Grain Marketing Advisor
?Requisition ID : 1220?Landus Cooperative is seeking an individual to coordinate, implement, and maintain an effective grain origination program and assist the members with grain marketing strategies.ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.Provide origination assistance and leadership to the region. ?Maintain and increase regional grain market share and customer retention records.Make selected sales calls on present and prospective customers regarding marketing their grain through Landus Cooperative.??? ?Develop and maintain a call list of potential grain accounts.Develop and monitor customer marketing plans and sales history.Coordinate and assist in roundtable meetings with key grain customers along with the Area Managers, Location Manager, and the? Vice President of Producer Marketing.Disseminate grain information to all employees within the region, and help coach them to assist in market development.Assist in coordination of scheduling truck transportation for FOB farm purchases.Assist in coordination of specialty grain production programs within the region.Assist in preparing and presenting information at grain meetings and seminars for employees and customers.Monitor and change grain prices; sending information to customers.Assist in developing grain division marketing and budgeting plans.Monitor customer offers, contracts, and settlement documentation.Communicate orally, in writing, and through the computer to originate grain.Use a calculator and computers (system mainframe and personal computers).Be familiar with office procedures, facilities, and over-all operations.Learn, understand and use Landus Cooperative?s complaint process to consistently apply to a variety of situations.? Understand and???????? promote Landus Cooperative?s culture and philosophy.Coordinate a variety of data for the purpose of presenting information daily to the customer.Participate in local agricultural organizations such as ISU Extension schools, Chamber of Commerce, etc.Participate in marketing, sales, and other types of training, and share information with others.Organize information, projects and time to assure accurate and timely market information dissemination.Be available for daily work and extended hours as required.Work independently or with others as a team.QUALIFICATIONS:To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:Associate degree or equivalent job related experience; and two years agricultural business experience (preferred).CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: ?Must have a valid driver?s license.? This position requires the safe operation of a motor vehicle to perform the essential functions of the job. ?PHYSICAL DEMANDS: ?The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function.While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk. The employee is frequently required to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.WORK ENVIRONMENT:The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.? Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Women/Veterans/DisabledApply for this job.