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Tactical Sales Specialist

John Deere Johnston, IA
  • Expired: January 15, 2020. Applications are no longer accepted.

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Primary Location: United States (US) - Iowa (US-IA) - Johnston
Function: Marketing / Sales
Title: Tactical Sales Specialist - 62878
Your Responsibilities

As a Tactical Sales Specialist for John Deere Financial in Johnston, IA, you will support the execution of the John Deere Financial Tactical Sales Plan through the development and deployment of various sales tools in the Ag and Turf, Agribusiness, and C&F sales channels. Major duties and responsibilities include:
+ Increase sales of equipment, parts, service, technology, and inputs with innovative financing solutions in U.S. and Canada sales channels.
+ Provide actionable and efficient information to the John Deere Financial sales team to execute high priority sales tactics.
+ Monitoring sales performance across markets to identify opportunities for targeted actions.
+ Collaborate with the Equipment Divisions to ensure alignment of sales efforts.
+ Build relationships across all departments within John Deere Financial and the John Deere Equipment Divisions to inform the sales team of important information and share market insights internally.
+ Serve as a knowledge resource and seek to find answers for the JDF Sales Team and with certain dealers and merchants across the Ag and Turf, Agribusiness, and C&F sales channels.
+ Analyze and interpret data to evaluate performance and adjust tactics.
+ Construct sales tools within various digital and electronic resources, such as Excel, PowerPoint, Tableau, SharePoint, Word, PDF.
+ Work with the John Deere Financial sales team to create, deliver, and execute sales finance solutions for dealers, merchants, and customers.
+ Communicate effectively with internal and external customers.

Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.

What Skills You Need

+ Statistical analysis experience
+ Demonstrated sales and marketing skills and experience
+ Ability and willingness to travel on a limited basis
+ Knowledge of agriculture sciences
+ Knowledge of products and services offered by the appropriate area of responsibility

What Makes You Stand Out

+ 1 or more years of Marketing experience
+ 1 or more years of selling directly to an end-user customer in a retail environment
+ 1 or more years of experience gathering market data using research tools and applying statistical analysis principles/methodologies to make recommendations
+ 1 or more years of Field experience with regular customer contact, knowledge of dealer/distribution network, limited geographic area of responsibility, and broad product knowledge
+ 1 or more years of practical experience with John Deere machinery and equipment
+ 1 or more years of experience delivering training

Education (or equivalent work experience)
Ideally, you will have a degree or equivalent work experience in the following:

+ Bachelor's degree in an Agricultural Sciences discipline
What You'll Get
At John Deere, you are empowered to create a career that will take you to where you want to go. Here, you'll enjoy the freedom to explore new projects, the support to think outside the box and the advanced tools and technology that foster innovation and achievement. We offer comprehensive relocation and reward packages to help you get started on your new career path. Click here to find out more about our Total Rewards Package.
The information contained herein is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and qualifications required of individuals performing the job. The qualifications detailed in this job description are not considered the minimum requirements necessary to perform the job, but rather as guidelines.
John Deere is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

John Deere


Johnston, IA
50131 USA