Regional Sales Manager ( Agri )

Job Overview

FRS Recruitment are currently recruiting for a Sales Manager on behalf of a leading animal nutrition company. The ideal candidate for this role will have a background or strong interest in farming / agriculture. This role will be based in Northern Ireland.. This is a full-time permanent role with career progression a distinct possibility for the right candidate.

The Sales Manager will be responsible for developing the on-farm dairy sales division. My client manufactures and distributes its own range of nutritional and health supplements through a network of Area Sales Reps. The successful candidate for this role will manage and motivate a team of area sales reps and enhance my clients growing on farm reputation.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Manage and motivate a team of on farm sales reps.
  • Build and maintain long lasting business relationships with dairy farmers.
  • Develop and maintain a detailed CRM system.
  • Provide a range of analytical back up services to farmers based on detailed analysis of forage audits & ruminant audits.
  • Provide dual call sales training with area sales reps. Please note this role will involve regional travel so it will require some overnight stay away home.
  • Monitor sales performance & provide sales training
  • Ensure that area sales reps are efficient in their planning, focus and implementation of work.
  • Attend key national and regional agricultural shows
  • Ensure efficient personal weekly reporting from staff.

Candidate profile

  • A strong interest / knowledge of dairy farming
  • A 3rd level degree or Cert a distinct advantage
  • Proven track record in people management (Please note we will also look at applicants looking to move into management provided they have previous on farm sales experience.
  • The ability to lead, manage and motivate.
  • Ambitious and career minded

Remuneration & benefits

Basic salary + bonus

Company Car - Audi A4 Estate

Pension (1% of salary on matching contributions after 3 months ) ( 3 % after 24 months )

Health insurance - eligible after 1 year and for all dependents after 3 years

Annual leave = 25 days

Company laptop + phone

To apply

Please email your cv through the attached link.

Phone calls to John Miller in confidence on 00353 87 9955439

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