Retail Manager (SE Missouri)


Date: 1 week ago
City: St. Louis, MO
Contract type: Full time


Who are we, and what do we do?

At Corteva Agriscience, you will help us grow what's next. No matter your role, you will be part of a team that is building the future of agriculture – leading breakthroughs in the innovation and application of science and technology that will better the lives of people all over the world and fuel the progress of humankind.

If you're good at what you do, you can work anywhere. If you're the best at what you do, come work at Corteva Agriscience! Corteva has an exciting opportunity for a Retail Manager serving (Southeast Missouri).

If you have a passion for providing solutions to customers and leading a high-performing territory, this is a great opportunity for you! This is a remote position and can be based anywhere in the geography listed above. If hired, you may be required to travel as necessary to support business activities.

How will you help us grow? It matters to us, and it matters to you!

  • Deliver annual sales targets for Pioneer Corn, Soybean, and PhytoGen cotton brands within defined territory and work in tandem with other Retail Managers to deliver overall district annual sales targets.

  • Develop strong relationships (retail focus) with retail sellers in your territory.

  • Identify customer and prospect opportunities and establish a plan to capitalize on these opportunities with sellers.

  • Troubleshoot customer complaints and work to resolve them.

  • Collaborate successfully with field agronomists to build and execute territory sales plan

  • Utilize retail and on-farm expertise to help drive increased cross-selling opportunities with other Corteva products.

  • Work closely with the Field Agronomist team and Retail Sellers to help coordinate plot work (Innovation, product knowledge, systems trials) and associated field days with customers.

  • Leverage relationships and crop expertise of agronomy team help close sales on all customers and prospects.

  • Be the key driver in the retail business planning process to initiate a focus on key products, grower customers and prospects to ensure alignment within the territory.



What expertise have you grown? What do you bring to the table?

  • Bachelor's Degree, or equivalent, in Agronomy, Business, or Marketing required. Will consider other degrees with related field sales experience.

  • Three to five (3-5) years sales experience, managing and/or coaching individuals.

  • Must be able to sell, negotiate, influence, resolve conflict, and coach.

  • Previous experience in agricultural related fields preferred.

  • Willingness to travel and work in a rural environment.

  • Understand the key Crop Protection product offerings and trait technologies in the Territory.

  • Understand changing market dynamics (forecasting, product/marketing input) and build a network of supportive Retail partners.

  • Ability to pass a driving record background check.

Ready to grow your perspectives, impact, and career? We seek applicants from all backgrounds to ensure we get the best, most creative talent on our team. Start by applying to this opportunity today!

At Corteva Agriscience, we seek to enrich the lives of those who produce and those who consume. This means we will help rejuvenate the agricultural ecosystem to support people and the planet and to ensure progress for generations to come.


We care about you and we care that you're comfortable. While there's no place like home, Corteva comes close


Let's peek at how you can grow your wellbeing, health, and future at Corteva!

  • Strike a better worklife balance with robust time off benefits including paid maternity, paternal and family illness leave

  • Prepare for your future with our competitive retirement savings plan, tuition reimbursement program, and more

  • Enjoy access to health benefits for you and your family on your first day of employment

  • And much, much more!

Ready to grow your perspectives, impact and career? Start by applying to this opportunity today!

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