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Crops Specialist - Gold Star FS - Aledo, IL

Date: Apr 10, 2019

LOCATION: Aledo, IL, US, 61231

Company: GROWMARK, Inc.

 

COMPANY: Gold Star FS

HIRING MANAGER: Lauren Ingalls & Nate Pierce

LOCATION: Aledo, IL

 

PURPOSE AND SUMMARY STATEMENT

 

Under the direction of Sales Manager, generates profitable sales in the assigned territory through target marketing, competitive analysis, and providing value-added agronomic products, services, and recommendations.  Ensures the credit worthiness of customers and promotes credit programs as marketing tools.

 

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

 

Implements marketing plans and develops sales strategies that generate profitable sales in the assigned territory.

 

Utilizes target marketing and professional sales techniques including the FS sales interview road map, cropping programs, emphasis of appropriate features and benefits, and contact management system when calling on patrons and prospects.

 

Develops territory and competitive analysis to maintain a current knowledge of the marketplace and the competition.

 

Provides value-added agronomic products, services, and recommendations to patrons and prospects.  Schedules product delivery and application to patron locations.  Conducts regular patron meetings on product and technical information. Assists in operational duties as needed

 

Provides customer service by using soil testing, crop scouting and other programs, follows up on customer complaints, and seeks a reasonable “win/win” resolution.

 

Ensures the credit worthiness of customers, quotes prices and credit terms, and prepares sales contracts for orders obtained.  Promotes the use of credit programs as a sales tool and helps provide the required information to establish credit.  Works closely with the credit department in collection of accounts receivable.

 

 

OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS

 

Attains and maintains technical and sales skills to certification standards

 

Responsible for maintaining the assigned vehicle according to company standards, adheres to the uniform policy, and maintains the appropriate professional image.

 

Ensures field signs are displayed on all customers’ fields to promote FS products.

 

Performs other duties as assigned.

 


Nearest Major Market: Davenport
Nearest Secondary Market: Moline

Job Segment: Customer Service