2018-07-15

Territory Sales Rep - Horse & Beef Feeds
Job Opportunity at Continental Search and Outplacement, Inc.

Posted on Jul 15

http://www.consearch.com    (888) 276-6789

Location: Central, PA
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4161748

Check out this Territory Manager role with an established, premium brand of horse and backyard animal feeds in Pennsylvania.  Take a strong territory and make it even better!

At this time we are only considering candidates in central or southern Pennsylvania.

Reasons why this is a great job for the right person
  • Quality products, well-known brand
  • New product line to roll-out in Summer 2018 
  • You will be part of a great sales team
  • The product line is equine, beef, backyard poultry, and other animals
  • Role focused on increasing market share with existing dealers
  • Strong dealer base and existing business to build upon
  • Be involved in helping animal owners feed animals they love
  • You manage your week
  • Report to an experienced boss (recently promoted from this job)
  • Limited overnight travel (approx 1 overnight/week)
  • Spend time with animal owners by visits to stables & race tracks 
  • Stand-up speaking engagements to animal owners
  • Competitive salary + excellent benefits + company car

The Job
Spend your days supporting feed dealers by introducing new products, helping them merchandise their stores, making farm/stable calls for them, explaining promotions, training retail sales reps and speaking to groups of animal owners explaining the benefits of great animal nutrition.  Additionally, you will evaluate the roster of current dealers to determine which should be targeted for growth.  Lastly, you will identify potential dealers and develop that business.

To be seriously considered for this position you must have
  • Experience as a hobby farmer, beef or dairy producer or horse owner
  • Strong sales aptitude.  Experience in outside sales is a big plus
  • Outgoing personality, confidence as a speaker, ability to self-manage
  • The desire to work in sales (cold calls, closing, follow-up and territory management)
  • BS degree in Equine Studies, Marketing, Animal Science, Business or a similar field
  • Willingness/Ability to overnight travel 1-2 nights each week in PA/MD
  • Excellent communication skills