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Ag Sales Manager (DC-10258)

80,000 – 100,000 yearly

NPAworldwide Recruitment Network

Last Updated: 9/29/23

Job Description

Job description:



Employer is a high integrity, well-established multi-site Ag Retailer with locations in Minnesota and South Dakota providing agronomic services and sales of crop inputs to their customers. Their primary focus is providing exceptional service and quality products to their Ag customers. Along with offering competitive base salary, company performance-based bonuses, and solid benefits this company truly does offer a family-friendly work atmosphere. One of the perks for this role is an annual company-sponsored trip somewhere warm during winter months for employee and his/her spouse.

This is seeking a proven Ag-related Sales Manager for a well-established Ag Retailer located in southeastern South Dakota. The current sales team will work closely with this Sales Manager to develop and implement a plan to deliver on annual sales objectives, outlining key customers, negotiating best opportunities, and making monthly on-site calls to customers. Together they will create a personal sales plan that includes specific sales goals per customer and how those results will be achieved.
Additional responsibilities to include:
- Generating timely sales forecasts and sales reports through spreadsheets
- Executing sales plans with customers, fellow employees and with vendors
- Developing a profitable business plan including key areas for growth
- Working closely with key customers and prospective customers
- Positioning high-end Ag products to help sales staff reach developed goals
- Meeting with suppliers, managing relationships, and understanding key products to help grow business of the organization
- Monitoring product flow and forecasts to maximize their net return


- 4 year Ag-related degree preferred
- Self-directed with entrepreneurial spirit and solid Ag business acumen
- 5 or more years of retail sales experience selling Ag chemicals, fertilizer, seed or other Ag-related products
- Solid agronomic knowledge / understanding
- Relationship-Builder with willingness to identify and call on current and prospective customers
- Strong customer-service focus with excellent communication skills, negotiation skills, time management skills and analytical problem-solving skills
- Experience with Microsoft Office applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
- Employer has a preference for individual currently residing/working in Southeastern South Dakota or looking to relocate back to this area

Why is This a Great Opportunity:

High Integrity Ag Organization. Family-friendly work atmosphere. Competitive base salary. Company performance-based bonus. Great Benefits!

Keywords: Sales Manager, Ag Sales Manager, Agronomy Sales Manager, Crop Protection, Ag Chemicals, Fertilizer, Seed, Agronomy, Farm, Cooperative, SD, South Dakota, Midwest US, Ag, Agriculture

Salary Type : Annual Salary

Salary Min : 80000

Salary Max : 100000

Currency Type : US Dollars

Company Details

Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
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