

E

Comfortable with working relationships both external and internal to the office environment

(e.g. key customers, distributors, sales managers)

E

Able to quickly learn technical aspects of products during training and independently.

D

 

Package

  • £30K-£35K p.a. salary, depending on experience
  • + Bonus based on performance and annual goals.
  • 20 Days Holiday, Bank holidays, Company car.


If interested, then 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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