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Territory Sales Manger (contract) - DEKALB - Saskatchewan

Territory Sales Manager 12 month CONTRACT DEKALBSaskatchewan

Monsanto is seeking a highly motivated sales professional to support Monsanto as a Territory Sales Manager for DEKALB (Canola, Corn & Soybeans) located in the Saskatchewan covering the Saskatoon South territory. This is a CONTRACT position slated for a 12 month duration.

You'll achieve success as a Territory Sales Manager by meeting business goals and working closely with our retailers, farmers and seed dealers to achieve long-term growth within the district. Through our commitment to great products and your commitment to the local community, we'll give you the opportunity to contribute to corn and soybean sales growth for the company.
Improving agriculture and improving lives, when we look at the challenges of feeding, fueling and clothing a growing planet, we don’t see one answer. We see hundreds of possibilities.
Working here, you’ll find a team-focused environment that thrives on innovation and encourages you to do extraordinary things.
We have always embraced innovation and a focus on helping to make a better world. You can see it in our groundbreaking products and in our dynamic environment, where your skills and your career can grow and develop. We know that every day, new ideas can come from anyone, anywhere. This is a place where you’ll be respected, contribute to the bottom line and help farmers feed the world.
As part of the Sales Team, the Sales Agronomy Associate will:
  • Work with designated DEKALB Territory Account Managers across the Area to help achieve business sales targets
  • Assist in demand creation for seed and trait products through local tactics and activities, including customer incentive events
  • Assist in management of DEKALB Market Development Trials for Canola, Corn & Soybeans – includes planning, seeding, data collection and analysis and harvest.
  • Coordinate, attend and participate in trade shows, meetings and customer demand creation events / tours as required
  • Lead special DEKALB projects and / or assignments as determined by DEKALB Area Sales Manager and Agronomy Manager
  • Meet organizational safety requirements
This position is based in Saskatoon and extensive travel throughout Central Saskachewan is required.

Core Business / Functional Skills and Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture, Business or Marketing, or equivalent combination of skills and experience.
  • Proven sales and relationship building skills
  • Fundamental knowledge of seed, trait and crop protection business
  • Intermediate+ agronomic knowledge of seed and trait business preferred.
  • Understanding of business principles and business planning.
  • Creative and can adapt to change.
  • Excellent PC skills with Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Demonstrated leadership and team skills.
  • Strong communication and planning skill