Agronomy Consultant/Sales in Emmett, MI 48022

Star of the West Milling Co

Duties

Duties include but are not limited to the following:

Sales and Business Development

· Identify potential customers and cultivate new business opportunities within the assigned territory or customer base.

· Conduct sales presentations, product demonstrations, and discussions with customers to understand their needs and offer appropriate solutions.

· Collaborate with the marketing team to develop and implement strategies to increase sales and achieve revenue targets.

· Provide ongoing support to existing clients, ensuring customer satisfaction, and maintaining long-term relationships.

Agronomic Expertise

· Stay up-to-date with the latest developments in agronomy, crop protection, and agricultural technologies.

· Offer technical advice, crop planning recommendations, and customized solutions based on clients’ specific needs and agronomic conditions.

· Conduct field visits to observe crop health, diagnose issues, and recommend suitable products and practices for optimal crop performance.

· Conduct training sessions, workshops, and informational events to educate customers about new products and best practices.

Product Knowledge and Representation

· Possess an in-depth understanding of the company’s product portfolio, including fertilizers, crop protection chemicals, seeds, and other agricultural inputs.

· Provide accurate and detailed information about product features, benefits, and application methods to customers.

· Represent the company at trade shows, industry events, and customer meetings, showcasing products and services to prospective clients.

Market Intelligence

· Monitor market trends, competitor activities, and changes in agricultural regulations to identify opportunities and potential challenges.

· Gather and analyze data related to market demand, customer preferences, and sales performance to make informed business decisions.

Administrative Tasks

· Maintain detailed records of customer interactions, sales activities, and product inquiries.

· Prepare sales reports, forecasts, and other documentation as required by the management team.

Minimum Requirements

Toperform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education

· Bachelor’s degree in Agronomy, Agriculture Science, Crop Science, or related field, or previous agronomy sales experience.

· Equivalent 1 to 3 years work experience, preferred

Skills and abilities

· Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite required and ability to learn and utilize Ag software

· Strong knowledge of agronomic practices, crop production, and agricultural technologies

· Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to build rapport with customers.

· Ability to understand and explain technical information to a non-technical audience.

· Self-motivated, results-oriented, and capable of working independently or as part of a team.

· Be able to adapt quickly in changing environments

· Work independently and exercise good judgement on behalf of the business

· Willing to travel extensively within assigned territory

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to:

· Sit/stand/walk for extended periods of time

· Stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear

· Occasionally required to move/lift up to 25 lbs.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Sales Consultant

We believe the best way to improve our customers’ lives is through relationships and providing value through investment solutions. We believe in empowering our employees and providing a positive work environment.

Who You Are:

You are a results-driven sales professional seeking an opportunity to make a significant impact on people’s lives for the benefit of Star of the West Milling Co + our +1,000,000+ portfolio of clients. The Sales Consultant will be responsible for selling and consulting with small to mid-sized companies and will need to be able to demonstrate exceptional sales skills, strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to build and develop meaningful relationships with clients.

What You Will Do:
Present, promote and sell investment solutions to prospective clients

Measure and exceed quota for revenue per month/annual/quarter
Collaborate with internal teams to continuously improve selling skills of all sales staff
Grow existing accounts by growing their book of business
Provide product training to clients on Star of the West Milling Co’s proprietary technology solutions
Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:
Must have experience in the investment industry or equivalent role

Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build strong customer relationships
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to organize, prioritize, and perform in a fast-paced environment
Self-motivated, results-oriented, competitively driven personality
Bachelor’s degree preferred but not required

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $55,000.00 – $75,000.00 per year

Benefits:

401(k)
Cell phone reimbursement
Dental insurance
Health insurance
Health savings account
Life insurance
Paid time off
Vision insurance

Compensation package:

Bonus opportunities
Employee stock purchase plan
Profit sharing

Schedule:

Day shift

Ability to commute/relocate:

Emmett, MI 48022: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

License/Certification:

Driver’s License (Required)

Work Location: In person