Corteva Agriscience Field Agronomist, Northeastern Kansas in Topeka, Kansas
Who are we, and what do we do?
At Corteva Agriscience, you will help us grow what's next. No matter your role, you will be part of a team that is building the future of agriculture - leading breakthroughs in the innovation and application of science and technology that will better the lives of people all over the world and fuel the progress of humankind.
Corteva Agriscience has an exciting opportunity for a Pioneer Field Agronomist serving Northeastern Kansas . If hired, you may be required to travel as necessary to support business activities. Candidate should reside within the territory. If you have a passion for providing solutions to growers and educating and empowering a high-performing team, this is a great opportunity for you!
Responsibilities - What You Will Do:
Educate and empower our Pioneer agency network to deliver a best-in-class grower experience rooted in sound agronomic advice and optimized product management.
Lead local trials and agronomy communications plan to support grower education and sales growth.
Support onboarding and agronomic development of high-quality, professional sellers to deliver a differentiated customer experience and sustained market share growth.
Coach effective relationship-building, sales tactics, and value-added negotiations through on-farm sales calls with Pioneer Agents for both existing customers and prospects.
Maintain a thorough agronomic and technical knowledge of Pioneer products and services.
Leverage the complete Corteva portfolio, including seed, seed treatment, digital tools, crop protection, biologicals and more to deliver a comprehensive and differentiated offering.
Model the way in demonstrating integrity, determination, adaptability, passion, and collaboration.
Work collaboratively and communicate consistently with all peers, supporting functions, leaders, and external partners.
Advocate for break through ideas and solutions up and down the chain of command.
Anticipate market opportunities and threats, and position your sales team to react, adapt and overcome.
Troubleshoot customer concerns and work to identify and deliver mutually beneficial solutions.
R equirements - What You Will Bring:
Bachelor's degree required. A master's degree in Agronomy or equivalent is preferred.
At least 5-7 years of agronomy sales experience, educating and empowering individuals.
Must be able to sell, negotiate, influence, resolve conflict, and coach.
Agronomy and crop production experience is preferred.
Willingness to travel and work in a rural environment.
Ability to pass a driving record background check.
VISA sponsorship is not available for this position.
International relocation is not offered for this position.
Benefits - How We'll Support You:
Numerous development opportunities offered to build your skills
Be part of a company with a higher purpose and contribute to making the world a better place
Health benefits for you and your family on your first day of employment
Four weeks of paid time off and two weeks of well-being pay per year, plus paid holidays
Excellent parental leave which includes a minimum of 16 weeks for mother and father
Future planning with our competitive retirement savings plan and tuition reimbursement program
Learn more about our total rewards package here - Corteva Benefits (https://careers.corteva.com/2024-us-benefits-guide)
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Are you a good match? Apply today! We seek applicants from all backgrounds to ensure we get the best, most creative talent on our team.
Corteva Agriscience™ is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to boldly embracing the power of inclusion, diversity, and equity to enrich the lives of our employees and strengthen the performance of our company, while advancing equity in agriculture. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability or any other protected class. Discrimination, harassment and retaliation are inconsistent with our values and will not be tolerated. If you require a reasonable accommodation to search or apply for a position, please visit:
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