Dairy Sire Product Specialist
Select Sires, Inc. seeks a Dairy Sire Product Specialist to assist with both genetic product planning and marketing. This will include helping to manage the product throughout its lifecycle and to define the product vision. This position works closely with member cooperatives, export organizations and internal departments. The dairy sire product specialist will be based in Plain City, Ohio and will report to the manager of global sire products and logistics. Key Responsibilities:Be able to help identify key marketing opportunities for specific dairy productsWork with internal departments to develop messaging for dairy sire promotional materialRoutine communication with the federation sales force and distribution channelsReview and proof-read dairy advertising and marketing materials before going to marketCollaborate with brand, product and sales managers to create promotional conceptsAttend functions, upon request, to promote Select Sires’ genetic program and services, as well as Select’s brand imageAssist in preparing cattle for photography, including selecting, clipping, grooming and fitting cattleAssist in setting pricing to meet revenue and profitability goals Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:Bachelor’s Degree in a Dairy/Animal Science, Agri-Business or related area of studyComprehension of genetic needs of both the registered and commercial dairy producersExcellent working knowledge of dairy genetic evaluations, dairy breed associations and genetic development strategiesDetail oriented, organized, and able to plan and meet deadlinesAbility to function as a team player, capable of prioritizing a wide variety of tasks and able to work without close supervisionProficient in Microsoft® Office Programs (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint)Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and comfortable presenting informationWilling and able to work outdoors, indoors, barn areas, around cattle and in all conditionsPassion for the agricultural industryAbility to travel ~20% We believe that people truly are the cornerstone of our success. At Select Sires, we demand the best of ourselves, our company and are truly passionate for what we do for our customers. To attain this goal, we want to surround ourselves with the best and brightest professionals and empower them to make a difference. If interested, please submit resume by noon on Friday, May 24, 2019. Select Sires, Inc. is a drug-free workplace. All applicants will be given full consideration but are not guaranteed an interview.Apply for this job.