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Technical Sales & Marketing Manager - Biotechnology Company

Technical Sales & Marketing Manager - Biotechnology Company

Co.

Kerry, Ireland

Salary £40k - £55k dependent on experience + benefits

Company

The company is based in Munster and has an established local and export business in the area of foliar spray and other related applications.

It has a reputation for naturally derived quality products that have been proven to stimulate plant yields and help withstand stress.

It has a blue chip international clientele which it is seeking to grow organically and to also progressively add new target clients to on an ongoing basis.

Opportunity

They are seeking someone who can develop a marketing strategy and also confidently sell their product range with a focus on international markets particularly in South and Central America and India.
The critical criteria is that the successful candidate has at least some international sales experience and experience of developing distributor channels.

An understanding of the technical aspects of applying sprays and other applications to foliage and being able to articulate that science in a way that promotes and sells the product would be an advantage.
However, the technical side can be learned if the sales and marketing side is considered to be at the required level.

Role

The role entails predominantly identifying and working with distributors, and from time to time attending sales meetings with their clients and prospects (i.e.

farmers), to assist in selling appropriate products.



The successful applicant will be operating on a ?buddy system? for the first 12-18 months with the MD as they ramp up their experience level to enable selling independently.

Technical training will be available when and where necessary on an ongoing basis.

Candidate
The successful candidate will ideally have a scientific qualification possibly in the crop production, botany, horticultural or related areas.

However, a business/marketing qualification will be considered if over