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Member Development Representative (MDR)
The Organization:
Farmers of North America (FNA), founded in 1998 and headquartered in Saskatoon, is a business alliance of farmers and the only organization with the sole mission of “Maximizing Farm Profitability”. FNA members work together in a business alliance that puts buying/market power into the hands of farmers. FNA members maximize their profitability through participation in FNA negotiated programs and services and through discounts from a national network of preferred suppliers.

FNA now represents millions of acres of land and thousands of farm families across Canada. The number of Members and value of benefits increases every day, all efforts directed to the single reason the FNA alliance of farmers exists: “To Maximize Farm Profitability”.

Position:
Member Development Representative

Location:
Saskatoon

Job Description:
You will use your superior phone skills, persuasive personality and positive attitude to sell farmers across Canada Memberships to Farmers of North America (FNA).
You will use your knowledge and understanding of farming and its challenges to relate to farmers and speak their language. You also bring a genuine desire to help farm families “Maximize Profitability”.

FNA offers you:

  • A positive, bright and comfortable work environment
  • Great work life balance
  • Superior benefits package upon completion of your probation period
  • Ongoing sales training and a supportive sales manager committed to your success.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop leads from company initiatives
  • Contact prospects within assigned area
  • Execute sales presentations
  • Convert presentations into sales
  • Work on membership renewals as required

Education/Experience:

  • First hand farm knowledge/background
  • Sales experience (preferably in agriculture) would be considered an asset
  • Agriculture/ agri-business undergrad or degree would be considered an asset but not necessary
  • Outbound telephone or direct sales would be an asset but not necessary
  • Lead generation/cold calling experience would be an asset but not necessary

Compensation and Benefits:
Compensation will be a combination of base salary and variable commission on sales of FNA memberships. Successful Member Development Representatives can expect realistic first year earnings $60,000 plus. FNA provides its employees with a comprehensive group benefits plan that includes life insurance, health, dental, vision care and a matching RSP program.

Interested Applicants:
Send resume and cover letter to careers@fna.ca

Include the position you are applying for in the subject line.

We thank all applicants for applying, however, we will only be contacting those we wish to interview.


Member Service Manager(MSM)
The Organization:
Farmers of North America (FNA), founded in 1998 and headquartered in Saskatoon, is a business alliance of farmers and the only organization with the sole mission of “Maximizing Farm Profitability”. FNA members work together in a business alliance that puts buying/market power into the hands of farmers. FNA members maximize their profitability through participation in FNA negotiated programs and services and through discounts from a national network of preferred suppliers.

FNA now represents millions of acres of land and thousands of farm families across Canada. The number of Members and value of benefits increases every day, all efforts directed to the single reason the FNA alliance of farmers exists: “To Maximize Farm Profitability”.

Position:
Member Service Manager

Location:
Saskatoon

Job Description:
The Member Service Manager is responsible for building relationships and providing a high level of service to members in the FNA business alliance. To this end, the Member Service Manager will identify ways in which each member can benefit from FNA’s products through supplier partners and preferred suppliers. Another critical role of the Member Service Manager is member retention and growth.

FNA offers you:

  • A positive, bright and comfortable work environment
  • Great work life balance
  • Superior benefits package upon completion of your probation period
  • Ongoing sales training and a supportive sales manager committed to your success.

Responsibilities:

  • Drive Member Value by developing relationships with members to better understand their specific operation, farming and input needs.
  • Working with FNA members in utilizing programs developed to offer reduced input prices.
  • Building productive business relationships with a focus on member service.
  • Work on membership renewals as required
  • From time to time, must be available to travel as required to facilitate workshops/meetings, attend vendor user groups, and/or industry related conferences. Weekend or shift work, etc.

Education/Experience:

  • Agronomist/Agrologist Degree Required
  • Exceptional ability to communication clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Strong customer relationship skills
  • Sales experience (preferably in agriculture) would be considered an asset

Compensation and Benefits:
Based on qualifications and experience. FNA provides its employees with a comprehensive group benefits plan that includes life insurance, health, dental and vision care.

Interested Applicants:
Send resume and cover letter to careers@fna.ca

Include the position you are applying for in the subject line.

We thank all applicants for applying, however, we will only be contacting those we wish to interview.