Business Development Manager
A collective energy and ambition. A place where you can make a real difference.
We’re a company that genuinely cares about our people, our products, our consumers and the environment.
Our unique, informal culture champions courage, determination and collaboration. Knowing we have an open and supportive team means each of us has the freedom to take responsibility and ownership. We have a shared passion to work hard, innovate and push boundaries.
United by the belief that when we strive for growth, anything is possible. While we might not be the largest company in our industry, we believe we can have the biggest impact because: Together We Have the Power to Win.
This highly visible position will serve as the primary Arm & Hammer Animal & Food Production representative to select new markets with new technologies and applications. Coordinate available resources and manage new product offerings that will optimize value creation for various new markets as well as maintain relationships with direct national accounts. Markets could include but not limited to a beef collaboration partner, pet food industry partners, and direct nationally branded, feed accounts doing business throughout the Americas.
Role Accountabilities and Responsibilities
Develop and maintain productive business relationships with a select group of C suite personnel at direct national accounts and industry collaborators
Identify and develop productive relationships with new markets with product offerings
Develop and execute product launch plans that align with overall US marketing plans
Develop & execute strategic accounts plans for targeted integrators and be responsible for meeting quota & revenue performance for assigned accounts
Oversee and conduct the necessary sales training internally and externally for new technologies and markets
Overnight travel is required
Education and Experience
BS/MS degree from an accredited institution in one of the following areas: Agricultural Economics, Animal Science, Dairy Science, Ag Finance, Ag Marketing or DVM degree.
Minimum 10+ years’ experience selling in the ruminant or equivalent industry.
Skills and Competencies
Track record of achieving top and bottom-line growth results and proactively accomplishing assigned goals and objectives.
Demonstrated ability to build and maintain strategic customer relationships, handle multiple priorities and work in a self-direct manner.
Production records understanding and analysis.
Understanding of ruminant nutrition and economics. (this may not apply for this role)
Financial benchmarking and evaluation skills.
Strong computer skills including MS Office.
Understanding of basic ruminant nutrition and production characteristics of large modern farms
Must be well organized and detail oriented.
Effective communication and presentation skills. Ability to communicate with people at all levels.
Exhibit characteristics required within the Specialty Products Division including committed, integrated/aligned, responsive, profitable, credible, and respectful.
COVID VACCINE REQUIREMENT*: To support the health and safety of our team members, successful candidates for employment in this role must (1) be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and to have submitted proof of vaccination status, or (2) request and receive an approved accommodation based on medical circumstances or sincerely held religious beliefs, practices or observances.
*Only applicable for Corporate positions based in Princeton, NJ and Ewing, NJ
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