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Agronomy Sales Associate--Yale

Landus Cooperative

Yale ia 50277

Job Description:
Landus Cooperative is currently seeking an Agronomy Sales Associate! We are seeking a motivated individual who can learn to provide sound agronomic advice and build close-knit relationships with our local farmers!

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.

•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.
Shifts: Days
Benefits: Medical,Holidays,Pension/401k
Additional Information:
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!

At Landus Cooperative, you’ll find a fun team atmosphere and a stable career that offers excellent benefits for full-time employees!

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

Apply at:

Kami McDonough

11/05/19 through 03/01/20

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