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Equine Sales and Nutrition Advisor

Mars Horsecare
North East England

  • Business Development
  • Customer Service
  • Events
  • Field Based
  • Nutrition
  • Sales

Closing date: Monday 5th August 2024

Job Details

Equine Sales and Nutrition Advisor

Closing Date for Applicants:
Monday 5th August 2024

North East Territories

The purpose of the role is to drive profitable growth of Spillers TM range of horse feeds via increased distribution and availability in the market

What are we looking for?

  • Strong equine Industry knowledge and ideally networked within the professional competition sector.

  • Self-motivated, highly organised and passionate self-starter with exceptional communication skills.

  • Numerate, financially and computer literate with a sound commercial sense and bottom-line focus.

  • A passion for and a good understanding of equine nutrition.

  • Flexibility regarding remote work, including overnight stays and weekend work

What would be your key responsibilities?

  • To drive incremental sales growth of Mars Horsecare products by providing nutritional solutions and product recommendations to horse owners in the leisure and competition industry, both on yard through feeding consultations, on trade stands, through webinars, talks or presentations, by phone or in writing.

  • To maintain existing customer relationships, managing feed deals and ensuring the continued profitably and effectiveness of these relationships.

  • Provide nutritional advice and product recommendations via email and telephone on behalf of the MHUK Care-Line approximately 5 days per period, demonstrating empathy and building mental availability of the MHUK brands.

  • To build relationships and network with professional riders in all disciplines looking for new opportunities to convert and drive new growth

  • To develop and nurture relationships with key influencers such as Riding clubs, BHS and Discipline Governing bodies.

What can you expect from Mars?

  • Work with over 130,000 diverse and talented Associates, all guided by The Five Principles.

  • Join a purpose driven company, where we're striving to build the world we want tomorrow, today

  • Best-in-class learning and development support from day one, including access to our in-house Mars University.

  • An industry competitive salary and benefits package, including company bonus.

About Mars

Mars is a family-owned business with more than $35 billion in global sales. We produce some of the world’s best-loved brands: M&M’s®, SNICKERS®, TWIX®, MILKY WAY®, DOVE®, PEDIGREE®, ROYAL CANIN®, WHISKAS®, EXTRA®, ORBIT®, 5™, SKITTLES®, BEN’S ORIGINAL® and COCOAVIA®. Alongside our consumer brands, we proudly take care of half of the world’s pets through our nutrition, health and services businesses such as Banfield Pet Hospitals™, BluePearl®, Linnaeus, AniCura, VCA™ and Pet Partners™. Headquartered in McLean, VA, Mars operates in more than 80 countries. The Mars Five Principles – Quality, Responsibility, Mutuality, Efficiency and Freedom – inspire our 130,000 Associates into taking action every day towards creating the world we want tomorrow.

Mars is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request.

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Please mention Equine Careers when applying.