Syngenta is seeking a turf specialist for its Canada Professional Solutions team in the Quebec/Maritimes territory.
The successful candidate will help achieve sales and profitability targets by leveraging high technical expertise and solid relationships at the end user level to increase volume and market share of Syngenta Professional Turf products.
That perso will also be responsible for key account management of trusted retailers to ensure execution of plans to reach sales targets.
Contribute to achievement of sales and profit margins by leveraging high technical skills at end user level.
Execute appropriate marketing strategies to achieve volume and financial targets.
Develop key retailer account plans and gain alignment for achievement of sales targets.
Responsible for Integral involvement in new product launches and the development of on the ground sales strategies.
Support the development of pull through programs based on opportunities realized at end user level.
Manage relationships with key centres of influence in the turf industry.
Prescribe technical product recommendations to drive product at end user level to achieve Increased on ground market share.
Develop technical training sessions for distributor partner sales personnel.
Interface with distributor partners.
Support the development of technical literature and correspondence for dissemination to distributor partners and end users.
Liaise with U.S./Global Professional Solutions team for technical information, competitive knowledge, and industry changes.
University education with an Agricultural or Turfgrass Science degree.
Minimum of five years in the turfgrass industry.
Proven track record of sales growth.
Knowledge of the turf industry and the crop protection industry.
Broad based knowledge of the turf industry and all areas of turfgrass management (fertilization, cultivation, irrigation, pest identification and control) to reinforce respect and credibility amongst end user groups.
Solid technical expertise of all turfgrass chemicals to make product recommendations that motivate end users to purchase and use Syngenta products with high confidence.
Excellent interpersonal skills to build solid relationships to gain credibility and trust with end users and centres of influence.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills to ensure consistent and professional interaction with end users and centres of influence.
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