Sales Director - Northern UK

Northern UK
A great salary and benefits package for the right person. Car/car allowance, performance bonus.
16 Apr 2021
19 Apr 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

A Director level role. You will be part of the senior executive team, working closely with the UK Sales Director. This is a brilliant chance to take your sales management skills and move up to the next level. Your responsibility will be people, product, profit and performance. You will be well looked after and paid well for delivering according to developed plans and strategy.

Your operations base is in SW Scotland, you will be working from home too as well as travelling extensively in your regions and across the whole of the UK.

I am looking for people who have Ruminant Feed backgrounds, but equally I want to talk to people who are great sales managers from any sector of the agriculture supply chain. You may be at the top of your Sales Director game - already delivering strong and profitable results, looking for a fresh new challenge, or a sales manager with a small team, now ready to take the next step in your growing career.

What you will be responsible for;

  • Implement the strategy for meeting sales performance targets
  • Manage a team of Sales Specialists, Agents 
  • Work with the National Sales Director and Technical Team to develop specific training plans to ensure growth short and long term
  • Drive peak performance and sales success across the organisation
  • Devise and  agree budgets for Sales Specialists, Agents and Merchants 
  • Deliver expansion into new markets as well as continued growth among existing clients
  • Build relationships with existing clients to increase their current spend
  • Work with the Technical Team to gain a greater understanding of training requirements for team Cohorts and Sales Specialists
  • Work closely with the Marketing Team to identify innovative ways to promote core products and services 

What you will have;

  • Ability to lead and motivate a sales team
  • Strong and innovative leadership skills
  • Proven track record in working to and achieving budgets
  • Ability to measure and analyse KPIs
  • Excellent Knowledge transfer and communication skills 
  • Understanding the challenges and opportunities facing the UK Agricultural industry
  • Knowledge, ability and detail required to succeed within the rapidly changing animal feeds industry
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively with Senior Management and cross functional teams


Salary and Package;
A great salary and benefits package for the  right person. Car/car allowance, performance bonus.

For more information and an informal confidential discussion please call Stuart Goodinson on: Office 01885 483440 or e-mail your CV and covering letter to
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