Agreliant Genetics, LLC

District Sales Manager

US
2 weeks ago

Overview

AgReliant Genetics is the fastest growing independent seed company in the industry and currently the 3rd largest corn seed company in the United States. Our goal is to offer the best seed products to our North American customers through superior research, breeding and production techniques by focusing ONLY on seed.

 

Headquartered in Westfield, Indiana, AgReliant Genetics is owned by two of the largest independent seed companies in the world. KWS and Limagrain bring over 200 years of combined seed experience to AgReliant Genetics.

 

Innovation, superior service and exceptional customer value are the center point of our multiple brand offering. AgReliant Genetics offers the best seed products available through the brands; AgriGold, LG Seeds, Great Lakes Hybrids, Wensman, Producers Hybrids, Eureka, Golden Acres, and Pride.

 

The cornerstone of the success of AgReliant Genetics is our people. At every level, our employees have a hand in maintaining the company’s reputation and furthering our growth. That’s why we pursue excellent people and do our best to provide a challenging and rewarding work experience.

 

This position is responsible for representing LG Seeds in the sale and distribution of its seed products to dealers and select accounts in an assigned territory.  Responsible for achieving maximum sales and increased market penetration of brand.

Responsibilities

  1. Responsible for maintaining a high level of customer service and professionalism.
  2. Responsible for projecting a positive image of LG Seeds and AgReliant Genetics.
  3. Develop and implement territory sales plan to achieve or surpass sales goals.
  4. Recruit new Selling Dealers and Select Accounts.
  5. Follow up with Select Accounts on product positioning, performance and other service issues.
  6. Promote the brand image and marketing programs through the Dealer sales force.
  7. Assist Dealers in account follow-up to verify that Dealer and company account balances agree.
  8. Train, motivate and develop Dealers to sell on their own through training sessions and on-the-job training.
  9. Assist Dealers in preparing and implementing their sales plans.
  10. Support Dealer Supervisors and Area Sales Managers operating in the territory, if applicable.
  11. Plan, plant, and harvest test plots for yield comparisons.
  12. Install signs at plots and fields to promote brand awareness.
  13. Provide a communication link for the brand, between Selling Dealers, Select Accounts and the Regional Business Director.
  14. Advise the Regional Business Director of all major market developments in the district that affect sales and/or personnel.
  15. Implement brand policies regarding collections, delivery, inventory, returns and other necessary functions as directed by the Regional Business Director and/or Brand Sales Management.
  16. Submit all reports required by the Regional Business Director and/or LG Seeds’ Division Office in a timely manner.
  17. Report product problems in the territory using a service call report and handle routine problems.
  18. Annually, evaluate all Selling Dealers and Select Accounts with the Regional Business Director to assist in expanding and upgrading account base.
  19. Collect accounts receivables and follow up on accounts that are slow in paying.
  20. Attend and participate in Regional Sales Meetings and other Company functions.
  21. Maintain appearance of Company vehicle and equipment.
  22. Other duties as needed.

 

Duties and responsibilities may be revised as needed by the Regional Business Director and/or the National Sales Manager either verbally and/or in writing.

Qualifications

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor of Science in Agriculture or related field desired; two+ years sales experience preferred; excellent communication skills, team player; detail orientated; good computer skills – Excel and Word; knowledge of seed industry preferred.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Ability to work required hours and travel as necessary; ability to lift 50 lbs.; must have valid driver’s license and meet AgReliant's MVR requirements; some overnight travel required.

 

 

 

The cornerstone of the success of AgReliant Genetics is our people. At every level, our employees have a hand in maintaining the company’s reputation and furthering our growth. That’s why we pursue excellent people and do our best to provide a challenging and rewarding work experience.

 

We offer a competitive benefits package and salary commensurate with experience.

 

AgReliant Genetics, LLC is an equal opportunity employer.

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