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Strategic Farm Business Partner

  1. Sales
  2. Syngenta Seeds
  3. Sioux Falls, SD

Job description

At Syngenta, we are working to build the most collaborative and trusted team in agriculture that provides leading seeds and crop protection innovations to enhance the prosperity of farmers. We are currently seeking a Strategic Farm Business Partner located in South Dakota. As a Strategic Farm Business Partner, you will act as a Top Producer Account Manager, driving the effective design and implementation of Syngenta’s top grower engagement strategy.

What you will be doing? 

  • Serving as the primary relationship manager and trusted advisor to the top grower customer segment in the Commercial Seeds Business
  • Developing relationships with both existing and new growers, delivering an unrivaled customer experience, and establishing yourself as a thought leader in the top grower community
  • Advising growers on their farm operations by helping them to identify the best products, services, and solutions which maximize their yield and profitability
  • Manage the sales process for these top growers and partner with accounts to maximize Syngenta’s benefit to their operations and profitability
  • Develop a commercial strategy for responsible geography, and individual grower strategies in a competitive environment
  • Pro-actively visit growers to understand the state of operations and their specific needs and provide early farm insights through analytics to help growers
  • Develop engagement plan with various partners and stakeholders (Syngenta Seeds, external retail channels, local dealers)
  • Possess and continuously develop deep knowledge of the grower’s business strategy and requirements

Qualifications

What makes you stand out?

  • Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Economics, Business, Agronomy, or Agricultural Science.
  • 7+ years of experience in Production Agriculture (Seed sales, Agronomy, Grain Origination, Crop Protection, Digital Ag)
  • Demonstrated history of selling, servicing, and negotiating with 7,500+ acre corn and soybean growers
  • Demonstrated knowledge of grower Profit & Loss, and day-to-day farm operations
  • Demonstrated expertise in agronomy with deep knowledge of both seed products and digital tools
  • Experience effectively leveraging Salesforce.com to track and monitor large grower relationships and derive key insights

Additional Information

What We Offer?

  • Full Benefit Package (Medical, Dental & Vision) that starts the same day you do
  • 401k plan with company match, Profit Sharing & Retirement Savings Contribution
  • Flexible Paid Vacation, 9 Paid Holidays, Maternity and Paternity Leave, Education Assistance, Wellness Programs, Corporate Discounts among others
  • A culture that promotes work/life balance, celebrates diversity, and offers numerous family-oriented events throughout the year

Syngenta is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

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