about 2 months ago
Business Development Manager | Agriculture | South East
Have you got a proven track record of delivering new business? Are you able to communicate effectively with farmers and contacts in the agricultural sector? If so, we want to hear from you.
About Our Client
Our client offers a range of software products that add value to their clients. They serve a variety of customers, including independent farms, larger estates, rural professionals and property management businesses. They are an innovative business who have been at the forefront of agribusiness IT tech and systems for over 30 years. They have taken their products to the rural business sector to help transform the way that businesses utilise their data and streamline their accounting processes. The products that our client offer is agri business-specific and friendly to those that would rather spend their time out in the fields than in an office.
About the Role
This role is all about developing and delivering new business. You will be able to demonstrate your ability to land new business and approach new clients. You will have a track record of hitting sales targets and be motivated by making a sale. However, you will still do right by your clients and ensure that all products that are sold to them are right for their needs. You will, therefore, be able to take a very consultative approach to selling with agriculture-based customers.
The Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate for this role will have an agri background or ties to the sector and will have proven experience in a sales and business development role. You will need to be able to communicate effectively with farmers and agribusiness professionals. Some credibility in this sector is therefore essential. You will be driven and self-motivated as this role will be field-based and working remotely as part of the wider team.
Due to the niche nature of this role, to be considered you will need to have credibility and connections to the agriculture sector as well as a proven track record of delivering sales and new business.
Competitive basic + commission and package
This role will cover the following areas, being based centrally within this area would be considered an advantage: Kent, Sussex, Surrey and Hampshire
The successful applicant will move through a two-stage interview process before being made a formal offer. The second interview stage will likely include a task/presentation to complete. References may also be taken. This process can take time to complete. If you feel you have the required experience for this role please apply now. To discuss the role in more detail please contact Tom on 07860 604 861 or firstname.lastname@example.org Job Reference TEM12095