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Senior Marketing Specialist for South America

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Vacantes: 1

Publicado: 15/08/2019

Finaliza: 07/10/2019

Organization: U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) is the export market development organization working in over 90 countries on behalf of the U.S. wheat industry. USW operates from two U.S. and 15 overseas offices to provide information and advice to wheat importers and processors with the purpose of increasing U.S. wheat exports and the profitability of U.S. wheat farmers.

Description: The Senior Marketing Specialist will assist in developing and executing the strategic marketing plan and related activities. The person will become a member of our six-person office in Santiago, Chile and will be expected to travel throughout the South American region. This position will collaborate closely with regional wheat buyers and technical staff, consultants, as well as US Wheat staff.

We seek a candidate with the following skills and qualifications:
• Advanced level in English, Spanish. Portuguese skills are a plus.
• Proven ability in written Spanish and English.
• Experience in Agricultural Marketing
• Experience in administrative areas
• Strong organizational abilities.
• Familiarity with agricultural matters in South America.
• Minimum education: University degree (economics, management, agriculture or business administration) or equivalent practical experience.
• Willingness to travel 25% time.

Specific duties of the Senior Marketing Specialist include:
1. To conceive and draft programs for the annual marketing plan, under the direction of the Regional Director.
2. To assist the Regional Director in the preparation of the Unified Export Strategies in the marketing plan.
3. To act as team manager for trade missions to and from the United States, as assigned by the Regional Director.
4. To conduct technical seminars in South America with the corresponding consultant and accompany U.S consultants under contract with USW, when traveling through the region.
5. To travel with members of the Board of Directors of U. S. Wheat Associates, when requested by the Regional Director.
6. To maintain, update and analyze trade data related to wheat imports or exports of all countries related to the South American region.
7. To establish or maintain trade contacts in all countries covered by the regional office.
8. To maintain and updated country working files for all countries in the region, with pertinent data on trade, policy and current USW activities.
9. To prepare the USW weekly newsletter, TrigoNoticias, which is distributed throughout Latin America.
10. To gather market information related to wheat and ocean freight rates, which when provided to wheat importers, can lead to purchases of U.S. wheat.
11. To provide wheat importers with information related to best options available in the U.S wheat market.
12. To prepare and present the South American wheat market situation and U.S wheat exports to the region, when required.
13. To arrange, execute and conduct Crop Quality Seminars in the region.
14. To travel within the region as requested by the Regional Director and gather information on wheat import needs, financial needs and other aspects which can provide an edge for U.S. wheat exports over third countries.
15. To respond to correspondence related to market information.
16. To represent US Wheat at ceremonies, trade shows and other related activities.
17. To cooperate with other USW related offices or organizations in market and policy studies related to the South American wheat market and the translation into Spanish of such studies, when requested or authorized by the Regional Director.
18. To closely work, under the guidance of the Regional Director, with the U.S Agricultural Attaches and wheat importers, in resolving trade problems that could interfere with U.S. wheat exports to the region.

Salary: Applicants should provide their expected gross salary for this position. U.S. Wheat Associates is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

The Application Process: Please submit a CV and a cover letter (in English or Spanish) documenting your experience and salary requirements to USW Santiago. No phone calls or letters please. All applications will be reviewed and acknowledged as they are received. USW seeks to fill this position by October 2019.

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Detalle Oferta:

Área de desempeño:
Marketing / Mercadeo
Región:
Metropolitana de Santiago
Comuna:
Santiago
Lugar de Trabajo:
Duración Contrato:
Indefinido
Jornada
Jornada Completa

Requisitos

Requisitos Minimos:
• Advanced level in English, Spanish. Portuguese skills are a plus.
• Proven ability in written Spanish and English.
• Experience in Agricultural Marketing
• Experience in administrative areas
• Strong organizational abilities.
• Familiarity with agricultural matters in South America.
• Minimum education: University degree (economics, management, agriculture or business administration) or equivalent practical experience.
• Willingness to travel 25% time.
Experiencia Mínima:
Más de 5 años
Estudios mínimos:
Universitaria
Situación Académica:
Graduado
Dominio Computacional:
Nivel usuario avanzado
Carrera:
Idiomas Requeridos:
  • Inglés

    Escrito: Alto - Hablado: Alto - Traducción: Alto

  • Portugués

    Escrito: Medio - Hablado: Medio - Traducción: Medio

Tipos de discapacidad:

Preguntas

Pregunta 1:
Experience in Agricultural Marketing
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Pregunta 2:
Experience in administrative areas
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Pregunta 3:
Level of written and spoken English
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Pregunta 4:
Level of written and spoken Portuguese
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