District Sales Manager, Weather-Peril Crop Insurance (Midwest)
The Climate Corp. - Midwest, IA

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About The Climate Corporation

The Climate Corporation was founded to help businesses and consumers manage weather risk. For the ag community, The Climate Corporation offers Total Weather Insurance (TWI) that fully protects growers from losses caused by bad weather. Unlike traditional insurance, The Climate Corporation's products pay out automatically based solely on measured weather conditions, requiring no claims process and no waiting for payment.

About the District Sales Manager Role
The Climate Corporation seeks driven and entrepreneurial District Sales Managers (DSMs) to revolutionize production agriculture risk management in key growing regions nationwide.

District Sales Managers focus on the development of local, independent insurance agents, including agency recruiting, agency training, and overall agency success. The position requires intensive interaction with prospective and appointed agents and their grower clients.

The District Sales Manager position offers significant responsibility and financial upside and opportunity for career advancement.

Watch this video of current DSMs talking about what its like to work for The Climate Corporation:
http://vimeo.com/32297535

Responsibilities:

Identify, recruit, and qualify the best agents in their territory.
Be the main point of contact for agent questions, training, and education.
Conduct sales presentations to agents and growers on The Climate Corporation's TWI.
Participate in new DSM recruiting, training, and mentoring.

Requirements:

Knowledge of production agriculture, especially corn, soybean and wheat production- must be credible in front of growers.
0+ years work experience with a proven track record in an ag related company or organization
Ability to master value based selling and communication of TWI’s value proposition.
Interpersonal, verbal, written, and presentation skills as well as the enthusiasm to champion a new product.
Must become insurance licensed, or already possess a standard P&C State insurance license.
Ability to travel during key selling periods. Requires working from home when not in the field.
Computer and Internet knowledge; experience with Salesforce.com, GoToMeeting, and Gmail (corporate version), or the ability to quickly learn these applications.
Bachelor's degree required, ideally in Agronomy, Agri-Business, or Ag Sciences.

What We Offer:

Extensive training program on TWI and sales process at The Climate Corporation headquarters.
Company paid insurance licensing course (if needed).
Driven, motivated, and talented team.
Energetic, idea-driven and transparent work environment.
Exciting world-changing opportunity, introducing innovative TWI products to the agricultural community
Competitive base salary with uncapped commission potential.
Ownership shares/stock options.
Benefits including medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, life insurance, long-term disability, 401(k).
Company paid vehicle.

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