Golden Harvest Seed Sales Representative Syngenta Minnesota


Syngenta Minnesota, GA:

Syngenta is a global leader in agriculture; it is rooted in science and is committed to bringing the potential of plants to life. Each of our 28,000 employees in more than 90 countries/regions works together to solve one of humanity’s most pressing challenges: growing more food with fewer resources. A diverse workforce and an inclusive working environment are the driving factors behind our ambition to become the most collaborative and trustworthy team in agriculture. Our employees reflect the diversity of our customers, the markets in which we operate, and the communities we serve. No matter where you are, you will play an important role in safely feeding the world and caring for our planet. Join us and help shape the future of agriculture.

At Syngenta, we are working hard to build the most collaborative and trustworthy team in the agricultural field, and provide leading seed innovations to promote the prosperity of farmers. We are currently looking for a Golden Harvest seed sales representative in Minnesota. As a seed sales representative, you will lead a dedicated seed consultant in the Minnesota area and provide a wealth of local knowledge and agronomic expertise to deal with complex agricultural challenges.

You will promote the prosperity of farmers in the following ways:
_ Provides access to the industry’s broadest and most diverse hybrid product portfolio
_ Customized whole acre suggestion
_ Recruit, develop and manage your professional dealer team
_ Become a strong contributing team member in the broader seed sales team
_ In-depth understanding of customer needs
_ Consultative sales recognized expertise and trust with customers
_ Dairy Farm Consultation

Accountabilities:

  • Provide plans and offers to target customers through selected channel partners
  • Create demand at the customer level to ensure that customers understand our products and have further interest in Syngenta solutions
  • As the manager of Syngenta’s product portfolio, work with agronomy to make recommendations and manage on-site issues as needed
  • Guide seed consultants to implement product placement to improve customer satisfaction
  • Achieve sales, profit and market share targets in the region and region
  • Regularly collect and report market intelligence and related value chain insights
  • Manage operating budgets, variable sales expenses, and marketing funds within regional guidelines.
  • Develop your designated territory by adding new seed advisors
  • Accurately predict customers in the region
  • Develop regional business plans and seed consultant business plans to determine specific opportunities, must-wins and strategies to promote regional sales
  • Territories include: Cambridge, Sauk Center, St. Princeton, Cloud and Wilmar, Minnesota

Syngenta Qualifications:

Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Arts in Agriculture or Bachelor of Science, or a degree in non-agricultural subjects with important agricultural background or corresponding experience
  • More than 2 years of sales or sales leadership, able to work independently in a virtual team, agricultural sales experience is preferred
  • Strong customer-centric awareness and demonstrated sales and negotiation skills
  • Candidates must live in the area
  • This role does not provide visa guarantees

Preferred Requirements:

  • Knowledge of animal nutrition, this field mainly focuses on dairy farms and feed nutrition
  • Enogen knowledge, plus points

What We Offer:

  • Full benefit package (medical, dental, and vision), starting on the same day you do
  • 401k plan and company matching, profit sharing and retirement savings contribution
  • Paid holidays, 12 days paid holidays, maternity and paternity leave, educational assistance, health plans, company discounts, etc.
  • A culture that promotes work/life balance, celebrates diversity and offers many family-oriented activities throughout the year

Syngenta is an equal opportunity employer and will not be based on race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marriage or veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

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Main location

United States-Minnesota-St. Cloud

Other locations

United States-Minnesota-Wilma, United States-Minnesota-Princeton, United States-Minnesota-Saoke Center, United States-Minnesota-Cambridge

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Required skills and experience
Sales, customer management, customer relationship, negotiation, agronomy, crop protection, seed, foundation, agriculture


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