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National Sales Manager Date Added 21/08/2019

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Juice Personnel are recruiting now for a Business Development Manager based in Castleford. Reporting directly to the National Sales Manager, this is an interesting opportunity for someone with an Agriculture background, whether that be degree or just experience, although not essential!


Sector: Personnel
Type: Executive Search
Location: UK
Salary: Up to £50,000 + package

Key Responsibilities

  • Prepare and implement a robust sales plan to deliver optimum performance on budget
  • Gather, interpret and act upon data, including pricing, forecasting and reporting
  • Lead, motivate and develop of sales specialists to maximise performance and develop skills
  • Management of whole product range, including integration of any new products into the portfolio
  • Remain up to date with all market, industry and competitor activity
  • Work with Finance to ensure management of debtors
  • Recognise and act upon all potential sales/business development opportunities
  • Establish and build relationships with key decision makers in the field
  • Adherence to control management & all relevant aspects of HSEQ
  • Maintain partnership with Procurement regarding strategic positioning

Key Skills and Experience

  • Agricultural, Business Management related degree or equivalent preferred
  • Highly motivated with strong business acumen
  • Strong knowledge of the feed sector, market, industry and its processes and practices
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proficient in problem solving, decision making and negotiation
  • Good financial and commercial awareness
  • Minimum 5 years direct field sales
  • Minimum 2 years people management/development
  • Presenting skills
  • Experience of managing change and working in a fast paced and challenging environment

Personal Qualities

Our client’s HQ is based in Castleford, West Yorkshire. This role is national, so the position can be accepted from anywhere in the UK as only a limited time will need to be spent at the HQ.

International travel will be required occasionally, so you must consider this when applying for the role as you may need to do so at unavoidably short notice.

Additional information

  • My client has a fantastic package on offer. They are willing to pay up to £50k for the right candidate, and this is excluding the bonus scheme and car / allowance.
  • Laptop, phone and equipment provided


This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Juice Personnel who is operating as an employment agency/business. 

Please note: As Juice Personnel are a reputable recruitment agency; we do not submit your CV to the end client until you have met with us.

Your application will be sent to one of our consultants for review, at which stage we will be in touch to discuss your details further. If you do not hear from us within 48 hours your application has not been successful.

Closing Date

16/10/2019, 12:00


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