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Intern Agricultural Sales - Grand Forks, ND

Company: Wilbur-Ellis Company
Location: Grand Forks
Posted on: January 18, 2023

Job Description:

DescriptionIntern Agricultural Sales
Are you looking for a sales internship in agribusiness to kick off your career? Have you been on the hunt for a company with brilliant minds, endless learning opportunities, and 100+ years of experience? Are you interested in gaining sales experience in the agricultural crop protection, fertilizer, seed, and technology industry during a 12-16 week program?
Come work for Wilbur-Ellis, a company where many current leaders started their careers in your very shoes. Make a difference, work with the best and grow with us!
Give me more information!
As a Wilbur-Ellis Agriculture Sales Intern, you'll gain experience in field scouting, learn different aspects of the sales cycle, and techniques used for agricultural sales, and participate in crucial day-to-day activities of our business to service our customers. You'll have the chance to share your creative, new ideas with the team, provide your unique point of view, and make a difference.
Specific Responsibilities and Key Deliverables Include:

  • Learn our products, services, industries, and operations
  • Learn different aspects of the sales cycle and different techniques used for agricultural sales
  • Support Sales Representatives, field scouts, operations, and distribution staff to gain a well-rounded understanding of how the product reaches growers
  • Gain experience in the field scouting and using agricultural technology for mapping with AgVerdict
  • Maintain and observe appropriate safety practices and working conditions
  • Gain marketing knowledge by completing the key placement of field signs and participating in local field days
  • Complete the tasks and activities outlined by the Manager and/or Mentor for the intern
  • Conform to the normal working hours of the Wilbur-Ellis location
  • Support the location & customers of the location, keep business confidential, and partner for a successful season
  • Submit a final project, and PowerPoint presentation of the internship
  • Other duties as assigned

    What should I bring to the table?
    As an intern, we understand you may not already have a world of experience under your belt! We would love to have a college student majoring in Agriculture, Plant Science, Ag Business, or a related field and a background in agriculture operations or agricultural sales, but this is not required! Overall, we are looking for someone who is a self-starter, excited to discuss their own ideas, has strong communication and presentation skills have the ability to manage their time and skills effectively, and brings their full self to work each day! We want to help you grow and we want to learn from you, too!
    Anything required?

    • Mobility and ability to bend, kneel, walk long distances, and operate company machinery within state laws and company guidelines
    • Ability to safely operate company machinery within state laws and company policies and guidelines
    • Comply with company safety standards, including a clean driving record
    • Willingness and desire to work overtime hours and occasionally Saturdays during busy seasons

      Compensation and benefits?

      • In compliance with all states and cities that require transparency of pay, the base compensation for this position ranges from $18.51 - $23.48 per hour. Note that wages may vary based on location, skills, and experience.

        Wilbur-Ellis is a company you can be proud to call your employer
        Wilbur-Ellis markets and distributes agricultural products, animal feed, specialty chemicals, and food ingredients. A privately held and consistently profitable company, we employ more than 4,000 people throughout North America and Asia-Pacific.
        Wilbur-Ellis is for and about people
        Wilbur-Ellis has enjoyed over 100 years of success and growth, all thanks to our people. Our employees are both leaders and team players who thrive on creativity, entrepreneurial spirit, and a dedication to quality work, our customers, and each other.
        Wilbur-Ellis invests in the industry's best workforce
        Wilbur-Ellis invests heavily in our employees by offering skill development and training, competitive compensation and benefits, and a tradition of promoting from within for a broad range of career opportunities. And we foster a supportive, people-first work environment.
        Intern Sales Agriculture Plant Science Agribusiness Crop Protection Seed Fertilizer Grand Forks North Dakota ND
        Intern Sales Agriculture Plant Science Agribusiness Crop Protection Seed Fertilizer Grand Forks North Dakota ND
        Intern Sales Agriculture Plant Science Agribusiness Crop Protection Seed Fertilizer Grand Forks North Dakota ND
        Intern Sales Agriculture Plant Science Agribusiness Crop Protection Seed Fertilizer Grand Forks North Dakota ND

        Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

        The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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