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Sales Manager (Horticulture, Agriculture, Agrochemical, Plants)

Vacancy Title: Sales Manager (Horticulture, Agriculture, Agrochemical, Plants)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Tyne and Wear
Industry:
Salary: Competitive starting salary (DOE)
Start Date: 2024-07-01
REF: J91979781
Contact Name: Hannah Williams
Contact Email: Hannah.Williams@russell-taylor.co.uk
Vacancy Published: 24 days ago

Vacancy Description

Role: -Sales Manager (Horticulture, Agriculture, Agrochemical, Plants)
Salary: - Competitive starting salary (DOE)
Location: -Newcastle
Benefits: - Fully expensed company car/fuel card, annual bonus, company pension & 23 days holiday plus bank holidays.
Russell Taylor Group have a fantastic opportunity for Sales Manager specialising in the horticulture/plant industry to cover the Newcastle. It is a brilliant opportunity to join a company who are going through significant growth and where there is plenty of career progression opportunities.

Responsibilities
• To sell the range of growing media and fertilisers to commercial distributors and nurseries.
• Drive profit and improve margins within the Newcastle Region.
• Provide technical support for the products and ensure that the customers receive the best experience and technical backing that they need.
• Update the technical team of any growers' issues and ensure that they are resolved.
• Understand the business objectives of the customers.
• Develop new customers in the region through business development strategies and continue to support and implement the growth strategy.
• Produce monthly reporting figures and work closely with the department head to identify new opportunities.
• Improve and maintain cost price increase plans.
• Report and keep on top of market intelligence.


The Person
• Previous sales and commercial experience within the Horticulture, Agrichemical, Agrochemical or plant industry.
• Educated to degree or equivalent within either horticulture, plant science, agri etc.
• Experience of driving performance and increasing profitability.
• Experience of building and finalising new opportunities- proven track record is required.
• Must have a driving licence and willingness to travel
• Understanding of budgeting and forecasting, with an understanding of profit and loss.


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