SMA began in 1964 with the father-son team of Bill Hurt, Sr. and Bill Hurt, Jr. It was a rather modest start a smattering of farm parts on white butcher paper spread across an old, dusty ping pong table. Today, after more than 50 years of family ownership, SMA calls itself America s Ag Parts Supplier -- and with good reason. SMA offers some 50,000 agricultural-related parts to customers across the United States. We do this from five distribution centers strategically-located in Jonesboro, Arkansas; Corsicana, Texas; Des Moines, Iowa; Fresno, California; plus our newest distribution center in Strongsville, Ohio. SMA is seeking a Territory Sales Manager based in the Dakotas to lead the sales efforts of the current SMA Customer Network while working to develop new customers and capitalize on new market opportunities. This position will be responsible for:Actively calling on a customer network within an assigned Territory.Achieving annual sales goals within the assigned Territory.Training customers on the SMA website and other interactive tools.Developing new customers and market segments in the area.Researching and recommending new product opportunities. Requirements Include:3+ years of experience calling on a customer/dealer network.Experience within the agriculture industry.Excellent communication and sales skills.Ability to travel 90% of the time. The ideal candidate will have:Strong understanding of the aftermarket / all-makes agricultural parts market.Previous experience working in production agriculture. Experience working with farm supply stores, farm equipment dealerships, or similar. Bachelor s degree in a Sales or Agricultural related field. Benefits Include:A competitive compensation package. Benefit package including, 401K, health, dental, and vision insurance.
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