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G290 - Animal Nutrition - Technical Sales (Trainee) - Home-based

We are currently seeking a Trainee Technical Sales Specialist to promote and develop our clients Animal Nutrition product portfolio throughout the UK.

Our client is a specialist player in the Animal Feed industry. The company specialises in supplying feed additives, and accompanies this with high levels of technical support. This job is key to maintaining the established, strong brand image of our client in the market place.

Focus will be on building, maintaining and managing relationships through regular visits to key customer contacts, largely a technical but also at a commercial level, in order to deliver growth to both existing and newly identified customers, through a consultative approach.

You will be required to maintain awareness of developments in the area of animal nutrition in order to best evaluate current and future opportunities in the market.

Good team working, supporting the activities of the broader animal nutrition business is important, as is the ability to forge good working relationships with a range of external and internal contacts.

Key Skills:

Strong technical capability in ruminant nutrition required (degree level qualification desirable).

Knowledge of monogastric as well as ruminant nutrition also desirable.

Commercial and negotiation skills.

On farm and/or feed mill experience.

Excellent communication skills.

Team player.

Presentation skills.

Financial/Commercial Awareness.

This is a home-based role, to cover the whole of the UK.

A competitive remuneration package is available, which will reflect the experience of the individual.


For more information please call: Grace Nugent on: Office 01885 483440, DDI 01885 485521, Mobile 07436808024 or e-mail your CV and covering letter (preferably in Word or RTF format please, not PDF) to 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: 26th April 2016
  • Ref: G290
  • Type: Trainee Nutritionist (Must possess HND/Degree), Trainee Sales/Trader
  • Salary: A competitive remuneration package is available, which will reflect the experience of the individual.
  • Location: UK. Willing to relocate to most UK locations, SW ENGLAND, SOUTH, WEST MIDLANDS, MIDLANDS,