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Ruminant Sales Specialist – Advanced Trainee

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We are seeking a Trainee Ruminant Specialist to cover an area of Gloucestershire and Wiltshire. Our client is an ambitious and reputable agricultural company who are experiencing continued growth. They are therefore seeking a candidate who has a passion for dairy and who will influence their sales force in the area to meet growing demand and support existing accounts. This wide ranging role offers an excellent career opportunity. This is a great opportunity for a trainee looking to take the leap from practical farming to the commercial side of the industry.

This is predominantly a field based role and will involve managing existing accounts and selling to farmers to gain new business. This is a unique opportunity as our client has an excellent training program aimed at developing and enhancing the successful applicant’s skills, including training on feed formulating, sales and business development etc.

The Requirements:

  • Good experience, understanding and interest in UK farming – particularly dairy.
  • A keen interest in ruminant nutrition.
  • A good commercial grasp of the agricultural industry.
  • Determination and resilience.
  • Good communication and the skills to influence people (this is more than just being good at talking to farmers).
  • A strong work ethic.
  • Enthusiasm and confidence.
  • Valid UK driving licence.
  • I.T. literate.

The Rewards: The role offers an attractive, highly competitive package including a company car, laptop and phone.

Interested? Please e-mail your enquiry or CV to or phone Laura Edwards on 01885 485 529 for a completely confidential discussion or for more information.

All contact is confidential and none of your details will be passed to an employer without your prior approval.

Please note that this advertisement is not a job description.

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Contact our consultant:

  • Laura Edwards
    Telephone: 01885 485 529
    Office: 01885 483 440
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