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M555 - Area Sales Business Development Manager - RURAL SECTOR - South

A great opportunity to work for a leading rural organisation, promoting their professional services and products to the rural community. Previous sales or business development experience in the rural sector preferred.

A great opportunity to work for a leading rural organisation, promoting their professional services and products to the rural community. The organisation can provide its members with access to legal advice, tax specialists, land agents, planning experts and surveyors and is able to provide independent and impartial advice on a wide range of rural business, agricultural and land based matters.

The Area Managers main role will be to actively grow the membership of the organisation across the Southern region. This will include lead generation, developing a prospect list, updating the contact database, following up leads generated by national and local marketing and events, working closely with colleagues, and attending shows rural events as required.

The Area Manager will also help to retain members and follow up with lapsed members. Full product training and continuous CPD will be provided as the appointed individual must keep to date with the organisations activities and the wider rural business community.

This opportunity offers a long-term career with a thriving, well known and prestigious organisation.


Previous sales experience preferred in agriculture, business or a rural setting

Previous experience in a service environment - ideal

Excellent communication skills - written and verbal

Credibility with farmers, landowners, professionals, and rural businesses in the region.

Able to establish long lasting business relationships

Able to develop new contacts and increase membership sales

Motivated and with a professional approach.

Well organised

Full driving licence

Salary: 25k base starting salary + car + commission - OTE 45-50k

Location: Home based in the South (to mainly cover Northants, Herts, Beds, Bucks, and Glocs)

Please email your CV to in confidence, or please do call Margaret on 07875 197231 / 01885 485526 for a confidential discussion.

Please be assured that all contact is treated in complete confidence. It is important that you know De Lacy Executive regard your details and your CV as your property and so we will not dispatch anything about you in any format to any other person without your prior agreement.

Thank you.

De Lacy Executive is the niche recruitment consultancy specialising in the Agricultural and Rural Business Sectors and established for over 13 years. We are experienced practical and supply trade agriculturalists who have developed an agricultural recruitment practice based on high ethical standards - we are approved members of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation, which oversees the UKs recruitment industry (REC Membership Number: 00082047).

This job has now been closed.


  • Added: 3rd March 2016
  • Ref: M555
  • Type: Land Agent/Surveyor/Estate Manager, Marketing/Events/Communications Manager, Sales, Sales B2B, Trainee Sales/Trader
  • Salary: 25k base starting salary - OTE 45-50k + car/commission/benefits.