Grain Merchandiser/Market Advisor
AgPerspective Inc. is a regional risk management firm that works with agricultural producers in Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin. The AgPerspective family of companies includes a crop insurance agency, grain dealership (licensed in IL/IN/WI), and a commodity brokerage firm. The formation of a crop insurance company is currently underway. These companies currently employ thirteen full time people.We are seeking an individual to serve as a Grain Merchandiser/Market Advisor. This position will be based at our Dixon, IL office. The position will require excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. This person will report to the Chief Operating Officer. This is an exciting opportunity to work with a growing, energetic, and values based company. Our goal at AgPerspective is to provide our employees with an excellent working environment in which they can excel and find professional satisfaction. We are always mindful of our employees’ personal and family needs. Job Responsibilities will include the following:Responsibilities in the following areas:Obtain a Series 3 commodity brokers license and a Property/Casualty insurance licenseImplementation of AgPerspective Consulting ProgramOne on one client interaction primarily over the phoneDevelop grower marketing plansExecute hedging strategiesPre-harvest planningMerchandise grain on behalf of our clientsDevelop and maintain end user relationshipsUnderstand and determine annual basis movementAnalyze and compare/contrast grain accounting softwareCompensation:Base salary (dependent on experience and qualifications) + incentives based on client retention and merchandising fee generationCompetitive benefits package The following are characteristics (but not requirements) of the ideal candidate:Four-year college degree (ag business emphasis)Self-motivated & energeticOutgoing and personableHigh integrityMerchandising experienceSuperior computer skillsExcellent communication skills and self confidenceDesire to work for a mid-size, family owned companyApply for this job.