District Sales Manager – Axis Seed
Experienced District Sales Manager. Axis seed is seeking an experienced District Sales Manager for Pennsylvania and western Maryland. We are seeking candidates who have a proven track record in the seed business—-specifically with territory development, dealer recruiting/development, and direct selling to key producers. The ideal candidate has proven existing relationships and market equity. Axis Seed is one of the newest and fastest growing seed brands in the US and is part of a network of independent privately-owned seed companies. Position Description:The individual we are seeking should have the passion for an entrepreneurial spirit and the desire to be a part of an exciting startup company with unlimited potential. This is not an entry-level position.The ideal candidate must be able to work independently from home on a daily basis. The primary duty would be to build upon existing relationships to help develop the business and brand in a defined sales territory. Recruiting and developing a dealer/agent distribution network is essential. Direct sales calls on key producers and directing sales activities of dealers/agents would be routine activities. With the establishment of the new brand, the position requires selling across multiple product lines such as Corn, Soybeans and Wheat. In addition, the ideal candidate will execute a robust local testing program and work closely with the product management team to advance latest genetics and traits for this area. Again, this is not an entry-level position. Qualifications:The individual we are seeking requires an entrepreneurial drive and the desire to participate in company decisions locally. Technical expertise, creative outside-the-box thinking and relationship-building are very important. Additionally:BS in Agriculture, Business, Ag Economics, or equivalent years of experience in the industrySelf-motivated, assertive, results-oriented, strong desire to succeed Willing to work in rural area, maintain high visibility and community involvementSome computer skills (Microsoft Office suite)Ability to speak publicly and communicate effectively in writing as neededAbility to lift heavy objects (seed = approx. 55 lbs.)Clean driving record and background check Compensation:Competitive salary, bonus opportunity, vehicle, expensesApply for this job.