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Nutrition Account Manager

About this Job:

OBJECTIVE:

Further develop business relationships with existing nutrition clients and procurement clients in assigned territory; develop new nutrition and procurement business with producers and feed mills in assigned territory.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Provide Account Management for current nutrition and procurement clients.
  • Grow nutrition client base through nutrition consulting and ingredient procurement services.
  • Develop and maintain preferred relationships with key stakeholders in clients’ organizations.
  • Quote pricing and develop new client business proposals according to agreed upon strategy.
  • Utilize CRM to track prospective client information.
  • Assist with Business Development updates for assigned territory at Nutrition Team meetings.
  • Other projects as assigned by supervisor
Requirement:

Experience:
Sales and account management
Understanding of modern pork production
Basic knowledge of swine nutrition
Excellent communication skills with both external clients and prospects as well as with your Pipestone colleagues.
Well organized, good time management

Education: 4-year degree. Agricultural degree preferred, but not required

Training: as assigned by supervisor

Work Environment: Agricultural swine environment in rural area

Physical Requirements: Standing, walking and ability to be on feet 8 to 10 hours per day

Frequent bending, reaching, squatting and kneeling

Frequent use of one or both hands/arms to grasp or pull

Frequent lifting of objects weighing 3-20 pounds

Occasional bending while pulling and/or lifting objects weighing up to 50 pounds, or requiring up to 50 pounds of force to move

Occasional bending while pulling and/or lifting objects weighing up to 100 pounds or requiring up to 100 pounds of force to move with the assistance of another person as needed

Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing

Ability to attend and participate in meetings of various lengths

Additional Requirements: Must have valid driver’s license and reliable transportation to get to work and attend meetings

Travel with overnight stays

Salary:
How to apply:

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For questions please call 507-825-2532 or 866-918-7378.

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