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Marketing Agronomist

Posted Date: Jul 14, 2017
Expiry Date: Sep 15, 2017
Location: Okanagan Valley, British Columbia
Tags: Agribusiness, Customer Service, Tree Fruit, Wine Grape, Sales, British Columbia, Marketing, Agronomist, Horticulture, Agriculture, Experienced

Okanagan Fertilizer Ltd.

Address: Box 770
Enderby, British Columbia
V0E 1V0
 
Phone: 250-838-6414
Fax: 250-838-6968
E-mail: ken@okfert.com
Website: www.okfert.com

Posting:

Working within BC’s beautiful Okanagan Valley, the Horticulture Marketing Agronomist will lead crop input sales to the wine grape, tree fruit and specialty horticulture sectors.  This is our fastest growing business segment and a great opportunity to develop specialized agronomic expertise in a high value market.

  • Key responsibilities include; 

    • Increasing sales to new and existing customers by demonstrating our unique value proposition.
    • Collaborating with the sales supervisor to establish sales and marketing objectives.
    • Meeting with clients on a daily basis to promote our products and to secure purchases.
    • Providing attentive and courteous customer service with a willingness to assist clients in a timely manner.
    • Planning client crop input programs in the fall and winter in order to execute spring orders efficiently.
    • Developing industry leading expertise in the areas of plant and soil fertility as well as pest and disease management.
    • Conducting on-site agronomic services, including soil sampling, plant tissue sampling and crop scouting.
    • Representing Okanagan Fertilizer at grower meetings, trade shows, and industry and community events.

    Key qualifications include:

    • Proven ability to work independently and efficiently, particularly when outside of the office.
    • Strong desire to pursue and close sales in a competitive environment. Past experience in sales will be helpful.
    • Excellent communication and presentation skills as well as a professional business demeanor.
    • Willingness adapt to a rapidly changing and sometimes hectic work environment.
    • A degree or diploma in agriculture, horticulture or a related field is preferred. 
    • Eager to use business system software, computers and electronic devices as sales and organizational tools.

    Please send your resume to Ken Clancy, President by e-mail at APPLY ONLINE



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