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Sales Agronomist - Northern IA

Land O'Lakes Inc.
New Hampton, IA 50659
  • Job Code
    R-10572

As part of an ever-growing ag community, we are uniquely positioned to address the challenges and seize the opportunities of a growing global population. We are dedicated to finding the most talented people to support the businesses of our member owners, local ag retails and cooperatives across North America. We strive to match people that share our passion for agriculture with sustainable careers in the communities in which our member owners operate. There is no better time to be part of the growing, dynamic world of agriculture - let's help you find your fit.

Sales Agronomist - Northern IA

Our team is looking to hire a driven Sales Agronomist in the greater Northern Iowa area.

In this role, the Sales Agronomist is responsible for sales of all the cooperative's agronomy products and services to production customers by performing the following duties:

  • Make sales calls throughout assigned territories to determine agronomy needs, create solutions and build long term relationships with customers that will generate sales of seed, fertilizer, ag chemicals and agronomy services.
  • Plans and carries out test plots at farms to demonstrate improved varieties of field crops such as corn and soybeans to use as a sales tool.
  • Develop and maintain a current list of customers and prospects and rate them based on potential size of operation, credit worthiness and other pertinent marketing information.
  • Keep current on agronomic products, trends, problems, services, and resources to sell agronomy products in an ethical manner.
  • Recommends and sells products and programs to the producer within the company credit and pricing policies.
  • Relays competitive sales, pricing and marketing information to management in a timely manner.
  • Communicates with management about products being sold or prepaid and problems with products, programs, or producers. Relays requested sales contract and other pertinent information to management.

Qualifications:

  • Previous Agronomy related Sales/Management experience required
  • Bachelor degree in Agronomy, Ag-related degree or equivalent experience
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Certified Crop Advisor certification (or ability to obtain)
  • Previous exposure Precision Ag
  • Ability to lift 50+lbs and work easily in inclement weather conditions

If you have questions about how to apply, please call the HR Solution Center at 844-LOL-HR4U (844-565-4748) M-F 8:00am-4:30pm CT.





Posted: 2021-02-09 Expires: 2021-03-10
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