Grain Marketing Advisor

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Lafayette, IN:Linden, IN:Tipton, IN:
Apr 20, 2017
May 28, 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Grain Marketing Advisor-LAF00161 Working at Cargill is an opportunity to thrive—a place to develop your career to the fullest while engaging in meaningful work that makes a positive impact around the globe. You will be proud to work for a company with a strong history of ethics and a purpose of nourishing people. We offer a diverse, supportive environment where you will grow personally and professionally as you learn from some of the most talented people in your field. With 150 years of experience Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. We have 150,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work. Learn more at


The Internal Grain Marketing Advisor is part of a grain consulting team focused on helping our grain marketing service clients make better grain marketing decisions while adding value to Cargill's core business. The Internal Advisor will be an integral role of delivering value proactively and timely through frequent and planned discussions with our clients primarily over the phone or in person at the location. The Internal Grain Marketing Advisor is primarily accountable for updating client's individual situation and marketing plan, informing clients of marketing opportunities, and executing client strategies and risk management contracts. The Internal Grain Marketing Advisor will work closely with their External Grain Marketing Advisor team member and provide secondary support by assisting with prospecting activities and face to face meetings.

The Internal Grain Marketing Advisor will deliver comprehensive grain marketing services to our farm clients over the phone or in the office. The Internal Grain Marketing Advisor will help customers meet their grain marketing objectives by using the core product deliverables to better understand the client's account, providing individual client impact from the market reports on a bi-weekly basis and executing the entry and exit of the correct risk management tools. The internal advisor plays a key role in client retention. The Internal Grain Marketing Advisor will execute the customer focus fundamentals and the best practices. 15% The Internal Grain Marketing Advisor, in coordination with the External Advisor, will also assist when beneficial in selling grain marketing services to farm customers. The Internal Grain Marketing Advisor will also conduct face to face meetings with clients especially when clients are close to the Internal Grain Marketing Advisors location.

The Internal Grain Marketing Advisor will work and communicate proactively with the External Grain Marketing Advisor and will keep the client's Sales Representative informed of services that are being provided and new sales opportunities that arise. The Internal Grain Marketing Advisor will also play a key role working with the grain reps and locations teams on grain related activities at the office, where appropriate.


Required Qualifications

  • 3 years of experience working in grain marketing and risk management.
  • 3 years of experience working with grain futures, options and markets.
  • 3 years of experience in the grain industry AND agricultural production AND farm management.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to communicate clearly over the phone
  • Strong problem solving and decision making skills
  • Ability to work in team environment
  • Excellent comprehension of Cargill's Risk Management Tools.
  • Related Post-secondary education or training.
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Strong computer skills and attention to detail to create and maintain spreadsheets, databases and presentations.
  • Consulting experience

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

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Primary Location US-IN-Lafayette

Other Locations US-IN-Linden, US-IN-Tipton

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

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