Solution Sales Specialist
?Solution Sales SpecialistFor anyone who believes in the future of sustainable agriculture, Farmers Edge is the place to work. As a global leader in precision agriculture and independent data management solutions, Farmers Edge is defining the future of agriculture through innovation. Combining hardware, software, precision agronomy and boots-on-the-ground support, Farmers Edge gives growers the data needed to optimize their farm management decisions and help them grow more precisely. Farmers Edge has received national recognition for our agricultural innovations and commitment to global sustainability. Join Farmers Edge today to advance your career and help us support more growers across the globe!?Location: Quad Cities and surrounding area – Moline, Bettendorf, Rock Island, Illinois. ?Location negotiable. ?May work from home office if desired.?Reporting to the Regional Sales Manager, the Solution Sales Specialist is responsible for achieving maximum growth in sales revenue within an assigned territory by effectively selling Farmers Edge's innovative products and services to local growers.?Duties may include the following:Provide detailed and accurate sales forecasting to the Sales Manager produced from regularly scheduled sales funnel meetings;Create an annual territory plan that details the projected revenue;Plan and facilitate annual strategic sales calls;Monitor customer, market, and competitor activity weekly to build and adapt appropriate sales strategy relevant to the geography;Weekly or bi-weekly face to face meetings with local Hub Farm Team to ensure seamless delivery/execution resulting in high-level customer experience;Utilize expense budget to initiate, enhance, and cement relationships with key targeted existing and new grower customers;Participate in trade shows with the purpose of generating strong leads;Complete technology training standards as identified throughout the year.?Education and Experience:Minimum two years' sales experience, preferably in the agriculture industry;A two-year diploma or bachelor's degree from a recognized agricultural college or related field with emphasis on soil science, plant science and crop production considered an asset;Valid drivers license with a reasonably clear driving record.?Compensation:Farmers Edge offers a very competitive compensation package including performance bonus. Salary dependent on qualifications and skill. ?Internal and external training available. ?Solution Sales Specialists are also provided health and dental benefits, retirement plan and company vehicle.?Apply for this job.