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Crop Nutrients Sales Representative


Posted: 10/26/2021 Industry: Agronomy Job Number: 15941 Targeted Compensation: $100,000.00

Job Description

Crop Nutrients Sales Representative

Ag 1 Source is looking for a sales representative to build on the business of this organization in the Midwest. This is an excellent opportunity to join a leading, well established, specialty fertilizer company. This individual will be responsible for managing a sales territory that includes Iowa and Illinois. It will be important to have a strong background in sales and be able to work closely with distributors, retailers, and influential growers. This role will require extensive travel throughout the region, which will be defined more with the skill set that this right individual brings to the table.

What’s in it for you:

  • Opportunity to work for a well established, yet fast growing crop inputs company
  • Have an existing book of business on which to build a foundation for success in growing the sales territory
  • Competitive salary, benefits and retirement program

What you will be doing:

  • Build relationships with existing distributor clients in the territory
  • Expand relationships with growers, distributors and retailers
  • Develop a sales growth plan for market expansion
  • Travel throughout the region to expand presence and market share

A successful candidate for this Crop Nutrients Sales Rep job will possess the following:

  • Demonstrated experience in agricultural sales
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Agronomy or related field with coursework in plant science, soil science, plant health and plant nutrition
  • Experience in plant nutrition, highly desirable
  • Existing distributor, retailer, and/or large grower connections within the geography
  • Valid CCA license desirable, but not mandatory
  • Knowledge of cropping systems throughout the territory
  • Analytical skills including ability to read and understand nutritional values relating to soil, water and plant material
  • Ability to develop complete nutrient management programs following Good Agronomic Practices (GAP)
  • Strong written and oral communication skills

Compensation: This position will pay between $70,000 and $100,000 depending upon background and experience

Benefits: This company provides a competitive benefits and retirement package along with a 401K, company vehicle, computer, iPad and phone

Desired Location: This position is for an individual based in Iowa or Illinois

Ag 1 Source has been focused on Executive Level Agriculture recruiting since 2002, our network runs deep. If this role isn't quite the right fit for you, but, are still open in exploring career growth, feel free to do so HERE. Or, if you know someone who may be interested in this role, please reach out HERE. We provide up to a $500 referral bonus for individuals that are referred and we place.

*Candidates must be eligible to work in the US as well as meet the qualifications listed above in order to be considered for the Crop Nutrients Sales Rep job.

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