Feed Sales Representative
Are you passionate about working with livestock producers and dairy cattle? If this describes you and you dream about making a difference in agriculture, come join our growing team. CHS Animal Nutrition in Weyauwega WI has an exciting opportunity. We are looking for a Feed Sales Representative/ Nutritionist. You will promote all aspects associated with the sales and services of the CHS Larsen Cooperative feed products. You must be self- motivated, customer focused, and a goal orientated sales representative with excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. Our proprietary line of economical animal nutrition delivers consistent, proven results that give livestock producers a profit edge. In addition, experienced CHS animal nutritionists offer consultation on the latest in customized ration planning, livestock nutritional management, animal health, as well as feed financing. You will:Customize feeding programs that precisely meet the producer’s practices, home grown feeds and preferences. Make recommendations and develop formulations unique to producer’s needs, using the latest technology.
Ensure water, forage, grains and feeds are tested regularly in order to provide the most accurate ration balancing and performance projections.Provide nutrition consultation and sales to key dairy accounts in trade area.Quoting prices, credit terms, and preparing sales contracts for orders obtained.Meet the needs and resolve problems of current customers.Prospect new accounts.Attend periodic trade shows and nutritional or dairy management meetings to promote company image.Assist in developing marketing plans and strategies for assigned territory.Establish and maintain effective public relations through customer education and the promotion of new products.Work with dealers and producers in a courteous and professional manner.Live in the region you work in.Daily travel throughout assigned sales territory with possibility of overnight stays. Basic Qualifications: (required)Bachelor’s degree in an Ag related program (additional years of experience may offset education requirement)1 plus years of successful sales experienceFeed and/or Dairy ExperienceValid driver’s license Proficient in MS Word and Excel
Ability to travel with overnight stays Preferred Qualifications: (desired)Bachelor’s degree in an Ag related program Experience developing marketing plans, calculating margins and profit