Minimum requirements for the role :
Must have a Bachelors Degree in Agriculture (B.Sc. Agric) or similar
An existing network of farmers in the area will be required
The candidate has to reside in the above-mentioned area
Good technical understanding of Farming Practice is important for this role
Must have previous sales experience in the agricultural industry
Good communication skills, specifically in English and Afrikaans, with the ability to interface with internal and external stakeholders of all levels, will be required
Must be computer literate with knowledge of all Microsoft Office Programmes and knowledge of CRM systems would be an added advantage
Must have a valid drivers license and be willing to travel in the assigned region
The successful candidate will be responsible for :
Marketing and selling fertiliser in the assigned area directly to farmers.
Visiting and supporting current and prospect clients.
Advising farmers on fertiliser usage, programmes and practice.
Attending farmer days and representing the company with the aim to grow the business.
Providing technical, marketing, administrative and sales support.
Presenting the latest agricultural innovations at study groups.
Preparing and submitting sales reports.
Salary package is highly negotiable depending on experience gained.
Please note that subsequent to the screening and shortlisting process, all further communication will be entered into, only with the shortlisted candidates