Corn Specialist
AgReliant Genetics - Lincoln, IL

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AgReliant Genetics is the fastest growing independent seed company in the industry and currently the 3rd largest field seeds company in the United States. Our goal is to offer the best seed products to our North American customers through superior research, breeding and production techniques by focusing ONLY on seed.

Headquartered in Westfield, Indiana, AgReliant Genetics is owned by two of the largest independent seed companies in the world. KWS and Limagrain bring over 200 years of combined seed experience to AgReliant Genetics.

Innovation, superior service and exceptional customer value are the center point of our multiple brand offering. AgReliant Genetics offers the best seed products available through the brands; AgriGold, LG Seeds, Great Lakes Hybrids, Wensman, Producers Hybrids, and Pride.

AgReliant Genetics is looking for a Corn Specialist for our AgriGold division.

This position is responsible for representing AgriGold Hybrids in the sale and distribution of its seed products to customers in an assigned territory. Responsible for achieving maximum sales and increased market penetration of brand within the overall strategy of the brand.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for maintaining a high level of customer service and professionalism.
  • Responsible for projecting a positive image of AgriGold Hybrids and AgReliant Genetics.
  • Develop and implement territory sales plan to achieve or surpass sales goals.
  • Responsible for the short and long term strategy and coordination & implementation of the AgriGold Marketing Plan.
  • Assists and actively implements an annual budget for the assigned district.
  • Develops and implements a Business Plan for the district within the goals of the overall brand strategy for the year.
  • Develops and actively implements a brand research plan for the district within the goals and strategy of the agronomy department.
  • Assists in the supervision, training and development of interns on a day to day basis to maximize the program’s return on investment.
  • Advise the Regional Sales Manager of all major market developments in the district that affect sales and/or personnel.
  • Submit all reports required by the Regional Sales Manager and/or AgriGold Division Office in a timely manner.
  • Report product problems in the territory using a service call report and handle routine problems.
  • Attend and participate in Regional Sales Meetings and other Company functions.
  • Maintain appearance of Company vehicle and equipment.
  • Other duties as needed.


  • Duties and responsibilities may be revised as needed by the Regional Sales Manager and/or the Brand Manager either verbally and/or in writing.

    Qualifications:

    EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

    Bachelor of Science in Agriculture or related field desired; excellent written and verbal communication skills, team player; detail orientated; good computer skills – Excel and Word; demonstrated time management skills and strong work ethic; knowledge of seed industry preferred.

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

    Ability to work required hours and travel as necessary; ability to lift 50 lbs.; must have valid driver’s license and meet AgReliant MVR Requirements; some overnight travel required.

    The cornerstone of the success of AgReliant Genetics is our people. At every level, our employees have a hand in maintaining the company’s reputation and furthering our growth. That’s why we pursue excellent people and do our best to provide a challenging and rewarding work experience.

    We offer a competitive benefits package and salary commensurate with experience. AgReliant Genetics is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is an "at will" employer.

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