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Dairy Livestock Representative
10/07/2017
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Manawatu-Wanganui Manawatu-Wanganui New Zealand
Full Time
applications@pggwrightson.co.nz

Knowledge and experience in the Dairy industry is essential, Bring your excellent oral and written communication skills, A full, current and clean New Zealand driver's licence is essential.

Feilding, Manawatu

PGG Wrightson is one of New Zealand’s leading nationwide providers of products and services to the rural sector.

About the role:

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Dairy Livestock Representative to join our Dairy team in Manawatu (based in Feilding). You'll be responsible for managing existing and new client relationships in the area and continuing to build a strong client base. You'll be focussed on the skills and expertise needed of a Livestock Agent through the support of the Dairy Livestock Manager and local colleagues. You'll have a keen interest and passion for the agricultural sector, and your ability to relate well to both colleagues and clients will set you up for a long and successful career within our organisation.

You’ll be focussed on developing yourself as a specialist within a very strong dairy farming district, including servicing dairy, beef and dairy support clients. Whilst you will receive great support from the team, the nature of this role is very autonomous, so time management/ planning, organisational skills and administrative experience will set the foundation for success.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Marketing and sales of livestock services to existing and potential clients
  • Maintain and grow the client base in your area through strong business relationships
  • Planning and self-management of work
  • Regular travel within region

Skills and experience:

  • Knowledge and experience in the Dairy industry is essential; broader Livestock industry experience is an advantage
  • Ability to build lasting professional relationships; sales experience is an advantage
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Computer/tablet literacy and administration skills
  • A full, current and clean New Zealand driver's licence is essential

We are committed to growing our employees and we develop leadership and technical expertise at all levels of our company. We provide extensive in-house sales and technical training and offer a number of other benefits.

  • Email your CV and covering letter by Sunday, 23 July 2017

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