Forage Sales Specialist

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Area of expertise

The function

Wanted: A self motivated, results driven telephone sales person with empathy for the agricultural community to  join the ForFarmers team, the largest animal feed company in Europe.

Forage Sales Specialist

Shepshed, Loughborough

What will you do?

Working alongside the local feed sales team achieve the sales objectives of the Forage Product Portfolio (fertilisers, seeds, silage additives) by predominantly telephone contact to mainly ruminant farmers.

Be responsible for the campaign management and sales within your allocated region.

Use and update the CRM facility to develop and optimise use of customer information as part of the sales process and communication process.

Work closely with Forage Product Managers to identify and develop sales opportunities, manage local selling prices to achieve target margin contribution.

Help to develop and maintain the required level of Forage product knowledge with individuals in local feed team.

Tasks and responsibilities

  • Achieve targeted sales to customers and prospects by predominantly telephone contact.
  • Organise local Forage sales campaigns and present at feed team meetings
  • Enter all customer, prospect contact on CRM
  • Attend and participate in Forage Sales Team meetings

    Your CV shows:

  • That you have a track record of success in a telephone sales environment.
  • You are results driven and self-motivated
  • Experience of working in a team environment with the ability to influence others
  • Knowledge and understanding of ruminant livestock farms would be advantageous but full training will be given
  • Presentation skills  
  • Driving licence

    Are you...

    Passionate, hungry to succeed with the ability to build empathy and long term relationships with customers. Enjoy the challenge of a sales environment with the ability to influence and motivate sales colleagues

    Are you the Sales Specialist we are looking for?
    If so, please send your CV with a covering letter through this link (or through the ‘apply’ button) before the 2nd of August. Do you have any questions? Don’t hesitate to ask. Get in touch with Paul Selby, General Manager Forage manager, or Theo Groot Nuelend, Team Leader Technical through our central telephone number: +31 (0)573 - 28 88 00.