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Crop Specialist - AGRILAND FS - Knoxville, IA


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Job Title: Crop Specialist - AGRILAND FS - Knoxville, IA
Location: Knoxville, IA, Midwest United States, USA
Company: Growmark
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: General
Career Type: General
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: N/A
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AGRILAND FS, a financially strong cooperative serving customers across a growing geography, is looking for an energetic, goal-oriented agronomy salesperson to fill the role of crop specialist. The right individual desires growing a sales territory by offering precision farming, finance, custom application, seed, plant protection products, and plant food to improve profitable yields for customers, while taking advantage of continuing education opportunities in agronomy, leadership and business. 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Communicate regularly with targeted customers and prospects to market agronomy products and services that enhance the producer’s business and increase profitable sales

 

  • Utilize risk management strategies with current and future accounts

 

  • Grow personal knowledge of agronomy and business to improve problem solving skills

 

 

Requirements:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in an agriculture-related field or equivalent experience

 

  • Minimum of three (3) years experience in agriculture (prefer job-related work experience)

 

  • Strong basic understanding of agronomy technical knowledge

 

  • Demonstrates strong communication/persuasive/business skills

 

  • Strong work ethic with the ability/experience to balance work and life issues

 

  • Proven self-starter with the ability to form fast and strong business relationships

 

  • On the job learning and teamwork

 

 

Preferred Experience:

 

  • Sales experience requiring setting appointments and demonstrating value to the customer

 

 

Position Offers:

 

  • Excellent benefits including company-funded pension plan, 401(k), health, vision, and dental insurance

 

  • Pay based on experience

 

  • Excellent incentives for both employee and spouse

 

  • Company vehicle

 

  • Laptop computer

 

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Job Post Date: 09/27/20
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