Crop Insurance Agent needed in St. Cloud to enhance the grain and livestock segment of AgStar’s portfolio by promoting and marketing sound risk management products and services. This includes building, maintaining, and sharing his/her expertise in crop insurance and livestock products/services and grain marketing; developing and implementing key sales tools and presentations; training and mentoring internal team members; and marketing directly to significant grain clients. The incumbent must have the ability to combine his/her risk management and financial expertise in order to provide innovative and workable alternatives and solutions to meet the client’s goals. Works with Service Center Manager to identify prospective agencies.
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: This position requires a Bachelors degree in business, agriculture, or related field; a minimum of three to five years experience in crop insurance, grain marketing, or equivalent related experience. The incumbent must have advanced knowledge of crop insurance, grain marketing, finance, macroeconomics, and an understanding of, and ability to use, various computer business/financial applications. The incumbent must possess excellent interpersonal, communication, presentation, problem solving, analytical, and negotiating skills. In addition, this position works in a team environment. As a result, the incumbent must demonstrate effective team building and team processing skills.
AgStar is a $6B value added financial services cooperative, dedicated to agriculture and rural America. For over 95 years, AgStar has served 69 counties in Minnesota and northwest Wisconsin as part of the Farm Credit System. Our goal is to provide high quality financial products and services based on sound business practices for agricultural and rural clients. We also serve as advocates and advisors, helping our clients take advantage of growth, opportunity and profit. We value excellence and recognize and reward our outstanding team members. AgStar has been recognized and named one of the Top Workplaces of Minnesota. Top Workplaces recognizes the most progressive companies in MN based on employee opinions about company leadership, communication, career opportunities, workplace environment, managerial skills, pay and benefits.
We offer great benefits, including:
• Competitive base salary
• Incentive opportunity
• Health Insurance benefits (medical, dental, vision, etc.)
• 401k with 9% company match
• Paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays
• Educational assistance
• Training and development programs
Qualified candidates please apply on-line at
AgStar is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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