Marketing Representative, Ag Specialities

  • Company:
    Nutrien LTD
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / monthly
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  • Posted:
    3 weeks ago
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Marketing Representative, Ag Specialties Calgary, ABWhy work at Nutrien? Great question!Safety is a core value at Nutrien. Keeping every employee safe, healthy and secure is our top priority. Nothing is more important than seeing our people go home safe at the end of every single day.While working here you will have the opportunity to grow your career while helping us feed the future. We pride ourselves in hiring from a variety of backgrounds and truly believe that it is our differences that make us stronger so we hope you will join us.In addition to exciting and challenging opportunities, Nutrien offers competitive salaries, great benefits and performance based incentives.Outside of the skills and necessary qualifications, you will be committed to sustaining our safe and positive work environment while welcoming working side by side others in a diverse culture. Culture at Nutrien is the core of everything we do and all employees are respectful of diverse opinions and views.Nutrien is also an industry leader in the creation and distribution of specialty fertilizers including ESN- the only polymer coated controlled release fertilizer for broad acre crops. For more information please go to to the Sr. Manager, Ag Specialties West, the Marketing Representative will create demand and enhance brand awareness of Nutrien’s enhanced efficiency fertilizer (ESN) within the specialty product line through product promotion, customer contact, grower meetings and calls, demonstrations and trials. The Marketing Rep will need to demonstrate the value of Nutrien’s specialty product line versus conventional market products. The Marketing Rep will proactively collaborate with the Nutrien sales team to support company sales growth of Ag Specialty products and services, primarily ESN, within the defined territory of Alberta and British Columbia. This role will require extensive travel through these provinces.Specific responsibilities and competencies will include:Coordinate and present at retail and grower meetings, make farm calls, and conduct on farm product trialsEstablish and maintain relationships with existing customers, Growers, Retailers, Crop Consultants, and Colleges/UniversitiesDevelop new prospects and interact with customers to increase sales of products in order to meet and exceed sales goalsDevelop 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 showsQualifications of the position include:Bachelor degree in Agriculture, Business or related field, combined with 5 to 7 years’ experience in commercial agricultural role, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.Knowledge and experience in AgronomyKnowledge of the crops/soil/precipitation in the target territoryKnowledge of field operations and application methodsHighly 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.Excellent communication and presentation skills.Personal Characteristics:Strong drive for achievement and strong influencing skills among multiple stakeholdersCapable of leading complex initiatives through consensus and influenceStrong interpersonal and communication skills; comfortable working with multiple functions and management/personnel levels in a multi-tasking, deadline oriented, team environmentSolution-oriented with demonstrated ability to collaborate and build strong relationships with key stakeholders, peers and team membersStrong financial analysis skillsPossesses ability to juggle and prioritize numerous requests simultaneouslyPassion for finding new and innovative trends in relevant industriesAbility to travel extensively and work autonomouslyNutrien is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. We encourage applications from all well qualified candidates who reflect the diversity of the regions where we operate. This includes recognizing the voluntary identification of status such as gender, sexual orientation, visible minority, Indigenous status, persons with disabilities, and veterans, where applicable.If this sounds like a good match, apply now. This job will remain posted until filled.You may be required to undergo a background check and substance test in accordance with Nutrien policies.While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.