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NWF Agriculture is a leading national supplier of ruminant animal feed, feeding one in six dairy cows in Britain. The business supplies livestock farmers from Scotland to Cornwall delivering customers the best possible product range in the marketplace, backed up by sales team expertise and service of the highest quality.

NWF Careers & Academy

There are a wide variety of career opportunities within NWF Agriculture whether it is in the feed mills and blend plants to lorry drivers, external and internal sales teams, the Transport and Raw Material department, Finance, Technical, Customer Services and IT.

If you have a passion for agriculture and are forward-thinking with ideas you can bring into the company then we would love to hear from you. As a company, we are innovative, motivated and looking to grow the NWF team to deliver future opportunities.

The NWF Academy is a module based specific training schedule to produce the farm advisors of the future, assisting British livestock farmers in developing a sustainable, profitable future. VIEW further information on the NWF Academy.

If you are interested in the vacancies advertised below at NWF Agriculture please send a copy of your CV with a covering letter to careers@nwfagriculture.co.uk or call 0800 756 2787.

 

Vacancy

Sales Product Co-ordinator

NWF Agriculture is a leading national supplier of ruminant animal feed, feeding one in six dairy cows in Britain. The business supplies livestock farmers from Scotland to Cornwall delivering customers the best possible product range in the marketplace, backed up by sales team expertise and service of the highest quality. NWF Agriculture is a leading national supplier of ruminant animal feed, feeding one in six dairy cows in Britain. The business supplies livestock farmers from Scotland to Cornwall delivering customers the best possible product range in the marketplace, backed up by sales team expertise and service of the highest quality.

The role
NWF Agriculture is recruiting Sales Product Coordinators to work from our head office and production site at Wardle, Nantwich, Cheshire.  The role reports to the Third Party Product Manager to drive and support the sale of specific traded products nationally. The role requires new sales opportunities to be identified for selling to existing and potential customers working very closely with the NWF Sales Specialists.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsibility for specific third party product sales including budget, campaigns, targets, performance and results.
  • Work with NWF Sales Specialists in all regions to increase the sales, volumes and margin.
  • Work with CSD to ensure follow up on product-specific monthly campaigns, ensure CSD are fully scripted on.
  • Develop marketing strategies to increase sales, measure success and adjust accordingly to achieve agreed targets.
  • Participate and be active in the company system of keeping customer records, sales planning, sales reporting, product knowledge etc.
  • Manage changes in product prices with manufacturers as they occur relaying price increase/decreases to national Sales Specialists.

Skills and knowledge

  • Confident on the telephone with the ability to identify sales opportunities, build good relationships and network at all levels
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills, effective under pressure
  • Experience of in-house computer systems
  • Strong organisational and time management skills so that results are delivered and deadlines met
  • Enthusiastic, flexible, adaptable and resilient
  • Ability to collate, capture and record complex information with good attention to detail
  • Knowledge of the Agriculture and Farming industry

Experience

  • Previous experience of working in a sales role over the phone.
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft programmes including excel and access.

The package
Extremely competitive salary and other benefits. The remuneration package will reflect the experience and potential of the successful applicant.

How do I apply?
Please send your Curriculum Vitae and covering letter to adam.jenkinson@nwfagriculture.co.uk

Vacancy

Ruminant Sales Specialists

NWF Agriculture is a leading national supplier of ruminant animal feed, feeding one in six dairy cows in Britain. The business supplies livestock farmers from Scotland to Cornwall delivering customers the best possible product range in the marketplace, backed up by sales team expertise and service of the highest quality.

The role
NWF Agriculture is recruiting Ruminant Sales Specialists in the North West of England and Scotland.  The successful candidates will need to have extensive knowledge of UK agriculture and livestock farming and previous animal feed sales experience.  In addition to selling compound feeds, standard and bespoke blends, the successful candidate will work closely with the Trading Team to sell a variety of added-value products including straights, protected feeds, molasses, minerals, milk powder, supplements, seeds, fertiliser and silage additives.

  • Identify business opportunities to negotiate, sell and close on-farm deals to increase sales.
  • Provide advice on NWF’s extensive range of products.
  • Excellent communication skills with strong connections to the farming community.
  • Strong technical capability in ruminant nutrition required
  • Ability to solve nutritional problems and on-farm understanding of ruminant diets, milk records, costings, etc,
  • Good IT skills.
  • Full UK driving license.

The package
Extremely competitive salary, bonus, car, phone, laptop and other benefits. The remuneration package will reflect the experience and potential of the successful applicant.

How do I apply?
Please send your Curriculum Vitae and covering letter to joanne.sayers@nwfagriculture.co.uk

NWF Academy

The NWF Academy is designed to teach the feed advisors of the future, providing both a practical and academic process to help your sales and product knowledge and expertise. For more information on the NWF Academy, click HERE.

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