Mole Country Stores form part of the UK’s largest rural retailer of goods and services to farmers and the general public. We are a progressive and diverse business with an annual turnover exceeding £400 million, employing over 2,100 employees.
Agricultural Specialist – Full time
We have an exciting full-time opportunity for an enthusiastic and hardworking individual to join our team in Thirsk as an Agricultural Specialist. The purpose of this role is to reactively and proactively promote sales of Mole Countrystores product portfolio, also supporting the sales activity of the Agricultural Sales Managers.
Main duties will include:
- You will help develop sales to existing customers and attract new members where possible, and encourage the use of services offered by Mole Countrystores.
- To ensure our customer service levels and advice given is consistent to our farmer customers.
- You will maximise the use of campaigns and promotional material to achieve sales growth.
- You will have knowledge of the local market, competitors, customer needs and trends to be flexible in your approach.
- You will manage a ledger of customers looking to increase sales through the complete Agri offering of Mole Countrystores.
- Formal Qualification in rural / land based discipline is desirable but not essential
- SQP qualification is desirable
- Good understanding of UK agriculture and terminology
- A determined, confident and competitive individual with personal ambition
- An outgoing and inquisitive personality
- Ability to quickly build business relationships
- Intelligent, practical and able to understand and absorb information
In return, we can offer:
- A long term and rewarding career in an expanding business
- A comprehensive training and development plan
- A competitive salary
- 25 days holiday per year plus bank holidays (pro rata for part time employees)
- Contributory pension scheme
- Staff discount
- Child care vouchers
- Life assurance after 1 years’ service
Please click on the apply button below to be redirected to the Mole Valley Farmers career page - where you can apply for this position direct.