Seed Sales Manager
main responsibilities for the position are: supervise the seed agronomist and
seed logistics coordinator, develop and administer seed marketing programs,
provide sales support to our sales agronomists and location managers, conduct
grower seed meetings, coordinate seed test plots, research seed industry
trends, handle any complaints related to seed issues, ensure seed orders are
handled in a timely and accurate manner, act as a primary contact for assigned
group of growers for seed questions and seed orders, and increase our market
share of seed sales in the assigned territory.
1.Good knowledge of
successful sales techniques and experience using these techniques.
willingness to sell services to customers.
knowledge of seeds, chemicals, and fertilizer products.
Coordinating, Communication skills.
License (A) with Hazardous Materials and Tanker endorsements.
7.Able to work
independently with minimum supervision.
8.Computer and data
9.Ability to react to
change productively and handle other essential tasks as assigned.
10.Ability to handle
emotional customers and resolve complaints.
projects as assigned by the Chief Marketing Officer.
Personal Protective equipment
Eye protection is required in restricted
areas. Appropriate clothing required when handling chemicals and hazardous
Required Education and/or Experience
A bachelorís degree in a field of
agriculture from a four year university or college and three years of experience
in seed or agronomy sales.
the seed agronomist and the seed operations coordinator. Supervision
activities include: training, writing development discussions, salary
administration, promotions, transfers, discipline, termination of
employment recommendations. Encourages their staff to work with the field
sales staff and location managers to accomplish the annual seed sales
goals and to provide excellent customer service.
directly with the Chief Marketing Officer, Field Agronomy Sales Manager,
and Area Directors on seed sales and marketing programs.
directly with Field markets and Location Managers providing sales support,
grower seed meetings, seed test plots, replants, and complaints related to
our presence and market share of seed throughout the entire MKC territory
by assisting in the planning of seed sales goals, advertising, and
seed orders are handled in a timely and accurate manner that results in
exceeding customer expectations.
seed deliveries to locations and to customers occur in a manner which exceeds
customer expectations and improves company efficiency.
seed industry trends and coordinate training on seed traits and seed usage
information for Field Marketers and Location Managers.
as the primary contact for assigned group of strategic growers for seed
questions and seed orders.
a positive attitude that promotes teamwork and a favorable image of Mid
all reports required by your manager on a timely basis.
the credit policy of Mid Kansas Coop by making credit terms known to
customers, not charging to customers on COD, not extending credit to
customers not approved by the credit department, not authorizing customer
charges that exceed set credit limits, and keeping your personal account
and support the safety policies of Mid Kansas Coop.
maintenance procedures for any company equipment you are using.
the State and National CCA certification and maintain the necessary annual
hours of training in order to keep it valid.
special projects assigned by your manager.
Job involves work inside a climate-controlled
office atmosphere and outside in hot and cold weather.
This job description does not list all the
duties of the job. You may be asked to
perform other instructions or duties. Management has the right to revise this
job description at any time. The job
description is not a contract for employment, and either you or the employer
may terminate employment at any time, for any reason.
This job description does not list all the duties of the job. You may be asked to perform other duties. Management has the right to revise this job description at any time. The job description is not a contract for employment, and either you or the employer may terminate employment at any time, for any reason.
Seed Sales Manager