Location: Remote, home-based office in Southern Alberta
Technical Sales Representative - Crop Protection
Grasslands Recruitment Specialists is recruiting a full-time, remote-based Technical Sales Representative for Southern Alberta. You will need to travel within the Southern Alberta territory covering south of Highway 27 following Trochu east to Oyen and the Saskatchewan border and all points south to the US border.
This Technical Sales Rep position earns a competitive salary of $90,000+, comprehensive benefits and matching RSP. If this sounds like the right agricultural sales representative opportunity for you, apply today!
ABOUT GRASSLANDS RECRUITMENT SPECIALISTS
At GRS, we have been connecting Canadian agriculture since 1996. Our focus is to find the best candidate for our client employers and the perfect opportunity for career seekers. With over 85 years of combined experience in the industry, we provide specialized recruiting services for our clients. Our team is strategically placed throughout the Canadian labor market- understanding the needs of national and international agribusiness employers. 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.
ABOUT OUR CLIENT
A passion for agriculture, the science and business of it, runs through their company's veins. They are inherently grower focused and in tune with the market. Keeping their boots muddy and understanding our customers' needs is at the core of all that they do. Their growth has stemmed from staying true to authentic relationships, from farmers to customers to our partners. They are not interested in being the biggest, but they leverage their stability and flexibility to focus on building a stronger portfolio that penetrates deeper into their markets because they can deliver certain essentials their grower’s need. They strive to understand the challenges of individual markets, then use their tenacity and connections to find quick, efficient solutions for their customers. Their employees are proud to be a part of this family-owned company, working together towards a common goal and having fun along the way. They believe they have a bigger purpose.
A DAY IN THE LIFE OF THE TECHNICAL SALES REPRESENTATIVE
The candidate will ultimately be the face and reputation of the organization in Southern Alberta. Establishing and maintaining relationships with those who influence the business in this territory will be the primary focus. Consistent execution of technical trainings of their portfolio to retails, growers, agronomists, and centers of influence will be required. Managing the P&L of the region, establishing and meeting sales objectives. Aligning the company’s portfolio with current customer needs will be essential. Listen deeply and react accordingly to the ever-changing environment we find ourselves. Growth in the region will be important but building and maintaining our presence as an organization deeply committed to the science of agriculture will take precedence.
This full-time, remote position travels frequently throughout Southern Alberta.
AM I A GOOD FIT FOR THIS EXCITING OPPORTUNITY?
Ideal candidates will have:
- Agriculture related Degree
- 5 to 10 years of sales experience in the crop protection industry in Western Canada. •
- Experience in pulse crop production, along with full working knowledge of cereals, oilseeds, corn, dry bean and potato production is an asset
The ideal candidate for this position is passionate about the science of agriculture and driven by a desire to help customers solve serious production issues using the full product portfolio. Experience in pulse crop production, along with full working knowledge of cereals, oilseeds, corn, dry bean and potato production is an asset. The candidate must have a thorough understanding of the Canadian crop protection industry. The successful candidate must exhibit strong inter-personal skills. This position demands strong verbal, written, and presentation communication skills with experience in translating detailed scientific information into practical decision-ready information for non-technical clients. The candidate must be a self-starter able to take initiative and conduct himself or herself in a professional manner with little direct supervision. They are looking for a strong team player that thrives in the role of being the lead technical expert supporting customer sales needs in their assigned region.
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