Ruminant Sales Manager

Ruminant Sales Manager
Reporting to: Head of Sales
Work location: Yorkshire/Shropshire/Cheshire & East Midlands
Salary: To be discussed 

The Job:
This role is working for a successful and highly reputable animal feed company. The candidate will be responsible for selling compounds/blends/straight feeds to new and existing customers across the North/East and West of England.

Job Duties:
Service existing accounts, obtain orders and establish new accounts by planning and organising daily work schedules to call on existing and potential customers.
Listen to customer requirements and present appropriately to make a sale.
Recommend changes in products and services by evaluating results using costings and rationing software when and where required.
Resolve customer complaints by investigating problems and developing solutions in line with company policy.
Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending and participating in sales meetings/workshops and sharing best practice with colleagues.
Review professional publications and establish personal networks.
Contribute to team effort by accomplishing results as needed.
Develop new markets in areas that are currently not covered by the company.
Participate in pricing meetings with a view to achieving required margins in line with company policy.
Partake in company promotions as and when required and feed buying trends back to management.
Constantly review sales performance.
Develop business plans in conjunction with management and develop an active database of potential and existing customers.
Visit and speak to customers on a timely basis in order to maintain contact over the long term to ensure high levels of customer satisfaction.
Adhere to all company policies, business ethics and codes and make sure they are communicated and implemented.
In addition to the above, the post holder will be expected to carry out any reasonable task which falls within the scope and purpose of the post.
Responsible for Ruminant Nutrition, both in-house and in the field
Implementing and managing team KPI’s, as well as hitting his own target
Adhering to Company budgets and achieving expected growth targets.

The Candidate:
Willing to travel and easily commutable to the head office.
Must have experience selling ruminant feed with qualifications.
Good knowledge of dairy feed.
Happy to work from home and be on the road.
Proven background in successful sales
Highly motivated
Solid existing sales ledger
Excellent inter-personal skills

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