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Corteva Agriscience Norfolk, Nebraska
Job Type Full Time

Corteva Agriscience™, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont™ has an exciting opportunity for a Field Agronomist serving the Norfolk area. If you have a passion of helping customers be successful, this is a great opportunity for you!

Summary of Job:
Target field activities to key accounts to build relationships and drive sales of Pioneer® brand products. Develop and provide agronomic and product education and training to the field sales force that supports the sales and service of Pioneer products. Work with the Technical Product Manager and Agronomy Research Manager to plan and conduct Commercial Unit, and Regional agronomy field trials that improve the product management and/or product positioning of Pioneer seed products. Partner with Product Agronomists, Territory Managers, Strategic Account Managers and Sales Reps to create and deliver product and digital services information which improves the productivity and profitability of Pioneer customers. Serve as primary agronomic resource to Territory managers to resolve difficult customer concerns.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Technical Sales

  • Work directly with key accounts to apply agronomy information and product management knowledge to deliver Pioneer brand value and drive sales with targeted accounts.
  • Coordinate the development and delivery of product management information to assigned territories that differentiates Pioneer seed products and drives sales.
  • Assist in resolving customer service calls involving product performance and/or agronomic issues when unable to be resolved by Seller.
  • Provide input on sales team performance, selection and evaluation to the District Lead when requested.
  • Support product life cycle management in assigned area

Agronomy Training

  • Provide structured product management training to sellers that enables them to improve
  • Pioneer seed experience with growers.
  • Coach field sales employees on customer service call best practices.
  • Provide timely agronomic information to the field sales team to support the sales effort.
  • Provide agronomic content for technical and marketing communications for both internal and external audiences (Walking Your Fields, Field Facts and Crop Focus, web, mobile, etc…)

Agronomy Coordination

  • Collaborate with Agronomy Research Manager and Technical Product Manager to coordinate and execute agronomy trials that can be used to support product management, product positioning, and field sales training.
  • Coordinate information/notes and observations related to the performance and management of Pioneer brand seed products including Product Knowledge Plot (PKP) programs
  • Support the use of digital agronomy tools with field team

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree is required, preferably in an agronomic field. Master's Degree in agronomy or equivalent is preferred.
  • At least 5 years Agronomy experience is preferred
  • Crop production experience
  • Selling & Marketing tools and techniques
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Corteva Agriscience ™, the world's first dedicated agriculture start-up, serves to enrich the lives of those who produce and those who consume, ensuring progress for generations to come. Our employees fulfill this purpose everyday by building/participating in an inclusive culture where we encourage each other to stay curious, think differently, act boldly and do what's right for our customers, our co-workers, our partners and our planet. With over 20,000 team members from 130 countries, innovating in 140 world class R&D facilities, we have the resources, leadership heritage and partner ecosystem to make a meaningful impact now and into the future.

HOW TO APPLY

https://careers.corteva.com/ShowJob/Id/257520/Field%20Agronomist

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Category Agribusiness