Regional Account Manager, Southern Saskatchewan

The successful candidate will participate in the creation of a dynamic product development, sales and marketing team striving to better serve the Canadian agriculture industry.

Posted 06/18/18

Responsibilities

This exciting opportunity will be challenging for a dedicated professional who excels at building customer relationships and is a motivated self-starter. The successful candidate will participate in the creation of a dynamic development, sales, and marketing team to better serve the Canadian agriculture industry. Reporting directly to the National Sales Manager, the Technical Account Manager’s primary responsibilities include:

  • Manage sales of value-added seed, soil and in crop plant nutrients, to the ag-retail network throughout the assigned Southern Saskatchewan region;
  • Provide leadership and direction in new and innovative fertilizer technologies to better serve the agronomic needs of the targeted market;
  • Develop and execute an annual sales plan to achieve budgeted sales and profit objectives in alignment with overall company objectives;
  • Establish targeted sales goals for key retails and work with retails to develop and implement a plan to achieve set goals;
  • Train and support ag retail customers on ATP Nutrition’s products to optimize usage through proper positioning in the market;
  • Provide in-season support to growers and ag retail customers on proper usage of ATP Nutrition products for optimum return on investment; 
  • Create and deliver technical sales presentations at customer meetings and conferences and attend tradeshows to broaden industry awareness and understanding of product offering and market value;
  • Represent the company’s best interests with industry and professional groups;
  • Identify new customer opportunities; and
  • Be a positive representative and promoter of our brand and products.

Requirements

  • Must have a degree/diploma in Agriculture, Business or related field; 
  • Minimum 3 - 5 years related experience in sales and/or agronomy sector of agriculture; 
  • Knowledge and understanding of crop production and agronomy with nutrition experience considered as an additional asset;
  • Experienced in agreement negotiation;
  • Effective conflict resolution experience;
  • Willingness to travel. 
  • This position requires up to 50% travel and must have a valid drivers license and be able to drive a vehicle. 

Salary commensurate with experience, qualifications, and ability.


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To apply, send your resume to David Johnson at dj@atpnutrition.ca