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Sales Agronomy Apprenticeship

Posted on: September 28, 2020

Nutrien Ag Solutions

We are looking for individuals that want to have a successful career in Agronomy Sales. 

Success comes from proper skills training.  This opportunity is different from others in the industry because you will develop those skills over a 12 to 24-month apprenticeship period.  You will mentor under our “in-house” crop consulting branches in Northeast Nebraska and Southeast South Dakota.  The end goal will be placement at a Nutrien Ag Solutions retail facility as a full-time Sales Agronomist. 

What you’ll do:

·         Learn the agricultural input business from experienced mentors invested in seeing you succeed. 

·         Crop consulting (full season, both in-field and winter planning).

·         Soil sampling (and corresponding variable rate recommendations).

·         Interpersonal skill development through continuous customer interaction.

·         Develop a strong understanding of agricultural inputs and successful sales processes at our branches.

·         Learn how to develop and grow your own clientele / book of business. 

What you will bring:

·         University/College degree preferred, in lieu of degree, 2+ years agriculture experience and high school diploma or equivalent required

·         Proficiency in computer programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel, etc.  

·         Clean driving record

·         Prefer 2+ years’ experience using standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the agriculture industry, as well as, the general understanding of operations at a retail location.

·         Sales experience preferred

To apply for this job email your details to robert.larson@nutrien.com