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Surface Diamond Drill Helper wanted / Fredericton, NB area

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VIC  Progressive is looking for a Surface Drill Helper in the Fredericton, New Brunswick area. 40+ hours/week, $19.25/h after probation. If you have experience  as a Diamond Drill Helper, live relatively local and would be interested in this position  please forward your resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or hand it in at our Sussex office (12992 Route 114 Hwy, Penobsquis, NB),  Monday-Friday between 08:00am-05:00pm! You can also fax it: 506-432-4717
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BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER WANTED

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER WANTED

VIC Progressive is looking to fill the position of a Business Development Manager. The primary role of the candidate is to prospect for new clients, to develop a rapport with new clients, and set targets for sales while providing support that will continually improve the relationship.

They are also required to grow and retain existing accounts by presenting new solutions and services to clients.

Strategic planning is a key part of this job description, since it is the business manager’s responsibility to develop the pipeline of new business coming into the company. This will require a thorough knowledge of the mining and drilling market, the solutions/services the company can provide, and of the company’s competitors.

Duties of a Business Development Manager:

  • Prospect for potential new clients and turn this into increased business.
  • Cold call as appropriate within your market or geographic area to ensure a robust pipeline of opportunities.
  • Meet potential clients by growing, maintaining, and leveraging your network.
  • Identify potential clients, and the decision makers within the client organization.
  • Research and build relationships with new clients.
  • Set up meetings between client decision makers and company’s practice leaders/Principals.
  • Plan approaches and pitches. Work with team to develop proposals that speaks to the client’s needs, concerns, and objectives.
  • Participate in pricing the solution/service.
  • Handle objections by clarifying, emphasizing agreements and working through differences to a positive conclusion.
  • Present an image that mirrors that of the client.

Requirements/Education

The business development management position requires a minimum of 3-5 years of sales or marketing experience, preferably in the mining or drilling industry. The candidate will bring the necessary safety awareness for the job and has to be able to travel and work flexible hours. Basic computer skills in Microsoft Office are a requirement. All other necessary training will be provided

Interested candidates should submit resumes in confidence to:

VIC Progressive / Human Resources / 'Business Development Manager'

PO BOX 4965 / Sussex, NB, E4E 5L7

Fax: 506-432-4717 / Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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VIC Progressive's Laura Arandeda in the W100 list of Canada's Top Female Entrepreneurs 2015

The magazines PROFIT and Chatelaine today ranked VIC Progressive's President Laura Araneda #76 on the 17th annual W100 list of Canada's Top Female Entrepreneurs. Published in the June issue of Canadian Business (available now) and online at PROFITguide.com and Chatelaine.com, the W100 ranks female entrepreneurs with a proprietary formula that considers the size, growth rate and profitability of the businesses they own and run.

Here you find the link to the list

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In Support of Doug Mercer/ Nov 09th/ Norton Legion, NB

A day of music and fun will be held in support of our colleague and Diamond Driller Doug Mercer and his Family on Sunday, November 09th 2014 between 01:00 pm and 05:00 pm at the Norton Legion, New Brunswick. During this day we will be holding a Silent Auction, Chinese Auction, Live Auction...with a table full of baked goods, BBQ etc. HOPE TO SEE YOU THERE!

 

Diamond Driller Doug Mercer

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Surface Diamond Drillers wanted ASAP

VIC Progressive are looking to fill Diamond Driller positions for a PQ Surface Drilling job in New Brunswick in September/October. 4-6 week contract position. Camp. Position will require pre employment drug & alcohol testing.  

Please forward you resume asap...

fax: 506-432-4717 / email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. /mail: VIC Progressive, P.O. Box 4965, Sussex, NB, E4E 2T8, Canada /in person: 12992 Route 114 Hwy, Penobsquis, NB, E4G 2Z9 Canada / Office Hours: Mon-Fri 8am-5pm

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VIC Progressive / Sussex / Electricians wanted

 

VIC Progressive are looking to fill Electrician positions (red seal) in the Sussex, NB area. Preferably construction/industrial background. Start date: immediately. Position will very likely involve shift work and working underground.

Please forward you resume...

fax: 506-432-4717 / email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. /mail: VIC Progressive, P.O. Box 4965, Sussex, NB, E4E 2T8, Canada /in person: 12992 Route 114 Hwy, Penobsquis, NB, E4G 2Z9 Canada / Office Hours: Mon-Fri 8am-5pm

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VIC Progressive on CBC's 'Shift'

VIC Progressive had a nice company feature on CBC's Radio One show 'Shift/Made in New Brunswick' with  Paul Castle and Janice MacPherson. Here you can find the link to the CBC player or to the actual program

 

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Penobsquis/We have a roof!

VPDD now has a roof over their new home. Over the last few days trusses and sheathing went up on the new building in Penobsquis! 


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Diamond Driller wanted / EHS 38

VPDD is looking for an experienced Diamond Driller who worked with old style EHS 38 drills for a surface/structural improvement job in New Brunswick. Please quote 'EHS 38' and send us your resume/CV: 

fax: (00)1 506-432-4717  /email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. /mail: Vic Progressive Diamond Drilling , P.O. Box 4965, Sussex, NB, E4E 2T8, Canada /in person: 44 Vail Court in Sussex, NB, E4E 2R9, Canada. Office Hours: Mon-Fri 8am-5pm

 

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Vic Progressive Drilling President earns spot in leadership program

VPDD's president Laura Araneda was interviewed for the Telegraph Journal and Kings County Record about Laura being accepted into the Wallace McCain institute's  Entrepreneurial Leaders program (ELP). The article was in today's issues. You can read it in our 'Press Releases' section. We also discovered ex team member and colleague Danny Wilson in today's Kings County Record receiving his graduation certificate! Great and congratulations!

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VPDD supporting Tim Hortons Foundation / Camp Day today!

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Vic Progressive Diamond Drilling's president Laura Aranada was serving coffee today in Tim Hortons (downtown location)! All for a great cause. VPDD took part in this years Tim Hortons Camp Day! Last year's Camp Day raised a record $11 million, which helped to send more than 15,000 deserving kids from economically disadvantaged homes on a once-in a-lifetime camping adventure. Let's hope this is another record breaking year! Thanks to everyone who took part!

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Canadian Cancer Society

VPDD's Laura Araneda and Gerald Pearson were interviewed for the Telegraph Journal and Kings County Record about the company's local support of the Canadian Cancer Society. The article 'A spotlight on cancer programs' was in today's issues. You can also read the article in our 'Press Releases' section.  

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New Shop and Offices

Vic Progressive Diamond Drilling signed a contract to build their new premises.

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