Technical Sales Intern (Job Placement)

Posted: 12th February 2020

A part-time seasonal role, to assist the technical sales team during busy periods. (Ideally March-September)

Cotswold Seeds is an independent family-run company, based in Moreton-in-Marsh, that now works with over 15,000 farmers across the UK, supplying everything from green manures, cover crops and herbal leys to dual purpose long term leys and silage leys. This unique role enables you to gain valuable experience as a Technical Sales intern for the busy season. You’ll work as a full member of the sales team, on the frontline talking to customers and processing orders. You’ll have opportunities to join other members of the sales team at events, talks and visits. You’ll be expected to bring enthusiasm and willingness to learn as you spend up to 6 months with our sales team. 

Key Responsibilities 

  • Answering inbound customer calls and processing orders
  • Assisting with office administration, such as PDQs 
  • Learn about Cotswold Seeds products to help advise customers 
  • Provide customer service and assist with general queries 
  • Communicate issues, problems, or suggestions to the Technical Sales Manager
  • Dealing with customer complaints 
  • Liaison with couriers for delivery issues and complaints

Key Requirements

  • Full and clean driving licence desirable
  • Studying a relevant agricultural/horticultural qualification
  • Ability to work unaided or as part of a team 
  • Fluency in English
  • Good mental arithmetic skills
  • Bags of enthusiasm 

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