Forage Technical Specialist

Not a fixed location (United Kingdom)

The function

Wanted: A self motivated, results driven Technical sales person with a passion for helping farmers improve forage production and quality to join the ForFarmers team, the largest animal feed company in Europe.

Forage Technical Specialist

Avon, Gloucestershire, Wiltshire, Somerset, South-East Wales -  Full time

What will you do?

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

By means of forage plans, Nutrient management plans, re-seeding plans and clamp management improve forage production, quality and ultimately milk/meat from forage.

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 and Sales Team manager 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.
  • Organise local Forage sales campaigns and present at feed team meetings
  • Organise local customer technical meetings
  • Enter all customer, prospect contact on CRM
  • Attend and participate in Forage Sales Team meetings

    Your CV shows:

  • Ideally FACTS qualified or training to achieve FACTS will be given
  • 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 technical 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).  Do you have any questions? Don’t hesitate to ask. Get in touch with Paul Selby, General Manager Forage 07827 017935