Fertilizer Sales – Western U.S. (DC-7784)
PLEASE NOTE: We will not reply if your resume does not meet position requirements. Please understand your education and experience must match our job listings for you to be considered. There is NO closing date on this position. This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. UPDATE: 12/17/2018 QUALIFICATIONS: – 4-year Ag-Related degree- CCA preferred- PCA preferred- Minimum 3 years Customer-Focused Fertilizer Sales-related experience, preferably in Central California- Proven Sales Negotiation Skills with Ability to Meet and/or Exceed Sales Targets/Goals- Solid understanding of Crop Nutrition principles and effective Fertilizer strategies including Strong Knowledge/Understanding of Specialty Fertilizers- Strong Written and Verbal Communication Skills- Ability to Work Effectively in a field setting with Ag growers, Certified Crop Advisors and independent Crop Consultants to analyze crop deficiencies, to make specialty fertilizer recommendations and to help manage field research trials- Ability to Work Proactively with a Dealer/Distributor Network of customers- Ability to Interact Positively with Extension and University personnel- Computer Proficiency with Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook- Clean Driving Record with Ability to Travel up to 50% of your time- Strong preference for individual already residing within the territory with established Ag relationships JOB DESCRIPTION: Hansen Agri-PLACEMENT is currently seeking an experienced Fertilizer Salesperson to cover a dealer/distributor territory working from Central California. Ideal candidate will have a:- 4-year Ag-related degree- PCA license- CCA certification- At least three years of experience working with Ag Growers, Fertilizer Manufacturers, Fertilizer Dealer/Distributors and other Agronomy personnel in the region- A strong understanding of specialty fertilizers and alternative crop nutrition methodsThe primary responsibilities for this individual will be to develop/maintain solid working relationships with fertilizer manufacturers and fertilizer dealer/distributors, as well as with key Ag growers to optimize current opportunities and to generate new opportunities for the sale and marketing of speciality fertilizer products for the company. This is a home-based role with an assigned territory encompassing the Central Valley region of California as well as other areas within the Western U.S. The individual of choice will support current efforts to implement a sales and marketing plan in conjunction with direction of the company and following company strategy to achieve long-term sales growth. This individual will use technical agronomy expertise to sell this line of specialty fertilizers. This individual will also work closely with company personnel to ensure an adequate supply of product is available to meet current customer demand.***EMPLOYER OFFERS COMPETITIVE BASE SALARY TO $90,000 PLUS EXCELLENT BENEFITS PACKAGE*** ALL INQUIRIES ARE KEPT CONFIDENTIAL. NO FEES TO APPLICANTS. If you feel that you are not a candidate for this position, but know someone who is, we do offer a Referral Bonus if we place your referral into this position.Apply for this job.