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Local Product Promoter (M/F)

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About Vilmorin-Mikado :

Vilmorin-Mikado is a Franco-Japanese seed producer that has specialized in developing, producing and selling vegetable seeds for professionals since 1743. Our wide range of unique, original seeds is distributed on five continents in more than 100 countries. Vilmorin-Mikado has more than 1,000 employees and recorded sales of €217 million in 2019-2020, of which 15% was entirely devoted to research. World leader in carrots and witloof chicory, Vilmorin-Mikado is also a major player in salads, tomatoes, sweet peppers, kabocha squashes, daikon radishes and bunching onions. Nearly three centuries ago, Vilmorin-Mikado's founders began our Tree Seeds work, which actively contributes to rebuilding sustainable forests.

Vilmorin-Mikado is part of Limagrain, an agricultural cooperative held by French farmers and an international seed group. Limagrain is laser-focused on a single mission: working cooperatively to advance agriculture everywhere, for everyone. Concentrating on the genetic progress of plants, Limagrain selects, produces and sells field seeds, vegetable seeds and cereal products. - #Limagrain






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Position description



Employment Type

Regular Full Time

Contractual hours


Main Goal

The fourth-largest seed company in the world.  Limagrain is an international cooperative group created and directed by French farmers.  As a creator and producer of plant varieties, Limagrain markets field seeds, vegetable seeds, and cereal products.

Vilmorin North America, Business Unit of Group Limagrain, a company headquartered in France; specializes in the breeding, production, and marketing of vegetable seeds and tree seeds for professional farmers worldwide.  The diversity within our multicultural teams drives the company’s growth strategy through quality products, expertise, and commitments to excellence.

Job Description: This person is responsible to evaluate products, challenge the forecasts for new varieties, participating in their commercial launch of new products, and supports in marketing and communication efforts. 


Job description

Primary Functions:


Allocate the availability of seed samples of each variety.
Schedule, coordinate and implement development trials.
Carry out and update market research studies (segmentation, analysis of the competition, tracking and identification of the dynamic forces that drive change).
Organize the promotional events developed and conducted for the benefit of both direct and indirect clients.
Organize market visits for clients.
Travel to trial locations.
Other duties as assigned by management (may involve assisting other departments).

Specific Skills:

Listening to customers.
Technical knowledge of the field and the plant seed business.
Knowledge of the market and the customers.
Knowledge of the IT tools and applications used in the business.




Bachelor’s Degree in an agricultural-related field (or equivalent job experience).
Prior experience and working knowledge in Baby Leaf lettuce, Baby Leaf Greens and Brassica.
Knowledge and understanding of the seed industry preferred.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and database capabilities.
Valid driver’s license and clean driving record.
Ability to work in various climates both indoors and outdoors.
Spanish speaking a plus.

Position localization

Job location

America/Carribean, USA, California


3 Harris Street, Salinas, CA 95368

Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

Bachelor's degree

Specific expertise

  • Agriculture/Agronomy
  • Marketing
  • Botany/Horticulture

Minimum level of experience required

3 years or more


English (4 - Fluent)


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