Syngenta is a global leader in agriculture; rooted in science and dedicated to bringing plant potential to life. Each of our 28,000 employees in more than 90 countries work together to solve one of humanity’s most pressing challenges: growing more food with fewer resources. A diverse workforce and an inclusive workplace environment are enablers of our ambition to be the most collaborative and trusted team in agriculture. Our employees reflect the diversity of our customers, the markets where we operate and the communities which we serve. No matter what your position, you will have a vital role in safely feeding the world and taking care of our planet. Join us and help shape the future of agriculture.
At Syngenta, we are working to build the most collaborative and trusted team in agriculture that provides leading seeds innovations to enhance the prosperity of farmers. We are currently seeking a NK Seed Sales Representative in New York and Pennsylvania. As a Seed Sales Representative, you will implement the NK Brand strategy, provide intense local knowledge, and agronomic expertise to address complex agricultural challenges.
You will enhance the prosperity of farmers by:
Implementing the NK Brand strategy with customers and within Syngenta to deliver the core objectives: Differentiate, Innovate, Outperform, and Leverage Supporting the functions of the NK Brand Retails sales organization, in order to achieve profitable growth Creating an industry leading and sustainable position for Syngenta Seeds Being a strong contributing team member within the broader Seed Sales team Consultative selling, recognized expertise, and trust with your customers Achieving sales, profit, and market share targets for the NK Brand Building strong relationships with key producers and customers in your territory
Deliver NK Brand campaigns and offers to targeted customers through selected channel partners. Create demand at the customer level, ensuring that the customer is knowledgeable about our products and has further interest in NK Corn and Soybeans Act as a steward of the NK Seeds portfolio by making recommendations and by managing complaints/issues in the field as needed, in partnership with Agronomy Achieve sales, profit, and market share targets within territory and sales area Develop a profound understanding of customer needs via consultative selling, recognized expertise, and trust with customers, within assigned market area Regularly collect and report market intelligence and relevant value chain insights Manage operational budget, variable selling expenses, and marketing funds within Commercial Unit Sales Area guidelines Forecast accurately for the customers within your territory Contribute to the team plans to deliver the Commercial Unit Sales Area business plan Actively engage with our channel partners to assist with their ability to connect with growers more effectively in delivering solutions in collaboration with Syngenta Support the Crop Protection and Seeds sales forces, including the definition of new processes and ways of working, and fostering mindset change for our internal customer Work with colleagues within the Commercial Unit and other functional areas to develop effective ways of working that enables the Sales Team
Preferred Cities: Buffalo and Rochester, New York; Erie, Pittsburg, and State College, Pennsylvania
Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science in Agriculture in non-Agriculture discipline with significant agriculture industry background, or commensurate experience 2+ years in Agronomic sales experience preferred A strong sense of customer focus and demonstrated sales and negotiation skills Must be authorized to work for Syngenta in the United States without work authorization sponsorship
What We Offer:
Full Benefit Package Medical, Dental & Vision that starts the same day you do 401k plan with company match, Profit Sharing & Retirement Savings Contribution Paid Vacation, 12 Paid Holidays, Maternity and Paternity Leave, Education Assistance, Wellness Programs, Corporate Discounts among others A culture that promotes work/life balance, celebrates diversity and offers numerous family-oriented events throughout the year
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