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Business Development Manager

Shire Consulting
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Excellent basic wage, & 22 days holiday plus bank holidays.
Closing date
14 Jun 2022
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R544   – Business Development Manager -Yorkshire

A Business Development Manager is required to sell  coproducts from the Human Food and Drinks industry to livestock farmers throughout the UK. Previous trading or successful tele-based sales experience to livestock farmers would be good for this fast-moving business where the ethos is decisive and “can do”. This is an office-based role. Knowledge of feed coproducts both dry & moist, along with other agricultural feed commodities or straights would be helpful. Basic understanding of cow diets is desirable albeit not essential if candidates have strong farm connections or sales skills.

In this role the successful business development manager will be required to:

  • Grow and develop  existing and new customer relationships
  • Negotiate sales on traded products
  • Generate and follow up leads and make proactive outbound calls
  • Utilise and update  a computerised customer record system
  • Be Self–Motivated
  • Multitask and be a team player.

Excellent communication ability along with good IT/computer skills is important for the successful candidate.

An agricultural background knowledge and experience of livestock farming plus awareness/empathy of to-day's livestock farms is essential.

Agriculture/animal science graduates who have had  on-farm livestock experience post-graduation, are also encouraged to apply if they can fit into this fast and entrepreneurial commercial business.

A good salary is on offer appropriate to previous experience. Excellent basic wage, & 22 days holiday plus bank holidays.

This role will work in the company's offices located close to Leeds  – please ring for location details.

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