MarketLink Specialist - Sales
Posting Date: 1/2/18
|Job Title||MarketLink Specialist - Sales|
|Location||Central Valley, CA|
|Company Name||Magnify Resources|
|Company Description||Magnify is a contract staffing agency in agriculture. This project would be working for our client, a manufacturer of biological pest management and plant health products.|
MarketLink Specialists (MLS) will interface with growers, retailers and PCAs in the grape and almond markets for a period of 4-5 months starting in January 2018 promoting the benefits and use of a bio fungicide, as well as other products. Initial focus geographies will be in California around the Sacramento, Modesto and Fresno areas. Successful performance could lead to full time employment with this manufacturer.
MLS will be expected to demonstrate the ability to create a positive business relationship with key influencers (e.g retailers, growers) in the grape and almond markets. They will be responsible for gaining demo trials, following thru to ensure product is ordered, delivered and applied in timely fashion. Gain perceptions of product from grower and PCA, cross sell other products. MLS will be responsible for monitoring progress of use from intention to invoice to application. MLS will need to talk about IPM and how the fungicide fits into a program. Most meetings will be face to face with grower/decision maker to facilitate decision/sale.
Key attributes for recruited MLSs will include: excellent communication skills, solid technical knowledge, understanding of the entire crop production process from planting through harvest, ability to sell a value/yield position and excellent skills in arranging and conducting both retail and grower meetings/discussions and knowledge transfer. Almond or grape experience is a big plus.
Competitive Hourly Rate Negotiable
|Start Date||January 2018|
April/May 2018 - Possibly Full Time
Successful performance in the position could lead to full time employment with this crop protection manufacturer. This is a great opportunity for someone looking for an ag sales career to prove themselves and land permanently with an established company.
If interested, please email your resume to Chris Gerth at Magnify Resources or contact him with any questions.