Christensen Farms Marketing Manager - Armstrong, IA in Armstrong, Iowa

Marketing Manager - Armstrong, IA

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  • Armstrong, IA, USA

  • Competitive salary and great benefits

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  • Full Time

Health, dental, vision, life insurance, short & long term disability, employee assistance program, flexible spending account, 401K, and vacation

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Position Overview:

The Marketing Manager will be responsible for maintaining a disciplined approach to meet CF standards at all assigned site locations, ensuring that no CF standard is compromised. The individual in this role will accept ownership of marketing results and effectively communicate concerns, problems and instructions to those individuals directly impacted by your actions or observations. The Marketing Manager will have a direct impact in promoting continuous process improvements by effectively engaging with Service Managers, growers, and the marketing & transportation departments to capture margin and efficiencies, speed up problem solving, reduce costs and improve overall results. The Marketing Manager plays a significant role in the representation of Christensen Farms. This position requires you to play a role as an advocate for the organization, representing not only the Marketing Manager role, but representing Christensen Farms as an organization. The Marketing Manager must work in a manner that demonstrates integrity and shows respect and courtesy to our producers, employees and customers.

Major Areas of Responsibility:

  • Market animals to the standards established by the Director of Marketing

  • Responsible for marketing results in your assigned geography

  • Provide Input and complete 007 & 749 forms by deadlines set by marketing team

  • Inspect load out facilities and supplies needed for successful load out, intervene if necessary

  • Effectively communicate pertinent information to producers and IC's

  • Full fill and enforce the organizations animal well-being and euthanasia policies

  • Ensure biosecurity policies are followed at the slat level

  • Discuss and report any breaches in other areas with Service Manager of site

  • Utilize resources available to improve results at the slat level; those resources include but are not limited to: Service Managers, Regional Managers and the Marketing Department

  • Technical possess the knowledge to communicate when things are not within compliance

  • Support department communicate accurate info with respect to deadlines to respective departments and teammates

  • Organizationally upholding CF image and promoting it inside and outside the organization, participate in the execution of key strategies in the Business Plan

  • All other duties assigned

Education, Training and Experience Requirements:

Minimum formal education required: Post-secondary education within an agriculture-based major preferred.

Minimum number of years of prior job experience required: Minimum two years experience working within the livestock industry. Previous leadership experience is a plus, but is not required.

Other Technical Skills required:

  • Must have a results oriented work ethic, be dependable and have a drive for continuous process improvement.

  • Must have the ability to effectively communicate with a wide variety of individuals, both verbally and in writing.

  • Must manage time and priorities in a fast-paced, changing environment.

  • Must have the ability to work within a team-oriented atmosphere.

  • Must possess strong interpersonal skills and have the ability to effectively build strong working relationships with a variety of people, both internal and external of the organization.

Specialized or Motorized Equipment and/or Tools:

This position will require operating a company vehicle or mileage reimbursement. Any employment offer extended for this position will be contingent upon the review of the candidate's motor vehiclerecord (MVR). The MVR will be reviewed to determine insurability based on CFF's insurance carrierand company policy.

Vehicle Licensing Requirement: Class D