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Feed Sales Representative

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Job Title: Feed Sales Representative
Location: Saskatoon, SK, Prairies Canada, Canada
Company: Proveta Nutrition
Industry Sector: Food/Processing
Industry Type: Feed Nutrition
Career Type: Sales/Retail
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: 1
Salary: As per industry standards
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At Proveta Nutrition Ltd. we know that well-balanced nutrition through every phase of animal production is critical to success and profitability. Proveta Nutrition Ltd. is a prairie owned, experience driven company committed to serving livestock producers with quality, consistent, and value-added programs.
From complete feeds to low inclusion micro premixes all our products are formulated with cutting-edge nutrition technology and tailored to meet the unique requirements of each customer. Proveta recognizes that good nutrition practices don’t stop at the feed mill, we specialize in on-farm technical support. From looking at the purchased feed, on-farm commodities and forages as well as management, barn conditions and production goals a completely customized nutrition plan is developed.
Job Summary:

Reporting to the Sales Manager, the Feed Sales Rep will be actively promoting and marketing Proveta’s feed products across Saskatchewan and Alberta. We are looking for someone who is passionate about the animal nutrition industry and can take exceptional care of the customers we serve. The role is field-based, requiring frequent travel throughout designated territory to market products.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

Drive sales and work to develop additional sales accounts in your designated territory.

Seek out new prospects by making frequent farm visits and identifying customer needs.

Serve as the primary point of contact for customers and build relationships to ensure customer satisfaction.

Schedule visits to customers. Maintain an organized call back system noting the time along with the frequency of calls to customers and prospects.

Communicate and coordinate with the feed mill staff and logistics team regularly regarding feed delivery.

Share feedback about feed quality with the mill / Operations manager.

Maintain detailed record of sales. Develop prospect lists, file expense reports and prepare sales presentations.

Increase market share and feed volumes within Colonies in a designated territory.

Skillset Required:

Post-secondary degree in Agriculture, Business or Economics with at least 1 – 2 years experience working with Farms / Colonies

Self-motivated and highly organized individual with good communication skills

Demonstrated planning, organization, time management, and problem-solving skills

Strong relationship-driven customer service skills

Superior organizational skills and great attention to detail


Based on experience


Friendly work environment


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Job Post Date: 05/22/19
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