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Head of Sales | Horticulture | E. Midlands

England, East Midlands
£45000 - £70000 per annum
Closing date
13 Oct 2021

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Head of Sales | Horticulture | E. Midlands
Salary £Competitive
Do you have experience in the horticulture sector? Are you a proven sales manager? Then this could be the role for you

About Our Client
Our client is a leading amenity nursery that supplies a wide range of stock to landscape contractors, local authorities & designers across the UK. They supply for projects ranging from new housing developments and business parks, to show gardens and plants for private customers. They have a great reputation for quality and grow their stock across multiple sites. They have a close-knit team of passionate horticulturists.

About the Role
They are currently seeking an office-based head of sales with superb plant knowledge and experience within the amenity or landscape markets to lead their busy sales team. The role is to sell the company goods and services to existing and potential customers. You will lead the sales team in order to deliver on your business strategy and increase profitable business. You will utilise your experience in managing a sales process and knowledge of the sector to get quotes out to key customers efficiently, schedule follow up sales calls and win business. You will drive the same behaviours within the team and deliver YOY growth. You will work closely with the operations teams to ensure orders are processed and delivered in full and on time.

The Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate will come from a landscaping or plant amenity sales background and have the ability to sell direct to the customer and build strong and lasting relationships. You will be well organised, have superb communication skills and be IT literate. You will have direct industry experience with horticulture as well as academic qualifications and be able to demonstrate excellent plant knowledge. You will be able to lead and motivate and the team as well as create and deliver commercial strategies.

Minimum Requirements
To be considered for this role, as a minimum, you will need to have experience in the garden or professional horticulture sectors and be able to show your ability to manage commercial relationships, contracts and a sales team.

How to Apply
If this sounds like you, please apply below. To discuss the role in more detail before submitting an application, please contact Tom Edmondson-Matthews on 01780 480 530 or Job reference TEM13506


MorePeople is a specialist recruitment business providing permanent and interim solutions for the Produce & Horticulture, Food, Agriculture and Garden & Leisure sectors across the UK and internationally. Our focus is on retail and foodservice supply chains, from ‘own label’ suppliers to blue chip brands.

Founded in 2000 by two passionate foodies with vast experience of working in the industry, our team comprises extremely knowledgeable ex-industry professionals and professional recruiters who are passionate about the sectors.

We take a functional approach to recruitment with dedicated teams for Commercial, Technical, Operational, HR and Finance roles. The majority of placements are for permanent, full-time professional roles ranging from Junior Managers to Senior Directors.

Find out more on our website at or call us on 01780 480530.

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