Diamond V - Regional Sales Manager (Minnesota and Iowa) (Job ID:CED010...

Employer Name Cargill   Address 00000
Job Type   Address 2
Experience   City Wayzata
Education   State Minnesota
  Zip Code 55391

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**Diamond V \- Regional Sales Manager \(Minnesota and Iowa\)**

Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world\. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience\. We have 155,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work\.


**Diamond V a Cargill inc\. brand is a global, research\-focused, technology\-driven organization with\-in Cargill Animal Nutrition Enterprise that develops and manufactures natural products to improve nutrition, health, and performance in food animal and companion animal species\.**

**Position Purpose and Summary**

Responsible for managing the business relationship between customer companies and Diamond V\. Each position maintains an assigned territory and must keep in contact with all points of influence to optimize sales of Diamond V products\.

**Principal Accountabilities**

Maintains good working relationships with existing customers and provides them with technical and marketing support \( **25%** \)

Conducts product information meetings for consulting nutritionists, producers, veterinarians, etc\. \( **25%** \)

Coordinates efforts to sell and maintain designated team accounts by working closely with the District Sales Manager and the Directors of North American Ruminant \( **20%** \)

Works with the Directors of North American Ruminant, Director of Global Marketing, and District Sales Managers to develop and implement customer marketing plans \( **10%** \)

Maintains company auto by keeping it clean and in good repair\. Properly maintains other equipment as assigned \( **5%** \)

Maintains a database of current customers, prospects and influencers \( **5%** \)

Maintains a weekly sales call and expense reporting system according to established procedures\. \( **5%** \)

Attends trade shows and conventions to represent the Company and keep abreast of the competition and the industry \( **5%** \)


**Required Qualifications**

Bachelor?s or higher degree

5 or more years of dairy sales experience

Valid drivers license

Traveling by car up to 80% of the time

**Preferred Qualifications**

Training in animal nutrition

Practical experience or background with farms and livestock

**Success Factors**

Must have strong verbal communication and presentation skills

Ability to write clearly and understandably for business letters, memos, reports, etc\.

Ability to work independently, set priorities and organize work effectively

Must be a self\-starter

Considerable mental concentration is required to work effectively under constant time pressures and with frequent interruption

Good analytical ability: Identify and analyze problems, with limited standard procedures; propose reasonable solutions, make logical decisions, carry out decisions made and follow up when appropriate

Mathematical skills: Ability to accurately apply concepts of mathematics and statistics to practical situations

Ability to maintain the integrity of highly confidential business information

Extensive sedentary work involving sitting in a car or at a desk for extended periods of time

Walking, standing and exerting up to 50 pounds of force are required occasionally

Regularly required to use hands and fingers to grasp, and/or feel objects or controls

Talking, hearing, reading, writing, bending/stooping, and climbing stairs are required

Required to use lap\-top computer, video projector, mobile phone and other electronic equipment as needed\.

Duties require close vision, distance vision and depth perception

Involves some outside work with possible exposure to temperature extremes

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet\.

**Job** Sales

**Primary Location** US\-IA\-Cedar Rapids

**Other Locations** US\-MN\-Wayzata

**Schedule** Full\-time

**Job Type** Standard

**Shift** Day Job

**Req ID:** CED01016

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