Cattle Buyer Field Marketing Representative
Lincoln, Nebraska, USA
•Knowledge of the cattle and feedlot industry required
•Ability to travel both air and surface -- valid driver’s license required
•Comparable experience or Associates or Bachelor Degree preferred in Business Administration, Agribusiness, Economics, Finance, Management, Marketing or other related field.
•Stable and progressive work history
•Experience with basic computer word processing & spreadsheet programs
•Excellent oral and written communication skills and negotiation skills both in person and on the phone
•Ability to gain knowledge of the products and customers within the industries we serve
•Professional appearance and demeanor
•Flexible and open to change
•Able to work independently and communicate within a team environment
•Detail oriented with analytical skills
•Able to work with minimal supervision
The Cattle Buyer Field Marketing Representative’s primary objective will be to identify large commercial feeder cattle buyers within the feedlot sector. The position requires them to build relationships & educate these buyers on their ability to both procure feeder cattle through our products including LivestockMarket.com as well as market finished cattle. In addition to in person meetings, the position is also responsible for handling in-bound and outbound customer calls, and email communications with those customers. The Representative will also be expected to sell opportunities for these feedlots to market cattle on LivestockMarket.com and AuctionTime.com.
This position requires travel across North America to feedlots to educate customers in person. Travel expenses are covered per Sandhills Global travel policy. The position is based out of Lincoln, NE and report to this office when not in the field.
The Representative will gather information on shows and meetings in the industry as well. Researching the livestock industry and the proper way to list the information on our site will be done in addition to providing feedback from the industry. The Representative must work as a team to help assure the success of the websites and publications. Assume other duties as assigned.