Location: East of England / Home-Based
The Company: Established and highly-reputable grain specialists.
The Industry: Grain Trading, Sales, Account Management, Business Development.
Purpose of the Job:
To grow and develop current organic grain trading business utilising current customer and grower base, print media, email database, agents, website, social media and PR company.
To improve current grain contracts and working methods to ensure the company is fully protected.
To nurture and develop current relationships with growers and end users.
To create new domestic and overseas markets within the organic sector whilst ensuring provenance and environmental impacts are considered throughout. This may require accessing finance and therefore experience in budgeting, accounts and finance will be beneficial.
To develop overseas markets - experience with logistics and ability to understand and consider imports and exports of vessels and bulk vehicles would also be beneficial.
Work closely with the Managing Director and Assistant Variety Representative on new cereal and pulse varieties coming through private and official trials, helping to create a strategy to complement seed sales and buy back opportunities.
Ideal Person Skills and Qualifications:
Previous farm trading/sales experience (5 years min).
A solid understanding of the grain market.
Agricultural qualification would be desirable.
Experience in budgeting, accounts and finance will be beneficial.
The Ideal Candidate:
Hungry, driven and passionate.
Entrepreneurial in spirit.
Excellent communication skills with the ability to deal effectively with farmers.
Loyal and committed to the company.
Seeking a long-term position.
The salary will be dependent upon experience.
Part of a forward-thinking, innovative and progressive company with the opportunity to progress a long-term career with exciting future prospects.
How to apply: Please send your CV and cover letter to; Emma@agriFJ.co.uk
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