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Regional Sales Manager | Horticulture

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Regional Sales Manager | Horticulture

  • Location:

    North East England, England

  • Sector:

    Horticulture, Garden & Leisure

  • Salary:

    £30000 - £35000 per annum + package and bonus

  • Contact:

    Tom Edmondson-Matthews

  • Job ref:

    TEM12317

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

Regional Sales Manager | Horticulture | North East | ~£30k - £35k

Are you an experienced sales professional with a background in selling to the nurseries and/or amenity sectors in the north east? Do you have a good understanding of commercial horticulture? If so, we want to hear from you.

About our Client:
Our client are a leading brand in the horticulture and garden and leisure sectors. Their products are sold to commercial growers, landscapers, amenity sector etc as well as independent garden centres and retailers, major mults and pet stores. They have a reputation for quality products and they are always looking to develop new and exciting lines to add value to their customers and consumers. They are a growing business and need the right people to help them grow further.

About the Job:
This role will focus on sales into the commercial growers, nurseries, landscapers and amenity sector customers. You will use your experience in this market and technical knowledge to grow sales and drive accounts forward. You will be able to approach a variety of customers in this space effectively and be comfortable talking to nursery managers, business owners, agronomists, buyers etc. You will utilise your account management skills to build long term relationships with customers and work closely with customers and internal teams to come up with solution selling.

The Ideal Candidate:
The ideal candidate will have a degree or diploma in horticulture or will have the experience in this sector to understand commercial growing. You will have a proven commercial ability and be able to show your sales experience in these sectors. You will be able to work autonomously and have strong communication skills.

Minimum Requirements:
Sales experience or solid knowledge of commercial horticulture. You will be commercially minded and be able to show your sales ability. You will need to be able to travel around the north east and won't mind staying away from home on occasion.

Salary:
DOE - as a guide ~£25k for a horticultural graduate, up to ~£30k - £35k + package and bonus for a more experienced sales professional.

Application Process:
The successful applicant will move through a telephone interview and face-to-face stage. This can take time to complete but our client is motivated to move as quickly as possible for the right person. If you feel you have the required experience please click on apply now. To discuss the role in more detail prior to submitting your application please contact Tom on 01780 480 530 or tom@morepeople.co.uk Job reference TEM12317