Precision Agronomist - Indiana

Advanced Agrilytics
Franklin, MD
United States
Category
Remote
Job Description
Are you a self-starter who would like to shape the intersection of agriculture and technology? Would you like to grow a business and celebrate its success? Do you enjoy being directly engaged with the farmer in their operation?    

Advanced Agrilytics is seeking a Precision Agronomist to join our Indiana Grower Direct team! The Precision Agronomist is a grower focused role based on growing market share through acre acquisition, building strong relationships with customers, and providing leading-edge agronomic advising services in both traditional agronomic principles with a strong sub-field environmental focus and digital products.  

At Advanced Agrilytics you will join our Grower Direct team who provides a direct-to-farm service approach where local Precision Agronomists partner with select, progressive growers across the Corn Belt, providing agronomic support throughout the growing season and beyond. 

Advanced Agrilytics is an agronomy services company focused on unlocking the potential of every acre through direct-to-farm agronomic guidance, unbiased spatial research and sub-acre environment understanding, delivering on the promise of precision agriculture.    

*Additional hiring geographies include: Shelbyville, IN and Columbus, IN

How you will help us grow: 
Crop Analysis
-Provide recommendations to customers and help them make informed business decisions by utilizing our proprietary software offerings
-Develop grower crop plans, rotations, and product positioning by unlocking the potential of every acre
-Serve as a sub-acre practitioner working alongside growers to showcase the value of product positioning
-Deliver all portfolio prescriptions with fundamental rationale
-Collect, analyze, and interpret data for yearend reviews with customers
-Opportunity to participate in our summer internship program  

Sales & Market Share Growth
-Prospecting via existing relationships and cold calling alongside the Agronomy Sales Lead (where applicable) or individually to generate and uncover opportunities for customer acquisition
-Achieve acre acquisition targets within a regional territory 

Research
-Assist in planning and protocol development for research trials on customer acres that influence grower knowledge of products and/or concepts
-Work with Research Team Leads to identify growers and fields for research projects in your area

Experience you bring:  
-Four-year Bachelor's degree in Agronomy, Agriculture Business, or related field with 3 or more years of experience (preferred) or Associate's degree with 5 or more years of related experience
-Must be willing maintain or obtain a Certified Crop Advisor certification within 1 year of employment
-Demonstrates passion for exceeding customer needs and the ability to influence and close the sale
-Knowledge of Precision Agriculture preferred
-Comfortable challenging customers and playing the role of a change agent to efficiently improve customer operations
-Strong listening skills to appreciate unique customer needs and align them into compelling value propositions 
-Oral communication, writing, and interpersonal skills
-Proficient in computer programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc. 
-Must reside in the U.S. 
-Must live or be willing to relocate to the applicable regional territory  

What our culture brings:
-Competitive compensation
-Performance based bonus program
-Competitive benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision & Life Insurance
-401(k) Plan with company match
-Flexible Time Off
-Vehicle reimbursement program
-Collaborative, autonomous work culture where each person makes a difference!

Advanced Agrilytics Community:

Our Values:
Continuous Learning
       Uncovering the truth | Innovative | Knowledgeable
 
Get the right stuff done, the right way
       Self-Starter | Passionate | Organized
 
Focused on the Greater Good, our customers and each other
       Humble | Team Player | Servant’s Heart | Collaborative



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