Career Opening: District Sales Manager – Northern SD and Southern ND

This individual is responsible for growing company seed sales by recruiting, training and supporting a farmer-dealer network. This is a full-time position in northern South Dakota and southern North Dakota.

Responsibilities

  • Recruit quality seed dealers
  • Coach new/existing dealers to support sales, enhance product knowledge and manage accounts
  • Identify, prioritize and contact targeted prospects
  • Complete a yearly seed sales forecast per product
  • Promote proper stewardship practices
  • Represent Latham Hi-Tech Seeds and its brand by maximizing both the value delivered to local farmers in the area while accomplishing the company’s long-term multi-generational goals

Qualifications

  • Minimum 3 years agricultural sales experience
  • 2- or 4-year college degree, preferably in agriculture

Key Attributes

  • Positive attitude
  • Customer-service oriented
  • Entrepreneurial-minded
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Sets high standards and takes initiative
  • Honest and ethical
  • Personally accountable for actions
  • Self-motivated
  • Willingness to learn new sales tool
  • General knowledge of agriculture and the general seed selection process
  • Strong commitment to our motto: At Latham Hi-Tech Seeds, we know family farming is only getting harder. We believe farmers should have trusted partners who provide personalized solutions today, so they can grow even stronger legacies tomorrow.
  • Have a passion for rural communities

Special Conditions

  • Ability to lift seed bags
  • Valid Driver’s License and reliable transportation

Workplace Culture 

  • Family owned and family focused
  • Flexible schedule
  • Empowering and rewarding
  • Casual and fun environment

Full-Time Opportunities include competitive compensation and benefits:

  • Medical and Dental insurance
  • 401K program
  • Flex Spending Plan
  • Salaried based on experience

APPLICATION PROCESS

To apply, please submit your resume to Sales Manager Amy Rohe at amyr@lathamseeds.comIf you have questions, please call Amy at: 641-692-0343.