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Job Description
Burrus is seeking an energetic sales professional to join our team. The Account Manager position is a member of the Burrus sales team, responsible for the growth, development, and management of a territory consistent with the overall strategy of the Burrus organization. The selected candidate will work closely with a Sales Agronomist in the territory and report directly to a Regional Sales Manager. 
Duties & Responsibilities
  • Exceed sales expectations annually by selling directly to growers and/or through a dealer network
  • Call on growers in a specified territory, including prospecting, delivering proposals, and closing sales
  • Ensure customer satisfaction and build positive long-term business relationships
  • Effectively communicate with customers, co-workers, and management
  • Develop and deliver formal proposals and presentations, appropriately addressing the grower’s needs
  • Analyze market conditions, competition, trends, issues, and opportunities
  • Build an annual sales plan for the territory to grow volume and market share within the assigned area
  • Effectively utilize sales tools provided by management including Sugar CRM, SeedWare and MyFarms
  • Assist Sales Managers with training new hires and interns
  • Other duties as needed
Required Skills & Experience
A post-secondary education degree is required. The candidate should be a self-motivated individual with excellent written and oral communication skills. The candidate should also display an ability to provide and take direction, be proficient with computer and technologies, organization skills, and a strong work ethic. The ability to lift at least 50 lbs. and a valid driver’s license with insurable driving record are required.
Company Description
Burrus Hybrids, founded in 1935, is a multi-generational, family owned, land based corn, soybean, and alfalfa seed company with a multi-brand strategy providing consistent performance and outstanding value to growers in the Burrus sales footprint (Illinois, E. Iowa, N. Missouri, S. Wisconsin, and W. Indiana). 
Additional Information
Type: Full time, salary                                                          Reports to: Regional Sales Manager
Open Territory Locations: North Eastern Missouri Territory

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