- Bachelor of Science in an Agriculture, Agribusiness, Horticulture, Ag/Life Sciences, or related discipline.
- Five (5) years of progressively responsible sales/marketing experience in agri-business and/or other related customer service function. Equivalent combinations of education and experience, which result in the required level of knowledge, competencies, skills, and abilities, may be considered.
- Agronomic/Horticultural knowledge and experience in the G2G segments; particularly, hemp, vegetables, flowers, annual and perennial plants, and nursery plant production.
- Strategic thinker with the ability to work with limited direction and make decisions independently.
- Strong verbal and listening communication skills with the ability to creatively solve agronomic/horticultural problems and provide timely and sound recommendations.
- Good interpersonal relationships and capable of building strong work relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
- Demonstrated leadership and consensus-building. Comfortable speaking in front of people with the ability to make clear and compelling presentations.
- Strong computer skills (i.e., mobile technology (tablets/smartphones), scientific/statistical software, basic knowledge of databases and information reporting tools, etc.)
- PCA License required for California Role.
Physical Demands and Work Environment
This position requires normal, everyday use of standard office equipment. There may be a need to involve the handling of some production equipment and the ability to carry finished goods up to 50 pounds. There may be long periods of sitting and driving. There will be field exposure to areas such as, but not limited to, production farms, manufacturing plants and fertilizer, pesticide distributor, and applicator sites.
Travel with this position is 40% to 50%.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Must be sufficiently centralized within California or the Pacific Northwest territories to maximize access to key markets and contacts. Company provides vehicle, computer, and other office tools for working from home. Salary is commensurate with experience and past performance.