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Business Development Manager - Eastern Region in Lexington, KY at ProAg

Date Posted: 11/20/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Do you have a passion for agriculture? Are you motivated and target driven? Are you looking for a challenging career that offers growth opportunities? Then you need to check out this opportunity!

ProAg, a member of Tokio Marine HCC group of companies, has an excellent opportunity for a Business Development Manager in our Eastern Region. This position offers flexibility in a work from home environment that has an immense opportunity to develop strategic relationships with current and potential producers of profitable business within the region.  This position can be located anywhere within the eastern United States.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Generate new business through outside sales and marketing that supports regional sales growth and profitability and will meet or exceed the marketing goals within ProAg’s business plan.
  • Develop a strategic marketing plan by identifying and meeting with prospective agents. Drive additional business through a variety of means including agency visits, social events, trade shows, and correspondence.
  • Become a subject-matter expert on ProAg’s products, business and applications as well as staying up-to-date on industry trends.

Job Requirements

Qualifications 

The ideal candidate for the Business Development Manager will have demonstrated success in the primary areas of focus and responsibility.

  • Experience – Ideally, the successful candidate will have at least five years of sales and marketing experience and five years of crop insurance or relevant experience.
  • Communications - Must be an exceptional communicator, with an emphasis on confidentiality, tact, and diplomacy.
  • Knowledgeable of industry changes, legal updates, and technical developments related to applicable area of the Company’s business to proactively respond to changing business environment
  • Required to travel outside normal work location, travel is up to 75 percent
  • For the ideal candidate to be successful -
    • Must have the ability to work independently, focusing on achieving organizational goals and tasks with drive and energy to succeed.
    • The ability to build trust and relationships with key constituencies is essential.
    • Ability to work independently and remotely.
  • Educational requirements.  The ideal candidate will have an Associate’s degree in Business, Marketing, a related field, or the equivalent education and/or experience. Bachelor’s degree is preferred.
  • Intermediate proficiency and experience using Microsoft Office package (Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Word). Nice to have Sales Force experience 

ProAg, a member of Tokio Marine HCC group of companies, offers a competitive salary and employee benefit package. We are a successful, dynamic organization experiencing rapid growth and are seeking energetic and confident individuals to join our team of professionals. The Tokio Marine HCC Group of Companies is an equal-opportunity employer. Please visit www.tokiomarinehcc.com for more information about our companies

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