Sales Manager – East of England – Fertilisers / Nutrition / Bio Stimulants – Basic Salary £28K - £33K + bonus + benefits – 12421KM

Sales Manager – East of England – Fertilisers / Nutrition / Bio Stimulants – Basic Salary £28K - £33K + bonus + benefits – 12421KM

Reporting to: Managing Director
Location: Home based, with area coverage / travel

The Role:

  • Focus sales efforts by studying existing and potential volumes of growers.
  • Submit regular market updates of the area to management.
  • Monitor competition; gather current marketplace information on pricing, products, new products etc.
  • Recommend changes in products, service, and policy by evaluating results of competitor developments.
  • Communicate and liaise between customer and office support team reference any product technical / quality assurance queries.
  • Attend monthly sales meetings and (when required) trade shows, with possible overnight stays.
  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Push the brand; distributing product information as required and aid with website/social media updates
  • Keep accurate mileage records and work-related receipts, to be submitted on weekly basis.
  • Call on/service existing accounts, obtain orders, and establish new potential leads and accounts by planning and organising daily work schedules in area. 

Ideal candidate Requirements:
Skills and Experience

  • Commercially-minded with proven track record in sales.
  • Good communication skills, for establishing and developing relationships with clients.
  • Experience of detailed and professional reporting, good IT skills (Microsoft Office).
  • Knowledge of plant nutrition and fertiliser and bio-stimulant application techniques/equipment.
  • Experience of dealing with internal and external customer expectations.

Qualifications

  • Full UK driver’s license (clean).
  • FACTS Qualification.

Personal Attributes

  • Strongly self-motivated, proactive and accountable team player.
  • Ability to work autonomously.
  • Organised, with a good attention to details and effective problem-solving approach.
  • Willingness to travel and work (mainly outside) visiting customers, along with office-based home working.
  • Flexible to needs of the business.
  • Unfazed by busy, seasonal working environment.
  • Comfortable with working relationships both external and internal to the office environment (e.g. key customers, distributors, sales managers).
  • Able to quickly learn technical aspects of products during training and independently.

Package:

  • Competitive salary, depending on experience + bonus based on performance and annual goals.
  • 20 Days Holiday, Bank holidays, Company car.
Please send your CV and interest to Kate@AgriFJ.co.uk or call Kate on 07854 255526 for further information.

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