SALES AGRONOMIST, RETAIL – SOUTHERN AB
Grasslands Recruitment Specialists has been exclusively retained to recruit a Sales Agronomist, Retail in Southern Alberta who will be for responsible for executing an aggressive customer contact program and generating and maintaining sales volume within the trading area while managing strategic relationships with internal and external customers.
The Sales Agronomist, Retail earns a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, paid time off, a matching employer pension and consistent opportunities for personal development and career advancement. If this sounds like the right agronomy position for you, apply today.
ABOUT GRASSLANDS RECRUITMENT SPECIALISTS
We are a recruiting and executive search firm that has been connecting Canadian agriculture since 1996. With over 85 years of combined experience in the industry, we provide specialized recruiting services for our clients. Our focus is to find the best candidate for our clients and the perfect opportunity for career seekers. As a search firm, we have dedicated our resources to being an integral part of the continued growth and diversity of the Canadian agricultural economy. Our team is strategically placed throughout the Canadian labor market- understanding the needs of national and international agribusiness employers.
ABOUT OUR CLIENT
Our client has over 700 employees throughout their locations in Southern Alberta. They are a diverse organization and are proud to be part of the communities they do business in. They contribute to many local organizations and feel it is important to support their local businesses as well as Canadian suppliers. They purchase from dozens of local suppliers to increase sustainability within their own communities and take pride in being a community builder.
A DAY IN THE LIFE OF THE SALES AGRONOMIST, RETAIL
As the Sales Agronomist, you must effectively and efficiently manage and understand business relationships, demonstrate knowledge of products and marketing programs, and promote the sales of all product lines, including crop solutions, bins, machinery, and petroleum products while keeping up to date with current market trends, product knowledge and practices, and contributing to the overall success of the division.
You must demonstrate a high level of understanding in agriculture, possess the skills to develop valuable relationships with external and internal customers, and experience field scouting. Effective Team Leadership skills and the ability to work well within multi-generational teams are essential. You should be self-reliant, goal-oriented, and able to set and adjust priorities and schedules.
This role is Monday to Friday but will be seasonally adjusted to meet the needs of our clients.
AM I A GOOD FIT FOR THIS EXCITING OPPORTUNITY?
Ideal Candidates will have:
- Minimum 8 years of industry-related experience
- Minimum 5 years of progressively responsible sales experience in the agriculture industry
- Bachelor of Science in Agriculture is preferred, or a Degree or Diploma in Agriculture or related field
- CCA or P.AG certified (preferred)
- Agriculture extension experience with farmers, ag retail, and ag contractors
- Valid Class 5 Driver’s License with a clean Driver’s Abstract
READY TO MOVE FORWARD?
We understand your time is valuable, so we have a very quick and easy application process.
If you feel that you would be right for this Sales Agronomist, Retail position, please click on 'APPLY' and follow the self-serve application process or email your resume to Blair@grasslandsgroup.com
Questions may be addressed in confidence to Blair Clark at (844) 778-1031.
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