Business Development Manager - Arable, Horticulture and Fresh Produce - South East/East Anglia

Location
South East England
Salary
An excellent remuneration package will be on offer, dependant on experience, to include a competitiv
Posted
16 Aug 2019
Closes
13 Sep 2019
Ref
A812
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

An innovative International technology company working in the UK arable, fresh produce and
horticultural sectors, seek a highly motivated and dynamic individual to join their team in the UK.  You will be responsible for the development and growth of  new agricultural business, focussing on identifying and acquiring new opportunities both within the trade and at farm level.


Candidates will have  agricultural business development/sales experience selling B2B/B2C,  ideally within the UK growing industries.  

Proven experience of working within the precision farming industry is desirable but is not essential. This is a home-based role but candidates will be required to spend part of the working week in the office which is locate near the Cambridgeshire/Hertfordshire border.  

The Role and Responsibilities:  

  • Research, evaluate and approach potential customers
  • Presenting to organisations and farmer groups within the arable, horticulture and fresh produce sectors
  • Obtain sales leads
  • Participate in developing new marketing and sales strategies
  • Keep up to date with latest industry knowledge
  • Represent the company at trade shows and industry events

Candidate Requirements  

  • Proven experience in agricultural sales and business development.
  • Technically aware, with a knowledge and/or  interest in precision farming
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Good negotiation and influencing skills
  • Ability to plan and prioritise workload
  • Highly motivated with a strong desire to succeed
  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills
  • Willingness to travel throughout the UK sales territory as required
  • Full UK driving licence

Remuneration:   An excellent remuneration package will be on offer, dependent on experience, to include a competitive salary, plus commission and car allowance  

To Apply:

Please e-mail your CV and covering letter to:  amandalatham@delacyexecutive.co.uk   

For more information and an informal confidential discussion please call:
Amanda Latham on: Office 01885 483440, DDI 01885 485524  Mobile 07730 218934

Thank you.  

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