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AgVenture - Seed Sales Agronomy Rep

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Seed Sales/Agronomy Rep (AgVenture Yield Specialist)
About AgVenture: We do everything you’d expect a seed company to do – research genetics, evaluate products and
manage production. But not every farmer and farm’s needs are the same across the country, and that’s where being in the
nation’s largest network of independent Regional Seed Companies (RSCs) and our local AgVenture Yield Specialist (AYS)
come in. AgVenture offers a wide pool of genetics sources and leading technologies. RSCs know the area’s exact growing
conditions and can select the most effective corn and soybean seed for the farm. AYSs provide personal, expert guidance
throughout the year to increase profitability. AgVenture farmers typically see higher yields at a lower cost-per-bushel.
Job Purpose: To proactively build long-term, profitable relationships and sell corn, soybean and alfalfa seed to
targeted customers. In doing so, the Specialist will be responsible for achieving the revenue and net profit
objectives as agreed upon with his /her supervisor.
Key Job Responsibilities and Objectives:
Know and understand AgVenture’s Maximum Profit System…focusing on identifying and
satisfying customer needs; profitably.
Understand and implement marketing plan initiatives…driving key corn and soybean products
and services with key target markets.
Develop sales budgets with supervisor to help achieve revenue and net profit forecasts.
Help customer service and production with inventory management to control cost of goods.
Maintain and grow current customer base.
Develop new and profitable account to grow business.
Assist marketing new product development to ensure emerging customer needs are met.
Handle and resolve customer complaints to ensure highest possible customer satisfaction.
Participate in ‘special projects’ when needed.
Other duties as assigned.
Areas of Knowledge:
Growth and development of corn and soybean plant
Consultative sales process
Microsoft office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
Location: Indiana
Requirements:
Progressive, positive work history
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Licensed and insurable to drive
Occasional overnight travel and weekend work
Send resume to Nevada Weitl – nweitl@agventure.com
2/14/14

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Created at 2/27/2014 2:53 PM by Pava, Penny J.
Last modified at 2/27/2014 2:53 PM by Pava, Penny J.