Technical Field Representative

$72,000 - $82,000 yearly
  • Farmlands Co-operative
  • Balclutha, New Zealand
  • Nov 01, 2021
Full time Farm Services

Job Description

Like most great New Zealand stories, Farmlands was born from people joining together to do things differently. Fast forward from our humble beginnings in 1962 and we are a Top 20 NZ Company with an annual turnover of more than $2.5 billion, with over 1000 staff members from Cape Reinga to Bluff.

About the role

Our Balclutha  sales team are seeking a knowledgeable and proactive Technical Field Officer in the area - you'll be the face of Farmlands to the many shareholders that share your passion for farming.  This is a permanent position.

This is a territory-based role, so your day will consist of consulting on farm, providing a wealth of knowledge across the shareholders farming system, backed by a technical extension and support team. You'll be solutions focused, drawing on your industry knowledge within sheep/beef/dairy, to tailor the products & services offered at each site to ensure the success of our client's business as you successfully hold and develop shareholder relationships. 

The ability to deliver shareholder success, build your business and chase new opportunities to develop your portfolio of clients in this region is unlimited.

You'll also be able to:

  • Work closely with our local retail team based at Balclutha to support key relationships and customers
  • Use technology to your advantage to strategically plan & organise on-farm activities & build your future pipeline

About you

We need someone with extensive rural industry experience who is able to give professional on-farm technical advice. Your region will consist of all types of rural business, so a thorough understanding of the sector is a must.  

In conjunction with your technical knowledge, a proven track record in sales and account management, your ability to build enduring relationships, excellent interpersonal and communication skills and motivation will all be critical to your success in this role. 

You will be adept at using latest technology - Mobile, iPad, Laptop, industry Apps.

Benefits

Farmlands offer work vehicle, personal insurances package, staff discounts in our retail stores & exclusive staff shareholder deals! 

How to apply

Email careers@farmlands.co.nz to apply, job reference # 24504

 

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