Sales & Marketing - Sales & Marketing
In order to support our continuous international growth, we are currently recruiting a Local Sales Promoter in Egypt (Ideally located close to Cairo).
Reporting to the Area Sales Manager of Middle East Countries, the Local Sales Promoter will be part of the team responsible for the development and promotion of vegetable seeds in Egypt.
Main Responsibilities :
Analyze the market trends; Collect, analyze and propose market data by interacting with local players in vegetable market (growers, distributors, dealers, Ministry of Agriculture, ).
Ensure a good relationship and a good interaction with his / her dedicated distributors. Be a dynamic and proactive local growth' support
Participate to the local Communication, Promotion and Marketing plan recommendation and its implementation (product launches, field days with distributors, brochures, Shows & Fairs, seminars, advertisements, etc.).
Participate to the Sales forecasting (3-5 years) of the new varieties he / she manages, in coordination with his / her dedicated distribution network, the Vilmorin-
Mikado team for Egypt and the Product managers.
Coordinate Development Trials with his / her dedicated distributors, in coordination with the Area Sales Manager, Product Managers and Breeders : samples management, agreement on the yearly Trials' plan, technical and agronomical follow-
up and support of the agreed Trials plan, evaluation of the trials with the distributors and growers, regular reports in English
Be responsible of his / her local Development portfolio and its regular update for short and mid-term
Be one of the local relays to provide technical support for Vilmorin and Mikado Kyowa Seeds activities' follow-up
Ensure a good coordination and a positive interaction with the colleague LSP in Egypt.
With at least 3 years of experience in the seed industry (especially having an experience with Carrot, Solanacea and Cucurbits products).
Our ideal candidate is positive, proactive, solution-oriented and open-minded. He / she has strong communication and relationship's management abilities and a confirmed capacity to adapt to the local culture and to the multicultural environment of the company.
He / she is organized, with good analytical, synthesis and negotiation skills.
The candidate must have a degree in Agronomy or Agriculture.
The following skills are mandatory :
Languages : Fluent Arabic and English (writing and oral skills).
IT : Word, Excel, PowerPoint, web tools (advanced / professional user)
Middle-East / North Africa, Egypt
Minimum level of education required
Agriculture / Agronomy
Minimum level of experience required
Arabic (5 - Native Language)
English (4 - Fluent)