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Our technical sales team are a vital service to our shareholders. The team brings technical support on farm, to assist our shareholders in their operations. As a "rural all-rounder", you not only need to know the Farmlands business inside and out, you also need to know about the shareholders you deal with every day as they are at the heart of everything we do.

Based from Balclutha and servicing the wider Otago region, we have 2 opportunities available:

Senior Technical Field Officer

We're on the hunt for a Senior Technical Field Officer. You'll be an expert in everything sheep, beef and agronomy. We don't say this lightly - these are big shoes to fill!

Technical Field Officer - Dairy

Your dairy knowledge will be second to none as you impart your expertise with our dairy shareholders.

These roles are focused on sales, account management and maintaining relationships with shareholders in the region. As a Senior Technical Field Officer, part of your role will also be to mentor our more junior members of staff and act as a technical sounding board for our sales team in the area. You will be the face of Farmlands to many shareholders that spend their time on the farm - so we need someone who believes in what we do and the service we have been providing for more than 50 years.

Your experience in sales and relationship building, excellent communication skills and impeccable time management are critical to your success in this role. Your strong computer based skills will also serve you well in this position with prior experience using a CRM system an advantage.
What you bring to the business:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to establish and build effective working relationships
  • Proven sales management

Farmlands offers you a competitive salary package which includes

  • Company vehicle
  • Farmlands shareholding
  • Medical and personal insurances
  • Ongoing training to assist in your career development

We're doing amazing things here at Farmlands and taking our Cooperative from good to great. Don't miss an opportunity to join THE major player in the industry.

Click apply to complete your application online (please ensure you have your CV and a covering letter ready).

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

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  • Classifications: Agricultural, Forestry & Fishing, Retail Trade
  • Company: Farmlands co-operative
  • Work Type: Full Time
  • Sector: Private
  • Town: Balclutha
  • Region: Balclutha
  • Country: New Zealand
  • Position Description