Agricultural Sales Representative (Woodburn, OR)
?Description?Do you have an Ag or Business related degree? Experience in retail Agronomy sales? Do you have experience in forecasting and analysis? Do you have the ability to build strong relationships and work independently? Are you an excellent communicator with the ability to lead and influence? If you said yes to all of these questions, we want to hear from YOU!?For nearly a century, Wilbur-Ellis has experienced success and growth in marketing and distributing agricultural products and services.? Join us and grow your career with a strong and profitable industry leader offering competitive compensation, tremendous growth and development opportunities, and a people-first work environment. Come grow with us!?General Purpose and Scope of Position:Wilbur-Ellis is seeking a motivated and experienced Agricultural Sales Representative responsible for managing existing accounts and attracting new customers within a defined sales territory. This position will assist customers with the proper product selection and use of products based on specific agronomic needs. The Agricultural Field Sales Representative will maintain and develop profitable customer relationships while becoming the market leader within the defined sales geography.?Key Skills and Abilities Include:Ability to establish strong relationships with field personnel, peers, and customersKnowledge of agricultural productionAbility to lead and influenceAbility to handle multiple projects simultaneouslyAbility to work independently with minimal supervisionProficient with computers utilizing Microsoft Windows and Windows applications and ERP order entry systemsAbility to travel by vehicle or commercial transportation to other branches, meeting locations, or customer farmsAbility to work for long periods of time while standingAbility to bend, stoop, kneel, and lift up to 40 lbs. safely and easily?Key Personal Attributes Include:Bachelor?s degree or higher in Agriculture or Business-related field is preferred, but not requiredThree to five years? experience in the Agricultural industry (required)CCA License or equivalent requiredGood interpersonal and team building skills with a positive attitudeExcellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with small and large groupsDetailed and accurateWillingness to travel up to 25% of the timePhysically able to endure outdoor climates including hot or cold weather extremesWillingness and desire to embrace technology to add value to service offering for customers?Specific Responsibilities and Key Deliverables Include:Manage existing customer baseIdentify new key customers, understand their business, determine their needs, and develop plans and actions for sales territory growthCommunicate with the Operations Manager to coordinate initiatives, objectives, strategies, and action plans to provide a high level of customer serviceServe as point person to manage the support resources of the territory including value-added nutrition, branded products, seed, purchasing, and technology while overseeing the implementation and success of the plans and objectives in conjunction with branch personnelResponsible for sales territory budgeting, forecasting, and analysisDemand planning to guide inventory procurement and inventory managementFollow credit policies and manage risk for the companyDevelop annual business plans that optimize growth and profitability for the territoryImplement marketing and sales plansEstablish and meet sales goalsNetwork with industry representatives to expand sales opportunitiesBuild product and market knowledge to add understanding and credibilitySupport other team members to attain branch and performance goalsProactively seek and participate in available company-sponsored training to develop and advance skill set and knowledge baseBecome primary contact between customers and Wilbur-Ellis Company including deliveries, forecasting, credit, complaint handling, custom application, etc.Present a professional image to our customers in all interactions (verbal, computer and face-to-face) through personal appearance and overall demeanorPerform all other duties as assigned by management in a professional and efficient manner?Compensation and Benefits:Competitive salary (to be determined based on experience or other factors)Comprehensive company benefits?If you are currently a Wilbur-Ellis employee, please notify your Manager prior to applying for this position. Thank you!?Job Code: AGRIC04032Apply for this job.