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Ag Parnters Grain Marketing Internship in Hartley, Iowa

Grain Marketing Internship

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Ag Partners is currently seeking a Grain Marketing Intern! Do you have a desire to research and learn more about what it takes to market and buy grain? Do you display a strong desire to have exposure to customers and sales? We are seeking to fill this Internship for Summer of 2020!

We will offer a 12 week paid internship to a qualified and motivated individual who will be responsible for learning our grain marketing business and understanding management and operations viewpoints while working on special projects. At Ag Partners, you will find a team atmosphere committed to safety and excellent customer service with the opportunity to develop even more soft skills that will be beneficial in school and beyond!

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:Includes but not limited to the following:

  • Learn and research areas of grain merchandising
  • Assist grain team in servicing customers, buying grain, conducting on-farm sales, and customer service calls
  • Help Grain Merchandisers create and utilize unique marketing solutions to provide customers with a strategic risk management plan
  • Learn grain business, management viewpoints, grain operations, and attend regular grower and team meetings
  • Conduct special projects for Grain Team
  • Develop and coordinate risk management solutions and grain marketing plans
  • Work with experienced Grain Merchandisers on grain support activities
  • Responsible for an overall assigned sales/research project in conjunction with all corporate research initiatives including but not limited to taking pictures, sampling, and gathering data
  • Present findings to Ag Partners’ grain sales group at completion of project
  • Interact with growers
  • Work with growers to manage risk and present data to help make marketing decisions
  • Work in a safe & efficient manner according to Ag Partners’ safety policies
  • Provide above average customer service
  • Assist other locations, as needed

Required Qualifications

  • Valid state motor vehicle operator’s license and good driving record
  • Ability to work overtime as required
  • Passion for Agriculture!

Preferred Qualifications

  • Pursing an associate’s or bachelor’s degree in an Ag related field
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5 or higher

Our Values

Safety, Highest Standard of Integrity, Innovation, Results, Team

Location: Hartley, IA

Employment duration: Part time