SALES MANAGER

Location Wiltshire
Discipline: Agriculture, Farming
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££45000 - £50000 per annum
Contact name: Maria Ledbury

Contact email: Maria@agriFJ.co.uk
Job ref: 15089 KM_1632926359
Published: 19 days ago

Keywords: Dairy, Dairy Industry, Area Manager, Sales Manager

The Company: One of the largest dairy companies providing services both in and outside of the UK

To be responsible for:

Sales:

  • The successful candidate will contribute to a thriving, fast paced business on a mission to provide Sales Management of the field-based sales team (Area Development Managers)
  • Revenue growth
  • Market penetration of products and testing

Marketing:

  • Developing and implementing company marketing plan
  • Development of Group Company branding
  • Management of budgets
  • Developing & maintaining company website
  • Developing and maintaining the PR

Essential Key Skills & Requirements:

  • A graduate business / marketing or relevant commercial experience
  • 5 years + Sales & Marketing experience in similar role
  • 3 years account management
  • Management of a Team through KPI's
  • Budgeting and forecasting experience for revenue & expenditure
  • Written and verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Ability to network
  • A positive and can-do attitude
  • Data orientated, able to analyse statistics
  • Self-motivated with a positive, enthusiastic attitude
  • Full current driving license

Preferred skills & Requirements:

  • Farming experience and knowledge of the dairy industry
  • On Farm software experience

Key Responsibilities:

  • Motivate, coach, and inspire the direction of the sales and marketing team
  • Coordinate sales and marketing campaigns and initiatives to achieve business objective
  • Shape training and performance evaluations of the team to develop and deliver sales and marketing initiatives
  • Identify and understand client's business needs and objectives to develop sales and marketing initiatives
  • Own website together with all social media channels, strategy, and activity
  • To own develop and deliver cross company branding in alignment with Vision Mission & Value
  • Mentor and coach, the development of sales and marketing teams
  • Spearhead, implement and manage sales forecasting activities, targets, sectors, markets, regions and set performance goals to achieve company objectives and grow market share in alignment with strategic plan
  • Plan, implement and optimise sales lead generation campaigns and measure results
  • Creation, implementation and management of the marketing plan and activity, including events e.g., Farm walks and shows
  • Prepare and present sales reports detailing sales, potential sales, product penetration, and areas of proposed customer expansion
  • Review and analyse sales and marketing performance against plans to determine effectiveness and return on investment (ROI) for both monetary and manpower
  • Engage directly with key clients to maintain relationships to support product development and service delivery
  • Key Account development opportunities e.g., Buying Groups, - identifying and developing
  • Business Development - identifying, working and hands on closing opportunities in strategic sales areas
  • System development - champion CRM and Customer On Farm Software packages to deliver improved targeting, relationship management and sales execution across the customer base
  • Product development - to monitor and react to changing demands of the market with the development of appropriate products
  • Take ownership and be accountable for the marketing/sales cost budgets
  • Territory Planning and organisation of sales team
  • Recruitment as and when required in sales & marketing team

Identification of potential markets and customers:

  • Vets
  • 3rd party industry partners
  • Ag. Colleges

Development and maintenance of:

  • Potential customer data base
  • CRM system

Salary package £45-£50K

How to apply: Please click apply now button.

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