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AgVenture Yield Specialist

Major Function

To proactively build long-term, profitable relationships and sell to targeted customers of AgVenture Regional Seed Company.

Key Job Responsibilities and Objectives

  • Know and understand AgVenture’s Maximum Profit System™ (MPS) while focusing on identifying and satisfying customer needs and overall profitability.
  • Understand and implement marketing plan initiatives while driving key products and services in key target markets. 
  • Develop new and profitable grower accounts to drive business growth. 
  • Lead the sales effort for AgVenture products.
  • Perform direct selling activities; provide agronomy services to local growers, and implement the MPS market strategy.
  • Implement necessary skills to achieve sale performance objectives.
  • Understand customer needs and provide feedback to the organization on product performance, program effectiveness and competitive activity.

Areas of Knowledge

  • Bachelor's Degree, or equivalent in Agronomy, Business or Marketing preferred. Will consider other degrees or related field sales experience.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of:
    • Selling methodologies and techniques.
    • Agronomy and crop production practices.
    • Marketing tools and techniques.
    • Competitive product/service offerings.
    • Local agricultural markets.
    • Value chain and crop production practices.
    • Environmental, regulatory, and stewardship requirements for the various technology products.
    • Company policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrated skills in:
    • Selling, negotiating, influencing, conflict resolution, handling objections and coaching.
    • Using computer hardware software/intranet to generate reports, territory plans, inventory and data. 
    • Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills.
  • Licensed and insurable to drive.

Compensation

  • Salary based position offering competitive compensation package based on experience.

Openings available in the following regions:

  • Alabama
  • Arkansas
  • Colorado
  • Delaware
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Maryland
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • Nebraska
  • New Mexico
  • North Carolina
  • North Dakota
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • Pennsylvania
  • South Carolina
  • South Dakota
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Virginia
  • Wisconsin

AgVenture Yield Consultant

Major Function

To proactively build long-term, profitable relationships and sell to targeted customers of AgVenture Regional Seed Company.

Key Job Responsibilities and Objectives

  • Know and understand AgVenture’s Maximum Profit System™ (MPS) while focusing on identifying and satisfying customer needs and overall profitability.
  • Understand and implement marketing plan initiatives while driving key products and services in key target markets. 
  • Develop new and profitable grower accounts to drive business growth. 
  • Lead the sales effort for AgVenture products.
  • Perform direct selling activities, provide agronomy services to local growers, and implement the MPS market strategy.
  • Implement necessary skills to achieve sale performance objectives.
  • Understand customer needs and provide feedback to the organization on product performance, program effectiveness and competitive activity.

Areas of Knowledge

  • Demonstrated knowledge of:
    • Selling methodologies and techniques.
    • Agronomy and crop production practices.
    • Marketing tools and techniques.
    • Competitive product/service offerings.
    • Local agricultural markets.
    • Value chain and crop production practices.
    • Environmental, regulatory, and stewardship requirements for the various technology products.
    • Company policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrated skills in:
    • Selling, negotiating, influencing, conflict resolution, handling objections and coaching.
    • Using computer hardware software/intranet to generate reports, territory plans, inventory and data. 
    • Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills.
  • Licensed and insurable to drive.

Compensation

  • Commission based position.

Openings available in the following regions:

  • Alabama
  • Arkansas
  • Colorado
  • Delaware
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Maryland
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • Nebraska
  • New Mexico
  • North Carolina
  • North Dakota
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • Pennsylvania
  • South Carolina
  • South Dakota
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Virginia
  • Wisconsin

Internship

Major Function

We value all of our interns and go the extra mile to make sure you receive a learning experience that fits your career goals. You will become extremely knowledgeable in agronomics, sales and leadership. You will also learn how to work in a professional environment and have ample opportunity to network with department leaders and other professionals in the agricultural field. Our goal is for you to get the full scope of a full-time position to help you enhance your future career decisions.

Purpose and Scope: Learn the agricultural seed business through a 10 week, hands-on, collaborative internship experience with one of our Regional Seed Companies.

Key Job Responsibilities and Objectives

  • Regional Seed Company/AgVenture Inc. - Interns will learn about our Regional Seed Company/AgVenture Inc. business model and go-to-market strategy..
  • Agronomic Training - Interns will learn and develop more agronomic awareness and knowledge from the AgVenture product team, including real-life experiences around the everyday tasks of an AgVenture Yield Specialist.
  • Sales/Leadership Training - Interns will gain sales and leadership training applicable to the sales process, including the development of your personal story and sales strategy to be used in grower conversations.
  • Marketing & Brand Awareness - Interns will assist in marketing and building brand awareness/perception for AgVenture and the local Regional Seed Company, allowing you to gain knowledge on building territories and creating a presence for our marketing goals.

Areas of Knowledge

  • This internship requires self-motivation, resourcefulness, self-reliance and the ability to organize and prioritize requests from multiple team members. The candidate will be expected to manage their time effectively, meet hard and soft deadlines, and is encouraged to bring creativity and ingenuity to the position.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills.
  • Licensed and insurable to drive.

Openings available in the following regions:

  • Alabama
  • Arkansas
  • Colorado
  • Delaware
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Maryland
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • Nebraska
  • New Mexico
  • North Carolina
  • North Dakota
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • Pennsylvania
  • South Carolina
  • South Dakota
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Virginia
  • Wisconsin