GROWMARK, Inc. Farm Seed Sales Manager (NY) - Seedway, LLC - Hall, NY in Hall, New York
SEEDWAY, LLC is headquartered in Hall, New York and currently employs 280 employees (including seasonal workers) nationwide. SEEDWAY is part of the GROWMARK system, an agricultural subsidiary serving more than 100,000 customers across North America, Canada, and Mexico. SEEDWAY, LLC is a full-line seed company providing high quality, high-performing farm seed products as well as lawn and turf products throughout Pennsylvania, New York, New England states, Florida, and South Carolina. We offer a leading line of vegetable seed for growers in the United States and Eastern Canada. _ PURPOSE AND SUMMARY STATEMENT_ Responsible for supervising the Northern Farm Seed Sales Representatives and developing sales strategies. _ SUPERVISION AND LEADERSHIP_ Supervises, leads and develops Sales Representatives. _ ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS_ Oversees pricing strategies for the Farm Seed Sales Representatives within designated territory. Develops and distributes product sales sheets and special price lists for the Sales Representatives. Participates in the development and planning of sales and product strategies. Maintains and services accounts that are designated to the Sales Managers’ individual account, as well as providing guidance for the teams accounts. Assist in sales calls as well as resolving customer satisfaction issues. _ OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS_ Follows GROWMARK’s Code of Conduct and Corporate Compliance Program, Environmental Health and Safety, OSHA and DOT policies and procedures, as they apply. Performs all other duties as assigned. _ REQUIREMENTS_ Normally requires a Bachelor’s degree in agriculture, marketing or other business related discipline, and at least 5 years of sales/marketing/management experience, or the equivalent thereof, to demonstrate leadership with the ability to generate profitable sales. Demonstrates essential abilities including business knowledge, collaboration, communication, customer focus, decision making and skill development. Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record. Must be able to travel independently and overnight as needed. Must be able to work extended hours beyond those considered “normal” to meet seasonal demands. Ability and willingness to participate in required training that may include education on GROWMARK’s policies and procedures and additional training as it relates to the requirements of the position. We are an equal opportunity employer, including protected veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities. Employment may be contingent upon receipt of an acceptable and job-related background check, drug test, motor vehicle report, and/or reference check, as applicable and permissible by law.