Posted: Friday, September 11, 2020

Advancing Eco Agriculture

Full Time
Closing
Sunday, October 11, 2020
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Sales Consultant

Posted: Friday, September 11, 2020
 Full Time
 Large scale
 Consumer trends
 Markets
 Farming Practices
 Business Management
 All - Cropping
 Other
 Nutrient Density

Position Description

Advancing Eco Agriculture is a rapidly growing company in the specialty plant nutrition, biostimulants and crop consulting industry. We are looking for the right candidate to earn a spot on our expanding national team.


Advancing Eco Agriculture has a strong company culture with a highly collaborative and supportive environment. We value clear and coherent communication, and work to grow and develop our team members. At Advancing Eco Agriculture, we believe that putting our team first and creating an optimal team environment will lead to enhanced customer experience and continued company growth. Read about our company values and Five Why’s.


The Sales Consultant will be responsible for developing new customer relationships, as well as managing existing relationships. This is an opportunity to become part of a passionate and dedicated team and demonstrate your potential in a growth stage company with a startup feeling environment and culture.


If you are entrepreneurial, motivated, and want to join a passionate team of people with an intense work ethic, we would like to talk with you.

Key Responsibilities of Sales Agronomist:

•   Drive the achievement of company sales goals

•   Constantly evaluate customer needs and build productive long-lasting relationships

•   Consistently touch base with customers and provide ongoing education

•   Interpret multiple types of soil, plant and water quality analysis, to identify specific nutritional needs and opportunities coming from the field

•   Create agronomic recommendations and product application guidelines

•   Work to develop forecasting and sales planning for the region

•   Meet team and personal engagement and sales targets

•   Manage sales data collection and reporting using Salesforce

•   Be accountable and engage with Salesforce platform

•   Work with other department heads to build an exceptional customer experience

•   Develop a collaborative team culture with remotely located team members

•   Research accounts and follow through on sales leads

•   Attend meetings, sales events, and training to keep abreast of the latest development

•   Provide crop scouting and in field support as needed to maintain key accounts

•   Manage personal time and energy very consciously and intentionally

•   Constantly solicit customer feedback and testimonials

•   Lead the resolution of customers complaints

•   Follow credit policies and help manage risk

•   Other roles and responsibilities will be defined as the position develops

 

Key Requirements for Sales Agronomist:

•   Proven track record of building sales

•   Strong agronomic background, with experience in plant nutrition, soil science or other agriculture related science - technical understanding of plant nutrition is essential

•   Bachelor’s degree in Ag related discipline, or significant experience in Ag industry

•   Possess or willing to obtain CCA certification

•   Tech savvy: must have a high-level working knowledge of basic digital platforms

•   Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

•   Willingness to travel often with intense seasonal hours

•   Intimate knowledge of agriculture production practices, with a knowledge of fruit and vegetable crops a big plus

•   Alignment with the company's mission and values

 

Key Competencies:

•   Highly communicative and collaborative

•   Exceptional presentation and pitching skills

•   Strong desire for continuous improvement and self-development

•   Persuasiveness

•   Organization, self-management of energy and time

•   Entrepreneurial spirit

•   Team oriented

•   Education and relationship-based selling

•   Salesforce experience

•   Spanish language skills (desirable)


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