Outside Sales Specialist
CHS is looking for an Outside Sales Specialist for our Cenex® branded products in the Minot, ND area. You must be able to make decisions, work independently and in a team environment.
You must be detail oriented with excellent communication skills both verbal and written.
This opportunity has growth potential and offers mobility within CHS. You will:Evaluate current customer programs and develop marketing plans and programs to meet customer needs while growing the cooperative business.Collaborate with sales, marketing, distribution, operations, technical staff and credit to heighten the visibility and impact of sales calls.Identify needs and provide consultative services for businesses and customers by combining established relationships with product, marketing and technical skills.Prepare sales presentations, contracts, bids and proposals to ensure successful outcome of transactions.Provide training to co-op staff and customers.Service customer complaints and inquiries.Manage and complete special projects for the local co-op and customers.Develop knowledge of multiple energy products and apply this knowledge in all aspects of the job.Maintain and promote a strong safety culture and follow all safety policies, procedures and regulations. Identify and communicate workplace hazards and correct or seek assistance in correcting unsafe actions or conditions.Training Provided by CHS:Product TrainingCHS Sales TrainingNational Sales Certification availableComputer Training on CRM SoftwareBasic Qualifications: (required)High school diploma or equivalency2- 4 years of outside sales experience to include: product presentations, sales negotiations, preparing bids & proposals and closing the saleProficient in MS Office Suite: Word, Excel and PowerPointValid driver’s license with clean driving recordPreferred Qualifications: (desired)Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Business, Agriculture or other business related programAdditional outside sales experience to include: presentations, utilizing persuasive negotiation skills, customer service, conflict resolution, and working independently Petroleum, Refined Fuels, or Lubricant experiencePetroleum, Refined Fuels, or Lubricant experienceExperience developing marketing plans, calculating margins, and profitMechanical understanding of equipment