Top Agriculture Jobs of the Week

For the week of 9-2-19

AgHires works hard to be the number one resource for top jobs in agriculture. The agriculture industry provides a variety of job opportunities that range far and wide. Take a moment to search through the thousands of current job openings on AgHires.com, and check out this week’s top Agriculture Jobs of the Week below. 

Seed Sales Rep at Kipp Farm Services

A little about the business: Welcome to Kipp Farm Services! We’re an independent family based ag retailer specializing in Pioneer seed sales and custom farming. We are in Edmore, MI about 74 miles northwest of Lansing, MI. We’re committed to providing excellent service to each one of our customers and employees creating a very fun and rewarding atmosphere. We uphold the value of diligence and dedication throughout our agricultural operation. 

What you would be doing: 

  • Maintain and work with current customers understanding their soil types and production needs, product performance and program effectiveness 
  • Proactively seek new and profitable grower accounts to drive business growth; continually develop relationships within the community
  • Understand the full product line and be able to consult on product placement
  • Assist in the logistics of moving and delivery products to customers
  • Oversee warehouse operations and coordinate day-today tasks

Qualifications: 

  • Agronomy / seed sales, extensive agriculture or crop health knowledge
  • Self-starter with a passion for sales with patience of working with a longer sales cycle
  • High level of honesty, integrity, and diligence  
  • Ability to work longer hours during peak season

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Precision Ag Specialist at Raven Applied Technology

A little about the business: Raven Applied Technology is dedicated to feeding a growing world population. How would you like to see your creation every time you take a drive through the countryside and know it is putting food on the table? Our technology in precision agriculture drives tractors down the field, wirelessly connects the field and the office, and protects the environment with controlled outputs. Join our team, and help farmers around the world grow more with less.

What you would be doing: 

  • Coordinate service and training to Raven customers.
  • Ensure distributors have sufficient knowledge to market and provide field support for Raven’s products.
  • Work with Sales Representatives to ensure distributor support and dealer development activities are carried out as detailed in the market/territory plans.
  • Work with marketing to carry out grass roots marketing campaigns established for the market/territory.
  • Evaluate market/territory for account coverage and performance and develop a comprehensive distributor and dealer development plan.
  • Interact with service, sales, engineering, and other Raven departments to achieve market/territory, division, and corporate goals.

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, agriculture, agronomy, or engineering.
  • Minimum 5 years related experience in sales or service of technical products or services required; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with management, team members and customers.

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Administrative Assistant for Prospera

A little about the business: Prospera is an AgData company transforming the way food is grown by fusing agronomy and machine learning. Sharing the intelligence between connected field devices, the pivot, and the integration of data science and machine learning allows you to detect and receive the critical information to deliver greater crop precision, resulting in greater returns while using fewer inputs and resources. Prospera was founded in 2014 and has since received many awards for their innovative technology, including Disrupt 100 Best AI Product in Ag (2017), CB Insights World Top 100 AI Companies (2017), Frost & Sullivan New Product Innovation Award (2018), and Thrive’s Top 50 AgTech Companies (2017, 2019).

What you would be doing: 

  • Manage and maintain complex calendars, support planning and coordinating of meetings/travel (domestic and international)
  • Plan all internal and external meetings; manage the agenda, logistics, presentations and related projects; including set up and coordination of internal and external events, such as conferences and meetings
  • Generate and process expense reports
  • Assist the CEO and additional team members domestic and worldwide with administrative duties as needed
  • Other general support, including but not limited to, making copies, faxing, mail coordination, file organization, submit maintenance requests, ordering office supplies, and catering orders for events

Qualifications: 

  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent work ethic
  • Great problem-solving skills
  • Flexibility to work in a fast pace, changing environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • 1+ yrs administrative assistant/executive assistant experience

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Farm Operator at Walker Farms

A little about the business: Walker Farms is a progressive farm operation growing corn, soybeans, and wheat and is looking for another key employee to help drive the business forward. Our operation is also involved in excavating and tiling, selling Beck’s Hybrids, and baling large square bales of straw.

What you would be doing:

  • Operating large farm, application and precision ag equipment
  • Driving truck
  • Maintaining equipment
  • Completing written and/or electronic records
  • Participating in tiling and excavating
  • Assisting with agronomy
  • Operating a modern grain handling facility.

Qualifications: 

  • MUST have large farm equipment experience.
  • MUST be able to operate semi’s to haul grain, straw and equipment (CDL preferred, but not required)
  • Be safety conscious at all times and have the ability to follow detailed verbal and/or written instructions
  • Ability and willingness to communicate with management on ideas for improvement
  • Be willing to work as a team and assist others depending on the task at hand
  • Willingness to work longer hours during peak seasons

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Business Development Manager at ProAg

A little about the business: ProAg delivers crop insurance that provides a level of security to farmers and ranchers, who operate at the mercy of the weather and markets. We’re known for our quick response and fast, accurate claims service. No organization is more knowledgeable about agricultural risk management than ProAg.

What you would be doing: 

  • Generate new business through outside sales and marketing that supports regional sales growth and profitability and will meet or exceed the marketing goals within ProAg’s business plan.
  • Develop a strategic marketing plan by identifying and meeting with prospective agents. Drive additional business through a variety of means including agency visits, social events, trade shows, and correspondence.
  • Become a subject-matter expert on ProAg’s products, business and applications as well as staying up-to-date on industry trends.

Qualifications: 

  • At least five years of sales and marketing experience and five years of crop insurance or relevant experience.
  • Must be an exceptional communicator, with an emphasis on confidentiality, tact, and diplomacy.
  • Knowledgeable of industry changes, legal updates, and technical developments related to applicable area of the Company’s business to proactively respond to changing business environment
  • Required to travel outside normal work location, travel is up to 75 percent
  • Must have the ability to work independently, focusing on achieving organizational goals and tasks with drive and energy to succeed.
  • The ability to build trust and relationships with key constituencies is essential.
  • Ability to work independently and remotely.
  • Associate’s degree in Business, Marketing, a related field, or the equivalent education and/or experience. Bachelor’s degree is preferred.
  • Intermediate proficiency and experience using Microsoft Office package (Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Word). Nice to have Sales Force experience.

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The opportunities within the agriculture industry are endless. Whether you are looking to start your journey or take the next step in your agriculture career, there is a place for you. Go to AgHires.com to search thousands of current job openings, ranging from agronomy jobs to marketing jobs to service technician jobs. New jobs are uploaded to our website daily.

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