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Our client, an innovative leader in the ag/swine industry, is seeking an Outside Sales Representative to join their team. You will oversee a sales territory and serve as the primary liaison between customers and the company. This position focuses on growing the company brand, developing customer alliances, establishing and maintaining product leadership, and achieving short- and long-term sales objectives. If this sounds like a fit for you, keep reading!

 Responsibilities:

  • Grow business with a customer-focused approach targeting large and small pig farming operations
  • Create and execute key account plans to achieve sales goals and objectives for continued growth
  • Maintain a superior level of product knowledge and cascade a clear message across the key account portfolio stakeholders
  • Navigate highly complex relationships in a network of farmers, production management, executive management, and key opinion leaders key account strategy and tactics
  • Work closely with the company’s customer service team to fulfill customers’ product and program needs
  • Demonstrate the highest level of professionalism, ethical behavior, and integrity

 Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably with a focus on Animal Science or Agriculture
  • 5+ years of key account / technical sales experience in the swine animal healthcare or pharmaceuticals industry
  • Demonstrated success in sales performance
  • US farming background and/or animal pharmaceuticals are preferred
  • Experience with managing business relationships over multiple geographies or regions
  • Ability to support multiple tasks, initiatives, and projects simultaneously
  • Maintain a personal level of accountability and ownership of results
  • Self-motivated and thrives on challenges
  • Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Customer-oriented, energetic, flexible, enthusiastic, and driven
  • Valid driver’s license and ability to travel

Work Model:

  • On-Site

Interested and qualified candidates can contact Jessie Kester at (515) 225-7000 or email Jessie at jkester@thepalmergroup.com.

Ref: JOB-38575

Jessie Kester

Senior Search Consultant

jkester@thepalmergroup.com

(515) 225-7000

3737 Woodland Ave, Suite 200, West Des Moines, IA 50266


    • Job type: Direct Hire
    • Location: Des Moines, Iowa
    • Date posted:
    • Salary:$80000 - $80000