The Sales Agronomist is responsible for sales of agronomy products and services to production customers by performing the following duties:
Make sales calls throughout assigned territories to determine agronomy needs, create solutions and build long term relationships with customers that will generate sales of seed, fertilizer, ag chemicals and agronomy services.
Plans and carries out test plots at farms to demonstrate improved varieties of field crops such as corn and soybeans to use as a sales tool.
Develop and maintain a current list of customers and prospects and rate them based on potential size of operation, credit worthiness and other pertinent marketing information.
Keep current on agronomic products, trends, problems, services, and resources to sell agronomy products in an ethical manor.
Recommends and sells products and programs to the producer within the company credit and pricing policies.
Relays competitive sales, pricing and marketing information to management in a timely manor.
Communicates with management about products being sold or prepaid and problems with products, programs, or producers. Relays requested sales contract and other pertinent information to management. Skills:
Education/Experience:Bachelors degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university; or 4-5 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of spreadsheet, word processing, accounting, and precision ag software. Candidates should have or be willing to obtain and maintain a CCA certificate as well as any other appropriate certifications including valid drivers license and insurability at all times.Visit mycoopcareer.com for your next career opportunity.*Candidates must be eligible to work in the US as well as meet the qualifications listed above in order to be considered for the position.We offer a $500 referral bonus to anyone who is referred AND hired into a full-time role within the cooperative system through the Land OLakes recruitment team. Please ask us for more details on the referral program for eligibility requirements