Technical Sales Specialist - Feed Division

11 - 15 years experience  • 

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 04/03/18
Omaha, NE
11 - 15 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 04/03/18

General Purpose and Scope of Position:

The Technical Sales Speciliast will provide the company with consistent profits by effectively generating sales through regular visits to customers including feed manufacturers, livestock integrators, consulting nutritionists, veterinarian, government agencies, and other industry partners with the goal of managing existing partnerships and developing new relationships.

Key Skills and Abilities Include:

  • Education: BSc., MSc., DVM or higher
  • Broad understanding of animal feed industry w/ 10+ years of experience in sales & marketing
  • Excels at developing strong working relationships with Customers, Suppliers and Coworkers
  • Basic understanding of feed formulation & animal production systems with a focus on poultry operations
  • Strong computer skills
  • Ability to travel

Key Personal Attributes Include:

  • Creative thinker who can build a business
  • Assertive & able to accept rejection
  • Customer service & ethics driven
  • Detail-oriented & a solid understanding of technical nature of sales
  • Must be able to follow corporate direction and policies promoting excellence
  • Must be assertive and able to accept rejection
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Service oriented, with integrity and a sense of professionalism
  • Quality driven
  • Knowledge of industry markets
  • Highly self-motivated individual with demonstrated ability to drive for results.

Specific Responsibilities and Key Deliverables Include:

  • Act as primary point of contact for all customers; addressing product questions and concerns, providing solutions to problems and ensuring complete satisfaction
  • Ensure value propositions are properly communicated to all partners     
  • Communicate effectively and regularly with internal corporate staff and with external suppliers
  • Promote company name/reputation in marketplace       
  • Collect market information and gain a comprehensive knowledge of the industries served            
  • Attend industry events and tradeshows and host industry meetings
  • Support marketing efforts at commercial and producer levels
  • Manage risk by operating within established guidelines 

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Competitive annual salary (to be determined based on experience and other factors)
  • All applicable company benefits 

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