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Farm Health Guardian is seeking a Business Development Representative

This new role offers the opportunity to work with the latest biosecurity software and develop strategic business relationships in the livestock industry to help customers manage herd health, prevent and control disease outbreaks in livestock and poultry barns.

Business Development Representative Role Overview

The company is currently seeking a Business Development Representative (BDR). The BDR is a motivated, organized, results-driven, high-energy, individual who also works well in a team. The BDR thrives on success and has a strong track record in closing sales in the swine and poultry sector.

The Business Development Representative is responsible for building strategic business relationships to drive sales with poultry and swine integrators. He /she will also be responsible for organizing new customer on-boarding and training and executing post sales strategies such as introducing and managing new software pilot projects.

About Farm Health Guardian

The Farm Health Guardian is an animal disease mitigation platform that helps poultry and swine operations to improve biosecurity and reduce the risk of animal disease spread. Quick and efficient disease containment is critical to the safety and sustainability of the livestock and poultry industry as well as the people who work within it.

Farm Health Guardian is a product of Be Seen Be Safe Ltd. Headquartered in Guelph, Ontario, Canada, Be Seen Be Safe Ltd. is an animal-health track-and-trace technology provider. Founded in 2013, our mission is to be the software platform of choice for protecting animal health and sustainability of the livestock and poultry industry. 

Position Overview

  • Position: Business Development Representative
  • Full time permanent
  • Location: United States (in a major hog producing state)
  • Reports to: Director of Marketing
  • Salary: Competitive salary and performance incentives (based on experience and other factors)

Responsibilities:

  • Initiate, develop and nurture new customer relationships in the swine and poultry sector;
  • Demonstrate and support Farm Health Guardian software systems and services to prospective customers and distribution partners;
  • Organize on-boarding for new clients
  • Deliver customer training programs to ensure a positive user experience;
  • Implement pilot projects and software trials with prospective new customers;
  • Provide a company presence at relevant industry shows and events;
  • Provide timely response to resolve any customer issues;
  • Maintain regular communications with Director of Marketing including a weekly report.

Required Skills:

  • Excels at making connections with business owners and key decision makers in the livestock and poultry sector;
  • Deadline and results-oriented;
  • Strong organizational ability and attention to detail
  • Proven ability to work independently in a remote situation and as a team member in a fast-paced environment;
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the swine or poultry sector is required;
  • Excellent communication skills – written and verbal,
  • Must possess a valid US Driver’s License with availability of transportation.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (B.A. or B.S.) from 4-year college or university
  • Minimum 5 years experience in agriculture/technical sales
  • Willing and able to travel to meet customers or attend trade shows and conferences (when safe to do so)

Please submit your application to: rhannam@farmhealthguardian.com

Farm Health Guardian is seeking a Customer Support Coordinator

This specialized role offers the opportunity to work with the latest biosecurity software, manage service and support for the Farm Health Guardian system and help customers manage herd health, prevent and control disease outbreaks in livestock and poultry barns.

Customer Support Coordinator Overview

We are seeking organized, high-energy team member to join our business development team. This role is a perfect fit for you if you thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment and you take pride in providing a high level of customer service.

The Customer Support Coordinator will support the business development team in securing new customers in the swine and poultry sector. The role will also provide support and co-ordination directly with software customers.

About Farm Health Guardian

The Farm Health Guardian is an animal disease mitigation platform that helps poultry and swine operations to improve biosecurity and reduce the risk of animal disease spread. Quick and efficient disease containment is critical to the safety and sustainability of the livestock and poultry industry as well as the people who work within it.

Farm Health Guardian is a product of Be Seen Be Safe Ltd. Headquartered in Guelph, Ontario, Canada, Be Seen Be Safe Ltd. is an animal-health track-and-trace technology provider. Founded in 2013, our mission is to be the software platform of choice for protecting animal health and sustainability of the livestock and poultry industry. 

Position Overview

  • Position: Customer Support Coordinator
  • Full-time
  • Location: home based in Ontario or Quebec, Canada or at our Guelph, ON office
  • Reports to: Director of Business Development
  • Salary: Competitive salary (based on experience and other factors)

What you’ll do:

  • Support business development team with preparation of sales presentations and customer proposals, setting up customer meetings and general administrative support
  • Demonstrate Farm Health Guardian software systems to prospective customers through web-based meetings
  • Develop and maintain a database of customers and contacts using a customer relationship management (CRM) software
  • Coordinate ongoing customer communications
  • Co-ordinate customer invoicing
  • Monitor and update content on the company social media accounts
  • Maintain and update training materials as updates are made on the software systems
  • Coordinate updating and translation of software content, sales and training materials
  • Update content on the company website
  • Coordinate promotional activities and events (such as presentations, tradeshows, workshops)

Who we’re looking for:

  • Excellent communication skills – written and verbal
  • Strong organizational ability and attention to detail
  • Demonstrated professionalism in communication, attitude and teamwork
  • Knowledge of the agriculture sector
  • Solid experience with CRM software and sales support software such as PowerPoint
  • Proven ability to work independently in a remote situation and as a team member in a fast-paced environment

The perfect candidate would also meet the following criteria, but these are not required

  • Knowledge of the swine or poultry sector is an asset
  • An understanding of animal health and biosecurity fundamentals is a real bonus
  • French or Spanish language skills is an asset

Qualifications:

  • College diploma or university degree Bachelor’s Degree (B.A. or B.S.)
  • Minimum 3 years experience in customers service or sales support role

Please submit your application to: rhannam@farmhealthguardian.com