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Grain Marketing Advisor - Entry

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Job Title: Grain Marketing Advisor - Entry
Location: Ames, IA, Mid-West United States, USA
Company: Landus Cooperative
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Input Retail, Cooperative and Related Crop Services
Career Type: Sales/Retail
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: 4
Salary: N/A
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Requisition ID : 1954


 Landus Cooperative is currently seeking a Grain Marketing Advisor! Do you have a passion for agriculture and working with local farmers? Would you consider yourself to be customer focused and detail-oriented? Then come join our team! We are seeking a motivated individual who can assist our farmers with coordinating and developing grain marketing strategies for their operations! At Landus Cooperative, you'll find a fun team atmosphere and a stable career that offers excellent benefits for full-time employees! Essential Duties & Responsibilities: Includes but not limited to the following:

  • Provide prompt, professional, and courteous customer service.
  • Maintain and increase regional grain market share and customer retention records.
  • Maintain accurate records of Landus Cooperative bids and basis, local processors/domestic markets, freight rates, etc.
  • Make selected sales calls on present and prospective customers regarding marketing their grain through Landus Cooperative.
  • Develop and maintain a call list of potential grain accounts including their marketing plans and sales history.
  • Monitor grain price changes and send information to customers weekly.
  • Monitor customer offers, contracts, and settlement documentation.
  • Assist in coordination of scheduling truck transportation for FOB farm purchases. 
  • Assist in preparing and presenting information at grain meetings for employees and customers.
  • Communicate grain information and market development to all employees within the region.
  • Assist in developing grain division marketing and budgeting plans.
  • Be familiar with office procedures, facilities, and over-all operations.


Required Qualifications:

  • Must have a valid state motor vehicle operator's license.
  • Must be able to move/lift up to 50 pounds.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Ag Business from a four-year university or an Associate Degree and four years of agricultural marketing experience.
  • Good computer skills.


Our Values:

  • Teamwork: Works hard to emphasize team success ahead of individual success.
  • Safety: Protects the well-being of our employees, customers, and consumers.
  • Consistent Quality: Accepts responsibility to provide quality work in a timely manner.
  • Empowered: Enjoys working hard and has initiative to do what's right.
  • Integrity: Displays honesty by doing what they say they will do.


Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled 

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Job Post Date: 07/18/19
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