Marketing, Seed Production & Trials Assistant

Australian Grain Technologies (AGT)
Wagga Wagga & Riverina
Farming, Animals & Conservation
Agronomy & Farm Services
Full time
Posted 17d ago
  • Exciting new role
  • Fast paced, high performing culture
  • Small dedicated and specialised team

Australian Grain Technologies (AGT) is Australia’s largest plant breeding company with a focus on delivering field crop varieties with superior performance to Australian farmers. AGT has a vibrant team of breeders and researchers who use the latest technology to develop new plant varieties.  This position offers a rare and exciting opportunity for you to grow your career in a dynamic and successful breeding company.  AGT is committed to training and development in a wide range of technical and non-technical areas.

About the role

In this exciting new role based in Wagga Wagga, NSW you will be assisting the Marketing & Production team, as well as the Plant Breeding Technical team in completing the key responsibilities below.    

Key Responsibilities

  • Maximise the availability and uptake of AGT varieties by growers in southern NSW
  • Monitoring of seed production crops and field trials
  • Seeding and harvesting of field trials
  • Assist in development of southern NSW marketing and production plans
  • Assist with seed production and distribution network
  • Sample handling, cleaning, and packing for field trials
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with key influencers
  • Identify new product development opportunities
  • Contribute to the production of marketing materials

Desired Skills

  • Understanding of Australian broadacre cropping industry and general agricultural knowledge
  • Experience in broadacre agronomy and/or seed production 
  • Strong relationship management skills
  • Outstanding time management skills
  • Good Microsoft Office skills

We are seeking applicants with the drive and passion and a “can do attitude”, to make a difference in this crucial business function. You will have the opportunity to be part of a great team environment and play an important role in the success of AGT.  If you have a love of agriculture/agronomy and you have an interest in marketing, then this may be the role for you. 

Job description available from mandy.koch@agtbreeding.com.au

All applications via Seek.com.au

Employer questions

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  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • What's your expected annual base salary?
  • How much notice are you required to give your current employer?

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