Summer Intern

Location: Various

Zone: Ontario

Type: Crop Services

Posted: 01-15-2020

Expires: 02-28-2020

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Field Marketer Summer Interns

We are currently seeking dynamic individuals interested in a 2020 Summer Internship to gain experience, leadership skills and hands on training. These positions will be based out of our Ailsa Craig, Exeter, Mitchell, Seaforth and Tilbury locations, assisting with the distribution of seed, followed by teaming up with a location manager to assist with a variety of different functions for the remainder of the term.

 

Job Duties

  • Assist in the distribution of seed including communicating with customers, ensuring accuracy of shipments, taking payments, providing directions to delivery drivers and maintaining accurate and up to date information
  • Understanding agronomic tasks in accordance with Certified Crop Advisor Exam including weed, insect and disease identification, field scouting techniques and in field scouting
  • Providing solutions in accordance to CCA (Certified Crop Advisor) guidelines
  • Field signing to support Hensall Co-op’s marketing initiatives
  • Assist with inventory tasks including counts and recounts
  • Promoting new product innovations
  • Work closely with Location Managers and Operations Team to focus on continuous improvements and attend all scheduled operations meetings.
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Wage rate will remain flexible based on previous experience/education.

 

Individuals must be flexible to work in an office environment as well as performing tasks indoors and outdoors in various environmental conditions.

 

The successful candidates will have a background in agriculture, strong communication, presentation and technical skills and will be task oriented with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously. Ideal candidate would be working towards a degree in Agriculture or possess equivalent previous experience.

 
If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit your cover letter and resume online or via email. 

 

 

Hensall Co-op is committed to employment equity and encourages members of the four designated groups to apply. Accommodation will be made upon request.