Crop Specialist

GROWMARK, Inc.

Toledo , Iowa

New Century FS is headquartered in Grinnell, Iowa with thirteen branches in Central Iowa. New Century FS has about 210 employees (including seasonal workers) and approximately 4,500 customers. The cooperative does business in agronomy, energy, and precision farming. New Century FS is part of the GROWMARK System, an agricultural cooperative serving more than 100,000 customers across North America and Ontario, Canada.

WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING

If you enjoy sales-related work and are interested in crop inputs, crop protection pesticides, seed products, service income, technical services, and ag-finance then we can’t wait to talk to you! We are looking for a Crop Specialist that is eager to go above and beyond helping our customers reach their goals by demonstrating expert knowledge of our products and services. A few key areas of emphasis include:

  • Setting and meetings sales goals determined by both you and your supervisor
  • Implementing marketing plans and developing sales strategies that generate profitable sales in an assigned territory
  • Developing territory and competitive analysis to maintain a current knowledge of the marketplace and competition

WHAT YOU BRING TO THE TABLE

  • Associates Degree, eagerness to learn, passion and motivation for exceeding goals
    2 years in a related field
  • An understanding of production agriculture
  • A knack for relationship building and problem-solving
  • Ability to obtain the following professional certifications: CCA, CCS, CPAg, and Commercial
  • Applicator license
  • Ability to work in all weather and noise conditions
  • Ability to work around dust, fumes, chemicals, and electrical hazards with appropriate safety measures
  • Ability to lift 51-75 lbs.

WHAT WE BRING TO THE TABLE

  • We value relationships and people first and foremost
  • We are a company that give back to the community
  • We emphasize sustainability practices and stewardship of our resources
  • We enjoy access to in-house training and leadership development opportunities
  • We ensure that employee health and wellness matters to us!
  • We offer a robust benefits package including a company funded pension, 401(k) and generous PTO.

HOW TO APPLY

https://goo.gl/ZhNjhU