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Positions:
Assistant Manager/Seed Sales
Location:
Charlottetown
Vacancies:
1
Start Date:
immediately
Duration:
Permanent fulltime
Required Skills:
Knowledge and understanding of:
• Management principles and practices
• Word processing and spreadsheet software
• Safety rules, procedures and practices

Ability to:
• Establish effective working relationships with the Management team, other employees, and the public
• Communicate well with others in both technical and non-technical terms
• Prepare accurate and reliable reports containing findings, recommendations, and any associated documentation
• Operate a personal computer using word processing, spreadsheet and database applications appropriate to assigned duties
• Use logical and creative thought processes to develop solutions according to written specifications and/or oral instructions
• Perform a wide variety of supervisory and public relations tasks with accuracy and speed under the pressure of time-sensitive deadlines

Education/Experience/Training:
• Education in agronomy is preferred but not required depending on experience
• Ability to drive a forklift is preferred but not required

Essential Physical Abilities:
• The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
• Ability to lift 50 pounds
• The employee frequently is required to sit and reach with hands and arms; occasionally required to stoop, kneel, and climb
Job Experience:
Willing to train
Work Schedule:
Shift work, Week-ends, Weekdays
Job Description:
This position performs a combination of administrative and professional work to direct, promote and coordinate the retail location operations in a manner that will optimize the locations sales and service to it’s existing client base as well manage relationships with new clients. The Assistant Manager/ Sales Representative will be promoting and supporting the locations portfolio of agronomy products including, fertilizer, crop protection products, seed and services to improve efficiency and profitability.

Job Description and Qualifications:
• Promote, sell, and support, the retail operation with respect to crop nutrients, crop protection products, seed, and service
• Practice and encourage work place safety and hold employees accountable to practice work place safety
• Directs, manages, and coordinates the activities and operations of the retail location under the supervision and direction of the Manager
• Coordinates assigned activities with other divisions and customers.
• Agronomy experience preferred.

Wages:
35000-45000 per year
To Apply:
Island Recruiting on behalf of Agro Co-op Riverside Drive 
If this sounds like the opportunity for you, please send your resume to hire@islandrecruiting.com. Please specify Assistant Manager/Sales Rep in the subject line of your email. We appreciate all those who apply; however, only qualified applicant’s will be contacted. We thank you for your interest in the position.