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Area Sales Manager


Posted: 09/18/2023 Industry: Feed Job Number: 16949 Targeted Compensation: $80,000.00

Job Description

Area Sales Manager

A well-established, U.S. nutrition company is looking for a self-motivated Area Sales Manager to manage current territory sales relationships with dealers, distribution partners, large direct-to-end-user accounts, and expand the market presence in the region with a focus on dealer development and dealer sales staff support.

What’s in it for you:

  • This is a well-established, strong nutrition company with great sales support programs and upper management team.
  • Nutrition focus, daily farm and dealer visits, and a diverse offering of highly effective, well recognized products.
  • Ability to sell a complete program as well as guide and direct the sales growth and potential within the region.
  • Mentor and coach a solid team of strong performing local, dealer, sales staff currently in the region.

What you will be doing:

  • This position will be responsible for maintaining and increasing sales volume with established accounts and aggressively seeking new customers.
  • Provide overall growth strategy within the region.
  • Primary travel in state of South Dakota.

A successful candidate for the Area Sales Manager position will possess the following:

  • The ideal candidate will have 5+ years of high performing outside sales experience with a feed or animal health company, directly with customers and through dealer service centers.
  • You should have strong previous dealer/distribution channel partner experience in your most recent career stop.
  • A solid livestock knowledge in the areas of dairy, beef and swine feeds and nutrition sales, as well as some horse and “backyard” animals experience would be a real plus.
  • We need an outgoing, hard working person who has top-notch communication and sales skills, a strong desire to succeed, and is a team leader.
  • Will need to be able to travel every day from a home base of operations.
  • The ideal candidate will have a bachelor's degree or equivalent in Animal Science and/or adequate livestock nutrition experience.

Compensation: This position is a salary plus year-end bonus possibility with a base of established strong dealer business and plenty of upward opportunity.

Benefits: The company offers a solid benefits package including vehicle, company travel, insurance and 401k match, plus more.

Desired Location: The Area Sales Manager will need to be located in South Dakota.

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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 Area Sales Manager job.

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