What do you get when you cross the best of Silicon Valley innovation with farming and rural values? Farmer’s Business Network, Inc. (FBN)!
We are proudly Farmers First℠. FBN is an independent and unbiased network of thousands of American farms. By enabling thousands of farmers to work together, anonymously and securely to democratize information, the FBN network is helping our members level the playing field and putting power back into farmers’ hands.
Farmers Business Network counts top VCs including Google Ventures, Kleiner Perkins, DBL Partners, and Acre Venture Partners, T Rowe Price and Temasek among its investors. We are a dynamic, and innovative company in AgTech that offers competitive compensation and benefits.
We're looking for a dynamic professional to help drive new client acquisition, education, and engagement. The role will focus on offering Commercial Customers brokerage services by engaging them in services they have historically valued. Including research and market advise. Additionally, the candidate will work to offer OTC-like products and other risk management services, converting newly identified customers to fully engages and educated ones on the services and structures we provide
Work to maintain and foster relationship with customer Elevators and Coops
Service Merchandisers at customer entities
Educate Originators at Customer entities on products and structures
Work to solicit new Customer Accounts
Travel when needed - 30-50% possible
5+ years of experience at a grain aggregator (elevator, Coop, or ethanol plant) preferably in origination or merchandising
Familiarity with OTC type structures
Ability, willingness and confidence to operate independently - to travel and present ideas to groups of 4-5 people
Deep understanding of the cash grain markets, including basis and transportation dynamics across the country.
Understanding of derivatives (options, futures) and how they apply to hedging
Location flexible. Offices in Chicago preferable, but ability to work from home part/all time will be considered
Farmer’s Business Network, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and participates in U.S. Citizenship and Immigration’s E-Verify program.