Forage Advisor / Technical Specialist / Sales Manager

Mase Consulting
From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus + Car + Pension + Healthcare
22 Sep 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Forage Advisor / Technical Specialist / Sales Manager (RP1011-TJ) Location: Based anywhere in Northern England (North of Birmingham) - Several positions available across all regions. £25K - £45K Basic Bonus Company Car 3% Pension Healthcare 25 Days Holiday Bank Holidays Benefits (Salary dependent on experience) COMPANY A financially secure and highly successful business. An industry leader within Agriculture. Well recognised for their advanced products and technical expertise. Significant investment in training, education and professional development. Vast opportunity for career advancement. POSITION As a Forage Technical Specialist you will support the general sales team and be responsible for: Spending approximately 75% of your time attending farm visits within your territory and 25% of your time working from home. Providing on farm advice and guidance on the correct forage choice and use of products and appropriate services. Providing the necessary technical input to secure sales of my clients technical forage portfolio including Fertilisers, Grass/Maize Seed, Silage Additives and Crop Protection products. Supporting customers with Nutrient Management and Forage Production Planning. Advising and conducting analytical services such as soil, forage and slurry testing. Developing a hands on approach with customers by walking crops/livestock and inspecting forages with the aim of becoming a trusted advisor. Building and managing a portfolio of 50 customers. Gaining introductions to farmers by forging solid working relationships with my client’s general sales team, allowing you to be introduced as a forage specialist. Utilising the CRM/customer database system to review spending patterns, herd sizes/mix etc. allowing you to have a more focussed approach to targeting customers. Introducing my client’s product and service portfolio, and discussing the technical benefits they offer. My client is willing to support the successful candidate by providing Forage training and FACTs / BASIS qualifications. PERSON To be considered for this fantastic opportunity, you MUST have proven experience providing technical advice to ruminant farmers. Past experience in grassland or forage products would be highly advantageous but not essential, as would forage qualifications such as FACTs and BASIS. You must be an excellent relationship developer with the communication skills to comfortably liaise with farmers. All applicants must be dedicated to developing a long-term career within a dynamic business. This job was originally posted as

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