Seed District Sales Manager

  • Agricruit
  • Champaign, IL, USA
  • Apr 14, 2024
Full-time Agronomy Sales Seed

Job Description

Job Description
We are seeking an experienced and energetic sales professional to join our team. The Account Manager
position is a member of the sales team, responsible for the growth, development, and management of
a territory consistent with the overall strategy of the organization. The selected candidate will work
closely with a Sales Agronomist in the territory and report directly to a Regional Sales Manager.
Duties & Responsibilities
• Exceed sales expectations annually by selling directly to growers and/or through a dealer network
• Call on growers in a specified territory, including cold calling, delivering presentations, and closing sales
• Ensure customer satisfaction and build positive long-term business relationships
• Effectively communicate with customers, co-workers, and management
• Develop and deliver formal proposals and presentations, appropriately addressing the grower’s needs
• Analyze market conditions, competition, trends, issues, and opportunities
• Build an annual sales plan for the territory to grow volume and market share within the assigned area
• Effectively utilize sales tools provided by management including Sugar CRM, SeedWare and MyFarms
• Assist Sales Managers with training new hires and interns
• Other duties as needed
Required Skills & Experience
A post-secondary education degree is required. The candidate should be a self-motivated individual with
excellent written and oral communication skills. The candidate should also display an ability to provide and
take direction, be proficient with computer and technologies, organization skills, and a strong work ethic. The
ability to lift at least 70 lbs. and a valid driver’s license with insurable driving record are required