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Marketing Representative - Pacific Northwest Job

DATE POSTED: Jul 22,2017

Locations:
Idaho Falls, ID

CATEGORY : Product Marketing

BUSINESS UNIT :

JOB ID: 2017-5737

FULL JOB TITLE: Marketing Representative - Pacific Northwest

Marketing Representative (Open to Idaho, Oregon, Washington)

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

Cultivating Excellence is Agrium’s culture of ownership and joint accountability. At its heart, Cultivating Excellence is aboutachieving superior results with integrity together,connecting and collaborating across the entire organization.

While we have great people, it is not just about that; it’s the ability to own your own engagement, the opportunity to be innovative. It’s the opportunity to grow and develop your career in ways you never imagined 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 will 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 own your own work and find innovative ways to deliver on our vision of feeding the world responsibly while working along beside 15,000 people around the globe who care about you.

Reporting to the ESN Marketing Manager, the Marketing Representatives role is primarily to create demand and brand awareness of Agrium’s enhanced efficiency fertilizer (ESN) specialty product line through product promotion, demonstrations and trials. The Marketing Representative will demonstrate the value of Agrium Wholesale’s specialty product line versus conventional market products in the Pacific North West.

Key Tasks:

  • Play a critical role not only ensuring your own safety, but also the safety of others. You will have direct accountability for ensuring familiarity and demonstrating the Commitment to Zero policy, leading with a safety mindset and modeling the 3 Safety Principles, modelling the 10 Tenets of Operation and having your own personal safety action plan.
  • Coordinate and present at retail and grower meetings, and conduct on farm product trials.

  • Establish and maintain relationships with existing customers, Growers, Retailers, Crop Consultants, and Colleges/Universities.

  • Develop new prospects and interact with customers to increase sales of products in order to meet and exceed sales goals.

  • Develop and maintain a thorough knowledge of product features, benefits and use as well as maintain continuing education on marketing techniques, products and services.

  • Represent Agrium Wholesale at local and regional meetings and trade shows.

TheIdeal Candidate

Outside of the skills and necessary qualifications, our ideal candidate must be committed to achieving superior results with integrity and sustaining our safe and positive work environment while having the ability to embrace working side by side others in a diverse culture.

Skills:

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Strong drive for achievement and strong influencing skills among multiple stakeholder

  • Capable of leading complex initiatives through consensus and influence

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills; comfortable working with multiple functions and management/personnel levels in a multi-tasking, deadline oriented, team environment.

  • Solution-oriented with demonstrated ability to collaborate and build strong relationships with key stakeholders, peers and team members

  • Strong financial analysis skills

  • Possesses ability to juggle and prioritize numerous requests simultaneously

  • Passion for finding new and innovative trends in relevant industries

  • Ability to travel extensively and work autonomously

Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree in Agriculture, Business or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Knowledge and experience in Agronomy
  • Knowledge of the crops/soil/precipitation in the target territory
  • Knowledge of field operations and application methods
  • Highly developed customer service skills with a proven ability to develop strong client relationships.
  • Motivated self-starter with results and solution orientation and the ability to sustain a professional growth strategy while working independently.

Why Agrium?

Winning together; Our Cultivating Excellence culture coupled with great people and delivering superior results with integrity is what sets Agrium apart from other career opportunities. We’re dedicated to winning together and that is what consistently makes Agrium an award winning company, listed as one of the best places to work both in Canada and the U.S.

Agrium’s organizational culture promotes sustainability and innovation, with a vision to help ‘feed the world’ in ways that protect the environment, support economic vitality, and enhance communities.

Agrium is committed to creating a diverse 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, Aboriginal persons, and veterans.

Those interested in this challenging opportunity please apply in confidence directly atwww.agrium.com/careers. While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.


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