Outside Sales Representative

In business for over 30 years, our Client is the distributor for a variety of top quality grain cleaning and handling equipment. Offering a variety of equipment lines for seed processing, handling, and packaging enables our Client to design complete processing facilities or offer upgrades to existing facilities. They have three offices in Western Canada with a highly experienced staff who are committed to today’s agri-business.

Objective

We are currently recruiting for a full-time Outside Sales Representative for Manitoba. The successful candidate will ideally be based out of Brandon, MB and be responsible for sales and customer account relationships, which have a huge impact on the business. This is a great position for someone with experience developing and fostering excellent relationships and focusing on high quality customer service and follow up. You will be conscientious, respectful, take initiative, be a great listener, as well as being resourceful and persistent, all while maintaining a positive attitude. You must also be able to work independently and have a drive for success.

Duties and Responsibilities will include but not limited to:

  • Promote sales within your specific region
  • Achieve and exceed stated quarterly and yearly sales goals in your assigned territory
  • Estimate and quote prices on equipment
  • Maintain current product knowledge of all equipment, parts, and services available to customers
  • Prepare sales plans and daily call reports
  • Maintain and build customer relationships
  • Develop new accounts while maintaining existing accounts
  • Educate customers about equipment through demonstrations
  • Influence customers by addressing current and future needs
  • Maintain current knowledge of financing options to assist customer’s financial needs
  • Engage with dealership personnel in completing a sale answering customer account questions, and ensuring customer account needs are met
  • Provide value to customers by developing solutions that save time, reduce risk, and increase profits
  • Monitor and communicate in a timely manner any competitive activity to management
  • Attend applicable sales training events/seminars
  • Perform other duties as required

Requirements:

Education and Experience:

  • 2-5 years of experience in sales and/or marketing
  • University degree in agriculture, marketing, commerce, or equivalent would be considered an asset
  • Demonstrated understanding of farming practices in Western Canada

Competencies and Skills Needed:

  • Outstanding relationship management and networking skills to function in a diverse environment
  • Proven leadership, people development, and coaching capability required
  • Excellent time management and prioritization skills
  • Ability to solve problems independently and as a team
  • Exceptional interpersonal and written/oral communication skills
  • Ability to use Microsoft Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Knowledge of basic safety equipment procedures
  • Must have valid driver’s license with a clean driving record
  • Must to able to work in all types of weather conditions
  • Ability to lift up to 75 pounds
  • Able to stand for extended periods of time
  • Must be able to travel to and from job sites and customer locations

To apply or for further detail, contact Joanne Oliver at Essence Recruitment directly.

306.652.5233 / joanne@essencerecruitment.ca/www.essencerecruitment.ca

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