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Area Sales Manager – South Waikato

Area Sales Manager – South Waikato

  • Position: Area Sales Manager – South Waikato
  • Department: Sales
  • Location: South Waikato
  • Country: New Zealand


Animal Health and Nutrition

In 2020, Alltech will celebrate 40 years as a global leader in the animal health and nutrition industry. Operating in 129 countries, Alltech are among the top five animal health companies in the world. Guided by the ACE principle, we focus on the animal, the consumer and the environment providing natural, scientific solutions as we work towards providing a planet of plenty.

Alltech (NZ) Limited is now seeking a motivated employee to join their ruminant technical team, with a focus on servicing the dairy industry in the lower Waikato region of New Zealand. The candidate should have a proven track record in agricultural sales, a strong work ethic and the ability to work both independently and as part of a growing team. Animal nutrition, dairy knowledge and experience are essential to this role.

Reporting to the Commercial Director, the successful applicant will work with him to put in place an appropriate business strategy to achieve major sales growth in the South Waikato region of New Zealand. Ideally the candidate would reside in areas such as Otorohanga, Te Kuiti, Tokoroa, Rotorua, Mangakino, or Taupo.

To be successful you will need to have the following attributes:

  • Highly organised, with strong communication skills and the ability to meet deadlines
  • Proven sales experience in a similar role
  • Be computer literate and able to use a CRM tool
  • Ability to take responsibility and be pro-active to identify new market opportunities
  • Be prepared to travel and make daily on-farm cold calls
  • Be confident, with excellent time management.

Remuneration will be negotiated on experience and qualifications. The package includes a company vehicle, laptop, and mobile phone.


Please submit your application and cover letter to the attention of –

Margaret Hakaraia, Marketing/ People Department Manager -