Agricultural Sales Specialist (Beef and Pig Market)

Location Ramsbottom
Discipline: Agriculture, Farming, Veterinary, Animal Health & Equestrian
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £A competitive salary with excellent career prospects
Contact name: Louise Palmer

Contact email: office@agriFJ.co.uk
Job ref: 14317LP
Published: about 1 month ago
Startdate: ASAP

​Agricultural Sales Specialist (Beef and Pig Market)

Location: Mainland-UK based (remote working from home office) ideally within a one hour drive of Ramsbottom, near Bury, Greater Manchester.

Salary: A competitive salary with excellent career prospects. Includes 23 days holidays plus bank holidays and generous health insurance package.

Hours: Full time - 40 hours per week

Start date: ASAP

Overview:

We are looking for an ambitious candidate with a strong sales background, ideally in the beef and pig agricultural markets, with a real drive to succeed within the industry. The company is in a phase of rapid expansion and this Summer will be partnering with a new manufacturing facility producing a specialist product for the beef and pig markets. This new product complements an existing range of forward-thinking products for the agricultural market. This is an exciting opportunity for the right person to develop their career further and ‘take-charge’ of this element of the sales effort.

Key Responsibilities:

•Achievement of Sales targets and objectives, including increasing market share in the beef and pig sector.

•Organise own time to proactively to maximise sales to new and existing customers.

•Build and maintain strong relationships with beef, pig farming customers and prospects.

•Utilise the CRM database to retain existing business and proactively turn new prospects into customers.

•Must be organised and diligent in updating and upkeeping customer records.

•Visit customers/ prospects on-farm where required.

•Communicate effectively with the other business functions

•Participate actively in sales meetings and teleconferences (often remotely).

•Enhance the company's brand and reputation with everyone.

Requirements:

•Strong agricultural background, particularly in the beef and pig sector, preferred.

•Credibility with Farmers.

•Tenacious and resilient to deal with the challenges of sales.

•Excellent spoken and written communication skills.

•Strong IT and CRM skills.

•UK Driving License.

The company management style is to guide, support and encourage. To thrive in this environment, workmates need to be self-motivated and enthused, with a great work ethic. Everyone is expected to take personal responsibility for their area of work. Collaboration and co-operation among workmates is paramount.

The Company:

EnviroSystems is an ambitious family-run business, the head office is based in the Lancashire countryside near Preston. As well as its own production sites in Lancashire, EnviroSystems also partners with an EnviroBed production site in Gloucestershire and three paper mills across the North West.

With a strong reputation for delivering innovative products to farmers over the last twenty years, all the company’s products are based on natural and waste-reduction principles in contrast to chemical approaches often seen in agriculture. The company is customer-centric and see itself ‘on the side’ of farmers and the land/animals they serve.

The company has a wide distribution and customer base across Europe and the UK, including two self-run production facilities in Lancashire: one for manufacture of biological silage and slurry additives and another for recycled animal bedding production.

Interested?

Please email an up-to-date copy of your CV with a covering letter explaining why you would be suitable for the role using the 'Apply Now' button. If you would like to arrange a phone call for clarification around the role, this can be arranged on request.

Please note that this advertisement is not a job description and you should satisfy yourself about the full details at interview.

Timescale

Closing Date for Applications: 5pm Tuesday 23 March 2021

First Round Interviews: Week commencing 29 March 2021

Second Round Interviews: Week commencing 5 April 2021