Crop Protection Sales Representative Jobs in Greater Bismarck Area at Syngenta
Title: Crop Protection Sales Representative
Location: Greater Bismarck Area
DescriptionAbout SyngentaSyngenta is a global leader in agriculture; rooted in science and dedicated to bringing plant potential to life. Each of our 28,000 employees in more than 90 countries work together to solve one of humanity’s most pressing challenges: growing more food with fewer resources. A diverse workforce and an inclusive workplace environment are enablers of our ambition to be the most collaborative and trusted team in agriculture. Our employees reflect the diversity of our customers, the markets where we operate and the communities which we serve. No matter what your position, you will have a vital role in safely feeding the world and taking care of our planet. Join us and help shape the future of agriculture.
About UsPlease note: The territory for this position is Southcentral North Dakota.At Syngenta, we are working to build the most collaborative and trusted team in agriculture that provides leading seeds and crop protection innovations to enhance the prosperity of farmers.
We are currently seeking a Crop Protection (CP) Sales Representative for Syngenta’s Southcentral North Dakota territory. In this role, you will be an integral member of a high performing District Sales team working together to achieve profitable growth, and create an industry leading and sustainable position for Syngenta.
Your role will be to maximize sales and market share within your territory, by developing strong business relationships with customers and ensuring their support and satisfaction with Syngenta products. Using your strong analytical and strategic thinking skills, you will assess market dynamics, provide insights to internal stakeholders and develop and implement annual business activity plans to influence demand. You will also develop and manage strong customer relationships through direct calls, business meetings, workshops, seminars and demonstration tours.
Our ideal candidate has a passion for agriculture and excellent interpersonal skills accompanied by relevant sales experience, plus post-secondary education in Agriculture, Science or Business. You supplement these requirements with your strong knowledge of crop protection technology and requirements for pest control, as well as familiarity with crop production practices. You have built a reputation as a leader within your previous roles and you have a proven track record for persuading others and negotiating favorable outcomes for all concerned parties while maintaining exceptional customer relationships and brand integrity.
AccountabilitiesMeet or ideally exceed district sales and profitability targets and objectives by:
Achieving sales, profit, and market share targets with channel partners, key producers and other customers within the assigned territory as part of the overall sales and marketing plan for the district and broader Commercial Unit
Developing and maintaining strong and trusted relationships with customers in assigned territory
Acting as primary liaison for all channel partners and retail accounts within territory which includes developing and implementing annual business plans to influence end-user demand
Partners with Seed Care and AgriEdge Specialists to develop territory opportunities
Create demand at the customer level, ensuring that the customer is knowledgeable about our products and has further interest in Syngenta solutions
Responsible for trade shows, tours and product launches for crop protection within their territory