Sales & Marketing

AREA SALES MANAGER – CROP NUTRITION

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WHAT’S THE JOB? AREA SALES MANAGER – SOUTH WEST

WHO’S THE EMPLOYER? A highly respected crop nutrition organisation with a comprehensive product range. Driven by passion and the desire to be the best, this company delivers the highest quality standards in the sector.

WHAT’S THE INDUSTRY? Crop Nutrition

HOW WILL I BE REWARDED? Competitive Package + Car / Allowance, Pension + usual benefits

WHERE IS THE ROLE LOCATED? Home Based either in South West England, also covering Mid and South Wales.

TELL ME MORE ABOUT THE ROLE?

  • To manage existing portfolio of products and business within the territory
  • To build strong relationships with existing customer base and in particular develop new business with our clients products in the defined area

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Developing and executing a strategy to identify new accounts with the aim of securing new business
  • This task is to be achieved by working directly with potential new farmer accounts and merchant customers
  • To provide technical training
  • Advice and support for customers as and when required
  • To work with distribution to ensure customers’ requirements are met
  • Be responsible for good Credit Control
  • To attend conferences and exhibitions where necessary

WHAT QUALITIES DO I NEED?

  • ‚ÄčThere will be a lot of travel throughout the area to growers and customers to understand their needs and concerns and to add value to with the services you are able to offer
  • Visit growers, inspect and report on their growing and storage conditions, being able to offer advice through your resources
  • An Agriculture based qualification would be an advantage but not essential
  • A Commercial background in crop nutrition would be an advantage
  • FACTS Certification would also be preferred but not essential
  • Sales training would be an advantage Computer literacy essential (PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Outlook, Social Media)
  • Strong organisational, communication, collaboration and interpersonal skills
  • High energy level
  • Professional appearance/manners

WHAT SHOULD I DO NOW? In the first instance please forward your CV together with a cover note and salary requirements to and all successful candidates will be contacted within 14 days of us receiving your application. Please note that all applications will be treated in confidence.

Employment Type Permanent

Advertiser Type Agency