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Sales Agronomist

Company:
Heritage of Values - Career with a Future
Location:
Chicago, Illinois, 60601, United States
Salary:
$95000+ doe
Posted:
December 12, 2018

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Description:

A company heritage of values, business ethics and satisfied customers!

Join our team and work in a team culture of support, continuous learning and career growth!

Outstanding benefits important to you and your family!

Sales Agronomist - Home Based

• Join our International Fertilizer and Chemical company and introduce our new, break-through technology fertilizer.

• Promote the sales of company products in the Great Lakes area by applying & modifying established practices using sound agronomic principles.

• Support and Promote field trails for new Fertilizers with local Universities and other organizations.

• Customer relationship establishment and management.

• Technical selling services to growers and distributors.

• Manage, maintain, and grow the base business in the assigned regional geography.

• Must possess a strong understanding of sound agronomic practices in a multitude of row, vegetable, and other crops.

• Mentor and manage grower and distributor relationships supporting and growing product demand at both levels for company products.

• Provide technical support to end use customers on the use of company fertilizers.

• Know and understand the financial expectations of the sales budget

Bachelor’s degree in agronomy or related field with coursework in plant science, soil science, plant health and plant nutrition.

Minimum 3 years of commercial and technical experience with a local or International company involved with Fertilizers.

Excellent oral and written communication skills.

PC Skills to include: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook.

Must have excellent decision making and problem solving skills.

Demonstrated ability to contribute in a team setting while being an effective self-starter able to manage daily activities to achieve long term goals.

Must be able to manage personal goals and corporate objectives while keeping a customer centric focus.

Must be able to travel up to 50% mainly in the upper Mid-West. Some in other markets also as opportunities arise.

Expert mentors will help develop your expertise through Continuous learning

Innovative ideas and out-of-the-box thinking is encouraged

Extraordinary benefits including family health & wellness

Enjoy Success Recognition, share in team achievements

Work with some of the smartest people in the world

Contribute and collaborate through small teams

Learn break-through technologies

Career progression planning

Work / Life Balance