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Sales Executive (Groundcare)

Job Location:

West Somerset & East Devon

Application Deadline:

Recruiting now – Sales Executive (Groundcare)

Vincent Tractors & Plant – Wellington

Would you like to start a career with one of the UK’s leading Kubota dealerships?


Vincent Tractors & Plant is a successful family-owned business. Established in 1966 and now employing over 50 people across our four branches covering Cornwall, Devon and Somerset.  We are the market leaders in agricultural, construction and groundcare products, holding the market leading Kubota franchise along with many other brands including Kverneland, Ktwo, Grillo, Baroness, GreenMech, Ifor Williams Trailers and Ausa.


Job Purpose:

Vincent Tractors & Plant’s success and ongoing growth means we are looking for Groundcare Machinery Salesperson to join our expanding business at our Wellington (Somerset) branch. Are you a dedicated, self-motivated salesperson with a passion for groundcare machinery sales?

You will play a vital part in managing and developing sales with an existing Kubota client base of holiday parks, councils, contractors and land owners, and to target new sales opportunities. You will be charged with developing sustainable relationships with these partners which, in turn, will generate long term repeat business, as well as seeking out new partners and opportunities.

The ideal candidates will have experience in similar roles as a Groundcare Machinery Salesperson with a knowledge of groundcare machinery.

You should have good customer skills and be able to work independently and as part of a team.


Main Duties and Responsibilities:

 ·        Visit customers as well as cold calling to prospect for new business.

·        Advise, negotiate and conclude the sale, completing all appropriate paperwork and documentation in a timely manner e.g. service contracts, warranties etc.

·        Carry out machine demonstrations where necessary

·        Achieve agreed sales targets.

·        Advise customers when their order has been received and is ready for collection/delivery.

·        Safely install machines with the customer.

·        Set up and attend industry exhibitions and shows when required

Secondary Responsibilities

These responsibilities are essential in a small business where all members of the team are required to work flexibly and help in all and any area during busy periods

  • Keep confidential and company business or
  • To represent Vincent Tractors & Plant and promote its brand throughout all
  • To undertake Health and Safety training as required.
  • Ability to work hours as required by the

The above is not an exhaustive list and other duties and responsibilities may be included in the role as the business develops over time.

The company is committed to training and supporting employees. Employees will receive training for all areas included in their job description to ensure that they are capable, and feel confident, of performing both main and secondary responsibilities. In addition, it is the employee’s responsibility to alert their Line Manager to areas where they feel they require more training, or need the support of another member of the team, to undertake a specific task that may be new, or more challenging, for them.


Person Specification:





Relevant Experience Experience of selling technically related groundcare products

Ability to speak with all manner of customer

Experience of building relationships with customers


Experience of selling to end users or resellers.


Education/ Training Four GCSE’s grade C and above, including Maths and English




Foundation Degree, HND or Degree


Qualities, knowledge & skills Confident

Keen to make the sale

Ability to up sell.

Ability to pick up technical knowledge and apply it

Self-motivated & able to use initiative

Excellent interpersonal skills

Attention to detail

Flexible approach

Neat, clean and tidy image

Loyal and reliable

Ability to work to deadline and to a high degree of accuracy.

Good IT Skills

Friendly, smiling & interested in our customers

A current driver’s licence



Experience in our industry sector

Experience of working within a close sales team

Licenced to tow trailers



Additional factors Willing to work additional hours as required. Extra hours before and after events. Evening functions and shows for example.


Are you looking to enhance your abilities within a supportive and highly successful family-owned business? Then look no further! Vincent Tractors & Plant can offer you:

  • Full time position: 8.00am – 5.30pm. Monday – Friday. (5.00pm Wintertime).
  • Saturday: 8.00am to 12.00pm on a rota basis
  • Negotiable salary depending on skills and track record, plus commission and bonus
  • Company vehicle
  • 24 days Holiday allowance plus Bank Holidays
  • Staff discount
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Group life cover
  • Eye care support
  • Childcare vouchers


To apply, please complete the form below. Within your cover letter, please explain how you meet the criteria for the role.


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