Regional Agronomist

Added: June 27, 2018

Job Location: Dubuque, Iowa

We are working with a family owned seed company to fill a Regional Agronomist role in eastern Iowa.  This person will work within a defined territory – providing education and training for the DSM’s, Seed Reps and growers – monitor and and maintain a high level knowledge of  current agronomic conditions and trends – directing the sales activities within the territory.

Responsibilities: 

  • Be thoroughly knowledgeable on the companies full product line-up.
  • Recruit, train and manage new seed reps.
  • Work alongside the VP of Sales to educate, train and guide DSM’s, dealers and customers on the various offerings of the company.
  • Increase sales and establish new direct customer sales.
  • Stay current on the agronomic industry trends.
  • Manage field service calls and with with VP of Sales to resolve issues as needed.
  • Facilitate meetings and company sponsored events throughout the growing season.

Qualifications:

  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills.
  • Strong knowledge of the seed industry and agronomics.
  • Self-motivated and success driven with strong organizational skills.
  • Bachelor’s Degree and/or Master of Science or Business, preferably in an agriculture related field.
  • CCA required
  • 5 years of seed  and/or agronomy sales experience.
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office – Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Clean driving history for last 3 years.

Contact Brad – brad@greatplainsinc.com for a complete job description and more information.

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