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Entry Level - Agronomy Sales Representative

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Job Title: Entry Level - Agronomy Sales Representative
Location: Pierre, SD, Midwest United States, USA
Company: CHS Inc.
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Input Retail, Cooperative and Related Crop Services
Career Type: Sales/Retail
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: 0
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CHS has an exciting opportunity in our Country Operations department. We are looking for a motivated self-starter to join our growing agriculture organization to be a Sales Representative. You will work with farmers, ranchers and producers to promote the proper use of CHS products and other services offered at the cooperative to area producers by making on-the-farm sales presentations. The ideal candidate will have a strong mathematical aptitude and the ability to formulate various applications.

You will:
  • Achieve sales goals and execute sales plans within an assigned small to moderate size sales territory and/or level of account(s).
  • Focus on personal sales targets, new business development, maintaining customer relationships and troubleshooting specific customer problems.
  • Create and recommend specific agronomy programs to targeted accounts with the goal of increasing agronomy business.
  • Spend a majority of time developing relationships with farmers to earn business.
  • Utilize seed, Precision Farming technology, finance and other marketing tools to grow market share.
  • Understand the business functions of the employee team and assist the team in improving the efficiency and profitability of the location(s) assigned.
  • Coordinate with custom applicators and tanks on the spreading, spraying and delivery of bulk fertilizer to assure the cost-effective use of equipment.
  • Establish and maintain effective public relations through customer education and the promotion of new products.
  • Ensure that federal and state regulations pertaining to chemicals and fertilizers are observed and adhered to.
  • Work with patrons in a courteous and professional manner.
  • Work extended hours in-season to meet business demands.
  • 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.
Basic Qualifications (required):
  • High School degree or equivalent
  • 0+ years sales or related business experience
Preferred Qualifications (desired):
  • Bachelor's degree
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Job Post Date: 05/12/20
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