Seed Account Manager - SE MN
A top seed organization is seeking a Seed Account Manager to manage a dealer network and grow their business in Southeast Minnesota and Northeast Iowa. The geography will include from Albert Lea, MN to Clear Lake, IA. This leading corn, soybean, and alfalfa seed company is seeking a candidate who is ready to take the next step in their career by working with current dealers and prospecting new partners to enable the growth of their brand in the region.
What"s in it for you?:
• Be part of a stable growing seed company.
• Sell for a company with access to technology from multiple suppliers.
• Set your-self apart from competitors with additional products & services competitors don't have.
In this role the Seed Account Manager will:
• Work with growers and dealers to identify ways your products and services can grow their profitability.
• Become an expert adviser and partner to growers in the region.
• Develop proficiency in communicating value of products and offerings.
• Grow your effectiveness in qualifying leads, developing relationships, and prioritizing your sales pipeline.
• Use software and communication tools to manage, prioritize, and document all interactions and sales processes with farmers.
Expectations for the Seed Account Manager include:
• Educate growers and sellers and give them the tools for success.
• Assist dealers in growing sales.
• Work with your team to develop the best programs and marketing strategies.
• A desire to make a difference for the customer, and as a result, the company.
• The candidate must have a passion for selling seed and industry leading technology.
• Demonstrate strong leadership abilities as well as the ability to work in a team environment.
• Able to plan their day and execute the plan based on good business management skills.
A qualified candidate will possess the following:
• Seed sales experience from other seed companies
• Be a retail agronomists that is ready to focus on seed and take the next step in their career.
Compensation: The company will offer a competitive base salary, uncapped bonus, company vehicle, and other resources for success.
Benefits: The position includes a great benefits package that includes health, life, vision, and dental insurance, and 401k. In addition, this organization offers the unique and highly valuable opportunity to participate in an Employee Stock Ownership Program that will continue to reward you well into the future.
Location: The Seed Account Manager will cover a territory in Southeast Minnesota and Northeast Iowa.
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*Candidates must be eligible to work in the US as well as meet the qualifications listed above in order to be considered for the Seed Account Manager job.