GROWMARK Crop Specialist - New Century FS - Vinto in VINTON, Iowa
New Century FS is headquartered in Grinnell, Iowa with thirteen branches in Central Iowa. New Century FS has about 210 employees (including seasonal workers) and approximately 4,500 customers. The cooperative does business in agronomy, energy, and precision farming. New Century FS is part of the GROWMARK System, an agricultural cooperative serving more than 100,000 customers across North America and Ontario, Canada.WHAT YOU'LL BE DOINGIf you enjoy sales-related work and are interested in crop inputs, crop protection pesticides, seed products, service income, technical services, and ag-finance then we can't wait to talk to you! We are looking for a Crop Specialist that is eager to go above and beyond helping our customers reach their goals by demonstrating expert knowledge of our products and services. A few key areas of emphasis include:Setting and meetings sales goals determined by both you and your supervisorImplementing marketing plans and developing sales strategies that generate profitable sales in an assigned territoryDeveloping territory and competitive analysis to maintain a current knowledge of the marketplace and competitionWHAT YOU BRING TO THE TABLEAssociates Degree, eagerness to learn, passion and motivation for exceeding goals2 years in a related fieldAn understanding of production agricultureA knack for relationship building and problem-solvingAbility to obtain the following professional certifications: CCA, CCS, CPAg, and Commercial Applicator licenseAbility to work in all weather and noise conditionsAbility to work around dust, fumes, chemicals, and electrical hazards with appropriate safety measuresAbility to lift 51-75 lbs.WHAT WE BRING TO THE TABLEWe value relationships and people first and foremostWe are a company that give back to the communityWe emphasize sustainability practices and stewardship of our resourcesWe enjoy access to in-house training and leadership development opportunitiesWe ensure that employee health and wellness matters to us!We offer a robust benefits package including a company funded pension, 401(k) and generous PTO.WHAT YOU DIDN'T KNOW ABOUT USNew Century FS hosts an annual company picnic and holiday party for employees. Employment may be contingent upon receipt of an acceptable and job-related background check, drug test, motor vehicle report, and/or reference check, as applicable and permissible by law.We are an equal opportunity employer, including protected veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities.