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Endeavor Agronomy Sales Representative (ASR)

Company: CERES SOLUTIONS COOPERATIVE
Location: Hamilton
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

AGRONOMY SALES REPRESENTATIVE (ASR)

FLSA Status: Full Time/ Exempt

Reports to: Region Sales Team Leader

Summary: Endeavor Ag & Energy is looking for an Agronomy Sales Representative at our Hamilton/Wayland locations. The Sales Representative will build customer relationships, grow agronomy sales as well as optimize the cooperative's market share, improve efficiency, and help achieve profitability goals for both Endeavor and our customers.

Requirements

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Works with the Agronomy Sales Manager and Location Manager and other leaders to create and implement key sales and marketing strategies of the organization.
  • Presents initiatives, communicates, and builds momentum to motivate desired outcomes.
  • Assists in developing appropriate training programs specifically targeted to seller needs.
  • Develops the business plan goals and strategies for sales professionals.
  • Oversees successful implementation of sales activities including sales plan.
  • Creates accountabilities as needed.
  • Will be a key resource to fellow employees. A team approach at times.
  • Builds strategic customer relationships, industry relationships and internal relationships.
  • Fosters a culture of team success and goal achievement through positive reinforcement.
  • Performs additional tasks as required.
    Supervisory Responsibilities

    This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

    Qualifications

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The candidate will have an exceptional work ethic, a positive attitude, professionalism and be self-motivated. The candidate will be highly responsible, flexible and dedicated to deliver results in seasons of highest demand. The candidate must work well within a team and communicate clearly. Must communicate effectively; dresses and presents appropriately to customers and management. The candidate must be reliable, dedicated to complete long hours, and be an independent problem solver. The candidate must adhere to the core values of Ceres Solutions Cooperative. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Education Requirements

    Candidate should hold a bachelor's degree (BS) from college or university; and have five years' related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. The candidate will be highly responsible, flexible and dedicated to deliver results in seasons of highest demand. The candidate must work well within a team and communicate clearly. Previous internship experience preferred. Agriculture experience or background preferred.

    Language Skills

    Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

    Mathematical Skills

    Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

    Reasoning Ability

    Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

    Computer Skills

    To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of many forms of technology, e.g., database software; spreadsheet software and word processing software. Familiarity with Microsoft Office products. Ability to learn Endeavor ag-based programs.

    Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

    Must maintain all state and industry certifications, licenses and endorsements if pertinent to the position held.

    Valid CDL is suggested but not required.

    Physical Demands

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear and taste or smell. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk and sit. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

    Work Environment

    The characteristics described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; extreme cold and extreme heat. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

    Endeavor Ag & Endeavor is an equal opportunity employer. Prospective candidates receive consideration without discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, marital status, non-job-related disability, veteran status, other protected group status, or any condition prescribed by state or local law. The company provides Job Descriptions for positions to aid in orienting candidates to potential opportunities. The description identifies basic requirements, criteria, and expectations. It also provides a basis for making reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities. Job descriptions are periodically revised and are not to be considered all-inclusive. This description does not cover every task or duty that might be assigned, and additional responsibilities will be added at the discretion of the Supervisor as necessary. Thank you for your interest in Endeavor Ag & Energy.

Keywords: CERES SOLUTIONS COOPERATIVE, Grand Rapids , Endeavor Agronomy Sales Representative (ASR), Sales , Hamilton, Michigan

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