We are assisting Midwest Agri-Commodities, which markets sugarbeet co-products (e.g., pulp, molasses, desugared molasses, betaine) on behalf of the four major US beet sugar producers that own the company, find a VP - North American Operations. This position is responsible for domestic sales and related strategy; development of new markets and products; customer relations; owner relations in regard to production, quality, inventory and operational issues; industry relations; and other duties as assigned. This position reports directly to the President and is reported to by the National Sales Manager, National Betaine Sales Manager, and Quality Assurance & Compliance Manager. The position is based at the company's headquarters in San Rafael, CA. Approximately 20 - 30% travel.

The successful candidate will be an effective sales and marketing executive with extensive knowledge of animal feed commodities. Experience with and knowledge of feed buyers and understanding of animal nutrition preferred, particularly dairy cattle. Experience with sugarbeet byproducts and fermentation markets for sugar co-products a plus. The VP - North American Operations must be capable of generating a high degree of respect and trust, building relationships across the organization, including its owners and customers.

Required experience includes a Bachelor's degree or higher in marketing or related field, or equivalent experience; 5 to 10 years sales management and marketing experience, executive level experience preferred, and; extensive knowledge of animal feed commodities.Compensation includes a competitive salary based on experience; medical, dental, and life insurance; paid vacation, holidays, sick days, and disability; 401(k) plan in which company matches the first 4% of employee's contribution; 401(k) Employer Nonelective Profit Sharing Contribution of 4% of salary; flex fund; incentive plan; car allowance, and; relocation benefits.

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