Agriculture Sales Representative
Posted on Feb 2, 2019 by LandPro Equipment, LLC
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Agriculture Sales Representative Specifics:
Reports To: Store Managers
Location: Savannah, NY
The qualified Agriculture Sales Representative will sell new and used agricultural and turf equipment, parts, and service to a specific list of customers. A qualified candidate will be responsible for making sure the customer's relationship with all departments at the dealership remains solid.
- Represents the company for the sale of equipment, parts, labor, and technology-based products and services to assigned customers
- Maintains current product knowledge of all equipment, parts, and services available to customers
- Maintains current knowledge of financing and risk management options (such as extended warranties, crop insurance, etc.) to assist customers with securing the purchase of new and used goods
- Helps the customer optimize their operations utilizing new technology and risk management tools
- Engages with dealership specialists (Sales Manager, IS Consultant, etc.) when needed in completing a sale or answering customer questions
- Evaluates used equipment and reports to the Used Equipment Manager to determine valuation
- Enhances the relationship between the dealership and assigned customers
- Understands changes in customer's operations or management personnel and helps the dealership prepare for future customer needs
- Knows and follows a defined sales process including reviewing equipment availability and completing any necessary paperwork
- Monitors and timely communicates any competitive activity to management
- Maintains accurate customer information in JD Quote
- Conducts new equipment field demonstrations
- Attends applicable sales training events/seminars
- Maintains assigned company vehicles and equipment
Experience, Education, Skills, and Knowledge:
- 3+ years equipment sales experience
- Extensive knowledge of John Deere and competitive agricultural and turf equipment
- Knowledge of advanced farming operations
- Excellent customer relationship skills with current and future decision makers
- Ability to use various software applications such as Microsoft Office and internet functions or Deere operating systems
- Strong organizational skills
- Ability to work flexible hours
- Ability to travel to customer locations on a daily basis
- Ability to travel overnight for training purposes as needed
- Valid driver's license and clean driving record
- High School Diploma or equivalent work experience
- Associates or Bachelor's degree in business, marketing, or agriculture-related discipline preferred