We’re leaders. Innovators. Perfectionists. Constantly improving our products and practices, with our customers always at the forefront of everything we do. We’re the largest family-owned, retail seed company in the country and we’re looking for qualified leaders like you to help us grow. When you join Beck’s, you join a family. And it’s what we do together that sets us apart.

Are you a natural leader who’s passionate about leading and developing a team? Are you a team player who thrives on collective success? If so, then this is the role for you. As a Beck’s Area Team Leader, you’ll promote and support the company vision, policies, and programs by setting clear expectations for your sales team. Beck’s is dedicated to delivering a customer experience that is unlike any other, and that starts with you being your teams champion.

This position will cover our Michigan & Northern Indiana area which includes the Northwest portion of Indiana and Southern 2/3rds of Michigan.

As a member of the Beck’s Family of employees, all full-time employees are eligible for a generous benefits package:

  • Health benefits including two medical plan options and company HSA contributions, dental, vision, employer paid life/AD&D for you and your dependents, disability insurance, and access to an onsite Nurse Practitioner
  • 401k plan match & company sponsored pension plan and access to a Financial Advisor to help you manage your retirement savings
  • Paid time off, Paid Holidays, Wellness Programs, & Corporate Discounts
  • Company Christmas Party, $200 Merchandise Allowance, & Much More


  • Set clear expectations:
    • Communicate daily with assigned sales team members
    • Define expectations and responsibilities of assigned sales team members
    • Hold sales team members accountable for meeting or exceeding expectations and responsibilities
    • Provide feedback to Regional Business Manager
  • Coach team members:
    • Listen and ask questions of assigned team members
    • Stay positive
    • Encourage collaboration and teamwork across sales teams and departments
    • Develop strategic plans and goals for assigned team members
      • To grow sales
      • To develop personally via continuing education and training
    • Deliver tough messages to assigned team members when needed
    • Reward performance and teamwork
  • Dealer recruitment:
    • Ensure the dealer network within the specific ATL area is healthy, productive and well-managed by Seed Advisors.
    • Work with Seed Advisors to identify areas that do not have adequate dealer representation
    • Assist Seed Advisors in the identification and recruitment of competitive dealers
  • Perform other related duties as may be required by the Regional Business Manager or the Director of Sales and Marketing.

Job Requirements

Education and training:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in an agricultural related field of study preferred.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and insurable driving record as determined by Beck’s automobile insurance policy.
  • This is a safety-sensitive position.

Technical knowledge:

  • Basic computer and current software skills.
  • A working knowledge of agronomics.
  • Chauffer license or equivalent required.

Physical demands:

  • Ability to pass DOT physical examination and obtain Medical Examiner’s Certificate may be required.
  • Must be able to lift up to 70 pounds unassisted.


  • Minimum of two (2) years experience in agricultural sales or related industry with a Bachelor of Science Degree or:
  • A minimum of ten (10) years field sales experience.


** In an effort to provide a safer, drug-free workplace for employees, all full-time applicants to whom offers of employment are made must submit to a drug test and background check, subject to applicable local, state, or federal laws or regulations. Employment at Beck’s is contingent upon passing these pre-employment screenings.