Business Manager

Equine Careers

Location: Europe
Closing Date: Thursday, May 31st 2018

Job Type: Business Development / Customer Service / Home Based / Management / Nutrition / Sales

Job Description

On behalf of a highly regarded and successful Feed client we are currently seeking an Equine Business Manager.  The successful candidate needs to have an existing based in Normandy, where the role is situated - with an extensive network of contacts within the Thoroughbred Industry,  this role will report into the UK Equine Country Manager.

The successful candidate will have a proven track record in business or commercial sales plus a wealth of knowledge / contacts from The Thoroughbred or Sports Horse Industry. 

Key areas of responsibility will include:

  • Maintaining and developing sales to a customer base in line with specific targets.
  • Identifying opportunities for further sales and new areas for development through detailed research of the European market.
  • Ensuring that cash is collected in line with targets and that debtor days are maintained at the level required.
  • Analysing, developing and maintaining key information on all customers.
  • Providing technical expertise to customers on a range of equine products.
  • Executing campaigns and marketing plans in line with business needs.
  • Working closely with a number of other functions within the business including NPD, Finance, Supply Chain and Marketing.

 Ideal candidate will have the following attributes:

  • A third level degree in a relevant Agriculture / Equine discipline.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience selling / management in a commercial role
  • A strong knowledge, understanding and passion for the Equine Industry.
  • A proven track record of achievement in a competitive sales environment.
  • A good technical aptitude with the capability of understanding the scientific elements of horse feed is essential.
  • Strong negotiating and planning experience.
  • A good working knowledge of IT systems including MS Office. 

If you are interested in the above position and feel you have the experience required, please forward your C.V. to Emma Dyer along with details of your salary expectations.

This front line sales role would ideally suit an ambitious amateur / semi professional rider who also has well established links and contacts within their chosen Equine Sport, and wants to further enhance their networking within the Industry. This is a full time permanent post.

A professional & extremely successful, fun yet hardworking team awaits your arrival.

Please state Equine Careers when applying for this vacancy.


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