Sales Representative – Southern Minnesota

Kussmaul seeds currently has an opening for a sales representative in Southern Minnesota.

To learn more about this and other positions, contact our corporate offices.

Job Description:

Kussmaul Seeds’ reputation has been built on a foundation of quality service and elite genetics through the generations. With meticulous attention to detail in both our products and the service we provide, we inspire confidence among our customers, employees, and throughout the industry. Sales Representatives are responsible to provide service and consultation necessary to earn our customers’ business every day.

Position Summary:

The sales representative acts as the liaison between Kussmaul Seeds and our customers/dealers. This includes travel and direct coordination to ensure we provide the best advice, products and services in a timely and professional manner. By nature of this work, the Sales Representative interacts with our customers and dealers, and all levels of the Kussmaul Seeds organization.

Job Functions:

– Serve as liaison between the customer/dealer and Kussmaul Seeds.
– Act as a technical advisor and consultant for our customers.
– Where qualified and when necessary, conduct field evaluations and report findings and conclusions.
– Aggressively seek (and close) opportunities with customers and dealers to grow the business.

Job Requirements:

– 2-years previous experience and/or education in the agriculture industry desired
– Ability to travel
– Ability, willingness, and desire to work independently while remaining a key component of the overall team
– An ability to listen attentively
– Interpersonal and negotiating abilities
– Effective verbal and written communication skills
– Ability to handle multiple high priority tasks
– Computer proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software (Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)

Limitations and Disclaimer:

The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for this position.

All job requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with Federal and State Laws.

Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the employee must possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Continued employment remains on an “at-will” basis.

Kussmaul Seeds in an Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, or the presence of a disability, which would not prevent the performance of essential job duties with, or without reasonable accommodation of any other protective status.

Kussmaul Seeds is a drug-free workplace.

To learn more about this and other positions, contact our corporate offices.