VP Sales and Marketing - Agriculture

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Brighton, IL

Industry: Staffing & Recruiting

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11 - 15 years

Posted 389 days ago

  by    Sandra Huff

VP Sales and Marketing – Agriculture

 

The VP Sales & Marketing position will work with the CEO and other Senior Managers on the general business direction, and specifically lead the Sales & Marketing efforts of the company. This position provides the leadership, management and vision necessary to ensure that the company has the proper sales/recruiting and marketing systems in place to effectively grow the organization and to ensure financial strength and operating efficiency. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

·       Provide day-to-day leadership and management of the adopted mission and core values of the company.

·       Responsible for helping to drive the company to achieve and surpass sales, profitability, cash flow and other business goals and objectives while leading the Sales and Marketing initiatives.

·       In conjunction with the CEO, develop, communicate, and implement effective growth strategies and processes.

·       Motivate and lead a high-performance management team.

·       Act as lead “client-care officer” through direct contact with every major client and partner.

·       Manage all employees of the department and be responsible for defined performance results.

·       Plan and oversee promotion, advertising and public relations activities including print, online, electronic media, and direct mail.

·       Ensure effective marketing results and take action to guarantee achievement of marketing objectives within budget.

·       Direct salesforecasting activities and set performance goals accordingly.

·       Develop and recommend service/product positioning and pricing strategy to produce the highest long-term market share.

 

EDUCATION:

Bachelor’s Degree

EXPERIENCE:

10+ years management experience

Concept Sales & Marketing experience

Solid Agriculture background

$110K - $130K