Taurus Agricultural Marketing Inc. is Currently Recruiting for an Agronomic Marketing Regional Manager covering Southern Alberta
Who is Taurus?
For over 20 years, Taurus has been challenging the status quo in agriculture by investigating new technologies and cultural practices, while sourcing the most innovative and proven products for high performance growers. Working with key manufacturers, our team focuses on strategically developing and marketing agronomically advanced solutions into the Canadian Marketplace through retailers, agronomists, consultants, and growers. Our network of customers and knowledge of distribution channels throughout North America, and the world, ensures our ability to continuously funnel new and exciting products into our market.
Helping growers do what is best for their business operations has been Taurus’ priority since 2001. Embracing science-based advancements, innovations, and best practices that are at the heart of modern agronomy is what allows growers to maximize production and profitability. Our goal is to simplify the science and explain the benefits of introducing proven agronomic practices and solutions to on farm operations by demonstrating the impact on bottom lines with defined ROIs and a research-based approach.
Key Areas of Focus: Agronomy & Research, Fertility, Biologicals/Inoculants, Primers & Foliar Nutrition, Nitrogen Management, Soil Analytics
Current Taurus Clients: Active AgriScience, Premier Tech, Ostara, Sul4R-Plus, ICL Specialty Products, Trace Genomics
At Taurus we believe in the power of true agronomic solutionsand know that we cannot have the positive and transformative impact on Canadian Agriculture that we are in pursuit of,without a high-performance team. We are in an exciting time of growth and expansion, which includes investing in our most valuable asset – our people, which could be you.
Job Description: To act as the sales, marketing, and agronomic support representative on behalf of Taurus Agricultural Marketing Inc. and its clients to the agricultural retail, agronomist, consultant and grower networks within Southern Alberta.
Working in conjunction with Taurus’ existing sales and marketing professionals, the ideal candidate would effectively market all product lines by means of direct sales calls, agronomic information meetings (at the retail & grower level), tradeshows, trials and other general marketing activities with the overall goal of increasing our clients’ brand awareness and market share.
Term: Permanent Full Time
• B.Sc Ag or Ag Business Diploma
• Extensive Agronomy, Soil Health, Fertility, Biologicals & Plant Enhancement Technology experience coupled with a track record in sales without a completed degree or diploma will also be considered
• Prior sales, marketing and agronomic experience is essential
• Proven self-starter able to take initiative and conduct oneself in a professional manner with little direct supervision
• Strong inter-personal skills
• Strong verbal, written, and presentation communication skills
The ideal candidate would have completed a B.Sc. in Agriculture or an Agricultural Diploma with a focus on soils and soil fertility. The individual would also possess a minimum of 4-5 years of practical and successful experience working in the Ag marketing sector, whether it be retail or wholesale. Previous experience covering a large territory with extensive travel is also considered an asset.
Compensation:Negotiable – Pending experience and market awareness
Benefits: Industry competitive compensation package directly linked to performance bonuses; vehicle, laptop, cell phone, and office set up provided
To Apply: Resumes & cover letters can be sent to email@example.com
Deadline: February 2, 2024