Job Order: 3868

Base Salary:

$80,000.00-$90,000.00/Yr

Territories:

Canada

Job Description:

Sirius Personnel is a Placement and Headhunting Agency that Specializes in Sales and Marketing Professionals in Montreal. (www.siriuspersonnel.com)

Profile: Our client is a non-profit association in the agriculture industry who represents farmers across Canada and is looking for a General Manager to oversee all activities of the association. Your role is to interact with farmers, represent their interests and coordinate meetings across the industry. You will deal with the different boards in each province, deal with government representatives and advocate for your members. The person we seek is self-sufficient, knows the farming industry across Canada and is excellent at building relationships at all levels. This position reports to the board. Please submit your resume in English.

Territory: Canada

Workplace: Work from home

Products/Services: Agriculture

Salary: $80,000 to $95,000

Commissions/Bonus: None

Car allowance: $/km

Expense’s reimbursement: All reasonable expenses reimbursed

Other Benefits:

  • Medical plan
  • RRSP contribution
  • Dental

Functions:

Functions:

  • Oversee the day-to-day running of the association
  • Interact with members (farmers) on a regular basis by providing industry stats, market info and competitive analysis
  • Coordinate and plan industry meetings and speak at them, from time to time
  • Communicate and coordinate with your US counterpart
  • Provide industry data from Statistics Canada to members
  • Act as a liaison for national and international committee events
  • Provide innovative ideas to board and members

Job Requirements:

Requirements:

Development vs Maintenance: N/A

Road vs Office: 25% vs 75%

Languages: French and English needed

Education: Post-secondary education needed, agriculture education is a plus

Training: On the job training provided but industry experience needed

Overnight Travel: 25-30 days per year in Canada and the US

Years of experience: At least 7 years experience in a similar role

Other requirements:

  • Self-starter
  • Great communicator
  • Innovative  
  • Ethical

Transferable contacts: Knowledge of the agribusiness is a huge asset

Transferable Knowledge:

  • Strong in Excel
  • Strong in PowerPoint
  • Strong in Word

Contact Details:

Ms. Dawn Williams
dwilliams@siriuspersonnel.com