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Assistant Trader

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    Shepshed, Leicestershire

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    Up to £25000 per annum

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    16 days ago

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Job Description

Assistant Trader
Annual Salary £25,000
Monday to Friday 9 - 5pm, 37.5 hours per week
OFFICE BASED in Shepshed - Leicestershire

We have a great opportunity for an individual who has passion and drive within a Trading and buying environment.

No experience in a similar role is required, all training will be provided for the right person!

You will be joining a great team who offer hands on training and support within an office based role. With support from the Co-Product Traders, you will be responsible for increasing and developing the trading activity in your allocated area in order to expand market share in the large Ruminant and Intensive sectors. Working with For Farmers sales teams and direct on to farm you will promote the total feed business activities on farm.

Day to day you will be…..
Following up on leads from the sales team
Identify new business opportunities
Logging customer interactions on the C4C system
Monitor, develop and maintain the input of information on our C4C database.
Attending meetings as required
Provide volume availability and price for enquires about co-products generated by the field sales force and total feed specialists
Strive to achieve outbound sales targets
Driver sales campaigns for the field sales force and total feed specialists
Support in delivering best practice and knowledge sharing

We are looking for someone with…
Customer focused, commercially minded with a target driven proactive mindset
Able to work as part of a team
Strong IT skills
Having a 'go to market' attitude
Proactive and results driven
Sales and Closing skills
Computer literate
Strong communicator
Ability to react to the demand of clearance contracts which involves out of hours working and on call
That you are prepared to attend sales meetings including presentations and to travel to visit suppliers and customers as required.

Desirable skills…
" Sales experience
" Outbound calling experience
" Face to face contact with customers and clients experience

Company Benefits:

Employee Assistance Programme (offering support on a range of topics).
No two days are the same offering variety in your role.
Opportunities to visit different sites, customers and suppliers.
Options to enhance your pension after 12 months service (increased employer contributions).
Opportunities to grow personally and develop within the business
Cycle to work scheme.
B&Q Trade card offering 10% discounts in-store and online.

If you feel you have the skills, behaviours and attributes affiliated to this excellent job opportunity then please send your CV


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