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Sales Agronomist


Marquette, MB, Prairies Canada, Canada


Prairie Roots Co-op

Industry Sector:


Industry Type:

Input Retail, Cooperative and Related Crop Services

Career Type:


Job Type:

Full Time

Minimum Years Experience Required:



Competitive salary based on experience and qualifications

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Job description:
Prairie Roots Co-op is a full-service ag input retail with locations in Marquette, Starbuck and Elm Creek. We supply seed, fertilizer, crop protection, energy and hardware products to our customers.
We are looking for motivated person to join our Agro. The successful applicant will interact on a first-hand basis with both growers and industry representatives. Our success depends on the quality of our people. We offer competitive compensation and benefit packages, and a healthy work environment that fosters professional growth.
Reporting to the Agro Division Manager, this position is accountable to meet and exceed annual sales goals and profit margin objectives of Prairie Roots Co-op products and services.
Position: Sales Agronomist – Marquette, MB
  • Provide a high level of professional customer service
  • Manage customer crop production requirements including field scouting, agronomic trouble shooting, crop planning, seed, fertility and chemical recommendations
  • Maintain and expand the customer base within the location trading area
  • Responsible for meeting and exceeding annual sales goals and profit margin objectives
  • Assist with facility operational duties, shipping and receiving of fertilizer, bulk seed, chemical, facility accreditation, etc.
  • Assist with out-loading of bulk seed and seed treating, bagged seed & inoculant, bulk fertilizer, chemical, etc.
  • Communicate regularly with suppliers, other departments, and customers
  • Implement sales strategy to promote Co-op products and services
  • Review customer accounts to ensure that payments are within the approved credit policy
  • Monitors competitive activity and trends in the market area
  • Keep records and prepare reports on sales activities
  • Provides timely service as well as agronomic information and advice to current and potential customers
  • Initiates trials that will support marketing efforts
  • Researches and responds to product inquiries
  • Continued learning of agronomic knowledge, business development, and industry changes


Required Skills:

  • Strong time management, planning and multi-tasking skills
  • Excellent communication and people skills, both written and oral
  • Conducts themselves in a professional manner
  • Ability to work independently or as a part of an effective team
  • Strong computer skills including all Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, and Outlook)
  • 1-5 years of experience in agri-business and/or customer service function
  • Grade 12 or recognized equivalent, supplemented with successful completion of Diploma or Degree in agriculture, or equivalent post-secondary education
  • 2-3 years sales experience is an asset, but not required
  • CCA or P.Ag. Accreditation is an asset, but not required
  • Must possess a valid class 5 driver’s licence


Interested in joining our Team? Please submit your Cover Letter and Resume to the Hiring Manager by clicking on APPLY TO THIS POSITION.


Thank you to all applicants for their interest; however only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.



  • Company pension
  • Extended health care
  • Vision care
  • Dental care


Job Type: Full-time


Salary: Competitive salary based on experience and qualifications

To apply please click on APPLY TO THIS POSITION
Job Post Date: 08/16/22
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