Sales Representative - Animal Biosecurity

Minimum requirements for the role:Must have a tertiary qualification in Agriculture/Food Science/Business Management or related fieldMinimum 4 years sales experience in the agricultural and/or animal industries is essentialMust have a valid drivers license, own car and be willing to travel extensively to clientsAbove-average communication skills, specifically in English and Afrikaans, with the ability to interface with internal and external stakeholders of all levels, including farmers, will be requiredThe successful candidate will be responsible for:Identifying new customers, and developing and promoting sales by presenting the range of products available.Offering prompt, effective technical support to customers according to a call plan.Maintaining existing business and developing new markets.Resolving customer queries or complaints.Promoting new products to both existing and potential customers.Managing product trials as required by customers.Compiling and submitting detailed monthly reports to the Sales Manager.Achieving budgeted sales and margins as defined annually.Obtaining, recording and updating detailed information on the usage of products by customers.Ensuring that updated prices are communicated to customers.Reporting on market and competitor activity to the Sales Manager in accordance with the companys Reporting Procedure.Salary package, including benefits, are highly negotiable depending on experience gainedPlease note that subsequent to the screening and shortlisting process, all further communication will be entered into, only with the shortlisted candidates
Johannesburg, GT, ZA