CHS Member Cooperative Career Center

Agronomy Sales Representative

Location: Northwestern, Minnesota
Date Posted: 10-01-2018
CHS Member Co-op has an exciting opportunity for an Agronomy Sales Representative in Northwestern Minnesota.
 
The incumbent will mainly work in the capacity of sales agronomist and, at times, help direct the operations of the organization’s Agronomy location and services offered by the cooperative to area producers through a team effort.
 
Responsibilities:
 
  • Responsible for operating the Agronomy location.
  • Sell, source and deliver fertilizer, crop protection products and seed.
  • Be a team player within the whole organization.
  • Dispatch custom application equipment and tenders oversee maintenance of equipment.
  • Serve as a liaison between suppliers, vendors, and distributors.
  • Develop and recommend product positioning, packaging, and pricing strategy to produce the highest possible long-term market share.
  • Ongoing communication with Agronomy Manager and Sales staff to service farmers.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with key industry and strategic community partners.
  • Establish and maintain a consistent corporate image throughout all product lines and rolling stock.
  • Train sales staff and other key positions on products, delivery and overall strategy for the Agronomy division.
  • Work with Sales Team to deliver what’s been sold and excellent customer service.
 
Basic Qualifications:
 
  • 4 year degree in Agronomy, Ag Econ, Ag Business, Ag Ed, Ag engineering, Soil or Weed Science. (6-10 years related job experience may substitute for education)
  • 3 years industry experience.
  • 1 years’ experience operating Agronomy Department and supervising staff.
 
Successful candidate will be an outgoing, persuasive person who has a genuine interest in providing solutions for clients and meeting company's needs.
 
Additional Details:
 
This member co-op is an equal opportunity employer and offers competitive salary and benefits. If you have questions on the qualifications needed for this role or questions on how to apply, please reach out to Brian Slaughter at Brian.Slaughter@chsinc.com or 701-721-7247




 
 
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