SALES MANAGER - Agricultural Equipment

Job Description

One of the country’s leading Auction Houses is currently seeking a Sales Manager with experience within the agricultural industry. The company run regular auctions at which they sell various plant equipment and agricultural equipment. The Sales Manager is responsible for sourcing agricultural equipment from the South West region to be sold at auction.

BENEFITS:

The company offer a competitive basic salary, company car, 28 days holiday (incl. bank holidays) and an industry leading commission scheme.

DUTIES OF THE SALES MANAGER

  • Acquiring agricultural machinery to be sold at auction
  • Prospecting stockholders to use the services of the auction house
  • Long term account management of new and existing customers

REQUIREMENTS OF THE SALES MANAGER:

  • Extensive network and knowledge of the agricultural industry in the South West
  • 1+ years sales experience
  • Currently residing in, or prepared to relocate, to the South West.

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Salary and Hours 

  • £30,000 - £35,000 negotiable, dependant on experience
  • Monday – Thursday, 7:45am to 4:45pm, 2:15pm finish on Fridays

Commutable From: Leicester, Loughborough, Derby, Burton upon Trent, Nottingham, Tamworth, Hinckley

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The company will offer the successful Sales Support & Customer Service Rep a salary of up to £20,000, a discretionary Christmas bonus and growth & progression opportunities.

DUTIES:

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REQUIREMENTS:

  • Experience in a similar role
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The company turnover in excess of £18m annually and have saw their order book grow throughout 2020 due to serving a range of industries which are currently performing extremely well including DIY and leisure. 

BENEFITS:

The company will offer the Sales Process & Customer Service Manager a fantastic salary of up to £30,000, a discretionary Christmas bonus, excellent progression opportunities and the opportunity to upskill a team.

DUTIES:

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