Job - Sales Agronomist - Central Illinois

Job Title: Sales Agronomist - Central Illinois

Job Order #: DC-8740

Location: Decatur, IL area

Salary Range: $70000 - $80000

Commission / Bonus: Annual Bonus Opportunity

Benefits: Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance + Paid Vacation + Retirement Plan + Vehicle Provided

UPDATED: 11/03/21

EMPLOYER OFFERS A TEAM-WORKING ENVIRONMENT PLUS:
- BASE SALARY TO $80,000, POSSIBLY HIGHER FOR THE RIGHT INDIVIDUAL WITH STRONG CUSTOMER CONTACTS
- BONUS OPPORTUNITY
- COMPANY VEHICLE
- VERY GOOD BENEFITS PLAN

QUALIFICATIONS
:

- 2- or 4-year Agronomy or Ag-Related degree.
- Current Agronomy Sales experience in the Decatur-Bloomington, IL area with established customers a MUST.

- Good knowledge/understanding of corn and soybean cropping systems as well as current seed brands and traits.
- Strong communication/sales/negotiation skill set including solid "Farm Gate" sales experience.
- Computer proficient with ability to problem-solve with strong math skills.

- Currently residing in target area with clean driving record.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Hansen Agri-PLACEMENT is assisting an established Ag Retailer seeking an experienced Sales Agronomist for one of their facilities located in the Decatur to Bloomington area of Illinois. Ideal individual will have an Agronomy degree, several years of experience making crop inputs recommendations to area Ag growers with an outgoing, consultative-type personality. Primary responsibilities to include:

- Providing field scouting results to Ag growers.
- Consulting with Ag growers to make appropriate recommendations for crop protection, fertilizer, seed products and other available agronomy services.
- Maintaining current customer base as well as developing new customer contacts.
- Assisting in development of agronomy marketing programs for the location.
- Maintaining high Ag grower satisfaction by handling issues professionally.
- Working directly with supervisor to discuss product promotions and/or issues in the field and to keep supervisor apprised of current sales trends.
- Assisting with agronomy plant operations as necessary.




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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