Agriculture and Turf Sales and Marketing Development Program
John Deere
Grimsby, Onta, Ca
6d ago

There are 7 billion people on this planet. And by 2050, there will be 2 billion more... many moving into urban centers at an unprecedented rate.

Making sure there is enough food, fiber and infrastructure for our rapidly growing world is what we’re all about at John Deere.

And it’s why we’re investing in our people and our technology like never before in our 175-year history. Here the world’s brightest minds are tackling the world’s biggest challenges.

If you believe one person can make the world a better place, we’ll put you to work. RIGHT NOW.

Primary Location : Kanada (CA) - Ontario - Grimsby

Function : Marketing / Sales

Title : Agriculture and Turf Sales and Marketing Development Program - 71150

Candidates applying for this position must have the proper work authorization to work in Canada to be considered for this position.

Canada visa sponsorship is not available for this role.

COVID-19 Safety :

John Deere has implemented additional precautions to ensure the health and safety of our employees during the COVID-19 pandemic.

This position may involve a mix of remote and on-site work to align with guidance from the government, community and John Deere precautions.

Your Responsibilities

Through the Ag & Turf Sales and Marketing Development Program, you will gain a foundation of knowledge about our business which will prepare you to take on future, progressive roles in the company.

You will work on professional marketing and small project management assignments to develop an understanding of sales and marketing processes, factory product support, distribution, and related products.

In this role, you will :

  • Participate in formal training (structured John Deere training schools)
  • Participate in informal training (on-the-job training, shadowing a current field manager)
  • Participate and assist field managers with dealer events, shows, promotions
  • Fulfill a variety of developmental assignments to gain unit and field experience by managing small strategic projects
  • Participate in training related to product, sales, and marketing processes, etc.
  • Deliver and or assist with product promotional events
  • Travel with selected field managers to gain experience with distribution / sales channels
  • What Skills You Need

  • Understanding of farming and agronomic trends associated with agriculture in Canada
  • Agronomic knowledge
  • Experience with equipment
  • Demonstrated team player
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal, negotiation and conflict resolution skills
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and / or tasks
  • Willingness and ability to travel up to 75%
  • Willingness to relocate for future opportunities
  • Valid driver's license
  • What Makes You Stand Out

  • Agriculture field experience with regular customer contact
  • Knowledge of dealer / distribution network
  • Agricultural financials
  • Knowledge of products, customers and the Ag equipment business
  • Bilingual communication skills (English / French)
  • Education

    Ideally you will have a degree or equivalent related work experience in the following :

  • University Degree in Agriculture, Business, Marketing or a related field; or College Diploma with 3-4 years relevant dealer / industry experience
  • In accordance with the John Deere Accommodation Policy, reasonable accommodation of any of these qualifications may be considered.

    An equal opportunity employer, John Deere requires a diversity of people, perspectives and ideas to address the complex challenges of its global business.

    The information contained herein is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of individuals performing the job.

    The qualifications detailed in this job description are not considered the minimum requirements necessary to perform the job, but rather as guidelines.

    As part of the total compensation package for this position, the incumbent will be provided with the requirements to carry out the duties of the position which may include but are not limited to : access to a company vehicle or mileage reimbursement, laptop, cell phone and protective equipment.

    The company also offers competitive base pay compensation, along with a bonus plan and numerous company paid benefits to support employee physical, emotional and financial well-being.

    Relocation assistance may be provided in some instances as determined by the terms and conditions of the Company’s Relocation Policy.

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