NK Sales Representative

Syngenta Group
Baltimore, KS
United States
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Job Description

Company Description

Syngenta Seeds is one of the world’s largest developers and producers of seed for farmers, commercial growers, retailers and small seed companies. High-quality seeds ensure better and more productive crops, which is why farmers invest in our seed. Advanced seeds help mitigate risks such as disease and drought and allow farmers to grow food using less land, less water, and fewer inputs. Syngenta Seeds brings farmers more vigorous, stronger, resistant plants, including innovative hybrid varieties and biotech crops that can thrive even in challenging growing conditions. Syngenta Seeds is headquartered in the United States. 

Job Description

We are currently seeking an NK Sales Representative in Kansas and Colorado. As an NK Sales Representative, you will implement the NK Brand strategy in your territory and provide intense local knowledge and agronomic expertise to address agricultural challenges.

Location: Northwest KS, Eastern and Front Range of CO, Eastern WY, and the panhandle of NE.

What will you be doing? 

  • Implementing the NK Brand strategy with customers and within Syngenta to deliver the core objectives: Differentiate, Innovate, Outperform, and Leverage
  • Supporting the functions of the NK Brand Retails sales organization in order to achieve profitable growth
  • Deliver NK Seed brand campaigns and offers to targeted customers through selected channel partners
  • Create demand at the customer level, ensuring that the customer is knowledgeable about our products and has further interest in NK Corn and Soybeans
  • Act as a steward of the NK Seeds portfolio by making recommendations and by managing concerns in the field as needed, in partnership with Agronomy
  • Achieve sales, profit, and market share targets within the territory and sales area
  • Develop a profound understanding of customer needs via consultative selling, recognized expertise, and trust with customers

Qualifications

What gives you an advantage? 

  • Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science in Agriculture or in non-Agriculture discipline with significant agriculture industry background or commensurate experience
  • 2+ years of Agronomic sales experience
  • A strong sense of customer focus and demonstrated sales and negotiation skills
  • Ability to manage operational budget, variable selling expenses, and marketing funds within the NK Sales Area guidelines
  • Ability to engage with our channel partners to connect them with growers more effectively and help deliver solutions

Additional Information

What's in it for you?

  • Full Benefit Package (Medical, Dental & Vision) that starts the same day you do
  • 401k plan with company match, Profit Sharing & Retirement Savings Contribution
  • Open Vacation Policy with a minimum of 15 days of vacation and up to 30 days with manager approval, 9 Paid Holidays
  • Maternity and Paternity Leave, Education Assistance, Wellness Programs, Corporate Discounts among others
  • A culture that promotes work/life balance, celebrates diversity, and offers numerous family-oriented events throughout the year

Work Level: 4B

Syngenta is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

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