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FCC AgExpert Product Specialist

March 24, 2021

Closing Date (MM/DD/YYYY): 03/31/2021
Worker Type: Permanent
Language(s) Required: English

Marketing experience rewarded
Manage and maintain relationships with FCC AgExpert customers and partners to ensure maximum reach and engagement in the Canadian AgTech market.

What you’ll do:
- Proactively develop and maintain relationships with customers and key influencers
- Represent FCC at trade shows and industry events
- Contact customers directly through personal visits, email, or telephone
- Organize and deliver seminars and webinars to customers and prospects
- Help develop marketing strategies and programs to promote AgExpert software

What we’re looking for:
- Trusted team member who focuses on the customer
- Problem-solver who is able to identify and recommend opportunities for improvement
- Relationship-builder able to work with internal and external partners
- Skilled communicator who can turn technical concepts, jargon and information into plain language

What you’ll need:
- Diploma or undergraduate degree in agriculture, business or marketing and at least four years of experience (or an equivalent combination of education and experience)

To apply, visit www.fcc-fac.ca/careers

Account Manager – Nothers The Award Store

March 8, 2021

Nothers The Award Store, located in London Ontario, is looking for the Account Manager to join our team. This is a full-time position with annual salary range between $37,000 - $40,000. We offer a great work environment, competitive wages and group benefits.

Responsibilities:

The Account Manager works within the Corporate, Sports, Not for Profit and Government Accounts Value Stream team to manage existing accounts.  This position also involves new business development for 20% of the time.  He/she is the main point of contact for the assigned accounts. Working closely with outside sales and all internal departments.  The Account Manager is responsible for planning and overseeing the entire process from sales proposal to order production and delivery including preparation of sales proposals, order entry, direct communication with customers regarding any order related questions, working with arts department, purchasing and production staff to ensure all orders are completed and delivered up to customers’ satisfaction.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Post-secondary education in business or marketing; degree in Corporate, Event or Sports management an asset
  • Minimum 2 years work experience in sales environment
  • Minimum 2 years involvement with sports organizations; or Corporate event planning sound understanding of the sport and or not for profit system in Canada.
  • Strong project management skills and use of excel.
  • Experienced in preparing and delivering PowerPoint presentations.
  • Excellent customer service skills with ability to follow the entire order production process
  • Must be well organized, able to work on multiple projects simultaneously while maintaining a high degree of attention to detail
  • Analytical problem solver with ability to apply common sense and make sound decisions
  • Excellent communications and negotiations skills
  • High proficiency in computer skills: data entry, Microsoft Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, email
  • Able to lift items up to (50 lbs.)
  • Valid driver’s license and a clean driving record
  • Able to consistently represent the company in a professional manner.
  • Experience using Lakeshore (Internal ERP system) an asset

Working Conditions:

  • General office hours Monday – Friday 8:30 – 5
  • Mostly working on a computer using various software programs
  • Data entry and sitting for extended periods of time
  • Fast paced position.
  • Occasional travel may be required.
  • Occasional overtime may be required

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their cover letter and resume to recruitment@nothers.com

FCC – Business Advisor – SK and MB

February 24, 2021

Closing Date (MM/DD/YYYY): 03/14/2021
Worker Type: Permanent
Language(s) Required: English
Locations: Saskatoon, SK or Regina, SK or Brandon, MB or Winnipeg, MB or Prince Albert, SK or Portage La Prairie, MB or Yorkton, SK or Swift Current, SK

Business planning expertise rewarded!
Our Business Advisors support and strengthen farm and food operations through business coaching and facilitation in areas of transition, strategic decision making and financial analysis.

What you’ll do:
- Regularly meet with farm and food businesses to understand their business needs, review business plans, financial position, coach, and provide insight.
- Develop a strong referral network of business professionals who can further support FCC customers with developing and implementing their business plans and goals.
- Partner with the FCC advisory team across the country to develop tools and resources to support farm business management and transition
- Deliver presentations and content to support the learning needs around business management and transition planning within the industry
- Stay up to date on changes to tax, finance and law while continually growing your soft skills in advisory
- Coach and partner with FCC field teams on farm business management and succession planning issues

What we’re looking for:
- Exceptional soft skills complemented by a mature financial and agricultural and/or food industry knowledge
- Leader who builds relationships and embraces change
- Connector who builds win-win business relationships
- Influential, calm communicator able to challenge conventional thinking and practice
- Trusted team member who focuses on the customer
- Problem-solver able to identify and recommend opportunities for improvement
- Great interpersonal skills with a focus on empathy
- Facilitation, mediation, coaching and financial analysis skills
- Ability to travel

What you’ll need:
- Undergraduate degree in agricultural finance, business or commerce supplemented with an advisory accreditation and at least four years of experience (or an equivalent combination of education and experience)

To apply, visit www.fcc-fac.ca/careers

FCC – Business Advisor

February 10, 2021

Closing Date (MM/DD/YYYY): 03/14/2021
Worker Type: Permanent
Language(s) Required: English
Location: Abbotsford, BC,  Surrey, BC or Kelowna, BC 

Business planning expertise rewarded!
Our Business Advisors support and strengthen farm and food operations through business coaching and facilitation in areas of transition, strategic decision making and financial analysis.

What you’ll do:
- Regularly meet with farm and food businesses to understand their business needs, review business plans, financial position, coach, and provide insight.
- Develop a strong referral network of business professionals who can further support FCC customers with developing and implementing their business plans and goals.
- Partner with the FCC advisory team across the country to develop tools and resources to support farm business management and transition
- Deliver presentations and content to support the learning needs around business management and transition planning within the industry
- Stay up to date on changes to tax, finance and law while continually growing your soft skills in advisory
- Coach and partner with FCC field teams on farm business management and succession planning issues

What we’re looking for:
- Exceptional soft skills complemented by a mature financial and agricultural and/or food industry knowledge
- Leader who builds relationships and embraces change
- Connector who builds win-win business relationships
- Influential, calm communicator able to challenge conventional thinking and practice
- Trusted team member who focuses on the customer
- Problem-solver able to identify and recommend opportunities for improvement
- Great interpersonal skills with a focus on empathy
- Facilitation, mediation, coaching and financial analysis skills
- Ability to travel

What you’ll need:
- Undergraduate degree in agricultural finance, business or commerce supplemented with an advisory accreditation and at least four years of experience (or an equivalent combination of education and experience)

To apply, visit www.fcc-fac.ca/careers

Marketing Coordinator with Glacier FarmMedia

February 5, 2021

Advertising & Marketing   |   Business Information   |   Full Time

Requisition #: 2021-01.010

Purpose: Supporting the Glacier FarmMedia (GFM) mission, along with the Marketing and Communications Department’s Foundational Document, the Marketing Coordinator will work alongside a talented team of professionals to educate and engage farmers and agriculture industry leaders about the power of GFM’s products.

Reporting to the Vice President of Marketing and working closely with the Metos Canada team, you are a key member of the Marketing and Communications Division. You will support Metos Canada marketing strategies by: coordinating marketing and communications projects; providing copy and content for marketing pieces; managing social media accounts from strategy through to execution; providing exceptional service to internal and external clients; and sharing your insights, thoughts and strategic advice as we find new and innovative ways to help farmers and ag professionals improve farming in Canada.

Description of Work Performed:

  • Collaborate with the Marketing & Communications and the Metos Canada teams to produce the highest quality of marketing and communications work
  • Project coordination and execution: determine work back schedules and work plans; seek alignment from stakeholders; provide detailed briefs, messaging and direction to writers, designers and other resources; print and distribute final material
  • Coordinate and develop copy and content for marketing pieces like brochures, print and digital ads, websites, social media and more
  • Support strategic communication planning and media relations
  • Work closely with the sponsorship and sales team to ensure communications deliverables are fulfilled as per client agreements
  • Participate in Marketing and Communications Division activities to support all GFM products, services and offerings.  

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with an emphasis on Marketing and/or Communications
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience
  • Involvement in working with a customer service relationship management system is an asset.
  • Experience at developing, executing, and evaluating digital marketing campaigns
  • Exposure to working with a dealer network
  • Involvement in Canadian agriculture would be considered a strong asset
  • Highly adaptable and able to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Superior organization, multi-tasking and follow-through skills
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency with MS Office
  • Must be able to work autonomously as well as in a team environment

Terms of Employment:

  • Some flexibility and weekend hours will occasionally be required. The nature of working in events means that the weeks leading up to show time may require some weekend work and longer hours.

We offer a great working environment, competitive salary including an attractive benefits package.  If this sounds like the perfect fit, please email your resume and cover letter in confidence to:   humanresources@farmmedia.com

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only successful candidates will be contacted.

FCC Ag Expert Product Specialist

January 5, 2021

Closing Date (MM/DD/YYYY): 01/15/2021
Worker Type: Permanent
Language(s) Required: English

Sales and marketing experience rewarded
Manage and maintain relationships with FCC software customers, partners and potential partners to ensure maximum reach and engagement in the Canadian AgTech market.

What you’ll do:
- Proactively develop and maintain relationships with customers and key influencers
- Represent FCC at trade shows and industry events
- Contact customers directly through personal visits, email, or telephone
- Organize and deliver seminars and webinars to customers and prospects
- Help develop marketing strategies and programs to promote AgExpert software

What we’re looking for:
- Trusted team member who focuses on the customer
- Problem-solver who is able to identify and recommend opportunities for improvement
- Relationship-builder able to work with internal and external partners
- Skilled communicator who can turn technical concepts, jargon and information into plain language

What you’ll need:
- Diploma or undergraduate degree in agriculture, business or marketing and at least four years of experience (or an equivalent combination of education and experience)

To apply, please click here: https://fccfac.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/careers-carrieres/job/Regina-Saskatchewan/FCC-Ag-Expert-Product-Specialist_R-1002104

Marketing Communications Officer (Two Term Positions)

December 18, 2020

Brett-Young Seeds Limited is a privately owned and trusted production, distribution, sales, and marketing organization with strong local roots since 1934 and a broad international reach. Our goal is to serve the needs of our customers by delivering world-class, differentiated products and market-leading service. Based in Winnipeg we have locations throughout Western Canada and Ontario. We are currently seeking two self-motivated and experienced individuals to join our Marketing team to fill two term positions:

Marketing Communications Officer (Forage & Turf and Professional Turf and Reclamation business units), approximately a one-year term beginning mid-February 2021
Marketing Communications Officer (Crop Inputs business unit), approximately a one-year term beginning mid-April 2021

Reporting to the Director of Marketing, you will:
o Facilitate the development and execution of advertising and media campaigns with the Marketing & Sales team and external agency partners
o Lead the execution of all marketing communication tactics including print, digital and social media to target audiences
o Execute corporate communication tactics supporting the BrettYoung corporate brand internally and externally
o Use your knowledge of overall corporate and market direction, and work closely with Product Managers when executing communication and tactical plans
o Execute 4P marketing plans within established budgets

Your background includes:
o A Degree or Diploma in Business, Marketing, Communications, or related field
o 2+ years in a marketing and/or communications position, ideally within the agriculture industry. Willing to consider a combination of personal and professional experience
o Strong listening, writing, critical thinking, and decision-making skills
o Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office and familiarity with desktop publishing software (InDesign) and CMS platforms are considered an asset
o Demonstrated organizational and time management skills
o Ability to multitask and thrive under pressure in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment

BrettYoung is an equal opportunity employer.

Interested applicants are invited to apply by submitting a letter of interest and a resume to:
Brett-Young Seeds Limited
Attention: Human Resources
Box 99, St. Norbert Postal Station
Winnipeg, MB R3V 1L5
Fax: 204-478-8370
Email: human.resources@brettyoung.ca

Vice President of Sales & Marketing

December 14, 2020

More Than Just Feed is a Western Canadian owned support company providing agricultural products and services to their specialized brands in the feed industry. Their brands are trusted by Canadian farmers because they are customer focused, high quality, and dependable. They provide a full scope of support services, including warehousing and on farm delivery services of their retail products. They are constantly working to revolutionize the feed industry, making and selling brands that support Canadian farmers to put food on family tables for the next 100-plus years. More Than Just Feed (MTJF) and all its brands are driven by one core purpose- helping farmers feed people.

Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, the Vice President of Sales & Marketing will lead the sales and marketing strategy and play a critical role as a key member of the senior leadership team. They will develop and mentor MTJF’s consultants and grow several businesses within their house of brands. The Vice President of Sales & Marketing will champion the company’s business strategy and provide leadership, guidance and support for MTJF’s vision and objectives.

The successful candidate will bring a track record of success as a senior sales leader driving growth in agricultural sales and marketing. Alternatively, they may be a sales leader in a progressive, customer-centric environment such as a consulting practice that values long term B to B relationships. Demonstrated experience in developing new customers, introducing new value-added products, implementing analytics and systems to support sales activities and professionalizing a sales team will be highly valued. They will be a sales driver who has the ability to develop and execute on new customer development strategies and is able to foster, develop and maintain excellent relationships with key customers. They will have ideally managed a marketing function. The successful candidate will possess strong business acumen and a strategic mindset. They will be a passionate, empowering, visible and hands-on leader and believe in teamwork, collaboration and accountability.

This position is expected to reside within an area that allows easy access to business facilities, consultants and customers.

To explore this opportunity further, please submit your resume at https://boyden.thriveapp.ly/job/679

Portfolio Marketing Manager – Farm Management (Maternity contract)

December 4, 2020

Reporting to the Farm & Farm Partner Marketing Manager within the Farm & Ranch (Canadian Customer Marketing) department of TELUS Agriculture, the Portfolio Marketing Manager – Farm Management (temporary 15-month contract position covering Maternity Leave) will create demand and increase the brand equity of TELUS Farm & Ranch farm management focused brands through the leadership of his/her marketing communications efforts. To market the department’s products or services using point of sale material, promotional activities and media, within agreed budgets in order to maximize sales and achieve organization objectives. Guide advertising agency partners in implementation of an annual, in-market mixed-media campaign that fully supports the overall Farm & Ranch strategy and campaign plan.

Key Tasks:

Develop and direct the implementation of an annual marketing communications plan for the TELUS Agriculture Farm & Ranch Farm Management portfolio that meets defined business objectives, reinforces the brand experience, creates lead demand, elevates message awareness, increases long-term brand equity and maximizes impact of available budget. This plan is inclusive of brand advertising / messaging, media plans, digital strategy, sales collateral, major events and more
Co-ordinate and work closely with sales and product teams in creation and deployment of marketing materials that support customer needs and enable field sales to generate business opportunities. Interface with relevant key stakeholders to develop and validate brand messaging and signature experiences that support the brand positioning
Strong focus on monitoring, tracking & reporting campaigns & activities
Ability to take campaign learnings and improve on them to drive and increase return on investment
Lead and direct internal stakeholders and external agency partners / resources to ensure messages are aligned with business objectives and strategies
Work closely with finance to manage, prioritize and track budgets to maximize return-on-investment and stay within defined budget
Ensure efficient spend on external resources and confirm budgets are continuously aligned with external agencies
Work with TELUS Agriculture corporate communications to ensure compliance with standards and all appropriate advertising guidelines
Work with TELUS Agriculture Product and Event Manager to provide support on non-portfolio projects (TAG Cross-sell) and finding synergies for major event sponsorship campaigns to enhance product visibility in the marketplace and increase awareness of existing brands
Co-ordinate and work closely with other Interim Portfolio Marketing Managers to ensure consistency in look and feel in communication and marketing materials and to ensure brand standards are maintained

Qualifications

The Marketing Manager must be driven to take initiative and has a strong bias for action. They are creative, flexible and innovative with confident leadership abilities. Organization, close attention to detail, and problem-solving are no stranger for this marketing master.

5+ years marketing experience with the technology or digital industries
Bachelor’s degree in Marketing and Communications or equivalent
Experience running large-scale marketing campaigns including search, display, programmatic and other digital experiences
Experience managing a team to success (2+ years preferred)
Build effective teams, cultivates innovation, learning and change agility, customer focus, action oriented/drives results, collaborates globally and locally, plans and aligns drives stakeholder engagement, effectively manages suppliers
Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, Google Office Suite, Adobe Creative Suite, as well as advertising platforms such as Facebook Ads Manager, Twitter Advertising, and the Google Display Network
Adept in project management, strong teamwork, relationship-building skills and experience in leading through influence and example
High work volume and conflicting deadlines may require some work beyond standard working hours during peak business cycles
Demonstrated ability of delivering customer centric plans that achieve positive results
Strong focus on monitoring, tracking & reporting campaigns & activities
Ability to take campaign learnings and improve on them to drive and increase return on investment
Available to travel as required and ability to work remotely
Passion for the agriculture industry (Agri-Business, Ag-Economics, Agronomy or Ag-Science), experience in it preferred
Contract length: 15 months (Covering Maternity Leave )

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary

Benefit: Will be provided

Work remotely:

Yes, occasionally
COVID-19 Precaution(s):

Remote interview process
Virtual meetings

Marketing and Communications Associate – REMOTE – Canada or US

December 1, 2020

Key Success Factors
• Builds awareness and understanding of Vive’s US product solutions, as well as increases target audience reach, via social media growth & engagement
• Executes effective communications across mediums with the ability to turn ideas into reality
• Is a resourceful, creative, and self-driven individual who is passionate about working with a team to win, supporting the organization’s continued business success
• Consistently manages multiple projects to ensure on-time and on-budget delivery, through a detail oriented, well-organized, and well-communicated approach
• Develops processes for managing materials, gathering input and creating content
• Maintains productive and professional relationships with key personnel across the organization to support members of the sales and marketing team

Interacts with:
• Internally – Sales, Marketing and Finance
• Externally – Communications agency partners, 3rd party tradeshow and event planners, freelancers, premiums vendors

Specific Duties & Responsibilities
• Responsible for Vive’s social media efforts.
- Maintains tailored platform by platform objectives and develops original content as well as amplifies relevant industry content
- Creates and manages a 12-month content framework and a detailed monthly calendar
- Executes and measures social media promotional campaigns
- Increases presence and engagement on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and YouTube
- Identifies and engages with ag industry brand ambassadors

• Manages Vive’s presence at tradeshows and events
- Delivers a high-quality, consistent Vive brand presence at in-person and virtual events
- Ensures defined show and event objectives are developed and measured
- Organizes internal and external sales & marketing meetings
- Ensures spend per show/event remains on budget
- Develops lead generation tactics and executes follow-up tactics

• Executes Vive marketing automation efforts
- Updates CRM tool as required
- Continuously supports sales team through marketing automation
- Helps create marketing automation ‘if-then’ flow and campaigns
- Measures and reports on successes, and develops Best Practices processes for automated marketing

• Manages sales support and collateral materials
- Develops first draft copy for new/updated materials
- Updates and manages sales presentations, collateral development and facilitates distribution
- Works with sales team to identify opportunities for tradeshow presence or specific eblast requirements to growers or retailers
- Oversees clothing and premium items
- Manages freelance designers as required

Knowledge & Skills
1. List of typical education and experience required.
• Education: Bachelor's degree in communications, marketing in an agriculture-related field; other educational backgrounds considered with relevant experience
• Minimum of 1-2 years of communications or marketing experience, preferably within US agriculture
• Sound understanding of key social media platforms: Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube
• Basic graphic design capabilities are a plus
• Basic video production capabilities are a plus

2. Key attributes
• Ability to understand both the why and how of execution
• Effective in small team settings with collaborative approaches
• Independent, can-do attitude, self-starter

3. Key Competencies with examples on how they apply to the role and apply Vive Values
• We are grower focused – network & relationship building, customer focused
Builds strong, effective relationships with the sales team to become a go-to resource in their efforts
Collects & shares grower insights with the broader team, based on social media
We succeed through collective genius – collaborative, teamwork, problem-solving
Strong interpersonal skills; naturally connects and builds strong relationships with others

• We are passionate about building something real – results oriented, quality orientation
Driven to win, embodies the marketing role
A keen eye for detail, execution of tactics on-time and on-budget is critical
We are confident & adaptive owners – adaptable, initiate, accountable
Anticipates challenges and changing dynamics during trade shows and events and plans accordingly
When faced with execution roadblocks, knows when to engage leadership and proactively proposes solutions
We are precise, data-driven and science-based – critical thinking, research, analysis, analytical thinking
Driven by results, strives to grow our social media engagement month by month
Measures tactic success and applies learnings to future tactics

Work Environment/Effort
• Remote office environment
• Must have the ability to travel across US and Canada
• Valid driver’s license and good driving record; valid passport required

APPLY WITH COVER LETTER AND RESUME TO People@ViveCrop.com BEFORE DECEMBER 15, 2020