Technical Sales Representative (Agriculture) - #180862

Frank Consult


Date: 1 week ago
City: Brits, North-West
Salary: R25,000 - R35,000 / month
Contract type: Full time
Frank Consult

Technical Sales Representative (Agriculture)


Our client is looking for a candidate with a B.Sc. qualification or similar, or strong experience in a similar position in the agriculture industry. This candidate will be responsible for the sales and marketing of our agricultural concepts and products to current and potential clients in the specific area of responsibility. The candidate will need to understand the crop needs of the area and develop more effective and efficient farming practices by conducting research, taking, and testing samples, and solving complex agricultural problems.


The TSR will work closely with the client/farmer to provide ongoing support to develop better farming conditions and long-term working relationships.


Responsibilities:



  • Grow existing accounts by maintaining relationships with clients.

  • Manage the operation of accounts by responding to customers, forecasting, arranging services and ordering new products.

  • Generate new leads and tackle existing leads to contribute to business growth.

  • Attend trade shows and relevant conferences.


Qualifications:



  • Matric qualification.

  • BSc in Agriculture or similar


Competencies:



  • 2+ years of experience as an agronomist or experience in a similar role.

  • Agricultural inputs experience beneficial.

  • Ability to build trust and confidence with the client/farmer through product knowledge, presentation and overcoming objections.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office & general computer usage.

  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Strong understanding of the full sales process.

  • Customer relationship management (CRM) software experience.

  • Strong organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills.


Remuneration:



  • Industry-related basic salary dependent on experience.

  • Attractive commission structure with strong growth incentives.

  • Company vehicle & fuel.

  • Cellphone & tablet.

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