Hog Marketing Consultant

Full time @Hurley and Associates in Marketing Email Job
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Job Detail

  • Job ID 41052
  • Career Level Others
  • Experience 1-2 years

Job Description

The Hog Marketing Consultant provides top notch disciplined and comprehensive marketing and risk management services to area producers to enable clients to realize economic stability and profitability.

General Summary of Who We Are and What We Do:
Hurley & Associates is an Agri-Marketing company with Christian and family values. Our business is unique, in that we have the opportunity to make a positive difference in a farmers’ level of success. We help agricultural producers secure revenue.  We do that through commodity risk management that is tailored to each farmer’s individual operation and risk tolerance.

Hurley & Associates offers employees a competitive benefits package with two health plan options, dental, vision, Basic and Voluntary Life Insurance, Health Savings Account, 401(k) Savings Plan, EAP, Short Term Disability and Long Term Disability.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Uphold and exemplify Hurley & Associates mission statement to our clients and industry advocates.
  • Provide disciplined and comprehensive marketing and risk management services to hog producers to enable clients to realize economic stability
  • Protect and perform within Hurley’s policies and guidelines.  Understanding the futures market operations, controls, policies and procedures.
  • Build & maintain solid business relationships/partnerships by developing trust and confidence with clients.
  • Develop and implement marketing plans within overall Hurley philosophy for hog clients, taking into consideration their comfort zones in working with various tools
  • Stay current on hog and grain market knowledge and government programs relevant to marketing needs and goals.
  • As an objective third party, assist in defining issues, problems, and opportunities faced by clients. Makes recommendations, as appropriate, for each client.
  • Network with hog industry, business and community leaders
  • Prospect for new clients while maintaining and growing current client base.
  • Identify and provide for the educational needs of clients, prospects, and advocates including maintaining a presence at hog industry events.

Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:  Competencies

Management and Local Compliance

  • Futures market operations and rationale preferred
  • Understanding of farm operations, finances, and values
  • Knowledge of tools to assist in managing producer risk preferred
  • Customer service, satisfaction, and retention skills
  • Excellent salesmanship, communication, and time management skills

Sales and Marketing 

  • Networking within the hog and grain industry to develop industry advocates
  • Presentation skills for public speaking and training programs
  • Ability to inspire people to take action

People Skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrate relationship building capabilities

Confidentiality Requirement

  • Has access to confidential information and therefore, required to sign a confidentiality agreement.

Educational and Experience Requirements

  • High School diploma with 3-5 years experience in farm agriculture business or …
  • Associates or technical school degree with 2-4 years experience in agriculture or…
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture with 1-2 years related experience, preferred

Licensing or Certification Requirements

  • Series 3 license for commodity brokers required within designated time after hire.

Physical Requirements

  • May be required to work more than 40 hours per week.
  • Willing to travel overnight occasionally throughout the year.


Duties and responsibilities of the position may change according to the needs of the company.

Hurley & Associates, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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