Grasslands Recruitment Specialists has been exclusively retained to recruit a Senior Sales Agronomist – Crop Production Advisor. Our client’s focus is on where agriculture is heading in the next 5-10 years. Do you have a passion for agriculture that includes soil science and have a vision for change? Are you interesting in working for a company where your skills can be utilized and developed? If so, read on!
The Senior Sales Agronomist earns a competitive wage with overtime paid including comprehensive benefits, in house training support, pension matching, and work/life integration. 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 is an Agribusiness retailer who has gone through multiple mergers and acquisitions over the past 10 years. They have now established their OWN, attractive, corporate culture with an on-farm focus to enhance crop production for producers in Western Canada. While they are dedicated to the study of agriculture and helping their producers get the highest yields for the crops they grow, they are dedicated to ensuring their staff have the support, training, and environment in which to succeed. When their staff are content, they can then continue to provide exceptional customer care.
A DAY IN THE LIFE OF THE SENIOR SALES AGRONOMIST
Regular duties will include researching new products, promoting services, recommending and selling crop inputs and seed, performing field scouting to identify weeds, disease and nutrition deficiencies, and regularly updating clients through one-on-one communication and grower meeting facilitation. Ultimately, you will become familiar with producer’s individual operation and needs to provide them with informed agronomic alternatives and suggestions for improved results.
This full-time position will have varying hours depending on the season.
AM I A GOOD FIT FOR THIS EXCITING OPPORTUNITY?
Ideal Candidates will have:
An agricultural background/knowledge of farm business; able to relate to farmers
Preferred: A Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma in Agriculture and / or a related Agribusiness Diploma / Training.
CCA Accreditation would be an asset but can be taken internally
On-farm, direct with producer, work experience (or retail experience with desire to get out of the office)
Strong, demonstrated, sales skills
Able to work independently or in a team setting
Desire or willingness to reside in a rural community setting
A Canadian Social Insurance Number
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 Senior Sales Agronomist – Crop Production Advisor position, please click on ‘APPLY’ and follow the self-serve application process or email your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
Questions may be addressed in confidence to Blair Clark at (844) 778-1031.