Sales Representative (Agriculture) – (Claremont, MN)
?Description?Do you have an Ag or Business related degree? Experience in retail Agronomy sales? Do you have experience in forecasting and analysis? Do you have the ability to build strong relationships and work independently? Are you an excellent communicator with the ability to lead and influence? If you said yes to all of these questions, we want to hear from YOU!?For nearly a century, Wilbur-Ellis has experienced success and growth in marketing and distributing agricultural products and services.? Join us and grow your career with a strong and profitable industry leader offering competitive compensation, tremendous growth and development opportunities, and a people-first work environment. Come grow with us!?General Purpose and Scope of Position:The Sales Representative is responsible for managing existing and attracting new customers within the sales territory, assist branch customers with proper product selection and use based agronomic needs, and maintain and develop profitable customer relationships.?Key Skills and Abilities Include:Ability to work independently with minimum supervisionWillingness to travelExperience in the retail agronomy industryBachelor?s degree or higher in Agriculture or Business related field is preferred?Key Personal Attributes Include:Demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills to small and large groups with an ability to lead and influenceDetail and accuracy orientation with an ability to handle multiple projects simultaneouslyGood interpersonal and team building skills with a positive attitude and ability to establish relationships with field personnel, peers and customers??Specific Responsibilities and Key Deliverables Include:Management of customer baseIdentify new key customers, understand their business, determine their needs and develop plans and actions for sales territory growthCommunicate with management the initiatives, objectives, strategies, and action plansPoint person for managing the support resources for the territory including value added nutrition, branded products, seed, purchasing and technology and overseeing the implementation and success of the plans and objectives with branch personnelResponsible for sales territory forecasting and analysisResponsible for following credit policies and managing risk for the companyDevelopment of annual business plan that optimizes growth and profitability for the territoryImplement marketing and sales plans; establish and meet sales goals; and network with industry representatives to expand sales opportunitiesBuild product and market knowledge to add understanding and credibilityBecome primary contact between your customers and Wilbur-Ellis Company including deliveries, forecasting, credit, complaint handling, etc.Strictly follow all company policies which includes safety & regulatory?Compensation and Benefits:Competitive salary (to be determined based on experience and other factors)Full employee health and retirement benefit offerings?If you are currently a Wilbur-Ellis employee, please notify your Manager prior to applying for this position. Thank you!?COMPANY CULTUREWilbur-Ellis is a company you can be proud to call your employerWilbur-Ellis markets and distributes agricultural products, animal feed and specialty chemicals and food ingredients. A privately held and consistently profitable company, we employ more than 4,000 people throughout North America and Asia-Pacific.?Wilbur-Ellis is for and about peopleWilbur-Ellis has enjoyed?over ninety-three years of success and growth, all thanks to our people. Our employees are both leaders and team players who thrive on creativity, entrepreneurial spirit and a dedication to quality work, our customers and each other.?Wilbur-Ellis invests in the industry?s best workforceWilbur-Ellis invests heavily in our employees by offering skill development and training, competitive compensation and benefits and a tradition of promoting from within for a broad range of career opportunities. And we foster a supportive, people-first work environment.?Qualifications?EducationPreferredBachelors or better.?Job Code: SALES02706Apply for this job.