Ernest Doe is the UK’s largest Agricultural, Construction and Groundcare machinery dealership, turning over £145m per annum from 19 locations across the South and East of England.
We are currently looking for a keen and driven Agricultural Area Sales Manager to join the existing team here at our Ashford, based in Kent.
Reporting directly to the Branch & Sales Manager, you will be responsible for the sale of Agricultural Machinery, both new and used including its associated equipment in a designated area. You will be required to visit customers and maximize sales opportunities for the department in a courteous and effective manner.
Good, sound knowledge of the Agricultural industry and its equipment
Proven sales or service experience within this sector
Achieves Sales Performance targets as set out by direct line manager
Representing the Dealership and portfolio of brands to customers in define sales area of reasonability
Maintains up to date product knowledge
Attending customer focused events
Ensuring products are delivered to customer in-line with brand and company guidelines and the customer experience is first class
Builds strong and loyal relationships with customers within the sales area
Excellent customer service skills both face to face and over the telephone
Target driven with the ability to upsell to achieve and exceed targets
Be self-motivated and able to work under own initiative
Has the ability to be influencing and persuading and able close a deal
Have the ability where necessary to demonstrate equipment
Full driving licence is required
Immediate, but subject to successful candidates notice period
42.5hrs per week – 8am to 5pm Monday to Friday (1 hour unpaid lunch). Additional hours as required which may include weekends as per rota especially during peak periods e.g Harvest
£Competitive, depending on experience, plus commission and company car
32 days annual leave including bank holidays, Company Sick Pay Scheme after 6 months service, Workplace Pension after 3 months service, Employee Referral Bonus Scheme, Winter Flu Jab Service, Wellbeing Focus Group, Staff Discount in Country Stores and Life Assurance Cover (2 x salary)