Competition Sales Nutritionist

MARS Horsecare UK Ltd.

Location: Oxfordshire
Closing Date: Wednesday, April 3rd 2019

Job Type: Business Development / Customer Service / Nutrition / Sales

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Competition Sales Nutritionist within MARS Horsecare covering the South and West of England.

MARS Horsecare UK Ltd owns many market leading nutrition brands including SPILLERS®, WINERGY® and EQUIVITE®. Although run as a separate segment Mars Horsecare UK is part of MARS Inc. one of the most respected consumer goods companies in the world, with leading pet care brands such as Pedigree®, Whiskas® and Royal Canin®.

We are looking for a self-motivated, highly organised and passionate self-starter with exceptional communication skills and a passion for the Professional Competition circuit. The ideal candidate will have a degree in Equine Science or a related subject and possess excellent communication skills.

  • The successful candidate will be numerate with a sound commercial sense
  • An aptitude for sales
  • And be computer literate with skills in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Primary responsibility of this role is to drive sales of MARS® Horsecare products by providing nutritional solutions to support owners, riders and breeders across the Professional Competition sectors and nurture an effective professional network within the competition sector.

The successful candidate will be high calibre with drive and the ability to work on their own initiative. Exceptional time management and organisational skills are essential alongside the capability of working effectively alone or as part of a team.

Candidate requirements: 

  • A graduate, ideally with a degree in Equine Science or a related subject
  • Competition Horse experience
  • Capable of working alone or in a team
  • Self-motivated
  • Numerate with commercial sense
  • Aptitude for sales
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Skills in Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint
  • Full Driving Licence

This is a field based role and the ideal candidate would be based in the Thames Valley / Cotswolds area. 

A flexible approach to working hours is required as there will be the opportunity to attend shows on behalf of the Company throughout the year - which will include occasional weekend work.

Mars Horsecare Ltd is an equal opportunities employer

To apply please send an up to date CV with covering letter outlining your salary expectations to 

Please state Equine Careers when applying for this vacancy.


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