Grain Marketing Specialist

Location
Aberdeen, South Dakota (US)
Salary
DOE
Posted
Aug 11, 2017
Industry
Agriculture
Role
Other

South Dakota Wheat Growers is an innovative grain and agronomy cooperative with more than 5,400 active member-owners in eastern North and South Dakota. Despite the name, our members now grow more corn and soybeans than they do wheat. Wheat Growers markets approximately 160 million bushels annually – and has been serving member-owners with pride and integrity since 1923.

South Dakota Wheat Growers is looking to add a full-time Grain Marketing Specialist to their Aberdeen Administrative office.

Job Description:

The Grain Marketing Specialist is responsible for buying grain in and around their designated trade area, developing long-term business relationships with identified customers, identifying and contacting prospective customers, working face-to-face with grain producers on the farm, helping to facilitate marketing plans with producers, providing a clear and consistent message to Wheat Grower patrons, aiding in grain flow planning at the location level and helping each location meet profitability goals.

Education/Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from a four-year college or university; or equivalent from two-year college or technical school and two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Agriculture/rural background with knowledge of production agriculture would be beneficial along with an individual with a strong customer focus, and strong communication and listening skills.

Health Insurance, Vision/Dental Insurance, Performance Sharing Bonus, 401k, Clothing Allowance, Sick, Vacation, Holidays, Employee Retention Bonus and MORE!

To apply, please visit www.wheatgrowers.com and click on the careers and internships tab. Or send your resume by email to jobs@sdwg.com or by mail to:
Wheat Growers
Recruiter
908 Lamont Street S

 

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