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Business Development Manager - Western Region in Fresno, CA at ProAg

Date Posted: 11/12/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Fresno, CA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/12/2018

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 Western 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.

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