Golden Harvest Sales Representative in Iowa City, IA

Syngenta Seeds
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Company Description
Syngenta Seeds is one of the world’s largest developers and producers of seed for farmers, commercial growers, retailers and small seed companies. High-quality seeds ensure better and more productive crops, which is why farmers invest in our seed. Advanced seeds help mitigate risks such as disease and drought and allow farmers to grow food using less land, less water, and fewer inputs. Syngenta Seeds brings farmers more vigorous, stronger, resistant plants, including innovative hybrid varieties and biotech crops that can thrive even in challenging growing conditions. Syngenta Seeds is headquartered in the United States.

Job Description
We are currently seeking a Golden Harvest Seed Sales Representative for South East Iowa. As a Seed Sales Representative, you will lead dedicated Seed Advisers in your territory and provide intense local knowledge and agronomic expertise to address complex agricultural challenges. What you will be doing?

Providing access to the industry’s broadest and most diverse portfolio of hybrids
Customizing whole acre recommendations
Recruiting, developing, and managing your team of professional resellers
Consultative selling, recognized expertise, and trust with your customers
Deliver plans and offers to targeted customers through selected channel partners
Create demand at the customer level, ensuring that the customer is knowledgeable about our products and has further interest in Syngenta solutions
Act as a steward of the Syngenta portfolio by making recommendations and by managing concerns in the field as needed, in partnership with Agronomy
Coach Seed Advisors on product placement to achieve improved customer satisfaction
Manage operational budget, variable selling expenses, and marketing funds within district guidelines.
Develop territory-level business plan and Seed Advisor business plans that identify specific opportunities, must-wins, and tactics to grow territory sales

What sets you apart?

A Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science in Agriculture or a degree in a non-Agriculture discipline with a significant farming industry background or commensurate experience
2+ years in sales or sales leadership with the ability to work independently on a virtual team, agricultural sales experience preferred
A strong sense of customer focus and demonstrated sales and negotiation skills
Candidate must live in the territory

Additional Information
What We Offer?

Full Benefit Package (Medical, Dental & Vision) that starts the same day you do
401k plan with company match, Profit Sharing & Retirement Savings Contribution
Paid Vacation, 12 Paid Holidays, Maternity and Paternity Leave, Education Assistance, Wellness Programs, Corporate Discounts among others
A culture that promotes work/life balance, celebrates diversity and offers numerous family-oriented events throughout the year

Work Level: 4B
Syngenta is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.
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