AGCO Corporation Regional Sales Manager-E. Nebraska Job in Tremont, Illinois
Regional Sales Manager-E. Nebraska Job
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Date: Jun 17, 2021
Location: Tremont, IL, USOmaha, NE, US
Precision Planting Region Manager-E. Nebraska
Precision Planting is a leading provider of planting and harvest technology in the Precision Ag Industry. We design innovative products that solve yield-robbing issues for farmers. We are seeking a highly motivated individual to serve as a Region Manager (Precision Planting). This individual will work remotely in the territory. The territory is located in E. Nebraska and will be from South Dakota to Kansas to Iowa state lines west approximately Grand Island, representing the eastern 1/3 of Nebraska. This is an exciting and challenging role that allows you to apply your experience in the sales field to drive sales growth and support to our dealer network.
Develop growth and product penetration strategies and tactics to growPrecision Plantingsalesin a specified region.
Recruit and enlist new dealers to ensure market coverage
Train and support existing dealers to grow sales and service capability
Consult dealer’s businesses to grow Precision Planting’s sales
Plan, manage and attend farm shows and other marketing functions to build product and brand awareness
Utilize lead generation tools and market data analysis tools to develop effective sales strategies
Plan, facilitate, and present at meetings and field days of 10 - 100 attendees throughout the year.
Manage and develop approximately 15-30 dealer accounts
Develop strong relationships with key customer and dealer accounts
Increase dealer engagement in selling and service activities related to Precision Planting
Effectively communicate sales and marketing initiatives to dealers
Manage dealer training certifications
Effectively manage distribution channel conflict to maximize sales while maintaining strong relationships with dealers and growers
Understand and promote enterprise business strategies that support long term vision for the company
Gain channel buy-in to product distribution strategies
Achieve alignment with dealers and corporate strategy to ensure sales, service, and customer experience success
Provide product demonstration presentations, planter maintenance presentations, and other presentations as needed by the dealer team.
Provide order support for the specific region during the selling season
Provide technical (level 1) support during planting season
Assist with sales support/help desk issues when in the office
Travel to dealer locations, farm shows, and other events is required and varies by territory
Territories range in size from ¼ of a state (approximately 20 counties) to multiple states and hundreds of counties; territories are balanced onacreopportunity
Travel can range from 50% to75% based on territory and season
Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent experience, in Agriculture or Business studies or other degrees with agriculture experience.
3+ years experience in sales/account management or 1+ years working in the agriculture industry
Ability to communicate technical information to customers
Excellent time management skills
Excellent communication skills, written and verbal (presentations to audiences’ of 60 is common)
Computer skills: Microsoft Office Word, PowerPoint, Excel
- Experience in Agriculture or Precision Agriculture sales positions is strongly desired
AGCO is an equal opportunity employer.
Nearest Major Market: Peoria
Job Segment: Agricultural, Sales Management, Regional Manager, Manager, Agriculture, Sales, Management
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