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Sales Manager

Location:
Kearney, NE
Salary:
60,000
Posted:
September 23, 2020

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JASON P. HASSELQUIST, C.C.A.

**** ****** * *******, ** 68847 308-***-**** adgcrf@r.postjobfree.com OBJECTIVE

Certified Crop Adviser seeking to work in an environment that will challenge me further while allowing me to contribute to the continued growth and success of the organization. I am looking to obtain a position that will provide me the ability to apply my sales and work experience in Agriculture. EXPERIENCE

12/2019 - 7/2020 District Business Manager, NC+ Hybrids - Outward Ag LLC

· Developed relationships with current and potential customers

· Secured, maintained, & oversaw corn and soybean seed plots with customers

· Developed seed sales recommendations for corn and soybeans

· Executed sales calls with regular and prospective customers

· Provided customers with options to address problems

· Made appropriate product recommendations

· Projected a positive attitude to customers and employees

· Provided outstanding and courteous customer service 2/2019 – 10/2019 Agronomy Sales, Nutrien Ag Solutions

· Developed relationships with current and potential customers

· Developed fertilizer programs for corn and soybeans

· Projected a positive attitude to customers and employees

· Provided outstanding and courteous customer service

· Wrote and maintained herbicide programs

· Scouted fields - weed and insect identification

· Interpreted soil sample and leaf tissue results and made appropriate recommendations

· Executed sales calls with regular and prospective customers

· Provided customers with viable options to address problems

· Made appropriate product recommendations

7/2016 – 2/2019 Field Sales Manager, Sure-Crop Fertilizer

· Develop creative and innovative ways to market company’s product

· Correspond proactively with all corporate partners to maintain positive and long-term business relationship

· Communicate regularly with customers to inform about new products, special promotions

· Conduct product training and product demonstrations for customers

· Identify sales and marketing opportunities within the assigned area

· Assist in development of annual operational and sales plan for assigned area

· Recommend changes in sales or marketing approach to ensure sales and service objectives are met successfully

· Collaborate with other field sales managers to ensure effective coordination in the achievement of organizational goals

· Stay abreast of industry trends and market competitions through continuous market research and analysis

· Monitor and manage sales expenses within the allotted budget 7/2015 – 6/2016 CDL Instructor, Central States Safety and Driver Training

· Overseeing safety of students, instructors, and other drivers

· Instructing students on proper driving techniques

· Maintaining inspection records of Commercial Motor Vehicles

· Teaching students about individual parts & their function on the Commercial Motor Vehicle

· Preparing daily lessons in a safe & challenging manner

· Making appropriate corrections in student driving behaviors & habits

· Mentoring students

10/2014 - 6/2015 Agronomist, Bowie Fertilizer

· Consulted on crop care, weed identification and fertilizer and chemical application

· Agriculture Fertilizer, Chemical, & Seed Adviser

· Developed relationships with current and potential customers

· Developed fertilizer programs for corn and soybeans

· Wrote and maintained herbicide programs

· Scouted fields - weed and insect identification

· Interpreted soil sample and leaf tissue results and made appropriate recommendations

· Provided customers with viable options to address problems

· Made appropriate product recommendations

08/2012 - 08/2014 Sales Agronomist, CPI Funk Agronomy Department

· Developed long-term relationships with current and potential customers

· Developed fertilizer programs for corn and soy beans

· Projected a positive attitude to customers and employees

· Provided outstanding and courteous customer service

· Wrote and maintained herbicide programs

· Scouted fields - weed and insect identification

· Interpreted soil sample and leaf tissue results and made appropriate recommendations

· Executed sales calls with regular and prospective customers

· Provided customers with viable options to address problems

· Made appropriate product recommendations

· Prepared reports as requested by Sales or Location Manager 03/2011 - 07/2012 Chemical Warehouse Manager, CPI Axtell Agronomy Department

· Managed, organized and maintained chemical warehouse

· Loaded trucks with appropriate chemicals and dispatch to location

· Maintained chemical and fertilizer inventory

· Maintained records of maintenance and safety inspections

· Assisted customers with chemical and fertilizer needs

· Provided support to applicators and drivers in the field 03/2006 - 03/2011 Delivery Driver, Builder's Warehouse

· Received and filled orders with appropriate materials

· Communicated with customers

· Delivered materials to job site

· Relayed appropriate information to salesmen

· Maintained safety records for vehicles and location equipment 01/2004 - 02/2006 Owner/Operator, Self Employed

· Managed and performed all duties associated with a modern row-crop farm

· Operated, maintained and repaired heavy machinery

· Executed crop care, weed identification and fertilizer and chemical application

· Grain marketing

· Transported grain to elevator

03/2001 - 02/2006 Farm Consultant/Manager, Stuart Hasselquist Farm

· Used and maintained all equipment associated with a modern farming operation

· Operated furrow and pivot irrigation equipment, hand tools and small and large machinery

· Crop scouting

· Consulted on crop care, weed identification and fertilizer and chemical application

· Transported grain to elevator

EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL TRAINING

2014 Certified Crop Advisor, The American Society of Agronomy 2012 Pesticide Applicator License

2008 Class A CDL - Endorsements: Hazardous Materials, Tanker, Doubles and Triples, State of Nebraska DMV

2000 B.S. Agri-Biology, University of Nebraska at Kearney 1995 High School Diploma, Holdrege High School



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