Field Sales Representative (Agriculture)(37k/Car)

Job Description

VANRATH are thrilled to be assisting an industry leading Logistics & Transport organisation in Dungannon with the recruitment of a Agricultural Business Development Manager to join their expanding team, you will be looking after Animal Bedding Sales.

This is a position that requires combining excellent organisational skills, people skills and multitasking skills.

This is a Monday - Friday position with an alternate Saturday (half day)


The Animal Bedding business developer will be responsible for connecting the Company's range of animal bedding products with our customers throughout the UK and Ireland and will be responsible for providing technical knowledge, support and aftercare services to new and existing customers within the agricultural sector.


£34,000 - £37,000 per year + company car + fantastic benefits in a modern workplace.


  • Promoting and securing sales of straw-based bedding products
  • Managing key accounts and identifying emerging markets and market shifts while being fully aware of new products and market trends
  • Achieving growth and hitting sales targets and KPIs by successfully managing the sales
  • Communicating sales orders and engaging with the production team to ensure stock levels and manufacturing needs are met
  • Purchasing of raw straw and associated bedding materials
  • Processing sales invoices, managing credit accounts and controlling credit and debtors.

The Ideal Person:

  • Third-level qualification in a Sales or Agricultural related discipline, or equivalent
  • Demonstrable experience working within agriculture
  • A record of generating sales within a commercial environment
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite and software systems
  • Clean Driving License.

Desirable Criteria:

  • Agricultural and/or Account managing / Business development experience in a working capacity.
  • Excellent geographical awareness of rural Northern Ireland.

Some positive candidate feedback we've received-

''5*'s for Vanrath. They found me a suitable agency post right away, it was a great fit, now I have got the job permanently! Very personable and knowledgeable to deal with and always took the time to understand and help out. Extremely professional service all round.''

''I contacted Vanrath after being laid off by my previous employer. They were fantastic to deal with and found me the perfect role that matched my skill set and experience and within a day or two had an interview lined up. Within the same week I was made a job offer which I happily accepted. So thankful that I contacted Vanrath. Couldn't have asked for a quicker and more professional service.''

''My experience with Vanrath has been so positive. They were very professional but friendly at the same time. The whole process has been excellent and I've secured a job that I really wanted. I wouldn't hesitate to go through Vanrath again in future as there was no waiting about and they continually kept me updated throughout. Thanks so much again.''