Product Inquiry Associate (home-based position)

Position Id
1752
Location
Work from Home
Number of Openings
15
Job Type
Full-Time Regular
Min Salary
$0.00
Max Salary
$0.00
Vacation
As per employment standards

Benefits
hourly plus mileage plus expenses
Date Posted
3/01/2019

Product Inquiry Associate (home-based position)


Our client contracts with numerous players within the crop protection industry for short-term projects (2-5 month terms). The intention of these projects is to quickly respond to farmer product inquiries by providing efficient and accurate in-field assessment of product issues. As such, to be proactive for the next growing season, our client seeks individuals interested joining their database list of qualified contractors (with option to decline).

As per each assignment, you would work with growers on an individual basis to resolve claims within the latitude of your authority. As contracts and clients change, it would vary which company you'd represent per contract.

This could be a great opportunity for:
  • Retirees/semi-retirees with agriculture sales background
  • Individuals working part-time
  • Stay-at-home parents
To be successful, you offer:
  • Ability to relate to farmers with knowledge of agriculture industry
  • Experience with general cropping practices specifically to Canola in Western Canada and Soy/Corn in Eastern Canada
  • Good telephone demeanor with clear English communication
  • Available for day travel to make grower visits during the project timeline
  • Ability to be available, and complete assignment, during the project timeline
  • Abilitiy to respond immediately after inquiry notification and to schedule a prompt farm visit
  • Strong production agriculture acumen; particularly of the main crops within 150 km radius of your home
  • Capability to understand and assess main crop issues in your assigned region
  • Ability to gather necessary information, offer solutions, and provide product education as needed
  • Detail-orientation and customer service attitude both to the producer and to the retailer
  • Ability to follow-up all claims through retailers to ensure proper documentation and information completion
  • Available and willing to attend a webinar training session
  • Ability to clearly communicate the company's message
  • Telephone with voicemail and quality internet access
  • Good computer skills
  • Detail focused
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Self-starter; not discouraged by rejection
  • A Canadian Social Insurance Card
What's in it for you?
  • Guaranteed hours monthly
  • 150 Km radius (+/-) of your home
  • On-farm/field visits
  • Attractive hourly rate plus mileage and expenses
  • Work term between April and November
  • Average of 200-400 hours of work per contract
Contracts could be within the Canadian prairies, Ontario, Quebec (bilingual required), and the US midwest and northwest regions.

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