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    National Sales & Marketing Manager (UK)

    Dairymaster are currently recruiting for a National Sales and Marketing Manager in the UK to assign and direct all work performed and supervise all areas of operation.

    The successful candidate should have a strong background in agriculture and management of dealer channels. The candidate should have a hands-on approach and will develop and expand the business through strategies to build sales and improve productivity.

    The role:

    • Manage and develop all the activities of the UK enterprise, sales, operations, customer service and admin.
    • Manage a team of Regional Sales Managers.
    • Manage the back-office support. 
    • Build annual sales and marketing plans, based on market assessment, customer segmentation and understanding of local sales opportunities and trends.
    • Build annual budgets and targets in agreement with head office.
    • Break down those plans into regional sales targets and activities.
    • Meet goals and metrics set in those plans through effective management of the operation.
    • Manage existing relationships with distributors, dealers and customers.
    • Identify and recruit new dealers as necessary to further develop the geography.
    • Formulate and deliver dealer development programmes to serve existing customers and generate new business.
    • Proactively generate and develop new opportunities.
    • Develop Sales Channels/Dealer Network.
    • Build long-term relationships with customers.
    • Close sales leads generated from marketing efforts.
    • Ensure complete customer satisfaction.
    • Give presentations to potential customers, dealers and head office.
    • Understand the issues on the farm and provide appropriate solutions.
    • Read, understand and give instructions for technical drawings.
    • Coordinate potential distributor & customer sales visits.
    • Maintain up to date database of all leads and clients for the UK, use qualification criteria to rank opportunity and sales potential.

    Requirements:

    • An experienced agricultural/engineering sales management professional looking to step into a national leadership role.
    • Degree or equivalent is essential in ag engineering/ag science.
    • Strong knowledge of dairy farming essential.
    • Excellent communication, interaction and facilitation skills.
    • Experience working with dealers and distributors.
    • Motivated, self-starter who can work independently, yet function mentor and develop a team.
    • Strong planning and organizational skills.
    • Results-oriented with high degree of drive, passion and initiative. 
    • Professional and mature attitude to work.
    • Focused on keeping their knowledge up to date.
    • Travel required within assigned territory to meet end users and agents on a continuous basis.
    • Must be PC literate: Efficient in use of MS Office packages, particularly Word, PowerPoint & Excel.
    • Minimum of 10 years' experience in dairy-related industry.
    • Good technical understanding.
    • Full Clean Drivers Licence.

    How to apply:

    An attractive salary is on offer for the right candidate.

    This role is based in the UK.

    We aim to fill these positions immediately, interested applicants should email their  C.V along with a  cover letter describing why they are suited to this position to:

    Email:  recruit@dairymaster.com Applicants should make sure to put position name in the subject line of the email.

    Closing date for applications: Friday 26th January 2018 at 5pm

     

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