Territory Sales Representative


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Job Title: Territory Sales Representative
Location: Johannesburg, South Africa
Company: Corteva
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Chemical, Pesticide and Fertilizer
Career Type: Sales/Retail
Job Type: Full Time

Job Description:

Description


GROWING WHAT MATTERS STARTS WITH YOU 

Corteva Agriscience, the world's first dedicated agriculture start-up, serves to enrich the lives of those who produce and those who consume, ensuring progress for generations to come. Our employees fulfill this purpose everyday by building/participating in an inclusive culture where we encourage each other to stay curious, think differently, act boldly and do what's right for our customers, our co-workers, our partners and our planet. With over 20,000 team members from 130 countries, innovating in 140 world class R&D facilities, we have the resources, leadership heritage and partner ecosystem to make a meaningful impact now and into the future. #GrowWhatMatters

Were hiring for the position of Territory Sales Representative.

Learn how you can be our voice in the conversation about the future of agriculture. 

As a Sales Representative you will be responsible for marketing and sales of our wide spectrum of crops and pasture, building relationships with key players in the grain industry as well as our dynamic South African farmers and work in close partnership with leading companies in the industry


You Will Be Part of our Growing Team 

We have a dynamic team who focus on the best technology and strategies and how to implement it into our farming practices. The opportunities for growth are ample and if you are driven and have the urge to grow, the future is bright

Your Challenge:

  • You must be able to work independently and be highly motivated
  • You must have exceptional communication skills and people knowledge 
  • You must be disciplined and have a drive to reach targets under challenging conditions
  • You must have a good knowledge of Agriculture and cultivation of cash crops and Pastures 
  • You must be a team player
  • Previous experience in crop protection and related business will be an asset
  • Previous experience in sales and row and permanent tree crops will be an asset
  • Sound understanding of agricultural farming systems
  • Good communication and relationship development skills
  • Desire to be developed, to progress your career
  • Frequent travel within the region

Key Stakeholders and Interactions:

You will mostly be working with our clients on a daily basis but will also work closely with partners in Agriculture like financial institutions, co-operations and from time-to-time our Government officials  

Location:

Preferred locations will be Durban or KZN Midlands

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Qualifications


To Grow What Matters, You Will Need 

  • To be computer literate
  • To have good communication skills. 
  • A valid South African drivers license
  • To physically work on fields when trials are planted, evaluated or harvested
  • A diploma/degree in Agriculture 
  • At least 3 years experience in marketing and sales or Agriculture related business
  • Postgraduate qualification in Agricultural Science or similar will be an advantage

Who Are We Looking For?

  • Curious, bold thinkers who want to grow their careers and be part of a winning team
  • Market shaping individuals who want to transform the agriculture industry to meet the worlds growing need for food
  • Collaborators who thrive in a diverse, inclusive work environment
  • Innovators who bring initiative and fresh ideas that drive our business into the future and make us an industry leader

Growing What Matters Starts With You What We Can Offer To Help You Grow?

  • Opportunity to be part of a global industry leader working to discover solutions to the most pressing agricultural challenges of our time
  • Challenging work assignments that grow your skills, capabilities and experiences
  • Opportunities for international rotations and relocation that will expand your global view and cultural experience
  • Diverse, inclusive work environment where employees bring their whole selves to work and feel heard, valued and empowered
  • Dedicated and customized resources to help grow your professional skills, industry expertise and personal perspectives. 
  • Joining us is a natural opportunity to strengthen your professional network through valuable relationships.
  • Support the health and well-being of every employee by offering world-class benefits, meaningful work and competitive salary
  • Performance driven culture with a strong focus on speed, efficiency and agility

 

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Job Post Date: 03/02/22
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