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Agriculture Market Specialist

Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc.
Columbus, OH 43215
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We're adding an Agriculture Market Specialist to our team!


The purpose of the position of Agriculture Market Specialist is to support maximizing the profitability and growth of the existing market through a deep understanding of market and customer needs and insights. Based on knowledge of market & farming economy, this role will support short- and long-term strategies.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Implement growth strategy tactics set by Agriculture Market Director for $200 million portfolio; partner with Sales on execution
  • Execute brand awareness and demand generation strategy for the Ag channel
  • Assist in revenue, margin and cost analysis
  • Collaborate with Market Development and Business Development partners for market trends, customer needs, and inventory status across nation
  • Manage and partner with external Agencies
  • Execute brand, PR and marketing tactics in the Ag Channel
  • Create unique value across each customer type and key influencers via Agency communications
  • Assist Market Development and Business Development partners with sales training in agriculture sector
  • Category Management: works with the product management and engineering teams to determine the optimal product mix for the Ag channel
  • Participates as a key member of new product development and the product life cycle process including the product launch and discontinuation processes
  • Become the subject matter expert for the Ag channel by understanding the Ag customer needs and channel dynamics including product mix, competition, distribution channel, industry trends and influencers.
  • Support national and regional growth and expansion of primary product offerings and pull through sales of supplemental products
  • Aid in product quality issue resolution
  • Identify continuous improvement opportunities in agriculture space
  • Works with product management organization to increase allied product attachment
  • Creation of daily reporting sheets
  • Perform regular growth market analysis
  • Assist in preparation of marketing material development
  • Partners with the Director of Analytics, insights, and research to deepen the understanding of the Ag customer and channel.
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Skills:

  • Agriculture market knowledge
  • Strong Business Acumen (sales, finance, operations, etc.)
  • Project management
  • Product launch experiences
  • Self-motivated
  • Strong analytical skills MS Excel proficiency
  • Team oriented
  • Aggressive and competitive nature
  • Attention to detail

Educational Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • MBA or related degree preferred

Preferred Experience:

  • 5-7 years in agriculture or related industry

Advanced Drainage Systems is a leading provider of innovative water management solutions in the stormwater and on-site septic wastewater industries, providing superior drainage solutions for use in the construction and agriculture marketplace. For more than 50 years, the Company has been manufacturing a variety of innovative and environmentally friendly alternatives to traditional materials. Its innovative products are used across a broad range of end markets and applications, including non-residential, residential, infrastructure and agriculture applications. The Company has established a leading position in many of these end markets by leveraging its national sales and distribution platform, overall product breadth and scale and manufacturing excellence. Founded in 1966, the Company operates a global network of 63 manufacturing plants and 32 distribution centers. To learn more about ADS, please visit the Company's website at www.adspipe.com.


Posted: 2022-01-13 Expires: 2022-02-14

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