Thursday, July 1, 2010

Spotlight Job w/Dupont

Dupont -- Retail Account Mgr, Work from home w/ travel Columbia SC area, company vehicle provided

Channel Combo Consultant-8207100611
DuPont is a global Fortune 100 company, operating in 70 countries today. We are looking for people who have a passion for delivering innovative, sustainable solutions that meet our customer needs for a better, healthier, safer life.

DuPont offers an exciting place to work where thousands of innovations are introduced every year. You will have opportunities for growth through involvement in various dynamic industries from high-tech to high-performance; including agriculture, nutrition, electronics, communications, safety and protection, home and construction, transportation, and apparel.

At DuPont, you will find sustainability in our vision, our business and your future. If you want to work on the leading edge of your field and have a desire to make a difference, join DuPont and discover The miracles of science™.

Interested candidate must work from a home-based office and live in (or be willing to move to) Columbia, S.C.

The Retail Account Manager will conduct sales calls, training sessions, service calls and entertainment functions/events with agricultural retailers, distributors, crop consultants, and other influencers, such as University and Extension personnel, for the purpose of selling DuPont Crop Protection products and service offerings. The sales territory is comprised of SC & Western NC. Main crop markets include cereals, corn, soybeans, wheat, cotton, tobacco, various veggies, & tree fruits sales potential for DuPont Crop Protection products is $7 million per year.

The primary objectives for this territory over the next 3 years will be to:
1) Maintain existing business revenue with current products

2) prepare to successfully introduce new DuPont Crop Protection products

3) identify new market opportunities.

Extensive travel for customer interaction is required, typically three plus weeks per month, including some overnight travel. Most travel will be driving via provided company vehicle, 250 or more miles per day is typical.

• Minimum of three years sales experience, preferably in agriculture

• Strong agricultural technical expertise

• Business background/acumen and strong customer focus

• Excellent planning and organizational skills

• Aptitude to effectively work with others as a contributing member of a high performance sales team

• Demonstrated leadership ability

• Ability to sell/influence/negotiate with customers

• Demonstrated coaching and teaching skills

• Good interpersonal skills and sensitivity/respect for peoples' differences

• Ability to effectively network with both internal and external partners

• Self motivated; effective performance with minimal supervision

• Excellent written and oral communication skills

• Demonstrated knowledge and value for safety, ethics and environmental stewardship

• Proficient in computer use (E-Mail, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.), and working from a home-based office

Core Competencies - Analysis And Judgment - Build Sustainable Customer Relationships - Business Acumen - Communicating With Impact - Embracing Change -Engagement - Innovation - Managing For Productivity - Teamwork/Collaboration.

Job Channel Combo Consultant

Primary LocationNorth America-USA-Delaware-WILMINGTON-CHESTNUT RUN PLAZA [DUPONT](1890)

Organization DUPONT CO(2350)

Schedule Full-time

Education Level Bachelor's Degree (±16 years)

Shift Day Job

Employee Status Regular

Travel Yes, 75% of the time

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