Area Sales Representative

Connolly's RED MILLS

Location: Wales
Closing Date: Tuesday, December 20th 2016

Job Type: Customer Service / Management / Sales

Job Description

Established in 1908, Connolly’s RED MILLS is a world leader in the manufacture and distribution of animal nutritional and healthcare products, supplying over 35 countries worldwide. 

We are currently recruiting for an Area Sales Representative for our exciting Pet / Equine Feed and Supplements, covering the territory of Wales.

The job will involve promoting our range of Pet & Equine Feeds & Supplements, the brands and the good will of Connolly’s RED MILLS to merchants and end users in Wales.

This role requires a professional sales person with a proven track record in field sales and familiarity of the Pet / Equine Commercial Trade. To build on the existing customer base, the role will cover both Account Management duties and new business generation, attending trade shows, sales and relevant industry events.

Reporting to the UK Sales Manager - Key Accountabilities for this role will include:                                                                                                                                                                                       

  • Maximising the commercial success of a designated sales territory
  • Successfully implementing & reporting of the territory development plan
  • Providing technical support on our product range
  • Working cross functionally with key business departments.                                                                                                                              

Suitable applicants should possess:      

  • Good relationship building skills and excellent communication skills
  • An intimate knowledge of and practical experience in the UK Pet /Equine Industry.
  • Previous experience in Pet / Equine sales or nutritional support
  • A degree in Animal / Equine Science is advantageous                                                                                         
  • An entrepreneurial flair and drive to succeed                                                                                                                    
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills                                                                                                                          
  • Good IT skills
  • Full clean driving licence                                                                                                                                            

We offer:                                                                                                                                                                                   

A competitive remuneration package which will include an attractive base salary, company vehicle and mobile phone.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     

Please submit your curriculum vitae in writing for the attention of:                                                                                          

Dermot Hynes, HR Manager, William Connolly & Sons, Red Mills, Narrow Lane, Wymeswold, Leicestershire LE12 6SD                                                                                                                                                        

Or alternately by email to:

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