Commercial Grains Account Manager
Telvent DTN - Agriculture - Springfield, IL

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Commercial Grains Account Manager
Schneider Electric/ DTN The Progressive Farmer
Location: Illinois (Statewide)

Schneider Electric is a global specialist in energy management. We are passionate about delivering real and innovative solutions in energy management and energy efficiency. We look for individuals driven by a desire to impact the world. We commit to develop our people and make energy safe, reliable, efficient, productive and green. Visit us online to learn more about a career at Schneider Electric.

DTN/The Progressive Farmer, a part of Schneider Electric, has an exciting opportunity for a motivated District Sales Representative in our Commercial Grains Account Management Team in Illinois. This is an Outside Sales Position, and the incumbent need only live in the territory. This position will represent our Illinois territory, as well of some surrounding states. The District Sales Manager will be responsible for generating new revenue by selling our Agribusiness solutions within the Commercial Grains industries. The chosen candidate will be required to follow up both by phone and in-person on leads and opportunities, self-generated referrals and self-initiated opportunities.

To be considered, submit your application to requisition 323 at

Prior Agri-business experience with focus on grain elevators and ethanol business is required.
Strong background in commodity hedging business is desired.
Minimum of 2 years of sales experience, with field service experience required.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Proven ability to exceed sales quotas.
Experience in selling value based products.
BA or BS degree in Business Administration with a focus on agribusiness preferred.
Ability to travel up to 20-25% of the time.

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About DTN, Progressive Farmer:

Telvent DTN/The Progressive Farmer, (a Telvent brand) is the largest Agriculture media company with resources and abilities never seen before. We deliver the industrys leading producers through highly-targeted print, digital, video and mobile vehicles, as well as live events. Our commitment to the industry, dedication to delivering Ags pre-eminent business publication, and ongoing goal to grow our digital information services to meet the changing needs of todays producers and Agribusinesses, have provided us with a unique and positive position.

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About Schneider Electric
As a global specialist in energy management with operations in more than 100 countries, Schneider Electric offers integrated solutions to make energy safe, reliable, efficient, productive and green across multiple market segments. The Group has leadership positions in energy and infrastructure, industrial processes, building automation, and data centres/networks, as well as a broad presence in residential applications. With 22.4 billion euros sales in 2011, the company's 130,000+ employees are committed to help individuals and organizations Make the most of their energy.