JOIN OUR AGRONOMY SALES TEAM!
The Agronomy Department is hiring a full-time Field Sales Agronomist at our Lafayette, MN location!
Leads the sales efforts of all UFC agronomy products and services by engaging in direct selling activities with assigned accounts to meet sales and profit goals.
Primary Objectives of the Position:
Direct selling to assigned customer accounts and prospects
Responsible for Agronomy Services sales utilizing UFC support resources as needed
Develops and maintains the customer business relationship
Services the account personally and engages other UFC professionals for additional support as needed
Majority of time will be spent on customer facing activities
Accountable for assigned account growth targets
Performance objectives will be established
Providing product and service recommendations to customers that exceed expectations thus leading to improved growth and profitability
Achieves assigned targets for profitable sales volume and strategic objectives with designated strategic accounts.
Responsible for upholding and building the UFC brand as it pertains to members, customers, peers, employees and suppliers.
Associates degree in Agronomy, Agri-Business or Ag-related area preferred
Ability to obtain Certified Crop Advisor certification
Experience may be substituted for education
Previous agronomy sales experience preferred
Good people skills necessary
Strong written and verbal skills necessary
Computer skills desirable
Ag background a plus