Independent Seed Advisor

Syngenta Group
Ames, IA
United States
Job Description

Company Description

Independent Seed Advisor

Golden Harvest® brand corn and soybeans is looking to partner with self-motivated individuals with entrepreneurial aspirations interested in running their own businesses. 

Job Description

As an Independent Seed Advisor promoting the sales of Golden Harvest®, you will sell, distribute and service seed products directly to growers.  You will be part of a network of independent seed sellers with the full support of local and national Syngenta agri-business professionals. Your success is our success. With deep roots in genetics, agronomy, and service, look no further than Golden Harvest for the high-yielding seed that works just as hard as you do.


What you will be doing?

  • Deliver plans and offers to target customers 
  • Create demand at the customer level, ensuring that the customer is knowledgeable about our products and has further interest in Syngenta solutions
  • Act as a steward of the Syngenta portfolio by making recommendations and by managing concerns in the field as needed, in partnership with Agronomy 
  • Recommend product placement to achieve higher customer satisfaction 
  • Achieve sales, profit, and market share targets within the territory and district
  • Regularly collect and report market intelligence and relevant value chain insights
  • Manage operational budget, variable selling expenses, and marketing funds within district guidelines.
  • Develop your assigned territory through the addition of new farmers 
  • Accurate forecasting for customers within the territory
  • Develop a territory-level business plan that identifies specific opportunities, must-wins, and tactics to grow territory sales


Additional Information

What’s in it for you: 

  • Guaranteed Income
  • Ability to integrate role with local farm operations 
  • Flexible locations within the Midwest 
  • Entrepreneurial opportunity to build a successful business  
  • Agronomic support, sales & systems training, sales team support  
  • Digital tools to support in running your business 
  • Additional tools & resources to help with growing your business 

This opportunity is not an offer for employment. Independent Seed Advisors are self-employed in partnership with Golden Harvest.