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Sales Agronomist at Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Posted in General Business 11 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Cologne, Minnesota





Job Description:


As part of an ever-growing ag community, we are uniquely positioned to address the challenges and seize the opportunities of a growing global population. We are dedicated to finding the most talented people to support the businesses of our member owners, local ag retails and cooperatives across North America. We strive to match people that share our passion for agriculture with sustainable careers in the communities in which our member owners operate. There is no better time to be part of the growing, dynamic world of agriculture - let's help you find your fit.

Sales Agronomist

Are you a people person ready to make new connections? Do you enjoy working with a team that is more like a family? Are you a new grad looking for a role to advance in? If your answer is YES, apply online today!

Summary:

As the Sales Agronomist you will be responsible for the sales of agronomy products and services to current and potential customers. You will work alongside other agronomists and teammates to carry out daily responsibilities for the good of the cooperative.

Location: Cologne, MN

Responsibilities:


  • Spend time with farmers to earn and maintain business in a courteous and professional manner


  • Make sales calls throughout assigned territory to determine agronomy needs, create solutions and build long term business relationships that will generate sales of seed, fertilizer, ag chemicals, and agronomy services. This includes such things as crop scouting, soil testing and other information gathering activities as needed


  • Plan and carry out test plots to use as sales tools


  • Develop and maintain a list of customers and prospects with pertinent marketing information and sales call information


  • Communicate with management about products being sold and prepaid along with any customers concerns or problems with products and services


  • Relay sales contracts and other pertinent information to management for appropriate ordering and delivery of products


Requirements:


  • 3+ years of agronomy experience is preferred


  • Bachelor's degree in Agronomy/Agriculture or equivalent experience


  • Self-motivated, ability to work independently and with a team


  • Excellent communication skills


  • CCA preferred


If you have questions about how to apply, please call the HR Solution Center at 844-LOL-HR4U (844-565-4748) M-F 8:00am-4:30pm CT.





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