Farm Trader/Agri Graduate | East Lothian

Scotland, Midlothian
Depending on experience
03 Apr 2019
03 May 2019
Michael Kendall
Full Time
Contract Type

Are you in a commercial agricultural position or a budding agricultural graduate?

We are working with a forward thinking and energetic Agri-business' based all over the UK and looking to bring some fresh talent to their very successful farm trading team. They work very closely with the rural population getting involved with local events and building meaningful relationships with farmers and businesses alike.

The Opportunity:
In this role you will be covering a really friendly and vibrant area with great support and team behind you enabling you to thrive.
Within this role you will get the chance to grow and develop the business and discuss new products and services with existing and new clients. It is also an opportunity to get involved with the local community and develop new and existing relationships which will contribute to overall growth of your area.
You will get the opportunity to work with agricultural commodities first hand, buying and selling products in order to provide a full service to your customers. You will be working with a close team of agronomists, internal managers and grain storage professionals which makes for a truly rewarding working environment.

A Successful Candidate?
To be successful in this role you would possess the following:
A strong and proven commercial awareness and success in dealing with farmers in previous roles. Trading or Sales would be preferable but not essential.
The ability to build and maintain relationships with existing and new business, along with the resilience to maintain steady growth.
An excellent skill set, high numeracy and literacy along with good Microsoft Office skills.
FACTS qualification preferable but not essential and training will be provided to help you gain the qualification further down the road.

This role offers a very good quality package for the right person and happy to be flexible depending on experience. We are equally keen on hearing from graduates looking to join a brilliant business or experienced Traders looking for the next move in their career. If you have an interest in commercial agriculture and cereals we would love to hear from you!

If you are interested in the role or would like to find out more please get in touch with Michael Kendall on 01780 480530 or for a confidential chat.