Primary Purpose of Position
To support the Business Development team with equipment and agronomic expertise for Decisive growers.
Location : South West Manitoba, Southeast SK
Duties and Responsibilities
Provide and facilitate Agronomic recommendations and equipment support for Decisive Farming products and services.
Support the Business Development team with equipment and agronomic expertise, and assist as required to qualify growers and close sales.
Daily usage of CRM : Salesforce
Ensure all customer information is input and current;
Recording all information (calls, meetings, crops plans, etc.);
Act upon tagged clients (sales leads, sales notifications, etc.);
Facilitate the creation of applied research and accurate data collection and comparison.
Be in continuous learning mode and seeking advice from the other members of the management team. Is encouraged to bring and share new concepts and ideas with the team for prospective further development.
Knowledge and Skills :
Bachelorâ€™s degree in Agriculture with 3 - 6 years of related work experience. Specifically in the area of soil analysis, field trials within a hands-on, customer facing role.
Demonstrated leadership ability
Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to undertake customerâ€™s needs analyses on an ongoing basis
Excellent diagnostic skills
Ability to support internal and external customers in both cold and warm calls & during sale process
Proficient computer skills and a working knowledge of Microsoft office programs. Previous experience with a CRM program an asset
Superior customer relation skills
Ability to work both independently and as a team player that is not afraid to ask for help
Willing to continuously expand knowledge base about products, packages and programs
Good negotiating skills
Willing to work in a fast paced changing environment
Must be willing to work in a highly mobile sales call environment
Willing to work flexible hours to accommodate the seasonal nature of the industry
Valid driverâ€™s license with good driving record
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