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Crop Protection Territory Manager, Southwestern, IL

Company: Corteva Agriscience
Location: Champaign
Posted on: September 17, 2023

Job Description:

Description If you're good at what you do, you can work anywhere. If you're the best at what you do, come work at Corteva Agriscience! Corteva currently has an exciting opportunity for a Territory Manager - Crop Protection serving Southwestern IL (East St. Louis suburbs to Mount Vernon) . If you have a passion for providing solutions to customers and being a part of a high-performing team, this is a great opportunity for you! The Territory Manager represents our Crop Protection portfolio of products and services while preparing customers for new technologies in an assigned territory. The Territory Manager is the primary contact with retailer accounts and their sales organization and works innovatively in the territory to attain increased levels of support for crop protection products. The Territory Manager cultivates relationships with key influencers in the territory, such as private consultants, key retail sales personnel, and others in agronomic leadership positions in the territory and collaborates with the Corteva seed field sales organization. This is a remote position and can be based anywhere within the geography listed above. If hired, you may be required to travel as necessary to support business activities. Responsibilities: What we expect from you:

  • Build and maintain relationships with retail accounts in alignment with area sales strategies
  • Align sales performance expectations with retail accounts and deliver necessary technical skills and information
  • Collaborate with retail accounts to effectively communicate and deliver the value proposition of crop protection products and services to meet customer needs
  • Develop retail account plans to meet territory financial goals
  • Educate retailers and key influencers on the agronomic benefits of products and services
  • Actively gather and communicate market trends, retail account needs, and product gaps allowing the commercial team to create or modify product offerings and marketing programs
  • Serve as the voice of customer communicating retail feedback to the commercial team Qualifications What do we require from you?
    • Minimum of bachelor's degree is highly preferred, in the following areas: Ag Science, Biology, Agronomy, Business/ Economics
    • Minimum two to five (2-5) years of marketing and/or sales experience
    • Previous sales experience and knowledge of the crop protection market are desirable
    • Ability to pass a driving record background check
    • Keep in mind, equivalent amounts of relevant experience may be considered in lieu of the above requirements 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 -
      • Check out life at Corteva! 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.

Keywords: Corteva Agriscience, Champaign , Crop Protection Territory Manager, Southwestern, IL, Executive , Champaign, Illinois

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