North Island Rural Farm Manager

  • Black Hawk Pet Care
  • Remote (Central Hawke's Bay District, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand)
  • Sep 13, 2021
Full time Other

Job Description

The EBOS Group Limited is the largest and most diversified Australasian marketer, wholesaler and distributor of healthcare, medical and pharmaceutical products. It is also a leading marketer and distributor of recognized consumer products and animal care brands.

Masterpet is part of the EBOS Group Limited and is a trans-Tasman business dedicated to providing education, products and services people need to do what’s right for their pets, easily and safely.

Australasia's leading pet wholesaler, Masterpet Corporation Ltd, has an exciting North Island based opportunity for an individual to promote the Company's leading range of Natural Pet Nutrition, Black Hawk Working Dog to Veterinary Clinic's and Farms. 

You will ideally bring proven success in managing a regular territory call cycle, sales target achievement, and the education/training of your client base to significantly increase product recommendation. The role does include regular out of town travel, with an expectation of approximately 8 nights per month, as the territory does cover the entire North Island. 

  • The ideal candidate would have experience within Sales, or the Agricultural sector with the ability to sell, with the perfect candidate having a previous Sales role within Vet or the Agricultural sector with relative skills that would transfer.
  • You will be the type of person who is a talented achiever, who not only demonstrates an understanding of the industry but can persuade clients through outstanding communication skills, an eye for detailed execution of sales initiatives and the ability to deliver results fast.
  • Your customer base will consist of Vet Clinics who supply the brand onto Farms & end users of the brand – Farmers & their trusted companion, strong relationship and communication skills
  • Sales experience – preferably in the animal health, human health or farming sector.
  • An ability to facilitate training sessions and engage individuals on a level that creates skills and brand advocacy
  • A passion and affiliation for the sheep and beef farming community incorporating working dogs
  • Prospecting for new business – New Farms & Vet Clinics
  • Effective time management & organizational skills
  • Experience in time & territory
  • Positive, self-motivating, professional salesperson with an exceptional high work ethic
  • An understanding of the rural industry
  • Team Player
  • Microsoft Office Excel and PowerPoint skills

Ideally the successful applicant will be based around the Hawkes Bay Region, but we are open to applications from other areas like King Country or the Manawatu region.

Please submit your CV and a covering letter to Michael.Hallows@masterpet.co.nz, by close of business on 30 September 2021.

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