The agriculture and food industries are growing fast. With a variety of positions in a lot of different places, Land O’Lakes has just the job for you. Land O'Lakes, Inc., (www.landolakesinc.com) one of America's premier agribusiness and food companies, is a member-owned cooperative with industry-leading operations spanning the spectrum from agricultural production to consumer foods. With 2015 annual sales of $13 billion, we manage some of the most respected brands including LAND O LAKES® Dairy Foods, Purina Animal Nutrition and WinField Solutions. To all the big thinkers, the leaders, future leaders, change makers, hard workers and everyone with a passion for doing something meaningful—we want you on our team. Land O'Lakes is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) M/F/Vets/Disabled. Land O’Lakes, Inc. enforces a policy of maintaining a drug-free workforce, including pre-employment substance abuse testing.
With an uncompromising commitment to animal excellence, Purina Animal Nutrition conducts industry-leading R&D initiatives that create and sustain a valued portfolio of complete feeds.
Purpose: Achieve Purina retail business objectives including sales volume, distribution, merchandising and employee training through effective management of assigned agricultural retail stores in the Mid Atlantc United States.
Job Scope: This position will have no direct reports, but will have responsibility for a 3rd party retail team within a specified geography.
Area of Responsibility: 35% - Manage and motivate 3rd party retail team within a specified geographic area to execute against key retail/store business objectives.
35% - Through the sales and training process, elevate the Purina Feed brand’s in store conditions and presence to ever higher levels by influencing agricultural retailer’s store managers.
20% - Manage communication process between Purina Marketing, Field Sales, Retail Operations, and 3rd Party service provider
5% - Manage Regional Retail budget
5% - Attend headquarter sales calls on Regional and National agricultural retailers as needed
Location: Within 30 minutes of a major airport in the Mid Atlantic