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Seed Sales Specialist - Eastern KS

Land O'Lakes Inc.
Garnett, KS 66032
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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 lets help you find your fit.

Seed Sales Specialist - Eastern KS

One of Land O'Lakes Member Owner Agriculture Retailers is currently seeking aSeed Sales Specialistto join their team inGarnett, KS.

Position Summary:

The Seed Sales Specialist is responsible for sales of seed and other agronomy products/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 manor.
  • 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.

Position Competencies and Qualifications:

  • Associate's or Bachelors degree (B.A.); or 3-5 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Frequently move, lift and carry boxes, tubs, and tools weighing 50-60 lbs., access and utilize farm equipment, and move or traverse on uneven ground.
  • Ability to work extended hours during peak busy seasons.
  • Possess a valid, unrestricted drivers license and have and maintain a satisfactory driving record.
  • Candidates must have valid work authorization and be able to work in the U.S. without company sponsorship.

Professional Skills:

  • Excellent communication, writing and critical thinking skills.
  • Manage time and effectively prioritize and implement projects and general work tasks.
  • Give and receive feedback, work collaboratively, exhibit effective social and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Resourceful and innovative in finding solutions to problems.
  • Flexible and adapt to changing business surroundings.

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: 2021-06-08 Expires: 2021-07-07
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