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Agronomy Sales #2779 (Western - Kentucky)

Posted: December 13th 2018


We have a retail agronomy sales opportunity available in Western Kentucky. This location has a large sales volume and is very profitable. The seed business is excellent with a large volume of customers. Facilities and rolling stock are all top of the line and in good condition. This is a major agribusiness with good career opportunities. Candidates need to have a good educational background with retail agronomy experience. 60k-90k salary and incentives, company truck, health, dental and vision insurance, 401k with Co. match.

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Agronomy Sales #2775 (South Central - Ohio)

Posted: December 13th 2018


We have an exciting retail agronomy sales opportunity with a large full service Ag Retailer in South Central Ohio. This company offers a competitive salary, bonus, health, dental and vision insurance, company truck and 401k.

PRIMARY DUTIES:
  • Report to agronomy manager and report a minimum of 3-5 daily sales calls
  • Build and maintain relationship with all assigned customers from initial contact, through to sale, and follow up, as necessary
    • Meet with existing and potential customers
    • Includes prospecting and cold calls
  • Develop agronomy plans for current customers
  • Utilize seed programs and grow the seed business 
    • Includes test plots and side by sides
  • Create written estimates, based on needs of customer, and finalize the sale
  • Maintain customer files/records/history/contracts/agreements
  • Coordinate with other reps the delivery of customer appreciation holiday gifts
  • Research and write two articles for the quarterly newsletter
    • Product pricing and promotion
    • Growing season news and notes
    • Helpful tips
    • New laws or regs
    • Other pertinent information, etc
  • Attend meetings, seminars, courses, or on-line study to complete Continuing Education credits as needed to maintain licenses and credentials
  • Perform scouting duties for customer base throughout growing season for short and long term product and/or services
    • Identification of weeds/insects/diseases/nutrient deficiencies
    • Determine recommendation of products/services including proper rate and timing
    • Share recommendations with customer and agree on plan of action
  • Complete all order sheets and paperwork for any sales of product or services including deliveries.
    • Fill out order sheets completely and accurately
    • Attach GIS field maps 
    • Work with logistics manager to schedule jobs
  • Work with AR dept with customer questions
  • Follow other management directives for the good of the business and other duties as assigned
The ideal candidate will have experience in agronomy input sales and a working knowledge of South Central Ohio farm production practices.

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Account Manager #2778 (Midwest - Indiana)

Posted: November 15th 2018


Our client, a leader in agricultural information and analytics is in need of an Account Manger to service their swine processing customers. Intimate knowledge of pig processing plants is a must. The account manager's primary role will be to present analytical data to customers and interpret it's meaning. Ability to identify areas of improvement based on the data's findings is critical.  Competitive salary, bonus program, and benefits package offered. 50-60% travel required.

A successful candidate will:
  • Preserve trust by keeping individual customer information confidential through the data collection process
  • Understand the benchmarking process to find areas of improvement
  • Communicate strengths and weakness effectively 
  • Manage relationships with pork processing plants throughout the US.
  • Travel to meetings with customers to review information on a regular basis.
  • Stay up to date with trends in the pork processing industry
  • Prospect for new customers and maximize revenue potential with current accounts

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International Auditor #2777 (Northeast - Indiana)

Posted: November 15th 2018


Our client, a leader in agricultural information and analytics is in need of an International Auditor to service their poultry and swine production customers. The International Auditor's role will primary be to audit and analyze data to customers and interpret it's meaning. Ability to identify areas of improvement based on the data's findings is critical.  Competitive salary, bonus program, and benefits package offered. Minimal travel required.

A successful candidate will:
  • Be able to speak Spanish and/or Portuguese fluently
  • Preserve trust by keeping individual customer information confidential through the data collection process
  • Understand the benchmarking process to find areas of improvement
  • Maintain an efficient flow of client data
  • Collaborate research data
  • Problem solve
  • Improve the accuracy and value of client data
  • Account Reviews
  • Communicate strengths and weakness effectively to clients
  • Manage relationships with international clients
  • Travel to meetings with customers to review information on a regular basis.
  • Stay up to date with trends in the pork processing industry
  • Prospect for new customers and maximize revenue potential with current accounts

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District Sales Manager #2776 (DE, VA, MD - Delaware)

Posted: November 10th 2018


The District Sales Manager position is responsible to carry out all sales and marketing activities in DelMarVa so as to maintain, develop and grow the overall sales volume in that territory in a manner which maximizes profitability.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Plan and organize sales activities and customer/prospect contact towards achieving agreed business goals.
  • Plan and develop dealer/distributor network in specified territory according to agreed market development strategy.
  • Motivate dealers and distributors to promote the portfolio of products and services.
  • Educate growers, dealers & distributors on new products.
  • Conduct direct farm visits to growers in order to promote and sell the portfolio of products.
  • Conduct direct visits to dealers and distributors to assist in selling the portfolio of products.
  • Sell and service equipment related to application of the fertilizer products.
  • Install and help to install equipment as related to the application of the fertilizer products.
  • Sell storage tanks as related to storage of the fertilizer products.
  • Deliver fertilizer, parts & equipment and storage tanks to dealers and farmers as required.
  • Conduct grower meetings to promote the use of the products. 
  • Attend farm shows to promote the use of the products and services.
  • Locate and develop test plot locations as it relates to the research & development program.
  • Manage and collect accounts receivable as required to keep receivables current.
  • Perform any other duties as may be required from time to time.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
  • Bachelor's Degree in Agricultural field preferred
  • 3 or more years of experience in agricultural sales role
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to travel, 75% overnight travel required
  • Excellent computer skills, Microsoft Office, CRM, etc.
This job requires an agronomy background. The job also requires a degree in agriculture and the ability to cold call and face-to-face sales call customers, retailers and farmers.

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