Agricultural Sales Representative

Agricultural Sales Representative
Location: Forfar
Salary: Competitive + commission
Contract Type: Permanent
Position Type: Full Time
Closing Date: Friday 02 September 2022

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced and driven Agricultural Sales Representative to join our Scot Agri depot in Forfar. This role involves maintaining strong relationships with current clients and approaching potential customers with the aim of building new relationships.
Who are we?

The Scot JCB Group is made up of Scot JCB, Scot Agri, SPS and SIA.
Scot Agri provides machinery sales, service and parts from JCB, Massey Ferguson, HORSCH, Ktwo, Vicon, McHale and more across our nine agricultural depots. We pride ourselves on offering unrivalled customer service and industry leading response times.
This role involves:

  • Establishing and maintaining positive relationships with new and existing customers
  • Generating new business through customer visits, phone calls and answering web enquiries
  • Using our customer relationship management system to record customer visits, potential prospects, sales and lost orders
  • Representing Scot Agri at demonstrations to buyers
  • Effectively handling customer issues and working to find the best solution
  • Selling used equipment
  • Carrying out used equipment reports both in the field and in the depot
  • Responsibility for quotations, cost build-ups and profitability of deals
  • Delivering machine installation and familiarisation training on site
  • Reviewing your own sales performance, aiming to meet or exceed targets (targets are based on machine volume and extended warranty packages sold)

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Experience working in the agriculture industry and be familiar with agricultural machinery
  • Relevant sales experience
  • Negotiation skills covering price, costs, delivery, and specifications with buyers
  • Presentation and demonstration experience
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a good understanding of the importance of excellent customer service
  • Proficient computer skills with Microsoft Office packages and IT systems

In return you will receive:

  • A competitive salary and commission scheme 
  • Company vehicle
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Laptop and mobile phone
  • Life assurance of three times your salary
  • Healthcare cash plan (company paid - value of £1000)
  • Employee assistance programme (access to 6 free counselling sessions)
  • 30 days annual leave, increasing by 1 day for every 2 years’ service up to a total of 35 days
  • Option to buy/sell up to 5 days annual leave per year

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