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Sales - Agronomy

Location: Guelph, ON
Job Type: Full-time, Permanent

Accountabilities:

Will be required to work with suppliers and growers to develop a sound working relationship. Promoting the business of Sharpe Farm Supplies. Focus on sales while monitoring supplier programs for value and economics.

Assets:

Previous experience in the ag-retail business would be an asset. Completion of interest in the Certified Crop Advisor program. Knowledge of I.P. soybean and grain marketing programs. An active interest/participant in community events.

Benefits:

  • Casual dress
  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care
  • Flexible schedule
  • Life insurance
  • RRSP match
  • Store discount
  • Vision care

Schedule:

  • Day shift

Primary Duties

Skills & Requirements

Required:

Respond to customers' inquiries quickly. Utilize resources and support to offer quotes and close sales. Must be energetic, motivated and a self-starter. Farm calls to customer prospects and maintenance for current clientele. Flexible hours to meet the needs of seasonal demands.

Have a keen understanding of business and agriculture. Strong computer skills are a must. The completion of a degree/diploma in agriculture or a combination of experience and education is an asset. The ability to learn and acquire licenses or permits as deemed necessary. Strong problem-solving skills and ability to work in a high paced environment. Ability to multi-task in a busy workplace.

Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree (preferred)

Experience:

  • Outside sales: 1 year (preferred)
  • agriculture: 1 year (preferred)

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