Technical Sales Representative


Location: Nationwide
Closing Date: Friday, December 10th 2021

Job Type: Business Development / Sales

Job Description

National Sales UK

An exciting opportunity to join the newly launched ARKequine to introduce a range of niche, highly proven equine nutrition and healthcare products to the UK market. A national role with focus on the main Thoroughbred areas of Newmarket, Lambourn, Malton, and Middleham.

ARKequine is an innovative solutions-driven portfolio supporting every aspect of the equine community to maximise its success. Encompassing both high-quality, veterinary formulated nutritional products, along with hygiene solutions for optimum health, welfare, and performance.  It offers a complete service including expert advice, support, education, and excellent customer service.

Role & Responsibilities

Reporting to the Equine Nutritional Manager (based in Ireland) the Technical Sales Representative will be responsible for growing sales directly to the end user, within the UK, in line with agreed targets through the development of excellent customer relationships.

We are looking for a dynamic and highly motivated individual who has drive and business acumen, is willing to take on a new challenge in a competitive marketplace, and be ambitious to pursue a career in sales and support.

The ideal candidate should have a degree-level qualification or equivalent ideally in an equine or animal science-related discipline. Previous sales experience is highly desirable as the role also includes an element of business development.

Overnight stays away from home and attendance at weekend exhibitions will be occasionally required.

Applicants should be able to demonstrate the following: 

  • An excellent working knowledge of the Thoroughbred and Sport Horse industries
  • An understanding of both the Thoroughbred and Sport Horse breeding industries
  • An ability to work alone, as well as part of a team
  • Computer Literate with good knowledge of Excel, Word, Office, Outlook.
  • Ability to organise and manage their time efficiently
  • A friendly, confident and professional manner when dealing with customers
  • Willing to work away from home on occasions
  • Strong negotiation and communication skills
  • An interest in equine nutrition and healthcare
  • A full, clean driving license

We offer an excellent remuneration package including full comprehensive training, company car, IT equipment, and performance-related bonuses to the successful candidate. Overnight stays away from home and attendance at weekend exhibitions will be occasionally required.

Please send your CV along with a covering letter outlining your level of salary expectation to Kirsty McCann at Please use the following in the subject line:

UK Technical Sales Representative

Please include the following:

Cover letter stating why you would be suitable for the role
Current CV including all qualifications, attainments, and previous roles
Current employment status and notice period
Salary expectation

The closing date for applications is the close of business Friday 10th December 2021. First-round interviews will be held via video call. Successful candidates to second round will be expected to attend an in person interview in either the UK or IRELAND.

Further information on ARKequine and our product offering can be found at



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