Job - Agronomy Sales - Northern Iowa

Job Title: Agronomy Sales - Northern Iowa

Job Order #: DC-8186

Location: Northern Iowa

Salary Range: $45000 - $65000

Commission / Bonus: To 20% Based on meeting Personal Goals

Benefits: 401k with Match + Flex Spend Acct + Health/Dental/Vision Ins + Interview Expense Paid + Life Ins + Phone / Laptop Provided + PTO / Paid Holidays + Relocation Assistance, if necessary + Vehicle Provided

***EMPLOYER LOOKING TO HIRE IMMEDIATELY***

JOB QUALIFICATIONS
:

- BSc. Agronomy degree preferred but not required.
- Minimum 2 years Agronomy Sales experience
- Ag background a MUST
- Knowledgeable of crops grown in Northern Iowa
- Personable yet competitive a MUST
- Detail-Oriented
- Good communication skills
- Solid computer skills with Word, Excel, Outlook; possibly other sales software programs
- Farm equipment operation experience

- From the Northern Iowa area or looking to return to this area

***MUST be eligible to work in the U.S. as well as meet the Job Qualifications shown above.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Hansen Agri-PLACEMENT is assisting a progressive Ag Employer seeking an Agronomy Sales individual for a territory located in Northern Iowa. This individual will manage the sales and marketing of organic fertilizer, crop protection products, liquid nitrogen, corn and soybean seed as well as agronomic consulting services to area Ag growers. This Salesperson will provide services such as soil sampling, variable rate application and other services that will increase the value and profitability for their Ag grower customers. This individual MUST be able to understand and convey the market value of organic fertilizers versus traditional commercial fertilizers to their customers. Duties to include:
- Working to find long-term Ag grower customers
- Working closely with Ag grower customers to understand their farm operation needs and to market a product that provides a good solution to their needs while maximizing value to grower.
- Developing sales for externally-sourced manure as an organic fertilizer.
- Makes sure all required sales documents and paperwork are completed and submitted correctly.
- Works with customers to schedule application of organic fertilizer.
- Develops and maintains strong business relationships with customers.
- Flags fields as necessary to ensure accurate delivery and field identification.
- Works with customers regarding collection issues.
- Utilizes SST software as a service to Ag grower in managing their agronomy needs.
- Develops an understanding of services that would add value to the Ag grower operation and impact their bottom line positively.
- Assist in developing a sales program that includes advertising, promotions and sales calls.
- Operates equipment as necessary to ensure timely delivery of products and spreading of organic fertilizer.

EMPLOYER OFFERS STRONG BASE SALARY, BONUS POTENTIAL TO 20% OF BASE AND EXCELLENT BENEFITS PACKAGE.

***EMPLOYER MAY CONSIDER A RECENT COLLEGE GRADUATE WITH GOOD AGRONOMY KNOWLEDGE, SALESMAN PERSONALITY AND TIES TO NORTHERN IOWA AREA AT A LESSER STARTING BASE SALARY.***




Contact Info:
To be considered for this position, please refer to the Job Order # above and email your resume to Dianne Countryman at dianne@hansenagriplacement.com or call 308-381-4815. Please fill out our online application if you are not currently registered.

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