Outside Sales Representative - Vegetable Seed
Our client, a growing supplier (with significant market share across Canada) of organic and conventional vegetable seeds (proven and certified), states that their mission is to provide solutions adapted to optimize crop performance for their vegetable farm customers. Their extensive R&D and field trial program enables their dynamic team to advise customers proficiently on new varieties and seed treatments tailored to customers' markets, soil types and local climatic conditions. They provide personalized and professional pre-sale and post-sale service; continuously being available to and working with their customers. They adhere to a defined set of business values, including: client focus every day, team work at all times, professionalism in every task, constant identification of innovation and respecting others at every occasion.
They currently seek a full-time Outside Sales Representative for Ontario as an addition to their growing team. This is a home office-based opportunity, and the ideal location would be either of the Bradford Marsh area or the sand plain area of SW Ontario- Delhi, Simcoe, Tillsonburg, Scotland etc.
In this diverse position, your focus will be on seed sales and service activities across Ontario- but concentrated within the key field crop vegetable growing regions of the province. There will also be opportunity to travel to customers in other provinces. Identifying new sales opportunities, maintaining and expanding market share with existing customers, providing excellent ongoing customer support and conducting small plot field trials of new varieties will be essential functions of this role.
Under the direction of the Sales Manager, you will have responsibility for managing your territory. This includes establishing and tracking sales targets and budgets, evaluating product performance with customers, working with internal departments for customer service, accounting and R&D, reporting, and participating in internal and external industry product training and professional development activities.
To be successful in this role, you will have:
Your inner-drive, honesty, and integrity will be your key to success with this organization! In return, our client offers a competitive compensation package consisting of attractive base salary and sales incentive opportunity, vehicle, travel expense account, benefits, pension plan and more.
- Diploma in agriculture or a B.Sc. in Agronomy or Horticulture,
- 3 + years of relevant experience in agronomic sales to growers- with vegetable products and growers preferred,
- A solid technical background in field vegetable production or the ability to learn quickly, and
- A general knowledge of the field vegetable industry in Ontario.
- The time management and organization skills that support your autonomy to work from home, visit existing customers and establish relationships with prospective customers.
- Excellent communication, interpersonal and relationship building skills.
- Professional, ethical and customer focused attitude.
- Solid negotiation, problem solving and computer skills.
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