Agricultural Sales Representative

Location : Forfar, Angus, Scotland
Job Ref : JB34
Consultant : James Bird
Sector : Sales
Salary : £26k - 32k per year

Description

JB34: Agricultural Sales Representative

Location: Forfar

Salary: £26,000 – £32,000 plus commission

Overview:  

First Military Recruitment is looking for an Agricultural Sales Representative in the Forfar area.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced and driven sales representative. This role involves maintaining strong relationships with current clients and approaching potential customers with the aim of building new relationships.

Our client is keen to offer opportunities to Ex-Military personnel, but all applications will be considered.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Establishing and maintaining positive relationships with new and existing customers.
  • Generating new business through customer visits, phone calls and answering web enquiries.
  • Using the customer relationship management system to record customer visits, potential prospects, sales and lost orders.
  • Representing the business at demonstrations to buyers.
  • Effectively handling customer issues and working to find the best solution.
  • Selling used equipment.
  • Carrying out used equipment reports both in the field and in the depot.
  • Responsibility for quotations, cost build-ups and profitability of deals.
  • Delivering machine installation and familiarisation training on site.
  • Reviewing your own sales performance, aiming to meet or exceed targets (targets are based on machine volume and extended warranty packages sold).

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Experience working in the agriculture industry and be familiar with agricultural machinery.
  • Relevant sales experience.
  • Negotiation skills covering price, costs, delivery, and specifications with buyers.
  • Presentation and demonstration experience.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a good understanding of the importance of excellent customer service.
  • Proficient computer skills with Microsoft Office packages and IT systems.

Benefits:

  • A competitive salary and commission scheme.
  • Company vehicle.
  • Contributory pension scheme.
  • Laptop and mobile phone.
  • Life assurance of three times your salary.
  • Healthcare cash plan (company paid – value of £1000).
  • Employee assistance programme (access to 6 free counselling sessions).
  • 30 days annual leave, increasing by 1 day for every 2 years’ service up to a total of 35 days.
  • Option to buy/sell up to 5 days annual leave per year.

Location: Forfar

Salary: £26,000 – £32,000 plus commission

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