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Technical Account Manager

Posted Date: Apr 02, 2017
Expiry Date: Apr 29, 2017
Location: Southern Saskatchewan
Tags: Agribusiness, Saskatchewan, Sales, Agronomy, Agriculture, Crop Inputs, Experienced

AgCall Human Resources

Address: Box 409
Austin, Manitoba
R0H 0C0
 
Phone: 18888247275
E-mail: c.bodnarchuk@agcallhr.com
Website: www.agcallhr.com

Posting:

Our client is a Canadian owned and operated value added nutrient company. They are a leader in the development of new products for the ag and horticulture markets, with exciting expansion plans within Canada and the United States. They are aligned with strategic partners to provide a unique and proprietary product offering with strong distribution across North America.

Currently, our client is seeking a

TECHNICAL ACCOUNT MANAGER – SOUTHERN SASKATCHEWAN

This exciting opportunity will be challenging for a dedicated professional who excels at building customer relationships and is a motivated self-starter. The successful candidate will participate in the creation of a dynamic development, sales and marketing team to better serve the Canadian agriculture industry.  Reporting directly to the National Sales Manager, the Technical Account Manager’s primary responsibilities include:

 

·         Managing sales of value added seed, soil and in crop plant nutrients, to the ag-retail network throughout southern Saskatchewan;

·     Providing leadership and direction in the development of new and innovative fertilizer technologies to better serve the agronomic needs of the targeted market;

·        Developing and executing an annual sales plan to achieve budgeted sales and profit objectives in alignment with overall company objectives;

·         Training and supporting ag-retail customers;

·         Providing in-season support to growers and ag retail customers;

·   Creating and delivering technical sales presentations at customer meetings and conferences and attending tradeshows to broaden industry awareness and understanding of product offering and market value; and

·   Representing the company’s best interests with industry and professional groups.

 

To succeed, you will need:

·         A university degree or diploma in agriculture or relevant experience;

·         3-5 years of experience working in the sales and/or agronomy sector of agriculture;

·    Knowledge and understanding of crop production and agronomy; nutrition experience considered an asset;

·       Strong presentation and communication skills will be required to interact with both the retail and grower networks;

·         Exceptional time management skills with ability to effectively manage and prioritize work plans;

·         Team player; strong collaborative and negotiating skills;

·         Professionalism and maturity essential; and

·         Willingness to travel.

 

Our client provides an attractive compensation package, commensurate with experience, qualifications and ability. If you are ready to take the next step in your agricultural career, please contact Chad Bodnarchuk, SK/MB Recruiting Manager CONFIDENTIALLY at – 1-888-824-7275, or by email at APPLY ONLINE.

 

All correspondence is confidential.



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