Elders Livestock Sales Trainee Program - Elders Rural Services


The Elders Livestock Sales Trainee Program is an 18-month program designed by our in-house livestock leaders.



There are so many opportunities with Elders and I was pretty excited to land this job.”

Eboni Knight – Livestock Sales Trainee graduate 2020, now Territory Sales Manager, Mortlake.


Read Eboni’s story and discover why she loves the program.


About the program

We’ve been working for Australian agriculture for over 180 years and have recently been voted as the most trusted name in agriculture for the second year running*.

This program will provide hands-on training to the next generation of sales agents, enabling them to make a difference for livestock producers and regional Australia.

As a trainee, you’ll be provided with the tools, training and be mentored by Elders highly experienced livestock leaders.

Upon completion you’ll have a broad understanding of Elders and the agricultural industry with the opportunity to apply for permanent roles within livestock sales at Elders.


The biggest thing I’ve learned being an agent, is not just the technical skills, it’s certainly been dealing with people.

Matt Tinkler, Elders Trainee graduate, now state livestock manager. 

Matt Tinkler started his career with Elders in 2005 as an Elders Trainee. Today he’s the Elders State Victoria and Riverina Livestock Manager!

Read his journey.



Have you got what it takes?

To succeed in this program you’ll need to:

  • have some experience in the livestock or agriculture industry
  • be sales focussed
  • be resilient
  • be a team member
  • be willing to be challenged
  • be able to relocate within your nominated state for placement through the Elders network.

Elders is a trusted member within the rural communities of Australia so you’ll need need to be passionate about supporting rural producers and engage with the local community.



Watch this video about the power of the Elders’ pink shirt.

Thanks for your interest. Applications for the Elders Livestock Sales Trainee Program have now closed.

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*Roy Morgan Agribusiness Brand Trust Survey, July 2021. Unprompted Net Trust and Distrust Scores.