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Seed Business Development Representative - Home Office in Region Job in Bainbridge, Ohio US

Seed Business Development Representative - Home Office in Region


Posted: 2/20/2024 - Expires: 5/20/2024

Job ID: 270022014


Job Description

At Nutrien, our purpose is Feeding the Future and we do so with safety, inclusion, integrity and results as our core values. Nothing is more important than sending our people home safe, every day.

Nutrien Ag Solutions is the retail division of Nutrien,the largest crop inputs company in the world. As part of our collective mission of Feeding the Future, Nutrien Ag Solutions provides full-acre solutions through our trusted crop consultants at more than 2,000 locations in North America, South America, Europe and Australia. For more than 150 years, we have been helping growers achieve the highest yields with a wide selection of products, including our proprietary brands: Loveland Products, Inc.; ProvenSeed and Dyna-GroSeed; as well as financial, custom application and precision ag services.

We harvest the best. Diverse views and experience make us strong. We look for people who have a safety-first mindset, who are collaborative team players, who deliver on their commitments, act with integrity, and who support inclusion.

Working at Nutrien Ag Solutions will provide you an opportunity to help us raise the expectation of what an agriculture company canbe, andgrow your career.

Nutrien Ag Solutions is looking to add a Seed Business Development Rep for our East and Cornbelt East Regions. This role supports Nutrien's Commercial Seed business strategy by identifying potential future seed-focused candidates over a short-and-medium term timeline to deliver on the seed growth initiative. The approach includes developing the business through meaningful relationship-building, and by identifying new and potential prospects through databases, social media, and local connections. This role is also responsible for recommending qualified candidates to region / division leadership for hiring decisions in support of the business seed growth strategy.

Seed Business Development Rep-IN, OH, IL, MI, PA, WI or NY

What you will do:

Engage in people strategy to grow Nutrien's seed business by prioritizing relationship-building and developing an expertise in understanding the future seed market and planning a people-centric approach in response.

Develop, facilitate, and implement all phases of the relationship-building process to recommend and secure the hiring of top tier seed-focused sellers within regions and divisions.

Source suitable candidates through a variety of search methods (databases, online employment forums, social media, local connections) to build a robust candidate pipeline.

Collaborate with Region & Division staff as they engage in the recruitment process, to ensure they are aware of important considerations or barriers the hiring managers will need to consider, then support them in overcoming those barriers and addressing considerations to secure high potential seed-focused candidates.

Assess high potential seed-focused candidate knowledge, skills, and experiences to best suit open seed-focused seller positions. May include activities such as supporting in reviewing resumes and conducting phone-screens.

Participate in, and provide guidance on, the interview process by attending & conducting interviews with General Managers, Division Seed Managers, and other Region/Division stakeholders.

Partner with Talent Acquisition Team to strategically identify and attend college job fairs & recruiting sessions.

Promoting Nutrien's reputation & attractiveness as a good employment opportunity.

Model our core value of safety by enabling a culture in which you are actively contributing to a safe work environment

What you will bring:

Bachelor's Degree required, preferably in Agriculture, Business, or a related field; experience may be considered in lieu of education.

8+ years of related experience required, preferably in the Ag industry. 10+ years preferred.

5+ years of identifying and developing potential future talent and attracting candidates to strategic positions preferred.

Project Management experience a plus.

Foundational understanding of Ag-specific recruitment strategies and advanced knowledge of Seed Business fundamentals

Proficient knowledge of industry and market trends, competitors, sales techniques, and a keen sense of what it takes to convert a prospect into a loyal employee

Excellent interpersonal and verbal / written communication skills

A demonstrated ability to: recognize characteristics in others that predict success in various roles; collaborate with all types of people and personalities up, down, and sideways inside and outside of an organization; identify a long-term strategic approach, then translate the strategic vision of the business to individuals and groups; convert a prospect into a successful transition to a Nutrien seller; and make difficult and sometimes unclear decisions.

Can reasonably expect to travel 50%+. When not traveling, work from a remote home office is approved.

Are you a good match? Apply today!

The estimated salary that Indeed, Glassdoor and LinkedIn suggested does not represent Nutrien's compensation structure.

Nutrien Ag Solutions is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics

This job will remain posted until filled.In accordance with Nutrien policies, you will be required to undergo a background check, and may be required to undergo a substance test. While we appreciate all applications we receive, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

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Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
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Federal Contractor
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Education Level:
Bachelor's degree
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