Corteva Agriscience Sales Agronomist - South Mississippi in Greenville, Mississippi
If you’re good at what you do, you can work anywhere. If you’re the best at what you do, come work at Corteva Agriscience! Corteva has an exciting opportunity for a Sales Agronomist serving South Mississippi. If you have a passion for providing solutions to customers and supporting a high-performing team, this is a great opportunity for you- Apply Now!
This is a remote position and can be based anywhere in the appropriate within the geography listed above. If hired, you may be required to travel as necessary to support business activities.
How will you help us grow? It matters to us, and it matters to you!
Deliver annual sales targets for Pioneer Corn, Soybean, and PhytoGen Cottonseed brands within the territory.
Develop strong relationships (agronomic focus) with grower customers with a focus on the top operations in the territory.
Collaborate successfully with the Retail Manager to build and execute territory sales/action plans
Successfully deploy all Corteva grower programs and provide a high level of service for large grower customers and prospects to drive sales results and ensure accurate/timely grower program credits/payments.
Utilize on-farm expertise and focus to help drive increased cross-selling opportunities with other Corteva products (crop protection, digital, precision ag, etc.)
Assist in grower database establishment and management with a focus on acres currently not planted to Corteva seed brands
Work closely with the District Field Agronomist to help coordinate plot work (Innovation, product knowledge, systems trials) and associated field days with customers.
Leverage relationships and crop expertise of agronomy team help close sales on large growers, customers, and prospects.
Work closely with Retail Manager to support the retail business planning process to drive focus on key products, grower customers, and prospects to ensure alignment within the territory.
Work closely with Sales Effectiveness Manager to develop an annual large targeting and tracking strategy for large grower customers and prospects in the territory.
What expertise have you grown?
Bachelor’s degree is highly preferred. A Master's Degree in Agronomy or equivalent experience is preferred.
Three to Five (3-5) years agronomy experience and proven abilities.
Must be able to sell, negotiate, and influence!
Precision Ag, UAV, and crop production knowledge is preferred
Understand the key Crop Protection product offerings in the Territory
Understand changing market dynamics (forecasting, product/marketing input) and build a network of large growers to drive increased farm-gate demand within the territory.
Ability to pass a driving record background check
Corteva offers a very comprehensive benefits package including:
Competitive health, vision, and dental insurance
Sales incentive bonus plan
401k company match
4 weeks paid time off to start
9 paid holidays
Company provided cell phone, laptop, vehicle, and business expense account
Work-life balance – a varied mix of working from a home office and spending time out in the field
Ready to grow your perspectives, impact, and career? Start by applying to this opportunity today!
Corteva Agriscience ™, the world's first dedicated agriculture start-up, serves to enrich the lives of those who produce and those who consume, ensuring progress for generations to come. Our employees fulfill this purpose everyday by building/participating in an inclusive culture where we encourage each other to stay curious, think differently, act boldly and do what's right for our customers, our co-workers, our partners and our planet. With over 20,000 team members from 130 countries, innovating in 140 world class R&D facilities, we have the resources, leadership heritage and partner ecosystem to make a meaningful impact now and into the future.
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