Description

Advancing Eco Agriculture is a rapidly growing specialty plant nutrition and regenerative agriculture consulting company. We are looking for sales agronomy consultants. 

AEA has a highly collaborative and supportive work environment and works to build the potential and success of its employees. Because no other position will have sufficiently primed a candidate for the exact working needs of an AEA sales consultant, we understand that every employee will need training in some area, and are here to make sure you get it. If you have the drive, and share the commitment to our mission, then let’s talk.

Key Responsibilities of Sales/Agronomy Consultant:

  • Build new client relationships
  • Manage existing client relationships
  • Reach personal sales goals to help reach team and company sales goals
  • Constantly evaluate customer needs and build productive long-lasting relationships
  • Consistently touch base with customers and provide ongoing education
  • Interpret multiple types of soil, plant sap, and water quality analysis to identify specific nutritional needs and opportunities coming from the field
  • Create agronomic recommendations and product application guidelines
  • Work to develop forecasting and sales planning for the region
  • Meet team and personal engagement and sales targets
  • Manage sales data collection and reporting using Salesforce
  • Be accountable and engage with Salesforce platform
  • Work with other department heads to build an exceptional customer experience
  • Develop a collaborative team culture with remotely located team members
  • Research accounts and follow through on sales leads
  • Attend meetings, sales events, and training to keep abreast of the latest developments
  • Provide crop scouting and in-field support, as needed, to maintain key accounts
  • Manage personal time and energy consciously and intentionally
  • Constantly solicit customer feedback and testimonials
  • Lead the resolution of customers complaints
  • Follow credit policies and help manage risk
  • Other roles and responsibilities will be defined as the position develops

Key Requirements for Sales Agronomist:

  • Proven track record of building sales
  • Strong agronomic background, with experience in plant nutrition, soil science or other agriculture-related science—technical understanding of plant nutrition is essential
  • Bachelor’s degree in Ag related discipline, or significant experience in Ag industry
  • Possess or willing to obtain CCA certification
  • Tech savvy: must have a high-level working knowledge of basic digital platforms
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Willingness to travel often with intense seasonal hours
  • Intimate knowledge of agriculture production practices, with knowledge of fruit and vegetable crops a big plus (required in CA, OR, WA, FL & NY)
  • Alignment with the company’s mission and values

Key Competencies:

  • Highly communicative and collaborative
  • Exceptional presentation and pitching skills
  • Strong desire for continuous improvement and self-development
  • Persuasiveness
  • Highly organized
  • Good self-management of energy and time
  • Entrepreneurial spirit
  • Team oriented
  • Education and relationship-based selling
  • Salesforce experience

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Contact us

Phone: 800-495-6603

Mail: hr@advancingecoag.com

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