Dairy Nutrition - Summer Student

Contract types Full-time
Location Burford, ON
Close date 31.10.2019

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Support the sales team to increase Shur- Gain market share and feed sales volumes in the territory;
  • Promote the use Shur-Gain products and technologies;
  • Network within the industry to stay current with industry trends, primarily for the territory;
  • Monitor competitive activity (products/programs/prices) to remain current of industry issues that will assist in customer relationship building;
  • Support customer inquiries promptly, completely and accurately;
  • Communicate with Feed Mill staff regarding feed delivery and quality.

PREFERRED HIRING CRITERIA:

  • 3rd or 4th year student, working toward degree in Agriculture, or Agriculture Business;
  • Skilled in negotiation, analysis, time management;
  • Knowledge of the sales process and targeted technical sales;
  • Ability to work under pressure and handle several complex tasks simultaneously;
  • Enjoys working in team environment and has strong passion for the dairy industry;
  • Readiness to travel as required;
  • Must possess computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook;
  • Equivalent combinations of education, experience and training will be considered;
  • Must be self- motivated, personable and results oriented;
  • Enjoys working with producers to help meet their on-farm goals.

Contract type:

  • No Contract Given

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