Darling Ingredients Regional Sales Manager - Pacific Northwest in Auburn, Washington
Job Summary The Nature Safe Regional Sales Manager's primary responsibility is to develop and manage Nature Safe markets as assigned, along with recruiting, managing, motivating and training distributors, creating expectations and managing those expectations within the assigned territory. ASSIGNED TERRITORY: Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Utah and Nevada NOTE: The successful candidate will work remotely from their home office and will reside in the assigned territory. Essential Duties/Responsibilities Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. *Focuses and held responsible for the sales in assigned region. *Work with current distribution to help increase sales and establish distribution in assigned territory that has little representation. *Recruit additional distribution as necessary. *Communicate company's mission for Nature Safe to current and new distributors. *Serve as a technical resource as needed for distributors, customers, and Nature Safe team members. *Ability to give end-user and distributor directed presentations. *Call reports each week (detailed activity with distributors and related projects). *Develop and execute strategy to open new markets and associated business. *Exhibit and execute marketing strategy at trade shows. *All other duties assigned. Minimum Qualifications *Bachelors' Degree in Agronomy, Soil Science, Crop Science or related Agriculture field. *Minimum of 5+ years' agricultural fertilizer sales experience or related field. *Must live in the assigned territory. *Valine driver's license and clear driving record required. Preferred Qualifications *Proven industry track record of successful sales. *Demonstrate a strong understanding of soil health; prefer experience working with many types of agriculture systems. *Strong understanding of agronomy with proven sales skills. *Exceptional communication skills both written and oral. *Ability to work as a team. *Highly organized with effective time management skills. *Self-starter and highly motivated. Physical Demands *Frequently required to walk, stand, sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crawl, and crouch. *Occasionally lifts up to 100 lbs. *Regularly required reach with hands and arms. *Requires travel and related long hours. Work Environment Job functions maybe carried out from home, and travels to customer and prospect locations.