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Risk Management Advisor III

Chicago, Illinois
Job Type
1 Oct 2021
Company Overview Proudly Farmers First! What do you get when you cross the best of Silicon Valley innovation and technology with the value driven mission of Family Farmers around the world? Farmers Business Network, Inc. (FBN)! FBN was created by farmers for farmers and is on a mission to power the prosperity of Family Farmers around the world by leveling the playing field through insights, commerce and community. Our goal is to enable them to make smart business decisions that maximize their farms profit potential for generations to come, helping to ensure the fundamental economic viability and sustainability of family farms and rural communities. We are a dynamic, and innovative AgTech company that offers competitive compensation and benefits and is backed by top investors including Google Ventures, Kleiner Perkins, DBL Partners, T Rowe Price and Temasek. THE ROLE The Risk Management Advisor 3 position is a role focused on providing risk management services to farmer customers, primarily through futures and options brokerage but also via cash management. Although the RMA is expected to be involved in lead generation and closing, his/her primary responsibility will be to service customers that are referred into the service, maintaining the strength of the relationship through exceptional service and advice. Customer education and development will be a strong focus. A risk management background with an advanced grasp of grain marketing and/or markets is a must. THE DUTIES Provide advice, service and execution services to customers assigned to the RMA for the FBN Pro1 risk management service Follow FBN directives regarding market research and risk profiles to steer farmer customers to appropriate risk positions both in their brokerage accounts and for their farm as a whole Execute brokerage obligations with speed, professionalism and above all accuracy, following all relevant compliance obligations. Provide relationship management to all customers, working to further engagement of the farmer within the broader FBN framework. Deploy to the field on an as-needed basis from time to time Become an internal expert on our market-leading and innovative package opportunities and risk management instruments QUALIFICATIONS We're looking for confident, motivated, competitive, and innovative individuals with a strong work ethic and an appetite for big rewards. Desired characteristics/qualifications include: Minimum of 5+ years of experience in a grain marketing role such as grain trading, merchandising, origination, or brokerage Possess or ability to obtain the Series 3 licensure (the National Commodities Futures Examination administered by FINRA) Fluency in futures, options, hedging, and risk management concepts and offerings Graduate with an Agronomy, Sales, Marketing, Business, and Economics-related bachelor's degree Proven ability to excel in a self-guided work environment Passionate about agriculture and farming; a desire to put the farmer first Comfortable using and explaining technology products/services A willingness to work in a fast-paced, competitive environment where sales achievement will be directly rewarded Willingness to travel 10%+ of time FBN is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We do not discriminate in hiring or any employment decision based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or other applicable legally protected characteristic. FBN considers qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. We participate in the E-Verify program in certain locations as required by law. Learn more about the E-Verify program here . FBN is also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please email fill out this form . #LI-REMOTE
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  • Job Reference: 386581940-2
  • Date Posted: 1 October 2021
  • Recruiter: Farmer's Business Network, Inc.
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Primary Industry
  • Job Type: Permanent