Market Development Manager in Sioux Falls, SD

$150K - $200K(Ladders Estimates)

CHS, Inc   •  

Sioux Falls, SD 57118

Industry: Manufacturing & Automotive

  •  

11 - 15 years

Posted 55 days ago

CHS has an exciting opportunity in our Cooperative Resources group. We are looking for a Market Development Manager who will engage with member cooperatives todevelop cooperative system leaders and create opportunities for shared success. The preferred candidate will deliver thoughtful industry, business and strategic planning insight, develop and acquire current and future cooperative system leaders and be an important liaison connecting member cooperative leadership with CHS. You must have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, be able to make important decisions while managing conflict, display the ability to understand individual styles and build trust.

This position will cover our South Dakota territory.

You will:

  • Collaborate with member cooperatives on behalf of the CHS enterprise to advise, facilitate, plan and assist in the development of opportunities for shared success
  • Build meaningful, high-trust relationships with CEOs, boards of directors and other leadership of member cooperatives. Identify mutually beneficial business opportunities between assigned member cooperatives and CHS.
  • Collaborate with member cooperatives in strategic planning efforts. Assist local management in driving the process including facilitation of planning sessions as needed. May include merger studies, consolidation plans, expansion plans, acquisition studies, etc.
  • Deliver relevant and timely industry and market information thru presentations and discussions with member cooperatives to build credibility and deliver valuable insightsassigned member cooperatives.
  • Engage member cooperatives in employee learning and development programs offered through the Cooperative Leadership Academy.
  • Collaborate with CHS wholesale business unit teammates to identify business opportunities with member cooperatives and ensure alignment on strategy, goals and measurements of success.
  • Actively participate in industry association and events for the betterment of the cooperative system, agriculture and rural America.
  • Be committed to strengthen the cooperative system for the benefit of members and CHS.
  • Cultivate and promote a strong safety culture and follow all safety policies, procedures and regulations. Identify and communicate workplace hazards and correct or seek assistance in correcting unsafe actions or conditions.
  • Travel 35-40% of the time within the assigned territory.

Basic Qualifications: (required)

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 10 plus years of agribusiness account management and/or cooperative management experience
  • Ability to travel 35-40% of the time domestically

Preferred Qualifications: (desired)

  • Agribusiness and/or cooperative management experience

CHS offers a competitive total compensation package. Benefits include: Health, Dental, Vision, Hearing, Life Insurance, Health and Day Care Savings Accounts, Paid Vacation , 401K, Company Funded Pension, Profit Sharing, Long and Short Term Disability, Tuition reimbursement, and Adoption assistance. This position will have opportunity for growth.


CHS Inc. is a leading global agribusiness owned by farmers, ranchers and cooperatives across the United States. Diversified in energy, grains and foods, CHS is committed tohelping its customers, farmer-owners and other stakeholders grow their businesses through its domestic and global operations. CHS supplies energy, crop nutrients, grain marketing services, animal feed, food and food ingredients, along with insurance, financial and risk management services. The company operates petroleum refineries/pipelines and manufactures, markets and distributes Cenex® brand refined fuels, lubricants, propane and renewable energy products.

Valid Through: 2019-10-14