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Date posted:  Nov 7, 2019
Location: 

West Sacramento, US

Job Function:  Sales & Marketing 
Job Type:  Permanent
Job Requisition ID:  2251

Senior Sales Agronomist

We at Yara are part of a global network, collaborating to profitably and responsibly solve some of the world's key challenges - resource scarcity, food insecurity and environmental change.

About the Unit

This position is located in North Central Valley, California.

 

To support our growth ambition, we are hiring a Senior Sales Agronomist with strong crop nutrition knowledge.
 

Reporting to the Regional Sales Manager, the Senior Sales Agronomist has responsibility for Yaras sales activities related to a territory within specified crop segments. In partnership with the local retailer and their farm advisors, Yara's Sales Agronomist will help create demand for Yaras' crop nutrition solutions which could include Yara's calcium nitrate products in addition to Yara's full line of foliar fertilizers, fertigation products and digital tools such as water sensors and mapping software. The Senior Sales Agronomist will work in close cooperation with Yara's Crop Managers and sales and marketing teams to actively promote Yara's crop nutrition solutions through demonstration trials, field days, and farmer meetings as well as bring farmer insight into the development of new products and services.
 

The Senior Sales Agronomist will be responsible for growing sales in North Central Valley, California.
 

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Responsibilities
  • Support Regional Managers on execution of annual sales plan
  • Work with local retailers to promote Yara crop nutrition programs to famers
  • Perform demo trials and data collection and organize field days in conjunction with retailers and their crop consultants
  • Maintain and populate a CRM database to capture market knowledge and relevance of Yara crop solutions
  • Work closely with Crop Managers, Marketing, Product Management, and Digital teams to implement crop specific business strategies
  • Provide information on foliar and micronutrient trends as far as crops, customers, digital and competitor activity
  • Generate insights of farmer practices, content for digital promotion, engagement within farmers
Profile
  • Bachelor degree in Agronomy or Ag related field. Master degree is an advantage. CCA (Certified Crop Advisor) is preferred
  • Hold working experience in similar roles and industries including experience with value added fertilizers
  • Crop nutrition knowledge is essential with good agronomic knowledge of crops grown in the region (Almond crop nutrition knowledge is a clear advantage)
  • Hold market knowledge, with a good network of growers and distributors
  • Experience presenting to small or large audiences
  • Customer service and interpersonal skills
  • Strong business orientation, organization, and planning skills
  • Proficient in MS office, especially Excel and PowerPoint, as well as digital tools such as Twitter and Facebook
Additional Information
  • Must be an American Citizen or lawful permanent resident
  • Must hold a valid driver's license
  • Travelling is required
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Total Rewards

Yara North America offers our employees a well-rounded Total Rewards package with competitive health care, life insurance, 401(k), and well-being benefits which include tuition reimbursement, paid time off, and paid maternity leave.

Contact Details

Tatiana Oliva, HR Manager
Email: tatiana.oliva@yara.com

Apply No Later Than

November 21, 2019

 

 

Yara North America is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.


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