​Buyer – Vegetables

Location Hertfordshire
Discipline: Agriculture, Food & Fresh Produce
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £ £25,000 - £35,000 DOE
Contact name: Emma Ashmore

Contact email: emma@agrifj.co.uk
Job ref: 13818EA
Published: 4 months ago

Buyer – Vegetables
South East

The Company: Successful family-run organisation that specialise in the growing and trading of a variety of vegetables.

The Industry: Fresh Produce, Vegetables, Food, Agriculture, Farming, Buying, Sales

Purpose of the Job: This long-term position has become available to work closely with the Company Director to help support growth and business development.

Role Responsibilities:

  • To buy and sell cucumbers, peppers and aubergines.

  • Dealing with retailers.

  • To build and nurture strong relationships.

  • Buying produce from growers.

  • Working alongside the Company Director.

  • Daily administration duties.

Ideal Person Skills and Qualifications:

  • Experience within the fresh produce sector.

  • Strong sales and negotiation skills.

  • IT literate and strong administration skills.

  • Outgoing, personable, confident and eager.

  • Looking for a long-term position.

  • Hunger and willingness to learn.

  • Understanding of product lines (cucumbers, peppers, aubergines).

  • A relevant degree.

  • Happy to travel across the UK and internationally.

Salary Package:

  • Basic salary will be between £25K - £35K DOE.

  • Excellent opportunities for development, career progression & ongoing training.

How to apply: Please send your CV and cover letter to; Emma@agriFJ.co.uk

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