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Should I Consider a Sales Role?

Sales roles in Agriculture can be very different to any other types of sales as they are:

  • Full of variety
  • Technically demanding
  • Opportunities to build expertise in dealing with people
  • Opportunities to build confidence & self-reliance
  • Opportunities to build resilience
  • Financially rewarding
  • A pathway to senior management
  • Well respected by the agricultural community
  • Significant long term careers.
  • Professional with integrity and which demands significant skills.

The fundamental aspects of selling are to identify your prospective customer's requirements, to analyse how your products/services will meet these requirements and carefully prepare how to present the product/service details and the benefits of using them to your customer. The objective is to build a good relationship of trust and co-operation to secure long term business. It is not about dishonesty or being "pushy".

To be a successful sales person in agriculture this career demands:

  • A broad knowledge of UK agriculture - Ideally a Higher agricultural qualification
  • Ability to build business relationships with customers
  • Determination and energy
  • A "can do" attitude, ambition and a competitive spirit
  • Confidence to communicate effectively.

It is not essential to have experience of sales to become a trainee sales person but this may be an advantage.

Latest Vacancies:

Growing Careers is constantly receiving new and exciting sales/marketing roles so make sure you keep checking our website or you might miss out!