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Marketing Specialist

Company: GROWMARK, Inc.
Location: Bloomington
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Evergreen FS is farmer-ownedcooperative serving the needs of customers in McLean, Woodford, Livingston, Dewitt and Macon counties. Providing a full range of farm supplies and services including agronomy, seed, fertilizer, fuel, structures, custom turf, financing, marketing advice and products. Specializing in the production of corn and soybeans and operate several grain elevators as part of our operations. Evergreen FS offers a full line of energy products including gasoline, ethanol, biodiesel, diesel fuel, propane and lubricants to our customers at competitive prices. Evergreen FS is a member of the GROWMARK system.

PURPOSE AND SUMMARY STATEMENT

Under the direction of the Agronomy Manager, is responsible procurement and inventory of fertilizer and crop protection products. Support the Agronomy Team with marketing communications, programs and sales administration activities.

SUPERVISION AND LEADERSHIP

Supervises, leads and directs the Marketing Assistants at select locations.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Responsible for the supply, ordering and coordination of all crop protection and fertilizer bulk products and in-season product needs for Evergreen FS locations. Assist with forecasting, ordering and shipment of fertilizer and crop protection products. Work closely with blend facilities on forecasting and current inventory activity of fertilizer and crop protection products for all locations. Work closely with Agronomy Marketing Manager on all procurement of in-season product needs, both crop protection and fertilizer.

Responsible for timely reporting of sales programs and submission of these reports through various portals. Assists in developing sales programs to accomplish budgeted goals. Assists with the marketing, advertising of agronomy products and services. Work closely with AMM and Key Account Leads to build customer and prospect proposals.

Responsible for the Evergreen FS crop protection and fertilizer programs including the Crop Protection Prepay program through GROWMARK and Fertilizer Tax reporting and payments.

Responsible for timely and accurate billing of miscellaneous charges to vendors and customers. Oversee, approve, and code all vendor invoices for fertilizer and crop protection products and services.

Tasked with maintaining current retail and wholesale pricing sheets on all Agronomy products and communicating to the appropriate customers, staff, and applicable salesforce on changes.

Assist location personnel with Agvance training and support.

OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS

Minimal travel to the locations or blend facilities to assist in training and development needs.

Ability to work hours beyond those considered normal.

Performs all other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS

Normally requires a Bachelors Degree in a business-related field, or the equivalent thereof, and 4 - 5 years or more of work experience to demonstrate advanced knowledge of professional communication skills.

Must have and maintain a valid drivers license and satisfactory driving record.

Demonstrated essential abilities including business knowledge, collaboration, communication, customer focus, decision making and skill development.

Proven organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize time management.

Evergreen FS, Inc strives to provide a Total Rewards package that delivers exceptional pay for exceptional performance, recognizes your dedication to our mission and helps us attract and retain the highest caliber of talent. The cornerstone of our benefits package is the defined benefit pension plan along with a401(k) plan, healthand disability insurance, and other voluntary group benefit programs.

Employment may be contingent upon receipt of an acceptable and job-related background check, drug test, motor vehicle report, and/or reference check, as applicable and permissible by law.We are an equal opportunity employer.

Keywords: GROWMARK, Inc., Bloomington , Marketing Specialist, Other , Bloomington, Illinois

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