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Marketing Manager Job

DATE POSTED: Aug 02,2017

LOCATION: Hannibal, MO

CATEGORY : Marketing & Communications

BUSINESS UNIT : Crop Production Services (Retail)

JOB ID: 2017-5913

FULL JOB TITLE: Marketing Manager

Marketing Manager - West Central Illinois Division

If you live safety always and have a strong desire to build a better tomorrow then look to the company who helps feed the world.

Cultivating Excellence is Crop Production Service's culture of ownership and joint accountability. At its heart, Cultivating Excellence is about achieving superior results with integrity together while connecting and collaborating across the entire organization.

While we have great people, it is not just about that; it’s the ability to lead your own engagement. It’s the opportunity to grow and develop your career in ways you never envisioned while teaming up with people with a passion to make a difference in the world.

Who You Will Work With

You will work daily beside teams of people who care about your safety on the job and at home. Together, you will have a Commitment to Zero and follow our 3 Safety Principles: Do It safely or not at all, There is always time to do it safely, and Care for each other’s health, safety and security.

Your team will bring out the best in you by enabling you to achieve goals and reach your full potential. You will find innovative ways to deliver on our vision of feeding the world responsibly while working side by side in an inclusive culture.

Position Summary:

The CPS Marketing Manager position is responsible for growing market share of Loveland Proprietary Products and other crop protection products within a designated geography. This position is responsible for growth primarily through existing CPS branches and, in some geographies, through outside company dealers. The purpose of this position is to work with and support designated branches along with providing organizational direction and leadership. The primary role of this position is to increase current and new customers’ use of CPS products and services, recruit new customers and expand Division chemical, plant health and plant nutritional knowledge and sales volumes.

Key Tasks:

  • Implement and supervise Division Marketing Plan in effort to retain and increase revenues.
  • Assist in leading and directing daily operations of the branch to ensure efficiency and profitability.
  • Coordinate with agronomist on product testing and trials.
  • Stay abreast of the developments of agricultural products and practices.
  • Assist branch managers in resolving customer complaints.
  • Develop a working relationship with suppliers to benefit CPS.
  • Demonstrate professionalism.
  • Develop, coordinate, and review promotion and pertinent advertising.
  • Involvement in the community. Assist with Field Days and grower meetings.
  • Report unsafe working conditions notifying appropriate party. Promote and enforce EH&S programs.
  • Work directly with Facility Managers and Crop Consultants campaigning marketing programs.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Agronomic/Agricultural based degree or equivalent experience of 5 years.
  • Very high degree of oral and written communication capabilities and good listening skills.
  • Good persuasive and motivational skills.

  • Basic business skills of branch management.
  • Thorough understanding of fertilizer and agricultural chemical usage.
  • Required knowledge/understanding of branch operation and equipment.
  • Computer skills in Microsoft (Excel, Word, Outlook, etc.) and company agronomic programs.
  • Understanding of the agricultural demands and practices of the Division.
  • Ability to handle stressful situations.
  • Extensive travel by vehicle required.
  • Frequent overtime required.


Why Crop Production Services?

Winning together; our culture coupled with great people, who deliver results with integrity, is what sets Crop Production Services apart from other career opportunities. We’re dedicated to winning together and that is what consistently makes Crop Production Services an award winning company. We are listed as one of the best places to work both in Canada and the U.S.

Crop Production Services, an Agrium company, is committed to building an inclusive workplace and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from all qualified women and men, including members of visible minorities, persons with disabilities and veterans. Additionally, our Employee Resource Groups – the Women's Inclusion Network and the Young Professionals Network, create awareness and opportunity for constructive action and dialogue.

Those passionate about this challenging opportunity please apply in confidence directly at www.cpsagu.com/careers. While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only applicants under consideration will be contacted.


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