Cherokee, Iowa

We are currently seeking a Vice President of Agronomy & Marketing. We are seeking a motivated individual who will be responsible, under the direction of the CEO, for the overall Agronomy strategy, marketing, sales, direction, coordination and evaluation of these areas. This individual will serve as a member of the leadership team and will participate in the overall direction and strategic vision of the organization.

This is an excellent opportunity to join the senior leadership team of a future focused organization.  You will find a team atmosphere committed to safety and excellent customer service, along with a stable career that offers outstanding benefits!

AgState offers a generous benefits package including 401K Match or Defined Benefit (Pension) Retirement Plan, Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Salary Continuation, Long Term Disability, Supplemental Insurance, Career Growth and Development Opportunities, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Education Assistance, Paid Holidays, Clothing Allowance, and a generous Paid Time off Accrual.  

Desired Qualifications:

  • 10 or more years of leadership experience including managing exempt employees
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field
  • Prior experience in strategic planning, agronomy product/service offerings, etc.
Application Instructions:
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Equal Opportunity Employer – We work hard to embrace diversity and inclusion and encourage employees at AgState to bring authenticity to work every day.


  • Lead the strategic direction for AgState’s successful Agronomy Division including the functional areas of Crop Protection, Fertilizer, Seed and Precision Ag, Technical Services and Sales.
  • Manages high level directors and leaders within the agronomy department to maximum performance. Develops and challenges high potential employees to ensure continual learning and development of their direct reports.
  • Provides leadership to the marketing department in the development and implementation of short and long-term marketing plans regarding company products, services and the overall AgState brand.
  • Supports and encourages team collaboration and cross-divisional sales efforts in all areas of the company.
  • Helps to set overall cooperative strategy and tactics to achieve safety, profitability and growth results for AgState.
Location: Cherokee, Iowa
Open: Monday May 22nd
Close: Tuesday August 15th 2023

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