Agricultural Account Manager – 6165

Sales, Full-time, Kansas
The Role:

Primary responsibility will be to handle all sales-related activities with our clients. The role hence embraces a considerable set of different duties across several areas. These vary from tasks in Sales, Support and organizing small size projects, handling the communication between the OL Corporate Office and the client down to the end of the process chain in billing support. 

Key Responsibilities:

Build and maintain relationships with all clients with reoccurring touch points for key accounts
Report performance and progress on goals to Management
Coordinate Account Management Project tasks with Support Group, Sales, Professional Services, Accounting & Controlling
Researching issues with support, Product and development
Sending documentation and marketing materials to clients
Coordinate with internal support desk for client issues, deliverable and license requests
Coordinate with release and development departments for code build requirements and deliverable
Actively promote new sales through involvement in industry agriculture association groups

Required Skills, Qualifications, and Experience:

Knowledge of trading and risk management for a wide range of products
Agribusiness industry knowledge is desirable
Strong customer focus, poise, empathy for people and situations
Facilitation, negotiation, working knowledge or ability to learn contract negotiations and grain industry
Structured working style, independent and autonomous operation
Required to have excellent interpersonal skills and have strong decision making, negotiation, and conflict management skills
Ability to write correspondence and proposals and effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, and customers
Ability to quickly adopt internal and client side processes
Good command of English language (oral and written)
20% domestic and international travel may be required based on account assignments
College degree or 3 years equivalent experience in grain merchandising, sales, back office, client support or marketing.
Finance and associated processes 

About us:

We’re a diverse group of visionary innovators who provide trading and workflow automation software, high-value analytics, and strategic consulting to corporations, central banks, financial institutions, and governments. More than 40% of the world’s largest companies use our solutions. Founded in 1999, we’ve achieved tremendous growth by bringing together some of the best and most successful financial technology companies in the world.

Over 2,000 of the world’s leading corporations, including 50% of the Fortune 500 and 30% of the world’s central banks, trust ION solutions to manage their cash, in-house banking, commodity supply chain, trading and risk.

Over 800 of the world’s leading banks and broker-dealers use our electronic trading platforms to operate the world’s financial market infrastructure.

With 10,000 employees and offices in more than 40 cities around the globe, ION is a rapidly expanding and dynamic group.

At ION, we offer careers that provide many opportunities: To invent. To design. To collaborate. To build. To transform businesses and empower people around the world to do more, faster and better than before. Imagine what you can do and experience. This is where you can do your best work.

ION is committed to maintaining a supportive and inclusive environment for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We respect the varied identities, abilities, cultures, and traditions of the individuals who comprise our organization and recognize the value that different backgrounds and points of view bring to our business.
ION adheres to an equal employment opportunity policy that prohibits discriminatory practices or harassment against applicants or employees based on any legally impermissible factor.

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