Territory Sales Representative
Department
Sales
Location
Field
Reports To
Western Region Business Manager
FLSA Classification
Exempt

Job Function

AMVAC has an opportunity for a Territory Sales Representative in the Tri-Cities, Washington area to serve customers in Eastern Washington, Eastern Oregon and Northern Idaho.  The ideal candidate has experience promoting sales of agricultural & agro-chemical products.

AMVAC®, an American Vanguard company, has successfully served the results‐driven global markets through development, manufacturing and marketing of products for agricultural and commercial use.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

AMVAC's Territory Sales Rep provides technical services and advice on the use, properties and modifications of AMVAC’s products.  The Territory Rep will manage assigned distribution account activity to achieve regional budgeted sales and profit objectives in alignment with overall company objectives.  Company car; Work from home office.

  • Promote sales of AMVAC’s products and solutions within the territory by applying extensive technical expertise and building customer loyalty
  • Meet with territory distributors and retailers; assist with servicing their accounts, diagnosing and solving customer problems and promoting AMVAC solutions
  • Evaluate market and industry trends, competitors, sales programs and territory coverage; communicate with peers and management
  • Assist with determining the need for new products or improvements to existing products
  • Successfully guide major programs and provide project leadership including acting as a mentor to team members
  • Interact with industry associations on significant technical matters often requiring coordination between organizations and AMVAC internal personnel
  • Work in a collaborative manner with others towards finding solutions which generally benefit all parties involved
  • Proactively lead others in the team regarding agronomics, selling skills, profit & loss strategy, technology, marketplace, business skills, and AMVAC's product portfolio

Skills & Qualifications

  • Customer-focused individual who is able to determine and fulfill customer needs and expectations
  • Track record of achievement both personally and professionally
  • Drive for results; Passion for success
  • Recognizes what needs to be done and takes action; accomplishes results as the situation demands
  • Respected as an industry expert by customers & key influencers in the market
  • Strong influencer who persuades others; builds consensus through give & take resulting in positive and profitable outcomes
  • Outstanding interpersonal-communication skills, sales-negotiation skills
  • Computer skills including Excel, Word, Outlook, Power Point
  • Sales reporting tools such as QAD and EDI (Ag Data) a plus
  • Must be able to pass background test and other tests as required

Education Requirements

  • 5+ years sales experience in the Agricultural Chemical or related Agriculture Industry

Experience Requirements

  • College degree required with a preferred focus in Agricultural Science or Business

AMVAC Offers:

  • Competitive salary
  • Company car
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance – Low cost to employees 
  • Health Savings Account (HSA) / Flexible Spending Account (FSA) available
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with employer matching after 30 days of employment
  • Employee Stock Purchasing Plan (ESPP) with employee discount available
  • Vacation, Sick & Holiday Pay

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AMVAC, an American Vanguard company, successfully serves global markets through development, manufacturing and marketing of products for agricultural and commercial use. (NYSE: AVD)

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

AMVAC is proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment background checks and substance abuse testing.

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