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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. As a responsible partner in the vegetable food chain, Vilmorin-Mikado is committed to helping better nourish people everywhere. 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 €218 million in 2020-2021, 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 and an international seed group owned by French farmers, Limagrain is driven by its purpose: cooperating for the progress of agriculture everywhere, for everyone. Focused on the genetic progress of plants, Limagrain breeds, produces and distributes field seeds, vegetable seeds and agri-food products - #Limagrain  






Local contract

Local contract only

Position description



Employment Type

Regular Full Time

Contractual hours


Main Goal

The job posting falls within the framework of Vilmorin-Mikado's corporate development strategy, which has been set by the sales department in accordance with general corporate policy.

Job description

Main tasks

Support for the salad sales specialist in Baden-Württemberg and Rhineland-Palatinate in the areas of:

- Coordination when introducing new varieties
- Management of the product range and support of sales campaigns
- Monitoring of the market in Germany
- Draft forecasts for new varieties



You will support the salad sales specialist in the region mentioned with the following activities:
- Allocation of the available seed samples for the development of field trials
- Planning, coordination and implementation of development tests
- Conducting and updating market research studies. Ongoing improvement of market knowledge by customer type with the aim of contributing to the development of business and strategic plans.
- Assistance in event organization for the benefit of direct and indirect customers. (Support in organizing customer visits.)
- Preparation, monitoring and implementation of the annual external communication plan and its budget in collaboration with the communication service in La Ménitré
- Further develop the sales arguments at the local level according to the positioning given by marketing


Desired Profile

Necessary knowledge
Active listening and inquisitiveness with the customer, technical expertise in the field of seed and its business area
Knowledge of IT tools and applications used in the company, languages: English is a plus
Technical Skills
Organizational and planning skills, analysis and synthesis, commercial skills
Professional autonomy and mobility, thoroughness and reliability, initiative
Approachable and responsive, Open minded, Positive attitude

Position localization

Job location

Europe, Germany, Baden-Württemberg

Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

Master's degree

Specific expertise

  • Agriculture/Agronomy
  • Biology

Minimum level of experience required

3 years or more


  • German (4 - Fluent)
  • English (3 - Professional)