Area Sales Representative



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Branch Information

Alberta Complex - Professional - (CAN) 10031 101 Street NW (Professional) AB Edmonton , AB T5J 0H9 Phone : 780-420-0110



Job Description

Experienced Area Sales Representative

Manpower is currently seeking an Experienced Area Sales Representative for a 12 to 18 month contract for a major supplier of crop protection products. This position will be a home-office based position in the Brandon area, covering a Manitoba / Brandon territory.

The successful candidate will be responsible for managing assigned Canadian strategic account relationships, working with area management to set the account strategies and executing the day-to-day operations as a member of the sales team.

Key Responsibilities:

· Maintain appropriate and frequent customer contact, build and maintain effective relationships

· Contribute to the formation of marketing strategies, communication strategies and distributor sales programs

· Identify and communicate customer needs and influence company responses

· Prepare and deliver effective sales and marketing presentations

· Time and manage call plans, call reports, correspondence, account planning & account penetration

· Identify and develop new business opportunities with emphasis on return on investment

· Manage interface between customer and the organization

· Monitor competitor activity, ensuring appropriated response strategies are formulated and communicated

· Participate and direct sales strategies for distributor accounts in the territory

· Ensure sales objectives are met, forecasted & aligned with financial objectives for assigned territory

· Ability to travel within the territory as required; up to 20%

Education / Experience:

· Bachelor of Science in a related Agricultural field

· 5 - 10 years' Canadian Agricultural Business Experience within the distribution channel

· 3 - 7 years of experience in Customer Relation Management

· Strong business and leadership skills

· Must be detail oriented, results focused and a self-starter with strong follow up skills

· Strong presentation, communication, and interpersonal skills

· Demonstrated track record in delivering business results

· Must have strong leadership skills; team player abilities at all levels

· Proficiency in MS Office Suite

· Exceptional organizational and analytical skills

· Must be able to successfully pass a Criminal Record Check

· Valid Class 5 license with good driving record; company vehicle will be provided

If interested please email your resume to [email protected] or call 403-809-4215

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Manpower would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, due to the number of individuals applying to positions at Manpower, only successful applicants will be contacted. All other resumes will be retained for future opportunities.

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