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Technical Area Sales Manager – North West

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ICL Professional Horticulture is the leading company within the UK ornamentals market and due to continued growth and expansion we are looking for a highly technical and proactive area sales manager to add to our successful team. The chosen candidate will be joining a market leading team of 12 highly experienced technical sales professionals selling and advising on market leading brands including Levington Advance growing media, Osmocote controlled release fertilizers, Exemptor vine weevil control and Universol water soluble fertilizers. With ambitious growth plans ICL Professional horticulture are continuously developing new markets and products with further key new product launches planned in the near future.

Selling to the professional nursery markets in ornamentals, forestry and plant raisers with potential cross over into specialty agriculture the successful candidate will be expected to advise growers on the best practices to ensure the maximum benefit and value from our products.

This is a great opportunity for someone looking to advance their career within an international business with further development opportunities for role expansion into international and global roles.

Essential skills

Required

• Experienced within ornamental horticulture market in either a technical, sales or senior grower role

• Recognised horticultural qualifications

• Ability to communicate at all levels both with ICL’s valued customers as well as internally

• Must have a willingness to travel

• Full clean driving license

Desirable

• Proven sales experience

• BASIS and FACTS qualifications (The successful candidate will be expected to pass both BASIS and FACTS qualifications as well as maintaining their membership to the BASIS professional register)

Consideration will be given to those with horticulture growing experience as full on the job training will be provided. The job will be based in the North West of the country with some flexibility depending on the candidate.

What you can expect

• Salary commensurate with experience

• Full benefits package available including company pension, private health and dental insurance

Please send your CV with covering application letter to: – Emma Wilson, Human Resources Manager, ICL – Cleveland Potash, Boulby Mine, Saltburn by the sea, Cleveland, TS13 4UZ Or email emma.wilson@icl-group.com

All applications are required by: Friday 29th March 

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