Farm Supplies Sales Cadet Program - NSW/QLD

Job No: ELDERS1019
Location: NSW/QLD

Elders expert knowledge of rural Australia and its extensive and complex supply chains allows us to offer a wide range of farm inputs through our national network. Whether it be animal health, crop protection and fertiliser, or general farm supplies such as fencing and water-related products, we provide customers with high quality solutions suitable for their needs.

The Elders Farm Supplies Sales Cadet Program is a great way to get your foot in the door and build a career in Rural Services. Through a tailored development program, you will be fully supported as you develop your skills through a blend of training and mentoring. We are seeking people who are keen to develop a career in Farm Supplies Sales which can include roles such as in-store sales, management, on road sales, livestock production advisors or Sales Agronomists.

We’re looking for people who have a passion for agriculture, as well as:

  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Flexibility and the ability to relocate;
  • Self-motivation;
  • Good Work ethic;
  • A desire to build a long-term retail sales career with Elders in Farm Supplies.

The Elders Farm Supplies Sales Cadet program has been specifically designed by our experienced sales staff, ensuring cadets receive practical and realistic training.

The program focuses on developing skills and knowledge through valuable hands-on experience, online learning programs, and face-to-face workshops concentrating on all aspects of branch operations, farm supplies and the broader Elders network.

The 12 month cadet program provides in-depth understanding of:

  • The Elders way of working with clients and how we deliver value to their business;
  • The legislation we must comply with;
  • The systems we use to carry out our business effectively and efficiently;
  • How to deliver marketing options and industry information to farmers and graziers;
  • How to create a network of contacts to build a long and rewarding career with Elders.

Upon successful completion, sales cadets will have a broad understanding of Elders, the Australian agricultural industry and sound knowledge in the field of farm supplies, allowing them to be work ready and apply for a permanent opportunity within Elders.

As a successful candidate, you will be in one of the nominated locations throughout the Elders Northern Zone for the duration of the sales cadet program. Where you start in this program, may not necessarily be where you finish. Six months into the program, upon completion of the necessary competencies, you can apply for permanent vacancies as they arise. 

There are multiple vacancies available. All applicants must be willing to relocate to a designated location within NSW or QLD.

This program is a great launching point for a progressive career with Elders. To apply for this unique opportunity, please send through your CV and Cover Letter expressing why you are the best candidate.

Applications close 22 October 2018.

At Elders, we want our people to reflect the communities we operate in, and encourage applications from a diverse range of people, backgrounds and experiences.

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