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Land O'Lakes Inc. Purina Feed Sales Intern - Montana in Glendive, Montana

As part of an ever-growing ag community, we are uniquely positioned to address the challenges and seize the opportunities of a growing global population. We are dedicated to finding the most talented people to support the businesses of our member owners, local ag retails and cooperatives across North America. We strive to match people that share our passion for agriculture with sustainable careers in the communities in which our member owners operate. There is no better time to be part of the growing, dynamic world of agriculture - let's help you find your fit. Purina Feed Sales Intern - Montana Purina Feed Sales Internship - Montana Position Summary: As a Purina F eed S ales I ntern, you will be working alongside sales representatives and the Purina Animal Nutrition team with dealers and ag cooperatives, learning their feed business and customers. You can expect a mixture of on-farm feed trials, market research, developing plans and selling to prospects to expand sales territory, coordinating informational events for producers and overall exposure to farm supply dealers and cooperative structure. Internships typically focus on dairy, beef, equine, swine, or show feed sales projects. Interns will be provided training throughPurina Animal Nutrition andthe working location is dependent on those of our dealers. Position Duration: May - August Location( s) Available: Missoula, MT (Species: Beef) Glendive, MT (Species: Beef) Position Duties: Execute projectsto promote Purinato grow and maintain a customer base andgenerate sales of targeted animal nutrition products. Participate in farm callsand market surveyswith producers and following through to see that their needs are met. Assist with market analysis/research to identify current customers and help grow current customer base. Plan events for customers to learn more about Purina products (customer appreciation day, fitting & showing clinics,open houses,etc.) Develop in-store selling skills, assist walk-in customers with their needs and learn how to efficiently take customer over-the-phone feed orders. Position Competencies and Qualifications: Pursuing an animal science , agriculture , or business -related bachelor's degree preferred with sophomore, junior or senior status Understanding of animal husbandry, management practices, nutritional guidelines, and industry knowledge Strong interpersonal communication ability, excellent organizational and time management skills. Previous sales experience preferred Ability to lift 50 lbs. and traverse on uneven ground Possess a valid, unrestricted driver's license and have and maintain a satisfactory driving record Candidates must have valid work authorization and be able to work in the U.S. without company sponsorship. Professional Skills: Excellent communication, writing and critical thinking skills Manage time and effectively prioritize and implement projects and general work tasks Give and receive feedback, work collaboratively, exhibit effective social and interpersonal communication skills Resourceful and innovative in finding solutions to problems Flexible and adapt to changing business surrounding s If you have questions about how to apply, please call the HR Solution Center at 844-LOL-HR4U (844-565-4748) M-F 8:00am-4:30pm CT. Equal Opportunity Employer - minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity