Perdue Farms, Inc. Animal Nutrition Dairy Territory Manager- Upper Midwest in USA, Wisconsin
Perdue AgriBusiness is part of Perdue Farms, a family-owned company heading into it's second century of growth and innovation. An international agricultural products and services company, we handle agricultural commodities and have a diverse portfolio of products and businesses.
Perdue AgriBusiness has an exciting opportunity for an Animal Nutrition Dairy Territory Manager .
This position is responsible to maintain and increase product sales by consultative selling and generating value-added relationships with dairy feed manufactures, dairy nutrition consultants and advisers. To function within a strong team using technical services, colleagues from surrounding territories, and sales manager to provide industry-leading service and support to customers and prospective customers. To represent Perdue AgriBusiness brand positively while increasing marketshare.
You must currently reside in Wisconsin, Illinois, Iowa or Minnesota to be considered for this position. This position will support the Upper Midwest region.
Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Perform all duties in a manner that ensures the safety of self and others
Develop and implement short and long term marketing strategies, plans and programs for clients, prospects, and key influencers to achieve gross margin goals for the geography assigned
Maintain a high level of customer service with existing clients and prospective clients, while maintaining accurate records of call activity, expenses and the sales process with each client and prospect
Identify key influencers in the assigned geography and develop lasting value-added relationships with them that will improve sales volume in the assigned territory
Participate in new product development by actively offering suggestions for new products that may fit for Perdue AgriBusiness
Establish and maintain an open and honest network with fellow team members throughout Perdue AgriBusiness
Represent the company at public and professional functions in the assigned geography, as well as, in other parts of the US as required
- Bachelor of Science (Animal Science, Dairy Science or Ag Economics)
4 - 8 years of sales experience. Understanding of dairy feed industry. Understanding of sales and marketing to the dairy feed industry. Understanding of consultative sales process. Understanding of dairy nutrition. Understanding of standard software applications (Microsoft Office).
Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements
Must be able to travel within the territory or within the US as needed. Must maintain a home office, and internet connectivity for use in running the territories business. Overnight travel is estimated to be between 25 and 75%. to operate a motor vehicle and travel to and from customer locations. Able to move freely about dairy farms, feed mills and other agricultural areas. Exposed to external weather conditions to include rain, snow and extreme temperatures (-15 - 90 Degrees Fahrenheit), humidity, (0 - 100%), and noise (50db to 100db). Able to efficiently use electronic devises such as laptop computer, iPhones and iPads as well as Microsoft office applications such as Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint . Able to lift up to 50 pounds.
Perdue Farms, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.