Job Title:Sales Representative 3 (Jerome, ID) Location:Jerome, ID, West United States, USA Company:J.R. Simplot Company Industry Sector:Agribusiness Industry Type:Plant & Soil Sciences, Seed and Biotechnology Career Type:Accounting/Finance/Asset Management Job Type:Full Time Minimum Years Experience Required:N/A Salary:Competitive
The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. These endeavors have been around for centuries and will continue to be a vital part of the global economy. We currently have a Sales Representative 3 position available in Jerome, ID. Jerome is in one of the world's most productive farming regions, home to many parks and open spaces.
SUMMARY The SWS Feed Sales Representative will work as a technical sales expert within a designated region; providing consulting and support to area farms, dairies, feedlots and ranches. The primary sales emphasis will be on feeds and minerals. Additional sales will include animal health products, livestock handling equipment, and fencing supplies. Create and develop new relationships with potential clients; and provide sales, planning and delivery of large quantities of product to customers. This position requires a high level of collaboration with other members of the Simplot Team and those in the communities in which he/she will be selling. This position will provide mentoring, goal setting strategies, and coaching of lower level Sales staff.
RESPONSIBILITIES Mentor, train, and aid in the development of sales strategies of lower level Sales Representatives.Work with the Sales Manager and General Manager on developing marketing plans and pricing strategies.Collaborate with the General Manager and Sales Manager, to increase knowledge, develop sales, marketing, manage customer relationships and increase profits in the Sales Area.Ensure adequate follow-through in regards to operational aspects of the business such as appropriately handling the delivery and billing of products.Market products to customers by initiating sales calls; provide advice and consultative services; and monitor individualized dairy programs in respect to use and needs of animal health, nutrition, specialty, technology and other related areas.Provide consulting advice to dairy and beef customers.
REQUIREMENTSEducation: Bachelor's Degree from 4 year college or university. Bachelors Degree in Animal Health or related field is preferred. 5 plus years of experience working with feedlots, dairies, farms and ranches. Must possess prior demonstrated Marketing and Sales experience within the livestock industry with an in-depth knowledge of animal health and nutrition. Vet Tech training preferred. Must possess excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills. Must have ability to organize time and work in unusual conditions and in adverse weather. Strong computer skills are a must. Demonstrated ability to consult, train and mentor individuals at varying levels. Combination of education, training and/or experience will be considered for this position. HOW TO APPLY External Candidates:Visit www.simplot.com/careersSelect Job SearchSelect Current OpportunitiesSelect All Open PositionsApply to JobID #7292 Please prepare a cover letter outlining your interest and qualifications and submit with your resume via our online application process described above. For best results, please upload your resume as a Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF document. This process includes additional job-relevant questions, so plan on at least 20 minutes when you apply.
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