Agronomy Sales Associate

Full-Time Landus Cooperative in Agronomy Email Job
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    Required Qualifications:
    • Must have a valid state motor vehicle operator’s license.
    • Must be able to move/lift up to 50 pounds; occasionally up to 100 pounds.
    Preferred Qualifications:
    • Degree from accredited 2 or 4 year post-secondary program preferred; or 1 to 3 years related experience.
    • Certified Crop Adviser (CCA) or equivalent knowledge.
    • Have or be able to obtain a CDL and other DOT qualifications.
    • Good computer skills.
    • Understand the seasonality of an agricultural cooperative and the in-season time commitment.
    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
    • Medical
    • Dental
    • Life Insurance
    • Vision
    • Vacation
    • Holidays
    • Sick Leave
    • Tuition Assistance
    • 401K
    • Uniform Allowance
    • Profit Sharing
    • Flexible Benefit Account

Job Description

Landus Cooperative is currently seeking an Agronomy Sales Associate! Do you have a passion for agriculture and working with customers? Would you consider yourself detail-oriented and customer focused? Then come join our team!

We are seeking a motivated individual who can learn to provide sound agronomic advice and build close-knit relationships with our local farmers! 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.
  • Learn how to manage, maintain, and prioritize a list of customers to identify the best opportunities for growth.
  • Learn to maintain & increase sales with existing customers & gain business from new customers.
  • Assist the Field Sales Agronomist in developing and performing yield checks on test plots for customers to showcase the varieties of corn and soybean hybrids, herbicide options, etc.
  • Assist the Field Sales Agronomist in making sales calls and recommendations for present and potential customers regarding fertilizer, chemical, seed, tillage practices, crop consulting, etc.
  • Understand how to document & submit sales call information in Customer Relationship Management System.
  • Learn how to schedule timely soil samples, soil nitrate tests, plant tissue analysis, soybean cyst samples and yield checks for present and new customers.
  • Learn to develop account plans to provide customers with desired agronomic results.
  • Provide a consistent communication channel between customers and location personnel.
  • Establish and attain sales/margin goals that are compatible with Landus Cooperative’s goals.
  • Assist Field Sales Agronomist with expense reports and submit on a timely basis.
  • Assist in periodically forecasting sales volumes for inventory planning and budget projections.

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