Dairy Sales & Distribution Specialist – Tennessee Office
Posted 3 months ago

Premier Select Sires is seeking a Dairy Sales and Distribution Specialist in the Southwest Region reporting to Tim Barnes, Dir. of Distribution & Regional Sales.  This position will be responsible for overseeing the offering of value-added services to maximize profit for our members throughout Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana, and will be a member of the Distribution team in the Tennessee office.

 Main Responsibilities:

  • – Work with key accounts to manage data, develop tools, and implement strategies to benefit on-farm decision making.
  • – Work with the Regional Sales Manager and Area Sales Managers to identify and service key accounts as well as lead various events for the sales team.
  • – Educate customers on benefits of the Select Reproductive Solutions, Select Mating Solutions, Cow Manager and A.I. Training, and assist the programs through implementation.
  • – Become proficient on semen and products for sales opportunities within our customer base.
  • – Identify areas of potential growth for the company to recommend sales expansion opportunities.
  • – Assist with the distribution of semen and products to 23 states and approximately 300 sales outlets.
  • – Assist with organizing and maintaining inventory in the TN office and area field inventories.
  • – Represent Premier at regional, state, and national events when applicable.
  • – Assist product sales with the coordination of the Premier Product Manager.
  • – Provide feedback on activities in the area.
  • – Other tasks as assigned.

    Education, Experience & Qualifications

    • – Bachelor’s degree in Animal Science, Dairy Science, Agriculture Economics, or related field is preferred.
    • – Specific industry experience is required to include:
      • – Specialization in artificial insemination and reproduction management
      • – Extensive knowledge of synchronization protocols along with a basic understanding of dairy and beef genetics
      • – Experience in dairy cattle evaluation
      • – 4-6 years industry related experience
    • – Strong interpersonal & communications skills along with excellent customer service skills to build strong relationships.
      • – Solid presentation skills are required with the ability to earn customer trust and loyalty.
    • – Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office coupled with the ability to quickly learn related business software.
      • – Working knowledge of PC Dart, Bovisync and DairyComp 305
    • – Ambitious, organized, motivated and highly efficient & effective
    • – Candidate must be based in the Tennessee office

    This full-time salaried role is typically Monday through Friday with schedule changes based on company needs.  Travel requirements include approximately 30% throughout the service territory.  Candidate must have a valid driver’s license.

    All interested candidates are invited to submit your resume to Tim Barnes at tbarnes@premierselect.com.

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