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East Central/Select Sires has four internship opportunities available for summer, 2017: artificial insemination (2), sales and marketing, and communications.
The A.I. specialist interns will have the opportunity to experience a career in the A.I. industry and work with the breeds’ most elite females to produce the next generation of impact bulls and females. This internship provides the opportunity to be exposed to the best in the A.I. industry and hone the appropriate individual’s breeding skills in both large-herd commercial operations and registered elite embryo programs throughout Southern Wisconsin.
The sales and marketing intern will work with East Central/Select Sires staff and suppliers to develop customer presentations for specific animal-health products and present industry-leading genetic plans for advancement. This intern will work alongside our professional sales and technician staff to take the customer presentations to the farm, and finally, follow up to evaluate producer response.
The communications intern is responsible for a variety of projects within the areas of public relations, written communications, print advertising and promotions, video creation, and social media. The appropriate applicant will also receive a broad range of experience with all East Central/Select Sires programs and services.
Deadline: Oct. 31, 2016
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After 41 years (26 as general manager), Al Deming will retire Aug. 1, 2017. The East Central/Select Sires Board of Directors is opening up applications and will be accepting them until Oct. 15, 2016. After that, the board will review all applications, interview the candidates they choose, and make a hiring decision by Dec. 1, 2016. The new general manager will start Jan. 1, 2017, and will work with Al Deming until his retirement.
All applicants should have a college degree OR minimum of five-years experience supervising employees in an agricultural setting. Applicants should fill out an East Central/Select Sires employment application completely, prepare a cover letter, and provide a complete résumé of experiences.
All applications should be sent to board president, Steve Abel, at firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed to him at N5528 Ledgetop Drive, Fond du Lac, WI 54937. Questions about the position can be directed to Steve at 920-251-3737 or Al Deming at 920-210-3994.
As an artificial insemination (A.I) specialist, you'll have the opportunity to experience a career in the A.I. industry and work with today's most elite dairy and beef females to produce the next generation of impact bulls and females. This career provides the opportunity to be exposed to the elite in the A.I. industry and hone your breeding skills in both large-herd commerical operations and registered elite-embryo programs in the heart of it all -- southern Wisconsin.
The appropriate candidate will gain experience in areas such as:-- Large-herd tail chalking, heat detection, and A.I. services;
-- Reproductive physiology and synchronization;
-- Record analysis and reproductive consultation services;
-- Automated-detection programs and health-monitoring systems;
-- Select Reproductive Solutions (SRS) portfolio offered by Select Sires; and
-- Select Mating Services (SMS) program and genetic training offered by Select Sires.
Ideal candidates for this career should have a strong agricultural background including:-- A dairy and/or beef focus;
-- Outstanding people skills, with service-orientated attitude;
-- Excellent communication skills; and
-- Strong work ethic and the ability to work on your own, as well as in a team structure.
-- A.I. experience and knowledge of on-farm software is preferred, but not mandatory. Position includes: -- Strong starting base salary with endless commission potential
-- Full benefits package, paid vacation, paid time off, and potential for advancement
-- Dairy program managers
-- Select mating service evaluators
-- Area sales managers
-- Member service representatives (skilled A.I. technicians)
-- Relief member service representatives (A.I. territory managers)
-- Large-herd specialists
-- Part-time A.I. technicians
-- Reproductive consultants
-- Cow-monitoring-system specialists
-- Beef specialists
-- Product and service specialists
-- A.I.-training specialists (bilingual, too)
-- Communications specialists
-- Inventory-control specialists
-- Administrative support
-- A.I.-technician internship
-- Communications internship
Commitment and Compensation
-- Team-oriented atmosphere
Long-time-employee service ...
is a hallmark of East Central/Select Sires; however, opportunity awaits new employees as the cooperative continues to grow and prosper.