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H142 - Ruminant Sales Specialist - Advanced Trainee - South/South East

We are seeking a Trainee Ruminant Specialist to cover an area from Dorset to Kent. Our client is an ambitious and reputable agricultural company who are experiencing continued growth. They are therefore seeking a candidate who has a passion for dairy and who will influence their sales force in the south to meet growing demand and support existing accounts. This wide ranging role offers an excellent career opportunity. This is a great opportunity for a trainee looking to take the leap from practical farming to the commercial side of the industry.

This is predominantly a field based role and will involve managing existing accounts and selling to farmers to gain new business. This is a unique opportunity as our client has an excellent training program aimed at developing and enhancing the successful applicants skills, including training on feed formulating, sales and business development etc.

The Requirements:

Good experience, understanding and interest in UK farming - particularly dairy.

A keen interest in ruminant nutrition.

A good commercial grasp of the agricultural industry.

Determination and resilience.

Good communication and the skills to influence people (this is more than just being good at talking to farmers).

A strong work ethic.

Enthusiasm and confidence.

Valid UK driving licence.

I.T. literate.

The Rewards:

The role offers an attractive, highly competitive package including a company car, laptop and phone.

Interested in this exciting opportunity? Please call Harriet Smith on 01885 483440 or email your CV or enquiry to Thank you.

Please be assured that all contact is treated in complete confidence. Absolutely none of your details will be passed to a third party without your prior permission.

De Lacy Executive, established in 2000, is the recruitment specialist in the Agri-Business and Land-based Business Sectors. Experienced practical and allied trade agriculturalists who have developed a recruitment practice based on high ethical standards. Approved member of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation, which oversees recruitment practice. Registered and complies with the requirements of the Data Protection Act.

This job has now been closed.


  • Added: 2nd February 2017
  • Ref: H142
  • Type: Farm/Unit/Forestry/Yard Manager , Trainee - General - For subsequent management roles, Trainee Sales/Trader
  • Salary: The role offers an attractive, highly competitive package including a company car, laptop and phone.
  • Location: UK. Willing to relocate to most UK locations, LONDON AND HOME COUNTIES, SE ENGLAND, SOUTH,