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Agronomy Business Manager - FL

Eastern, FL

Posted: 11/13/2018 Industry: Agronomy Job Number: 14160 Targeted Compensation: $100,000.00
Agronomy Business Manager - Eastern Florida

Ag 1 Source is looking for an Agronomy Business Manager for a well respected client who is seeking a well connected individual to help grow their new business in Eastern Florida. This is a great opportunity to showcase your business management skills and take them to the next level. This Agronomy Business Manager will be working with primarily citrus customers, so a knowledge of citrus and those well networked in that industry will be preferred. This role will need a knowledge of the various crop inputs, specifically seed and ag chem.
What's in it for you:
  • The opportunity to work in an entrepreneurial culture where you will be tasked with growing this business and having a good amount of freedom to do that as you see fit
  • This is not a micromanaged culture, we need someone with the drive and ambition to go out and make things happen
  • Working with a solid and reputable organization with the potential to continue to career path with them
  • An opportunity to focus in a very specific geography with limited overnight travel
  • This is a unique opportunity where you step into a new business with a built in customer base that you have to service and continue to grow
What you will be doing:
  • Managing the citrus accounts of this organization and providing those folks superior customer service as well as their product needs
  • First business is supporting and growing current customers, then as the opportunity allows, you will be working with other citrus producers in the area to prospect for new business
  • Providing not only agronomic and product support, but also focused on further understanding and growing their business model
  • You will have employees to manage as well and managing the P&L for this particular business for the client
  • Enjoying servicing a customer base that you probably already know well and will have the opportunity to take that relationship to the next level
A Successful candidate for this Agronomy Business Manager will possess the following:
  • Experience in managing a successful sales territory and/or agriculture business of some sort, preferably with an agronomic and/or citrus focus
  • Understanding of the Florida Citrus market
  • Good network of those growing citrus as well as the fertilizer and chemicals used in the industry
  • Solid Can-Do attitude and the ability to self manage and run something as if it were their own business
  • Positive reputation in the industry
  • Preferable 5+ years in the industry
  • Bachelor's degree
Compensation: Base compensation for this role will depend on experience and fall in the $70-$100K range with additional bonus opportunity.
Benefits: This organization offers a nice benefit package, insurance, along with vehicle allowance, fuel, etc.
Desired Location: This role would need to be based somewhere in the Ft. Pierce, Port St. Lucie, Stuart, Vero Beach areas of Florida.
This search is being worked by Rhonda Caughlin Werner, our Executive Agronomy Recruiter for the South Eastern US with over 11 years in recruiting at Ag 1 Source. Learn more about Rhonda HERE.

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*Candidates must be eligible to work in the US as well as meet the qualifications listed above in order to be considered for the Agronomy Business Manager job.

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