Sales Manager/Farm Manager - Agricultural Machinery - East Midlands
De Lacy Executive have been retained on an exclusive basis to recruit for an exciting and varied new role based in the East Midlands.
Our client is a machinery manufacturer/distributor. They also own a small 720 acre working arable farm, which they use to demonstrate, test and market their innovative, high end specialist products.
This is a dual role, 60% machinery sales and 40% farm management. We are ideally seeking candidates with proven sales experience but we are also keen to hear from those wishing to start a career in sales, who possess the right aptitude and skill set.
The sales role will involve :
?? Managing the sales of our clients range of machinery and equipment
?? Taking enquiries
?? Following up quotations
?? Organising demonstrations and shows
?? Liaising with the International supplier
?? Planning orders
Candidates must have a solid arable farming background and be willing to spend some of their time in a hands on role. You will need to be competent in operating farm machinery as the job will involve managing the farm. Duties will include managing crop establishment, performing spraying, drilling, planting and some cultivation work using our clients equipment. Assistance will be provided at peak times and all harvesting on the farm is contracted out
?? Arable farming experience - Essential
?? Spraying/drilling/cultivations experience - Essential
?? Sales experience - Desirable
?? Excellent organisation and planning skills
?? Flexible, with the ability to work off own initiative
?? Excellent relationship building skills with the ability to communicate at all levels
?? Financially astute
?? Good computer skills
?? Clean UK driving license
An attractive remuneration package will be on offer dependent on experience, which will include a competitive salary, plus structured commission for equipment sales and an annual bonus for the arable farm management. A company vehicle will also be provided.
To apply for this exciting new career opportunity:
Please e-mail your CV and covering letter (in Word or RTF format please, not PDF) to
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