Join a team focused on the success of our customers, the success of our communities, and the success of each other. Crop Growers, LLP is a leading provider of crop insurance and risk management solutions to growers in the northeast. The Crop Growers team
members are leaders in understanding the Federal Crop Insurance program and how the program can be best utilized by our customer growers. Crop Growers, LLP is part of Farm Credit East, a longstanding provider of loans and financial accounting services to farmers,
foresters, fishermen, and agricultural business owners across the northeast with over $7 billion in loan volume and over $25 million in financial accounting service revenue generated annually. When you pursue a career with Crop Growers and Farm Credit East,
you have the opportunity to positively impact the families and businesses that drive the Northeast economy.
As a Northeast Crop Insurance Marketing Agent, you will deliver effective insurance services to assure continued organizational growth and profitability in the crop insurance area by providing quality, professional service to meet and/or exceed customer expectations. Strong relationship management and communication skills are essential, as you will be responsible for managing existing customer relationships and developing new customer relationships to grow your portfolio of business. You will also be a resource for Farm Credit East branch staff, providing technical training and direction to gain branch product referrals while contributing to Farm Credit East's overall level of knowledge of crop insurance.
Number of MPCI policies: approx. 125
MPCI annual premiums: approx. $2,000,000
Types of Agriculture: The branch’s agriculture is diverse, including aquatic, nursery, livestock, vegetable, greenhouse, field crops, and fruit. Farm related businesses are also within Coopestown's target market.
Cooperstown: Albany; Fulton; Montgomery; Schenectady; Schoharie; Saratoga; Rensellaer; Warren; Washington
Position requires a B.A./B.S. in agriculture, agri-business, business administration, or equivalent. Experience as a crop insurance agent is desired, or equivalent experience in a related field. A general knowledge of agriculture is preferred. Property and casualty license desired, but not required; if not already licensed, the successful candidate must obtain their license within the first year of hire. Strong marketing and interpersonal skills are required, as are verbal and written communications skills. Must be team oriented. The position requires the ability to travel as needed.
Farm Credit East is an Equal Opportunity Employer. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law. It is our goal to make employment decisions that further the principle of equal employment opportunity by utilizing objective standards based upon an individual's qualifications for a specific job opening.
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