Careers at Countrywide Farmers

Careers and Rewards

Could you be part of Countrywide's future?

Countrywide is the leading UK business in the supply of products, services and advice to the rural community. We are a fast expanding company with a clear vision and strategic plan to profitably expand the group.

Our number one priority is inevitably our customers. We aim to provide quality products and value for money, supported by expert knowledge and a personal service.

To deliver great service to our customers we are looking for people to join our team who are passionate and enthusiastic, have an empathy with the rural community and who are highly driven in making a real difference to our customers' experience.

Service is our passion and people are our strength which is why we invest in growing our talent and providing employees with great training and development opportunities so they can make a real contribution to our business.

If you are successful in joining Countrywide, these are some of the rewards you can expect to enjoy:

Career Opportunities

Weekend Sales Assistant based at Towcester, Northamptonshire

Our Sales Assistants must be customer focused with a friendly and helpful approach, keen to learn and have the ability to use their own initiative and work as part of a team. You will be the first point of contact for our customers and provide advice covering our wide range of products. An empathy with the rural community would be an advantage.

Hours of work are 13.5 per week which will include weekends.

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application: 30th August 2016

Please apply by email with C.V. quoting Ref 2017 to Christopher Evans at TStoreManager4@countrywidefarmers.co.uk

Sales Assistant based at Gloucester, Gloucestershire

We are currently seeking an enthusiastic sales assistant to assist in our clothing department.

Our Sales Assistants must be customer focused with a friendly and helpful approach, keen to learn and have the ability to use their own initiative and work as part of a team. You will be the first point of contact for our customers and provide advice covering our wide range of products. An empathy with the rural community would be an advantage.

Hours of work are 38.5 per week which may include working weekends and some bank holidays

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application: 30th August 2016

Please apply by email with C.V. quoting Ref 2011 to Jo Bracey at GStoreManager2@countrywidefarmers.co.uk

Warehouse Assistant based at Liphook, Hampshire

You will be responsible for ensuring our warehouse and yard area operates efficiently and safely whilst providing a high quality service to our customers. You should be Health and Safety aware, conscientious and accurate. The role will also require heavy lifting, problem solving and effective stock rotation. A forklift licence is desirable.

Hours of work are 38.5 per week which may include working alternative weekends and some bank holidays.

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application: 30th August 2016

Please apply by email with C.V. quoting Ref 2012 to Heather Baverstock at LStoremanager3@countrywidefarmers.co.uk

LPG Driver based at Weston Super Mare, Somerset

Our Drivers are responsible for delivering LPG to our customers. You will ensure that you deliver the correct product and volume to the correct customer within the allotted time scale and by providing the best possible level of customer service. You will keep the vehicle in a clean and tidy condition ready for operation.

Candidates must have a minimum CAT C Driver’s Licence and an ADR Qualification (Class 2 in Tanks).

It will of course, be essential to comply fully with all Health and Safety legislation, UK LPG Codes of Practice, and ADR at all times.

Hours of work are 50 per week which will include working weekends and shifts.

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application: 30th August 2016

Please apply by email with C.V. quoting Ref 2003 to Darren Moor at DMoor@countrywidefarmers.co.uk

Sales Assistant based at Wadebridge, Cornwall

Our Sales Assistants must be customer focused with a friendly and helpful approach, keen to learn and have the ability to use their own initiative and work as part of a team. You will be the first point of contact for our customers and provide advice covering our wide range of products. An empathy with the rural community would be an advantage.

Hours of work are 15 per week which may include working weekends and some bank holidays

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application: 30th August 2016

Please apply by email with C.V. quoting Ref 2002 to Jake Smith at jake.smith@cornwallfarmers.co.uk

Relief Store Manager covering the North region of Countrywide retail stores

We are seeking to recruit a Relief Store Manager for our Countrywide stores in the North region. To actively support the Regional Manager and other stores when and where required.

s an experienced Retail Manager you will be responsible for delivering the financial objectives for the stores and developing a teams that provides outstanding customer service and excellent retail standards, maintaining correct levels of stock availability and ensuring compliance with current legislation.

To be successful you will be an enthusiastic, hard working and 'hands on' person who has the ability to really drive our stores forward. You must have a desire to provide outstanding customer service and be able to motivate, lead and engage others around you. Retail management experience is essential along with the willingness to complete the AMTRA qualification. Candidates must be business focused, results driven, energetic and have a real passion for what you do. An empathy with the rural community and an AMTRA qualified candidate is desirable.

Hours of work are 38.5 per week which may include working alternate weekends and some bank holidays.

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application 24th August 2016

Please apply by email with C.V. quoting Ref 1728 to Mark Dayus at MDayus@countrywidefarmers.co.uk

Multi Channel Customer Service Advisor (Temporary) based at Head Office, Evesham

We are looking to recruit a confident and competent Multi Channel Customer Service Advisor. You would be tasked with providing a range of customer service functions to B2B and B2C divisions, and ensuring that customer service standards are met.

You would be responsible for managing inbound calls to develop effective customer relationships. You will also participate in cross selling opportunities, promotions and campaigns as required by the business.

The ideal candidate for the position will be a patient, confident and articulate communicator, with experience providing a high standard of customer service in previous B2C and B2B roles. Previous experience and knowledge of the agricultural industry, plus an empathy with the rural community would be a huge advantage.

You will be a flexible individual with excellent organisational skills, able to prioritise your workload and use your initiative when needed. You must also be able to demonstrate excellent customer focus as well as a positive and enthusiastic attitude towards work. IT skills would also be an advantage.

Hours of work are 37.5 per week; this role is a temporary 6 month placement.

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application 30th August 2016

Please apply by email with C.V. quoting Ref 1920 to Joanna Martin at JMartin@countrywidefarmers.co.uk

Weekend Sales Assistant based at Bearley, Warwickshire

Our Sales Assistants must be customer focused with a friendly and helpful approach, keen to learn and have the ability to use their own initiative and work as part of a team. You will be the first point of contact for our customers and provide advice covering our wide range of products. An empathy with the rural community would be an advantage.

Hours of work are 8 per week which will include working weekends.

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application 30th August 2016

Please apply by email with C.V. quoting Ref 1928 to Sarah Battrick at BStoreManager@countrywidefarmers.co.uk

Weekend Sales Assistant based at Bearley, Warwickshire

Our Sales Assistants must be customer focused with a friendly and helpful approach, keen to learn and have the ability to use their own initiative and work as part of a team. You will be the first point of contact for our customers and provide advice covering our wide range of products. An empathy with the rural community would be an advantage.

Hours of work are 5.5 per week which will include working weekends.

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application 30th August 2016

Please apply by email with C.V. quoting Ref 1929/1930 to Sarah Battrick at BStoreManager@countrywidefarmers.co.uk

Sales Assistant based at Ledbury, Herefordshire

Our Sales Assistants must be customer focused with a friendly and helpful approach, keen to learn and have the ability to use their own initiative and work as part of a team. You will be the first point of contact for our customers and provide advice covering our wide range of products. An empathy with the rural community would be an advantage.

Hours of work are 13.5 per week which will include working weekends

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application 30th August 2016

Please apply by email with C.V. quoting Ref 1957 to Andy Easthope at LStoreManager@countrywidefarmers.co.uk

Sales Assistant based at Melksham, Wiltshire

Our Sales Assistants must be customer focused with a friendly and helpful approach, keen to learn and have the ability to use their own initiative and work as part of a team. You will be the first point of contact for our customers and provide advice covering our wide range of products. An empathy with the rural community would be an advantage.

Hours of work are 20 per week which will include working weekends

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application 30th August 2016

Please apply by email with C.V. quoting Ref 1949 to Ian Nisbeck at MStoreManager4@countrywidefarmers.co.uk

Warehouse Assistant based at Amesbury, Wiltshire

You will be responsible for ensuring our warehouse and yard area operates efficiently and safely whilst providing a high quality service to our customers. You should be Health and Safety aware, conscientious and accurate. The role will also require heavy lifting, problem solving and effective stock rotation. A forklift licence is desirable.

Hours of work are 24 per week

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application 30th August 2016

Please apply by email with C.V. quoting Ref 1972 to Alex Millard at AMillard@countrywidefarmers.co.uk

Equestrian Specialist in Training based at Bourton, Gloucestershire

Reporting to the Store Manager, you will provide an excellent standard of customer service and act as an ambassador within the store for your department. You will monitor competitor activity and product developments, and develop and manage relevant in-store campaigns and equestrian events and promotions to increase revenue and profitability. You will assist the Store Manager to ensure compliance with store policies and procedures, including the AMTRA code of practice, as well as monitoring stock availability and merchandising displays.

On appointment, you will embark on our in-house training programme to become AMTRA qualified which will allow you to advise on and sell animal medications.

You must be passionate about the rural community, possess basic equestrian knowledge, and be an accomplished retail professional.

Hours of work are 38.5 per week which may include working alternate weekends and some bank holidays

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application 30th August 2016

Please apply by email with C.V. quoting Ref 1987 to Ian Hall at Bourton.StoreManager@countrywidefarmers.co.uk

Sales Assistant based at Bearley, Stratford Upon Avon

Our Sales Assistants must be customer focused with a friendly and helpful approach, keen to learn and have the ability to use their own initiative and work as part of a team. You will be the first point of contact for our customers and provide advice covering our wide range of products. An empathy with the rural community would be an advantage.

Hours of work are 38.5 per week which may include working alternate weekends and some bank holidays

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application 30th August 2016

Please apply by email with C.V. quoting Ref 1975 to Sarah Battrick at BStoreManager@countrywidefarmers.co.uk

Weekend Sales Assistant (Sunday) based at Glastonbury, Somerset

Our Sales Assistants must be customer focused with a friendly and helpful approach, keen to learn and have the ability to use their own initiative and work as part of a team. You will be the first point of contact for our customers and provide advice covering our wide range of products. An empathy with the rural community would be an advantage.

Hours of work are 5.5 per week

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application 30th August 2016

Please apply by email with C.V. quoting Ref 1991 to Tracey Lockyer at GStoreManager@countrywidefarmers.co.uk

Sales Assistant based at Nuneaton, Warwickshire

Our Sales Assistants must be customer focused with a friendly and helpful approach, keen to learn and have the ability to use their own initiative and work as part of a team. You will be the first point of contact for our customers and provide advice covering our wide range of products. An empathy with the rural community would be an advantage.

Hours of work are 11.5 per week which may include working alternate weekends and some bank holidays

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application 30th August 2016

Please apply by email with C.V. quoting Ref 1979 to Steven Martin at NStoreManager2@countrywidefarmers.co.uk

Pet Specialist in Training based at Chertsey, Surrey

Our Pet Specialists must be customer focused and have excellent knowledge of product developments and trends. You will support and manage in-store campaigns, pet events, and promotions. You will raise the Company’s profile at community events and build relationships with local catteries, kennels, and Veterinary Surgeries. The ideal candidate would have an AMTRA qualification, or willing to work towards this, you must be passionate about the rural community, possess basic pet knowledge, and be an accomplished retail professional.

Hours of work are 38.5 per week which may include working alternate weekends and some bank holidays

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application 30th August 2016

Please apply by email and your C.V. quoting Ref 1994 to Michael Sullivan at CStoreManager@countrywidefarmers.co.uk

Sales Assistant based at Cirencester, Gloucestershire

Our Sales Assistants must be customer focused with a friendly and helpful approach, keen to learn and have the ability to use their own initiative and work as part of a team. You will be the first point of contact for our customers and provide advice covering our wide range of products. An empathy with the rural community would be an advantage.

Hours of work are 20 per week which may include working alternate weekends and some bank holidays

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application 30th August 2016

Please apply by email with C.V. quoting Ref 1995 to Bob Clarke at Cirencester.StoreManager@countrywidefarmers.co.uk

Sales Assistant based at Cirencester, Gloucestershire

Our Sales Assistants must be customer focused with a friendly and helpful approach, keen to learn and have the ability to use their own initiative and work as part of a team. You will be the first point of contact for our customers and provide advice covering our wide range of products. An empathy with the rural community would be an advantage.

Hours of work are 20 per week which may include working alternate weekends and some bank holidays

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application 30th August 2016

Please apply by email with C.V. quoting Ref 1996 to Bob Clarke at Cirencester.StoreManager@countrywidefarmers.co.uk

Agricultural Specialist in Training based at Bearley, Stratford on Avon

Reporting to the Store Manager, you will provide an excellent standard of customer service and act as an ambassador within the store for your department. You will monitor competitor activity and product developments, and develop and manage relevant in-store campaigns and agricultural events and promotions to increase revenue and profitability. You will assist the Store Manager to ensure compliance with store policies and procedures, including the AMTRA code of practice, as well as monitoring stock availability and merchandising displays.

On appointment, you will embark on our in-house training programme to become AMTRA qualified which will allow you to advise on and sell animal medications. You must be passionate about the rural community, and possess basic agricultural knowledge.

Hours of work are 38.5 per week which may include working alternate weekends and some bank holidays

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application 30th August 2016

Please apply by email with C.V. quoting Ref 1997 to Sarah Battrick at BStoreManager@countrywidefarmers.co.uk

Agricultural Specialist in Training based at Thornbury, Gloucestershire

Reporting to the Store Manager, you will provide an excellent standard of customer service and act as an ambassador within the store for your department. You will monitor competitor activity and product developments, and develop and manage relevant in-store campaigns and agricultural events and promotions to increase revenue and profitability. You will assist the Store Manager to ensure compliance with store policies and procedures, including the AMTRA code of practice, as well as monitoring stock availability and merchandising displays.

On appointment, you will embark on our in-house training programme to become AMTRA qualified which will allow you to advise on and sell animal medications. You must be passionate about the rural community, and possess basic agricultural knowledge.

Hours of work are 38.5 per week which may include working alternate weekends and some bank holidays

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application 30th August 2016

Please apply by email with C.V. quoting Ref 1998 to Kevin Swan at TStoreManager2@countrywidefarmers.co.uk

Warehouse Assistant based at Stockton, Southam

You will be responsible for ensuring our warehouse and yard area operates efficiently and safely whilst providing a high quality service to our customers. You should be Health and Safety aware, conscientious and accurate. The role will also require heavy lifting, problem solving and effective stock rotation. A forklift licence is desirable.

Hours of work are 38.5 per week which may include working alternative weekends and some bank holidays.

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application 30th August 2016

Please apply by email with C.V. quoting Ref 1891 to Dave Portman at SStoreManager@countrywidefarmers.co.uk

Warehouse Assistant based at Chertsey, Surrey

You will be responsible for ensuring our warehouse and yard area operates efficiently and safely whilst providing a high quality service to our customers. You should be Health and Safety aware, conscientious and accurate. The role will also require heavy lifting, problem solving and effective stock rotation. A forklift licence is desirable.

Hours of work are 38.5 per week which may include working alternate weekends and some bank holidays.

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application 30th August 2016

Please apply by email with C.V. quoting Ref 2024 to Michael Sullivan at CStoreManager@countrywidefarmers.co.uk

Pet Specialist in Training based at Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire

Our Pet Specialists must be customer focused and have excellent knowledge of product developments and trends. You will support and manage in-store campaigns, pet events, and promotions. You will raise the Company’s profile at community events and build relationships with local catteries, kennels, and Veterinary Surgeries. The ideal candidate would have an AMTRA qualification, or willing to work towards this, you must be passionate about the rural community, possess basic pet knowledge, and be an accomplished retail professional.

Hours of work are 38.5 per week which may include working alternate weekends and some bank holidays

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application 30th August 2016

Please apply by email and your C.V. quoting Ref 2023 to Graeme Robertson at cnorton.storemanager@countrywidefarmers.co.uk

Sales Assistant based at Cirencester, Gloucestershire

Our Sales Assistants must be customer focused with a friendly and helpful approach, keen to learn and have the ability to use their own initiative and work as part of a team. You will be the first point of contact for our customers and provide advice covering our wide range of products. An empathy with the rural community would be an advantage.

Hours of work are 38.5 per week which may include working alternate weekends and some bank holidays

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application 30th August 2016

Please apply by email with C.V. quoting Ref 2021 to Bob Clarke at Cirencester.StoreManager@countrywidefarmers.co.uk

Driver based at Thame, Oxfordshire

Our Drivers are responsible for delivering goods on behalf of Countrywide and external customers. You will ensure that you deliver the correct product and volume to the correct customer within the allotted time scale, and by providing the best possible level of customer service. You will keep the vehicle in a clean and tidy condition ready for operation.

It will of course be essential to comply fully with all Health and Safety legislation, EU driver hours and regulations, and WTD legislation. Candidate will have the ability to work alone and use initiative, with willingness to work away from home, and a good geographic knowledge is preferable.

It is essential the candidate has a Class 2 driving license.

Hours of work are 48 per week which may include working weekends and shifts.

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application 30th August 2016

Please apply by email with C.V. quoting Ref 2019 to Mark Shaw at MShaw@countrywidefarmers.co.uk

Sales Assistant based at Tredington, Gloucestershire

Our Sales Assistants must be customer focused with a friendly and helpful approach, keen to learn and have the ability to use their own initiative and work as part of a team. You will be the first point of contact for our customers and provide advice covering our wide range of products. An empathy with the rural community would be an advantage.

Hours of work are 4.5 per week which will include working weekends.

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application 26th August 2016

Please apply by email with C.V. quoting Ref 2028 to Kate Hodgson at TStoreManager5@countrywidefarmers.co.uk

Weekend Sales Assistant based at Ledbury, Herefordshire

Our Sales Assistants must be customer focused with a friendly and helpful approach, keen to learn and have the ability to use their own initiative and work as part of a team. You will be the first point of contact for our customers and provide advice covering our wide range of products. An empathy with the rural community would be an advantage.

Hours of work are 5.5 per week which will include working weekends.

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application 26th August 2016

Please apply by email with C.V. quoting Ref 2036 to Andy Easthope at LStoreManager@countrywidefarmers.co.uk

Sales Assistant based at Witney, Oxfordshire

Our Sales Assistants must be customer focused with a friendly and helpful approach, keen to learn and have the ability to use their own initiative and work as part of a team. You will be the first point of contact for our customers and provide advice covering our wide range of products. An empathy with the rural community would be an advantage.

Hours of work are 11.5 per week which may include working alternative weekends and some bank holidays

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application 26th August 2016

Please apply by email with C.V. quoting Ref 2035 to Ashley Cawte at WStoreManager4@countrywidefarmers.co.uk

Weekend Sales Assistant based at Witney, Oxfordshire

Our Sales Assistants must be customer focused with a friendly and helpful approach, keen to learn and have the ability to use their own initiative and work as part of a team. You will be the first point of contact for our customers and provide advice covering our wide range of products. An empathy with the rural community would be an advantage.

Hours of work are 5.5 per week which will include working weekends.

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application 26th August 2016

Please apply by email with C.V. quoting Ref 2033 to Ashley Cawte at WStoreManager4@countrywidefarmers.co.uk

Agricultural Specialist in Training based at Presteigne, Powys

Reporting to the Store Manager, you will provide an excellent standard of customer service and act as an ambassador within the store for your department. You will monitor competitor activity and product developments, and develop and manage relevant in-store campaigns and agricultural events and promotions to increase revenue and profitability. You will assist the Store Manager to ensure compliance with store policies and procedures, including the AMTRA code of practice, as well as monitoring stock availability and merchandising displays.

On appointment, you will embark on our in-house training programme to become AMTRA qualified which will allow you to advise on and sell animal medications. You must be passionate about the rural community, and possess basic agricultural knowledge.

Hours of work are 38.5 per week which may include working alternate weekends and some bank holidays

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application 29th August 2016

Please apply by email with C.V. quoting Ref 2031 to Kieran Brindley at PStoreManager2@countrywidefarmers.co.uk

Agricultural Specialist in Training based at Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire

Reporting to the Store Manager, you will provide an excellent standard of customer service and act as an ambassador within the store for your department. You will monitor competitor activity and product developments, and develop and manage relevant in-store campaigns and agricultural events and promotions to increase revenue and profitability. You will assist the Store Manager to ensure compliance with store policies and procedures, including the AMTRA code of practice, as well as monitoring stock availability and merchandising displays.

On appointment, you will embark on our in-house training programme to become AMTRA qualified which will allow you to advise on and sell animal medications. You must be passionate about the rural community, and possess basic agricultural knowledge.

Hours of work are 38.5 per week which may include working alternate weekends and some bank holidays

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application 29th August 2016

Please apply by email with C.V. quoting Ref 2032 to Keri Thomas at CStoreManager6@countrywidefarmers.co.uk

Interim Merchandiser, Evesham, Worcestershire

Do you have strong stock and merchandising skills and are able to manage stock within a multi-site retail environment?

Our Interim Merchandiser will be responsible for the forecasting, planning, ordering and management of stock across multiple categories of products, to support the delivery of sales and margin objectives. You will be required to manage and trade through discontinued lines that do not require replenishment, suggest any clearance action and publish cover targets by department to monitor. Ensuring the replenishable lines are maintained and the priority SKUS for replenishment are identified early and raising purchase orders in line with expected sales.

The Interim Merchandiser will be able to help build a process surrounding cash control on WSSI with a B2B view in mind, and develop a structured replenishment process for unique SKUS with focus on store grading in mind.

Our ideal candidate will have several years experience of stock and merchandising skills, You will have strong data awareness to spot trends and forecast requirements, noticing and communicating risks in advance and address opportunity’s to maximise sales. It is important that you can communicate effectively and professionally with internal and external stakeholders.

It is preferable that you have project management skill to enable change programmes to be successful.

Hours of work are 37.5 per week

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application 30th August 2016

Please apply by email and your C.V. quoting Ref 2026 to Jason Strubing at JStrubing@countrywidefarmers.co.uk

Sales Assistant based at Wadebridge, Cornwall

Our Sales Assistants must be customer focused with a friendly and helpful approach, keen to learn and have the ability to use their own initiative and work as part of a team. You will be the first point of contact for our customers and provide advice covering our wide range of products. An empathy with the rural community would be an advantage.

Hours of work are 15 per week which may include working alternative weekends and some bank holidays

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application 29 August 2016

Please apply by email with C.V. quoting Ref 2037 to Jake Smith at jake.smith@cornwallfarmers.co.uk

Agricultural Specialist in Training based at Liskeard, Cornwall

Reporting to the Store Manager, you will provide an excellent standard of customer service and act as an ambassador within the store for your department. You will monitor competitor activity and product developments, and develop and manage relevant in-store campaigns and agricultural events and promotions to increase revenue and profitability. You will assist the Store Manager to ensure compliance with store policies and procedures, including the AMTRA code of practice, as well as monitoring stock availability and merchandising displays.

On appointment, you will embark on our in-house training programme to become AMTRA qualified which will allow you to advise on and sell animal medications. You must be passionate about the rural community, and possess basic agricultural knowledge.

Hours of work are 40 per week which may include working alternate weekends and some bank holidays

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application 1 September 2016

Please apply by email with C.V. quoting Ref 2038 to Karen Goldsmith at Karen.Goldsmith@cornwallfarmers.co.uk

Agricultural Specialist in Training based at Bideford, Devon

Reporting to the Store Manager, you will provide an excellent standard of customer service and act as an ambassador within the store for your department. You will monitor competitor activity and product developments, and develop and manage relevant in-store campaigns and agricultural events and promotions to increase revenue and profitability. You will assist the Store Manager to ensure compliance with store policies and procedures, including the AMTRA code of practice, as well as monitoring stock availability and merchandising displays.

On appointment, you will embark on our in-house training programme to become AMTRA qualified which will allow you to advise on and sell animal medications. You must be passionate about the rural community, and possess basic agricultural knowledge.

Hours of work are 40 per week which may include working alternate weekends and some bank holidays

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application 1 September 2016

Please apply by email with C.V. quoting Ref 2039 to Elaine Edgecombe at elaine.edgecombe@cornwallfarmers.co.uk

Sales Assistant based at Taunton, Somerset

Our Sales Assistants must be customer focused with a friendly and helpful approach, keen to learn and have the ability to use their own initiative and work as part of a team. You will be the first point of contact for our customers and provide advice covering our wide range of products. An empathy with the rural community would be an advantage.

Hours of work are 20 per week which may include working alternative weekends and some bank holidays

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application 29 August 2016

Please apply by email with C.V. quoting Ref 2040 to Matthew Rosenberg at TStoreManager@countrywidefarmers.co.uk

Agricultural Specialist in Training based at Market Drayton, Shropshire

Reporting to the Store Manager, you will provide an excellent standard of customer service and act as an ambassador within the store for your department. You will monitor competitor activity and product developments, and develop and manage relevant in-store campaigns and agricultural events and promotions to increase revenue and profitability. You will assist the Store Manager to ensure compliance with store policies and procedures, including the AMTRA code of practice, as well as monitoring stock availability and merchandising displays.

On appointment, you will embark on our in-house training programme to become AMTRA qualified which will allow you to advise on and sell animal medications. You must be passionate about the rural community, and possess basic agricultural knowledge.

Hours of work are 38.5 per week which may include working alternate weekends and some bank holidays

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application 1 September 2016

Please apply by email with C.V. quoting Ref 2041 to Alan Owen at MStoreManager2@countrywidefarmers.co.uk

Agricultural Specialist in Training based at Penzance, Cornwall

Reporting to the Store Manager, you will provide an excellent standard of customer service and act as an ambassador within the store for your department. You will monitor competitor activity and product developments, and develop and manage relevant in-store campaigns and agricultural events and promotions to increase revenue and profitability. You will assist the Store Manager to ensure compliance with store policies and procedures, including the AMTRA code of practice, as well as monitoring stock availability and merchandising displays.

On appointment, you will embark on our in-house training programme to become AMTRA qualified which will allow you to advise on and sell animal medications. You must be passionate about the rural community, and possess basic agricultural knowledge.

Hours of work are 40 per week which may include working alternate weekends and some bank holidays

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application 1 September 2016

Please apply by email with C.V. quoting Ref 2045 to Tamsin Thomas at tamsin.thomas@cornwallfarmers.co.uk

Weekend Sales Assistant based at Thame, Oxfordshire

Our Sales Assistants must be customer focused with a friendly and helpful approach, keen to learn and have the ability to use their own initiative and work as part of a team. You will be the first point of contact for our customers and provide advice covering our wide range of products. An empathy with the rural community would be an advantage.

Hours of work are 13 per week which will include working weekends.

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application 29 August 2016

Please apply by email with C.V. quoting Ref 2046 to Michelle Jellis at TStoreManagers@countrywidefarmers.co.uk

Deputy Store Manager based at Market Drayton, Shropshire

You will be supporting the store manager to deliver the financial objectives for the store by recruiting and developing a team that provides outstanding customer service and exceptional retail standards. As an experienced Deputy Manager you will be an enthusiastic, hard working and ‘hands on’ person who has the ability to really drive our stores forward.

You must have a desire to provide exceptional customer service and be able to motivate, lead and inspire others around you. Retail management experience is essential, along with the willingness to complete the AMTRA qualification. Candidates must be business focused, results driven, energetic and have a real passion for what you do. An empathy with the rural community and an AMTRA qualified candidate is desirable.

Hours of work are 38.5 per week which may include working alternate weekends and some bank holidays.

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application 1 September 2016

Please apply by email with C.V. quoting Ref 2043 to Alan Owen at MStoreManager2@countrywidefarmers.co.uk

Customer Service Advisor based at Stockton, Southam

We are currently seeking an in store customer service advisor, at our Stockton store in Southam.

The Customer Service Advisor role is key to ensuring a helpful, consistent and efficient customer journey through all channels of the business. A Customer Service advisor is responsible for delivering an excellent service to all customers by answering customer calls, providing customer information, handling orders and transactions, responding to sales enquiries and dealing with customer complaints.

Customer Service Advisor’s will also provide sales administration support to the business including entering customer order information, raising purchase orders and liaising with suppliers to ensure successful outcomes for customers.

The successful candidate will have a good telephone manner, good understanding of the range of the products within the business, as well as excellent IT literacy and attention to detail. An empathy with the rural community and ability to work under pressure would be an advantage.

Hours of work are 25 per week which may include working alternate weekends and some bank holidays.

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application 1 September 2016

Please apply by email with C.V. quoting Ref 2044 to Dave Portman at SStoreManager@countrywidefarmers.co.uk

Weekend Sales Assistant based at Taunton, Somerset

Our Sales Assistants must be customer focused with a friendly and helpful approach, keen to learn and have the ability to use their own initiative and work as part of a team. You will be the first point of contact for our customers and provide advice covering our wide range of products. An empathy with the rural community would be an advantage.

Hours of work are 5.5 per week which will include working weekends.

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application 29 August 2016

Please apply by email with C.V. quoting Ref 2054 to Matthew Rosenberg at TStoreManager@countrywidefarmers.co.uk

Sales Assistant based at Thornbury, Gloucestershire

Our Sales Assistants must be customer focused with a friendly and helpful approach, keen to learn and have the ability to use their own initiative and work as part of a team. You will be the first point of contact for our customers and provide advice covering our wide range of products. An empathy with the rural community would be an advantage.

Hours of work are 23 per week which may include working alternative weekends and some bank holidays

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application 31st August 2016

Please apply by email with C.V. quoting Ref 2049 to Kevin Swan at TStoreManager2@countrywidefarmers.co.uk

Weekend Warehouse Assistant based at Taunton, Somerset

You will be responsible for ensuring our warehouse and yard area operates efficiently and safely whilst providing a high quality service to our customers. You should be Health and Safety aware, conscientious and accurate. The role will also require heavy lifting, problem solving and effective stock rotation. A forklift licence is desirable.

Hours of work are 13.5 per week which will include working weekends.

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application 8 September 2016

Please apply by email with C.V. quoting Ref 2058 to Matthew Rosenberg at TStoreManager@countrywidefarmers.co.uk

Sales Executive – Cheshire, Wirral, North Wales and Shropshire

Are you a Sales Executive looking for a new challenge?

Countrywide is the leading supplier of products, services and advice to the rural community. Living and working within our local communities we appreciate not only the rural way of life but also the needs of our customers. Countrywide now operates throughout the UK and has a turnover in excess of £180 million, and employees surpassing 1,000 across the Group. Countrywide continues to grow from strength to strength.

As Countrywide LPG is growing its trading area, we are seeking to recruit a Sales Executive to join our growing team in North Wales, Cheshire and Shropshire.

You will be responsible for selling LPG / Energy products to new and existing customers, across North Wales, Cheshire and Shropshire achieving and exceeding sales targets.

You will promote our LPG/Energy products through an effective sales and marketing plan, developing relationships with customers, whilst providing the best possible level of customer service.

The ideal candidate will have a strong desire to succeed through achieving sales and providing great customer service. Previous sales or LPG/Energy experience is desirable but not essential as full training will be given.

Basic IT skills for Microsoft products including Word and Excel, knowledge of CRM systems would be desirable for the role but not essential.

You will be able to manage a varied workload and interact confidently with a wide range of people both internally and externally. You will be self-motivated, personable, and outgoing with strong communication skills.

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

This is a fantastic opportunity to develop your sales career within a dynamic market leading business.

Closing date for application 8 September 2016

Please apply by email with C.V. quoting Ref 2057 to Gary Webb at GWebb2@countrywidefarmers.co.uk

Warehouse Operative based at Defford, Worcestershire

You will be responsible for ensuring our warehouse and yard area operates efficiently and safely whilst providing a high quality service to our customers. You should be Health and Safety aware, conscientious and accurate. The role will also require heavy lifting, problem solving and effective stock rotation. A forklift licence is desirable.

Hours of work are 40 per week which may include working flexible shifts, including weekends and some bank holidays.

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme and a rewarding and stimulating place to work!

Closing date for application 8 September 2016

Please apply by email with C.V. quoting Ref 2055 to Gareth Price at GPrice@countrywidefarmers.co.uk