Territory Sales Manager

Job No: ELDERS1093
Location: Jamestown, SA

This is a great opportunity for an experienced livestock salesperson to step into an existing and loyal client base involving sheep, cattle and wool production. The client base is a good mix of traders, breeders, pastoral, stud and mixed farming operations.

The Jamestown branch is an enthusiastic and successful team with 14 staff operating across all products. The branch has 4 full-time livestock staff and with the assistance of an experienced book of casuals conduct the monthly sheep market (fortnightly in the spring), which allows for multiple trading opportunities.  

Jamestown and the surround districts have a population of around 3,000 and is located 200Km North of Adelaide in the heart of the Mid-North SA region. It is the key agricultural hub for the northern agricultural cropping areas and the North East pastoral region with a good mix of cropping, wool and livestock enterprises. A progressive community, with access to a Medical Centre, Hydrotherapy Pool and Gymnasium, Indoor Sports Facility, new world-class bowling green and Sale yards.

The Role

This role requires the individual to apply their expertise in livestock management, sales and marketing to provide high-quality service to clients, and achieve sales and earnings objectives by:

  • developing and implementing client-specific management and contact plans;
  • assisting clients with technical, on-property livestock expertise;
  • providing product and business planning advice and recommendations to clients;
  • maintaining the Client Relationship Management system;
  • participating in stud and clearing sales.

This role will primarily work as part of a team and play an active role in the marketing and promotion of all branch products and represent Elders in campaigns, field days, client nights, community events and forums.

The Person

  • strong technical knowledge and experience in livestock management and products;
  • possess an understanding of safe livestock handling practices and experience in a livestock handling role;
  • demonstrated high-quality client relationship management skills;
  • strong negotiation and communication skills;
  • ability to work effectively in a team environment as well as being motivated and capable of working autonomously. 
  • A livestock auctioneer licence is preferred however if you do not have a licence we are happy to consider your application if you are willing to complete the Auctioneer assessor accreditation if you are successful.

This is a great opportunity to join a dedicated team, who is passionate about Australian agribusiness.

Apply now for this unique opportunity or for more information call Alfred Weaver on 0408 954 133.

Applications close 20th February 2019

At Elders, we want our people to reflect the communities we operate in, and encourage applications from a diverse range of people, backgrounds and experiences.  We encourage a positive work-life balance through a range of flexible work options.

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