• Chore-Time -Regional Sales Manager Europe

    Job Locations FR-Vitre | BE-Maldegem
    Posted Date 5 months ago(5 months ago)
    ID
    2018-2326
    # of Openings
    1
  • Summary

    Regional Sales Manager

    Representing Chore-Time & Volito in Southern Europe

     

    Region:  Primarily France, with Italy, Spain, Greece, Portugal, Switzerland, and other Southern countries 

    Living location:  Prefer France, Holland, or Belgium

     

    Want to be a part of a global, high-tech company that is launching innovative agricultural solutions and experiencing phenomenal growth for themselves and their high performing employees? Enjoy working in an environment where integrity and a passion for success is valued and where people work together to get things done?  

     

    Then, Chore-Time Europe has a place for you!    

     

    Who We Are:

     

    Chore-Time Europe is an affiliate of CTB, Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway Company, and we are a global organization that is a leading supplier of innovative and complete poultry systems for the broiler, breeder, layer and turkey industries, bringing improved productivity and technology to every customer.  We offer the best in full-package feeding, watering, ventilation and control systems.  Chore-Time is represented worldwide and their European Sales office is located in the south of the Netherlands, which promotes and sells products in Europe, Middle-East, and Africa.  There is also a logistics and warehouse center located close to Poznan in Poland. Also, Volito is represented worldwide with a sales office in Veenendaal and manufacturing locations in Amersfoort and Dodewaard. And so, as a Chore-Time team member, you will be a strong contributor to our global mission in providing new technologies that help feed the world!

     

    Our Vision: Leadership through Innovation®

     

    What We Offer:

     

    • Exciting innovative, collaborative, and team-oriented work environment
    • Challenging and progressive career development
    • Competitive salaries
    • Excellent benefit packages
    • Open communication, recognition programs, and team-building events
    • And much more to motivated, results-oriented individuals who want to make a real difference in their community and role!

    Specific Responsibilities

    What You’ll Do:

     

    As the Regional Sales Manager, you will maintain and grow the market share and revenue within the region for both Chore-Time and Volito products, through partnering with key Distributors and customers.      

     

    You’re Accountabilities in the Role:

     

    • You will understand the poultry and customer market, and work closely with distributors to identify, develop, execute, and follow-up on sales and distribution strategies to meet or exceed sales goals.
    • You will present technical information, educate and train dealers on the product lines and project and quoting systems, while also developing strong relationships to meet mutual sales goals. 
    • You will partner with distributors to work with customers on large projects, obstacles, and ongoing support to maintain and grow the brand and customer base.
    • You will attend trade shows, conferences and other marketing events to network and develop sales opportunities.
    • You will continually grow your knowledge of the industry, customers, product lines and sales process to stay ahead of trends and continually enhance your sales success.

    Requirements

    Position Requirements:

     

    • Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Sales, Marketing, Business or related field preferred; will consider someone with solid experience and success in the field.
    • Experience: 3+ years of Sales and Account Management experience in the poultry, livestock, or agricultural industry required; working within a distribution channel would be a plus.
    • Functional Skills:  Proven ability in growing sales in a large capital industry ($50k - $1M projects); ability to learn the technical and market attributes to build sales success; ability to educate and influence distributors to market and sell the product lines; excellent planning, organizing, and execution skills to be successful in the role.  Also requires a strong ability to analyze data, create project layouts and quotes, problem-solve, and provide solutions.
    • Technology Skills: Strong computer and software skills. 
    • Language Skills: Ability to read and write in French or English
    • Leadership/Behaviors: Requires a professional, muture and sound individual who can work well with different personalties. Excellent customer-focus, high relational skills, who is assertive, and can assist in formalizing large project details.  Excellent networking skills, and ability to be adaptive to meet the needs of clients and distributors are also key. 
    • Culture Match: Self-starter, high-energy, continual learner and independent thinker, who is able to collaborate to help each other grow within the team and yet be accountable to fulfill the tasks to meet the goals.  Informal atmosphere for those who can seek their own opportunities and create results.       

     

     

    Other Important Information:     

     

    Position Salary: Salaried Position; Salary is commensurate with proven expertise.   

     

    Reports To:       Managing Director, Chore-Time Europe   

     

    Direct Reports:   none    

     

    Travel:   Approximately 50% travel

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