Business Development Specialist (Farm Business Survey) – Nationwide, UK

Are you a customer-focused individual with knowledge or experience in the agricultural industry? Promar International is recruiting for a new Business Development Specialist position. The role is responsible for recruiting UK farm cooperators to participate in the Farm Business Survey on behalf of the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA). 

To be successful in your application, you must demonstrate an ability to:

  • Design, measure and report on revenue-generating goals and KPIs
  • Grow, develop and retain internal and external relationships
  • Adhere, lead and oversee compliance for contractual obligations relating to business-to-business (B2B) sales

Essential duties and responsibilities

  • Generate and convert leads into signed-up farming cooperators to participate in the Farm Business Survey (FBS)
    • Provide clear and concise information that will support the sign-up of cooperators
    • Establish and monitor performance metrics and take necessary action steps to ensure compliance
    • Deliver training and actively engage with Promar International colleagues to grow, retain and provide an exceptional experience to farm cooperators
  • Implement farming cooperator retention plans in line with the greater cooperator services strategy
    • Identify industry trends, arrange cooperator meetings, and participate in industry events to impact the growth and development of cooperators
    • Build effective links and support for the Farm Business Survey with opinion formers in the UK Farming Industry
  • Build relationships to maximize opportunities for growth of the Farm Business Survey
  • Investigate, track and resolve customer and cooperator concerns; identify trends and implement solutions


  • Demonstrable expertise in business-to-business (B2B) sales
  • Awareness of accounting and bookkeeping
  • Agricultural industry knowledge or experience
  • Full driving licence with the ability to travel nationally


  • Company Car or Cash-for-cars scheme
  • Casual dress
  • Company events
  • Private dental insurance
  • Company enhanced pension, sick pay and family leave
  • Wellness programmes
  • Gym membership
  • Store discounts
  • Referral programme
  • Cycle-to-work scheme
  • Language training provided and support for continuous professional development (CPD)
  • Newly renovated Head Office in Nantwich, Cheshire
  • Free on-site parking and electric vehicle charging points


Job title: Business Development Specialist | Location: UK Remote | Hours: Full-time, Day shift, Flexible | Schedule: Monday to Friday | Contract type: Permanent | Salary: Competitive | Bonus: Yearly, Performance, Loyalty | Availability: Immediate Start |


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