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Business Development Manager – Dairy Industry

De Lacy Executive
West Midlands/National Travel
Dependent on experience
Closing date
29 Nov 2023

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Livestock, Sales & Marketing, Dairy, Engineering
Job Type
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

This role is for someone who has great people skills, a passion for dairy farming and the ability to drive sales growth.

As Business Development Manager you will identify new customers and build relationships within the sector with the aim of generating leads for the company’s local dealerships. Your efforts will be focused specifically on large dairy farms and therefore you must have a shrewd commercial acumen.

Other responsibilities include key account management, contributing to sales/marketing strategy and monitoring market trends. You will maintain close ties with the dealerships, acting as their point of contact for any large-scale dairy farming queries and coaching sales staff.

Successful candidates for this position will have extensive knowledge of the dairy farming industry, previous sales experience and the ability to organise their own diary.

This is a national role that involves significant travel to visit customers, attend events and support the dealer network. On average, you will spend one day a week in the West Midlands based office and two days working from home.

The role:

  • Identify new customers
  • Build relationships with commercial dairy farms
  • Generate leads
  • Support a national dealer network
  • Visit customers
  • Manage key accounts
  • Monitor market trends
  • Contribute to marketing strategy

What you will have:

  • Sales experience
  • Experience working in the dairy industry
  • Strong commercial acumen
  • Willing to travel nationally
  • Excellent communication skills
  • UK Driving License

The package:

  • Generous salary
  • Car allowance
  • Pension
  • Benefits package

How do I apply?

For more information and an informal confidential discussion please call Harry Porter on: 01885 485524 or e-mail your CV and covering letter To Thank you.

De Lacy Executive will upload your CV to our database and retain some data about you in order to process your application.

More information about our processing activities can be found at .

Please be assured that all contact is treated in complete confidence and your details will not be passed to a third party without your prior permission. Please note that this advertisement is not a job description and you should satisfy yourself about the full details at interview.

De Lacy Executive is an Approved member of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation, which promotes high standards in recruitment practice, and is registered with the Information Commissioners Office. De Lacy Executive complies with all relevant data protection legislation.


De Lacy Executive is the professional Agri-Business recruitment consultancy.

Since 2000 we have been recruiting within the agriculture, horticulture, fruit, fresh produce, primary food and other rural sectors in the UK and Internationally. We arguably have the largest database of candidates and regular employer clients.

In this period we have been privileged to help countless companies and jobseekers to achieve their employment goals.

We engage at all levels from trainee through to senior executive and in disciplines from production to technical and commercial.

Our team of nine is friendly, knowledgeable and experienced. We welcome your enquiries and offer our very best advice and service whatever the employment situation.

Most of us are agriculturalists by upbringing and education and have experience of working in the sector we serve before entering the recruitment industry.  We are well trained in recruitment practice and De Lacy Executive is the only Agricultural Recruitment business to be Approved by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation which promotes high standards within the recruitment industry.

We maintain the highest levels of confidentiality and are registered and conform to the requirements of the Data Protection Act.

 “Integrity, Knowledge and Confidentiality”.

We look forward to hearing from you.

De Lacy Executive Ltd. Suite 7, Malvern Gate, Bromwich Road, Worcester WR2 4BN

Tel: 01885 483440. E mail:

Company info
01885 483440
Suite 7
Malvern Gate
Bromwich Road

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