Positions in Britton, SD

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Marketing Associate

General Summary of Position:  This position is responsible to provide exceptional customer service and allow our Ag Risk-Marketing Consultant(s) to maximize and efficiently utilize their talents to the overall best interest of their clients and of Hurley & Associates. This position helps with basic marketing tasks, assessment of client financials and data entry, and other tasks as assigned. This position also provides customer service with clients on a regular basis. Effective communication skills, attention to detail, professional image, integrity and confidentiality are required.

General Description of Who We Are and What We Do

Hurley & Associates is an Agri-Marketing company with Christian and family values. Our business is unique, in that we have the opportunity to make a positive difference in a farmers’ level of success. We help agricultural producers secure revenue.  We do that through commodity risk management that is tailored to each farmer’s individual operation and risk tolerance. 

Hurley & Associates offers employees a competitive benefits package with two health plan options, dental, vision, basic and voluntary Life Insurance, health savings account, 401(k) retirement plan, EAP, short term disability and long term disability.

Essential Duties, Responsibilities & Ongoing Tasks

Administration 

Excellent interpersonal and people skills to work in team environment, to include a strong and friendly presence. Detail oriented and able to work accurately with numbers.  Ability to research and organize information.

Marketing

Knowledge of Marketing tools to manage risk, such as futures and options. Agricultural experience preferred. Knowledge of agricultural operations, and financial risk tolerance. Ability to interpret farm financials into Hurley cash flow requirements.  Knowledge of business marketing activities to promote Hurley & Associates.

Client Documentation

Prepare reports and/or information in preparation for client meetings. Document updates to brokerage accounts, as necessary. Update and maintain client information in files and software. Relay daily fill information to clients utilizing email. Decipher client provided information and enter farm financials into Hurley software. Track and maintain grain inventory for clients. Update end of year tax projections to clients, if necessary.

Percentages of Work responsibilities

40% Marketing, 30% Administration, 30% Client Documentation

Education and Experience Requirements

High School Degree required.  A 2- or 4-year bachelors’ degree is preferred.  One-year or more of related experience preferred.

Licensing or Certification Requirements

Series 3 license for grain brokers required after hire.  The selected candidate will be required to sign a standard Associated Person’s Agreement and a non-compete agreement upon acceptance of the position and are standard documents in our industry.

Confidentiality Requirement

  • Has access to confidential information and therefore, required to sign a Confidentiality Agreement

Scope of Responsibility and Decision Making

All delegated tasks within job description.  Compliance within Hurley & Associates policies and controls.

Physical Requirements

May be required to work more than 40 hours per week upon request.

Comments:

Duties and responsibilities of the position may change according to the needs of the company.

Hurley & Associates, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran’s or disability status.

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Regular Hours:  40 hours/week                
Reports to:  Office Administrator                          
Direct Reports:  None  

General Summary of Position:  Office Assistant is responsible to provide exceptional customer service and allow the Marketing Consultant(s) and Marketing Associate(s) to maximize and efficiently utilize their talents to the overall best interest of their clients and of Hurley.  Office assistant will help with daily data entry, answering phones, client-related tasks as delegated by the Consultant(s) or Marketing Associate(s), front desk reception work, maintaining office equipment, and other tasks as assigned.

Essential Duties, Responsibilities & Ongoing Tasks

  • Answer all incoming phone lines with a smile and route calls appropriately
  • Filing and organization of print and electronic documents
  • Maintain and update office supplies
  • Maintain and take responsibility for company vehicle upkeep
  • Ensure excellent public relations with clients, community, and Hurley personnel
  • Enter, verify and maintain client information in applicable software
  • Collection and verification of elevator contracts
  • Assist with client event planning and coordination
  • Assist in preparing reports and information for consultants upon request
  • Disseminate all office mailers and client reports in a timely manner
  • Pick up and deliver mail to appropriate personnel
  • Make bank deposits

Scope of Responsibility and Decision Making

  • All delegated tasks within job description

Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:  Competencies

  • Excellent interpersonal / people skills
  • Positive attitude
  • Answer phone with friendly, expedient, and understandable greeting
  • Willing to learn
  • General secretarial skills
  • Accurate data entry skills
  • Computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite and phone system
  • Willing to adjust priorities based on the needs of the office
  • Efficient worker and well organized

Confidentiality Requirement

  • Has access to confidential information and therefore, required to sign a confidentiality agreement

Physical Requirements

  • May be required to work more than 40 hours per week upon request

Comments:

Duties and responsibilities of the position may change according to the needs of the company.

Hurley & Associates, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

Hurley & Associates, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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Positions in Brookings, SD

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General Summary of Position

The Hog Marketing Consultant provides top notch disciplined and comprehensive marketing and risk management services to area producers to enable clients to realize economic stability and profitability. 

 

General Summary of Who We Are and What We Do:
Hurley & Associates is an Agri-Marketing company with Christian and family values. Our business is unique, in that we have the opportunity to make a positive difference in a farmers’ level of success. We help agricultural producers secure revenue.  We do that through commodity risk management that is tailored to each farmer’s individual operation and risk tolerance. 

 

Hurley & Associates offers employees a competitive benefits package with two health plan options, dental, vision, Basic and Voluntary Life Insurance, Health Savings Account, 401(k) Savings Plan, EAP, Short Term Disability and Long Term Disability.

 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

 

  • Uphold and exemplify Hurley & Associates mission statement to our clients and industry advocates.
  • Provide disciplined and comprehensive marketing and risk management services to hog producers to enable clients to realize economic stability
  • Protect and perform within Hurley’s policies and guidelines.  Understanding the futures market operations, controls, policies and procedures. 
  • Build & maintain solid business relationships/partnerships by developing trust and confidence with clients.
  • Develop and implement marketing plans within overall Hurley philosophy for hog clients, taking into consideration their comfort zones in working with various tools
  • Stay current on hog and grain market knowledge and government programs relevant to marketing needs and goals.
  • As an objective third party, assist in defining issues, problems, and opportunities faced by clients. Makes recommendations, as appropriate, for each client. 
  • Network with hog industry, business and community leaders
  • Prospect for new clients while maintaining and growing current client base.
  • Identify and provide for the educational needs of clients, prospects, and advocates including maintaining a presence at hog industry events.

 

Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:  Competencies

 

Management and Local Compliance  

  • Futures market operations and rationale preferred
  • Understanding of farm operations, finances, and values
  • Knowledge of tools to assist in managing producer risk preferred 
  • Customer service, satisfaction, and retention skills  
  • Excellent salesmanship, communication, and time management skills    

Sales and Marketing   

  • Networking within the hog and grain industry to develop industry advocates  
  • Presentation skills for public speaking and training programs  
  • Ability to inspire people to take action  

People Skills  

  • Excellent interpersonal skills  
  • Demonstrate relationship building capabilities 

Confidentiality Requirement

  • Has access to confidential information and therefore, required to sign a confidentiality agreement.

 

Educational and Experience Requirements

  • High School diploma with 3-5 years experience in farm agriculture business or …
  • Associates or technical school degree with 2-4 years experience in agriculture or...
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture with 1-2 years related experience, preferred

 

Licensing or Certification Requirements

  • Series 3 license for commodity brokers required within designated time after hire.

 

Physical Requirements

  • May be required to work more than 40 hours per week.
  • Willing to travel overnight occasionally throughout the year.

 

Comments:

Duties and responsibilities of the position may change according to the needs of the company.

 

Hurley & Associates, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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Status: Exempt

Regular Hours: 40+ hours/week

Reports to: Group Leader (or CEO, if a single-person office)
 

General Description of Who We Are and What We Do:

Hurley & Associates is an Agri-Marketing company with Christian and family values. Our business is unique, in that we have the opportunity to make a positive difference in a farmers’ level of success. We help agricultural producers secure revenue.  We do that through commodity risk management that is tailored to each farmer’s individual operation and risk tolerance. 

Hurley & Associates offers employees a competitive benefits package with two health plan options, dental, vision, Basic and Voluntary Life Insurance, Health Savings Account, 401(k) Savings Plan, EAP, Short Term Disability and Long Term Disability.

General Summary of Position

The Risk Management Consultant provides top notch disciplined and comprehensive marketing and risk management services to area producers to enable clients to realize economic stability and profitability. 

 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Professionalism

  • Uphold and exemplify Hurley’s mission and vision statements
  • Represent Hurley & Associates with integrity and professionalism
  • Set professional and personal example to Hurley offices and their clientele
  • Network in agricultural community with chambers, banks, associations, etc. to establish Hurley brand recognition
  • Build & maintain solid business relationships/partnerships by developing trust and confidence with clients

 

Risk Management Services

  • Complies with all CFTC, FCM and Hurley policies and guidelines
  • Implement and monitor Futures Regulations for compliance
  • Develop and implement marketing plans within overall Hurley philosophy for farm clients, taking into consideration their comfort zones in working with various tools
  • Stay current on market knowledge and government programs relevant to marketing needs and goals
  • As an objective third party, assist in defining client issues, problems, and opportunities faced by clients.  By understanding situations or conditions, Risk Management Consultant makes recommendations, as appropriate, for each client. 
  • Re-evaluate marketing plans throughout the year and make necessary changes
  • Maintain confidential client records and use Hurley proprietary software to project client cash flows and break even analysis

Management

  • Manage processes, policies, production, and client relationships
  • Daily review of client positions, futures and cash
  • Maintain regular communication with clients, Senior Consultants and Hurley corporate staff

Business Development

  • Prospect for new clients while maintaining and growing current client base
  • Present Hurley & Associates portfolio of products and services in a variety of public settings
  • Achieve agreed upon revenue goals. 
  • Provide educational assistance on marketing tools, as needed

Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:  Competencies

 

Professionalism

  • Public, community, and business relationship skills
  • Communication with industry, business, and community leaders
  • Presentation skills to promote Hurley & Associates services
  • Excellent interpersonal skills

 

Risk Management Services

  • Client’s environment, operations, and financial risk tolerance
  • Client financial components
  • Marketing tools to assist in managing producer risk
  • Grain and livestock market trading and impact on client operations
  • Futures and Options markets

 

Management

  • Managing, peer mentoring and coaching, delegating skills
  • Excellent salesmanship, communication, and time management skills
  • Presentation skills for public speaking
  • Customer service, satisfaction, and retention skills
  • Budget development, cash flow and break even analysis

 

Business Development

  • Networking and prospecting skills in targeted territories
  • Developing strategies for business plan implementation
  • Effective and results oriented selling skills

 

Technical Skill Requirements

  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Internet
  • Futures market
  • Proprietary Hurley & Associates software

Confidentiality Requirement

  • Has access to confidential information and therefore, required to sign a confidentiality agreement.

Educational and Experience Requirements

  • High School diploma with 3-5 years experience in farm agriculture business or …
  • Associates or technical school degree with 2-4 years experience in agriculture or...
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture with 1-2 years related experience, preferred

Licensing or Certification Requirements

  • Series 3 license for commodity brokers required within 90 days of hire.

Physical Requirements

  • May be required to work more than 40 hours per week and must be willing to travel overnight occasionally.

Percentages of Work Responsibilities

  • 70% Risk Management Services and compliance on personal book of business
  • 20% Business Development
  • 10% Leadership

Time spent in the above work responsibilities will change dependent on the consultant’s account load (i.e. a new consultant will spend much more time in business development than one with a full account deck).

 

Comments:

Duties and responsibilities of the position may change according to the needs of the company.

 

Hurley & Associates, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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Positions in Charleston, MO

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Status: Exempt

Regular Hours: 40+ hours/week

Reports to: Group Leader
 

General Description of Who We Are and What We Do:

Hurley & Associates is an Agri-Marketing company with Christian and family values. Our business is unique, in that we have the opportunity to make a positive difference in a farmers’ level of success. We help agricultural producers secure revenue.  We do that through commodity risk management that is tailored to each farmer’s individual operation and risk tolerance. 

Hurley & Associates offers employees a competitive benefits package with two health plan options, dental, vision, Basic and Voluntary Life Insurance, Health Savings Account, 401(k) Savings Plan, EAP, Short Term Disability and Long Term Disability.

General Summary of Position

The Risk Management Consultant provides top notch disciplined and comprehensive marketing and risk management services to area producers to enable clients to realize economic stability and profitability. 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Professionalism

  • Uphold and exemplify Hurley’s mission and vision statements
  • Represent Hurley & Associates with integrity and professionalism
  • Set professional and personal example to Hurley offices and their clientele
  • Network in agricultural community with chambers, banks, associations, etc. to establish Hurley brand recognition
  • Build & maintain solid business relationships/partnerships by developing trust and confidence with clients

Risk Management Services

  • Complies with all CFTC, FCM and Hurley policies and guidelines
  • Implement and monitor Futures Regulations for compliance
  • Develop and implement marketing plans within overall Hurley philosophy for farm clients, taking into consideration their comfort zones in working with various tools
  • Stay current on market knowledge and government programs relevant to marketing needs and goals
  • As an objective third party, assist in defining client issues, problems, and opportunities faced by clients.  By understanding situations or conditions, Risk Management Consultant makes recommendations, as appropriate, for each client. 
  • Re-evaluate marketing plans throughout the year and make necessary changes
  • Maintain confidential client records and use Hurley proprietary software to project client cash flows and break even analysis

Management

  • Manage processes, policies, production, and client relationships
  • Daily review of client positions, futures and cash
  • Maintain regular communication with clients, Senior Consultants and Hurley corporate staff

Business Development

  • Prospect for new clients while maintaining and growing current client base
  • Present Hurley & Associates portfolio of products and services in a variety of public settings
  • Achieve agreed upon revenue goals. 
  • Provide educational assistance on marketing tools, as needed

Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:  Competencies

Professionalism

  • Public, community, and business relationship skills
  • Communication with industry, business, and community leaders
  • Presentation skills to promote Hurley & Associates services
  • Excellent interpersonal skills

Risk Management Services

  • Client’s environment, operations, and financial risk tolerance
  • Client financial components
  • Marketing tools to assist in managing producer risk
  • Grain and livestock market trading and impact on client operations
  • Futures and Options markets

Management

  • Managing, peer mentoring and coaching, delegating skills
  • Excellent salesmanship, communication, and time management skills
  • Presentation skills for public speaking
  • Customer service, satisfaction, and retention skills
  • Budget development, cash flow and break even analysis

Business Development

  • Networking and prospecting skills in targeted territories
  • Developing strategies for business plan implementation
  • Effective and results oriented selling skills

Technical Skill Requirements

  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Internet
  • Futures market
  • Proprietary Hurley & Associates software

Confidentiality Requirement

  • Has access to confidential information and therefore, required to sign a confidentiality agreement.

Educational and Experience Requirements

  • High School diploma with 3-5 years experience in farm agriculture business or …
  • Associates or technical school degree with 2-4 years experience in agriculture or...
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture with 1-2 years related experience, preferred

Licensing or Certification Requirements

  • Series 3 license for commodity brokers required within 90 days of hire.

Physical Requirements

  • May be required to work more than 40 hours per week and must be willing to travel overnight occasionally.

Percentages of Work Responsibilities

  • 70% Risk Management Services and compliance on personal book of business
  • 20% Business Development
  • 10% Leadership

Time spent in the above work responsibilities will change dependent on the consultant’s account load (i.e. a new consultant will spend much more time in business development than one with a full account deck).

Comments:

Duties and responsibilities of the position may change according to the needs of the company.

Hurley & Associates, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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Positions in Glenwood, MN

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Status: Exempt

Regular Hours: 40+ hours/week

Reports to: Group Leader (or CEO, if a single-person office)
 

General Description of Who We Are and What We Do:

Hurley & Associates is an Agri-Marketing company with Christian and family values. Our business is unique, in that we have the opportunity to make a positive difference in a farmers’ level of success. We help agricultural producers secure revenue.  We do that through commodity risk management that is tailored to each farmer’s individual operation and risk tolerance. 

Hurley & Associates offers employees a competitive benefits package with two health plan options, dental, vision, Basic and Voluntary Life Insurance, Health Savings Account, 401(k) Savings Plan, EAP, Short Term Disability and Long Term Disability.

General Summary of Position

The Risk Management Consultant provides top notch disciplined and comprehensive marketing and risk management services to area producers to enable clients to realize economic stability and profitability. 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Professionalism

  • Uphold and exemplify Hurley’s mission and vision statements
  • Represent Hurley & Associates with integrity and professionalism
  • Set professional and personal example to Hurley offices and their clientele
  • Network in agricultural community with chambers, banks, associations, etc. to establish Hurley brand recognition
  • Build & maintain solid business relationships/partnerships by developing trust and confidence with clients

Risk Management Services

  • Complies with all CFTC, FCM and Hurley policies and guidelines
  • Implement and monitor Futures Regulations for compliance
  • Develop and implement marketing plans within overall Hurley philosophy for farm clients, taking into consideration their comfort zones in working with various tools
  • Stay current on market knowledge and government programs relevant to marketing needs and goals
  • As an objective third party, assist in defining client issues, problems, and opportunities faced by clients.  By understanding situations or conditions, Risk Management Consultant makes recommendations, as appropriate, for each client. 
  • Re-evaluate marketing plans throughout the year and make necessary changes
  • Maintain confidential client records and use Hurley proprietary software to project client cash flows and break even analysis

Management

  • Manage processes, policies, production, and client relationships
  • Daily review of client positions, futures and cash
  • Maintain regular communication with clients, Senior Consultants and Hurley corporate staff

Business Development

  • Prospect for new clients while maintaining and growing current client base
  • Present Hurley & Associates portfolio of products and services in a variety of public settings
  • Achieve agreed upon revenue goals. 
  • Provide educational assistance on marketing tools, as needed

Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:  Competencies

Professionalism

  • Public, community, and business relationship skills
  • Communication with industry, business, and community leaders
  • Presentation skills to promote Hurley & Associates services
  • Excellent interpersonal skills

Risk Management Services

  • Client’s environment, operations, and financial risk tolerance
  • Client financial components
  • Marketing tools to assist in managing producer risk
  • Grain and livestock market trading and impact on client operations
  • Futures and Options markets

Management

  • Managing, peer mentoring and coaching, delegating skills
  • Excellent salesmanship, communication, and time management skills
  • Presentation skills for public speaking
  • Customer service, satisfaction, and retention skills
  • Budget development, cash flow and break even analysis

Business Development

  • Networking and prospecting skills in targeted territories
  • Developing strategies for business plan implementation
  • Effective and results oriented selling skills

Technical Skill Requirements

  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Internet
  • Futures market
  • Proprietary Hurley & Associates software

Confidentiality Requirement

  • Has access to confidential information and therefore, required to sign a confidentiality agreement.

Educational and Experience Requirements

  • High School diploma with 3-5 years experience in farm agriculture business or …
  • Associates or technical school degree with 2-4 years experience in agriculture or...
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture with 1-2 years related experience, preferred

Licensing or Certification Requirements

  • Series 3 license for commodity brokers required within 90 days of hire.

Physical Requirements

  • May be required to work more than 40 hours per week and must be willing to travel overnight occasionally.

Percentages of Work Responsibilities

  • 70% Risk Management Services and compliance on personal book of business
  • 20% Business Development
  • 10% Leadership

Time spent in the above work responsibilities will change dependent on the consultant’s account load (i.e. a new consultant will spend much more time in business development than one with a full account deck).

Comments:

Duties and responsibilities of the position may change according to the needs of the company.

Hurley & Associates, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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General Summary of Position

The Hog Marketing Consultant provides top notch disciplined and comprehensive marketing and risk management services to area producers to enable clients to realize economic stability and profitability. 

 

General Summary of Who We Are and What We Do:
Hurley & Associates is an Agri-Marketing company with Christian and family values. Our business is unique, in that we have the opportunity to make a positive difference in a farmers’ level of success. We help agricultural producers secure revenue.  We do that through commodity risk management that is tailored to each farmer’s individual operation and risk tolerance. 

 

Hurley & Associates offers employees a competitive benefits package with two health plan options, dental, vision, Basic and Voluntary Life Insurance, Health Savings Account, 401(k) Savings Plan, EAP, Short Term Disability and Long Term Disability.

 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

 

  • Uphold and exemplify Hurley & Associates mission statement to our clients and industry advocates.
  • Provide disciplined and comprehensive marketing and risk management services to hog producers to enable clients to realize economic stability
  • Protect and perform within Hurley’s policies and guidelines.  Understanding the futures market operations, controls, policies and procedures. 
  • Build & maintain solid business relationships/partnerships by developing trust and confidence with clients.
  • Develop and implement marketing plans within overall Hurley philosophy for hog clients, taking into consideration their comfort zones in working with various tools
  • Stay current on hog and grain market knowledge and government programs relevant to marketing needs and goals.
  • As an objective third party, assist in defining issues, problems, and opportunities faced by clients. Makes recommendations, as appropriate, for each client. 
  • Network with hog industry, business and community leaders
  • Prospect for new clients while maintaining and growing current client base.
  • Identify and provide for the educational needs of clients, prospects, and advocates including maintaining a presence at hog industry events.

 

Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:  Competencies

 

Management and Local Compliance  

  • Futures market operations and rationale preferred
  • Understanding of farm operations, finances, and values
  • Knowledge of tools to assist in managing producer risk preferred 
  • Customer service, satisfaction, and retention skills  
  • Excellent salesmanship, communication, and time management skills    

Sales and Marketing   

  • Networking within the hog and grain industry to develop industry advocates  
  • Presentation skills for public speaking and training programs  
  • Ability to inspire people to take action  

People Skills  

  • Excellent interpersonal skills  
  • Demonstrate relationship building capabilities 

Confidentiality Requirement

  • Has access to confidential information and therefore, required to sign a confidentiality agreement.

 

Educational and Experience Requirements

  • High School diploma with 3-5 years experience in farm agriculture business or …
  • Associates or technical school degree with 2-4 years experience in agriculture or...
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture with 1-2 years related experience, preferred

 

Licensing or Certification Requirements

  • Series 3 license for commodity brokers required within designated time after hire.

 

Physical Requirements

  • May be required to work more than 40 hours per week.
  • Willing to travel overnight occasionally throughout the year.

 

Comments:

Duties and responsibilities of the position may change according to the needs of the company.

 

Hurley & Associates, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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Positions in Grundy Center, IA

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General Summary of Position

The Hog Marketing Consultant provides top notch disciplined and comprehensive marketing and risk management services to area producers to enable clients to realize economic stability and profitability. 

 

General Summary of Who We Are and What We Do:
Hurley & Associates is an Agri-Marketing company with Christian and family values. Our business is unique, in that we have the opportunity to make a positive difference in a farmers’ level of success. We help agricultural producers secure revenue.  We do that through commodity risk management that is tailored to each farmer’s individual operation and risk tolerance. 

 

Hurley & Associates offers employees a competitive benefits package with two health plan options, dental, vision, Basic and Voluntary Life Insurance, Health Savings Account, 401(k) Savings Plan, EAP, Short Term Disability and Long Term Disability.

 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

 

  • Uphold and exemplify Hurley & Associates mission statement to our clients and industry advocates.
  • Provide disciplined and comprehensive marketing and risk management services to hog producers to enable clients to realize economic stability
  • Protect and perform within Hurley’s policies and guidelines.  Understanding the futures market operations, controls, policies and procedures. 
  • Build & maintain solid business relationships/partnerships by developing trust and confidence with clients.
  • Develop and implement marketing plans within overall Hurley philosophy for hog clients, taking into consideration their comfort zones in working with various tools
  • Stay current on hog and grain market knowledge and government programs relevant to marketing needs and goals.
  • As an objective third party, assist in defining issues, problems, and opportunities faced by clients. Makes recommendations, as appropriate, for each client. 
  • Network with hog industry, business and community leaders
  • Prospect for new clients while maintaining and growing current client base.
  • Identify and provide for the educational needs of clients, prospects, and advocates including maintaining a presence at hog industry events.

 

Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:  Competencies

 

Management and Local Compliance  

  • Futures market operations and rationale preferred
  • Understanding of farm operations, finances, and values
  • Knowledge of tools to assist in managing producer risk preferred 
  • Customer service, satisfaction, and retention skills  
  • Excellent salesmanship, communication, and time management skills    

Sales and Marketing   

  • Networking within the hog and grain industry to develop industry advocates  
  • Presentation skills for public speaking and training programs  
  • Ability to inspire people to take action  

People Skills  

  • Excellent interpersonal skills  
  • Demonstrate relationship building capabilities 

Confidentiality Requirement

  • Has access to confidential information and therefore, required to sign a confidentiality agreement.

 

Educational and Experience Requirements

  • High School diploma with 3-5 years experience in farm agriculture business or …
  • Associates or technical school degree with 2-4 years experience in agriculture or...
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture with 1-2 years related experience, preferred

 

Licensing or Certification Requirements

  • Series 3 license for commodity brokers required within designated time after hire.

 

Physical Requirements

  • May be required to work more than 40 hours per week.
  • Willing to travel overnight occasionally throughout the year.

 

Comments:

Duties and responsibilities of the position may change according to the needs of the company.

 

Hurley & Associates, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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