Thoroughbred Specialist - Field-based role

Newmarket, Suffolk
Up to £40,000 per annum, company car and benefits
04 Jan 2023
28 Jan 2023
Job Role
Account Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client, an independent, family-owned company, are seeking a Thoroughbred Specialist with a true passion for racing and breeding to join their dedicated team of Thoroughbred Specialists.  

The role is 100% Thoroughbred orientated and an in-depth knowledge, understanding of the Thoroughbred racing, breeding industry are essential, with a minimum of five years related practical thoroughbred experience.  

The primary focus is to establish and maintain a presence in the designated markets, expand market share with existing clients and prospective new business development, build awareness of the brand values by offering the finest nutritional solutions, a very personal level of customer service and supportive relationships to their clients.  

Celebrating an exclusive 20-year partnership with a well-respected international equine nutrition research company, our client delivers the very latest equine nutrition, product development backed by science and their unique expertise in feed formulation, ingredient technology and technical support.  

A key element of this role is to travel within the designated areas to serve existing, prospective clients and communicate the unique products, service elements of the brand.  

Our client offers a highly competitive remuneration package, full ongoing training, and support for career progression to become the best in this fast-paced industry.  

Essential Candidate skills and responsibilities: 

  • An in-depth knowledge, understanding of the Thoroughbred racing, breeding industry are essential. 
  • Minimum five years of related practical thoroughbred experience.  
  • Highly motivated, enterprising with a driven work ethic and commitment to the brand. 
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key contacts to further the awareness of the brand and services offered.  
  • Active and genuinely interested in being involved in their client’s racing, breeding activities. 
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, verbal, and written skills.  
  • Ability to network and influence decision makers.  
  • Active, tactical, ambitious, confident, but measured and strategic in their approach.  
  • Be prepared to invest considerable time into seeking potential new opportunities. 
  • Technology literate with strong organisational, administrative skills to manage and plan a busy schedule.  
  • Work on your own initiative but also as part of the team, interchangeable depending on the circumstances.  
  • A self-starter with industry insight and awareness, willing to take calculated risks.  
  • Eager and ready to help solve problems and find solutions, both within the business and for their clients.  
  • Able to contribute to the development and coordination of marketing, media activities alongside the company’s creative agency.  

For more information regarding this exciting opportunity, please contact us via LinkedIn, email, our website contact form or text/call us on +44 7894685411 

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