Area Sales Manager – Northern CA (14688)
Area Sales Manager
Northern CA Our client is a startup company who has a great microbial product that has some solid facts and data to support it. They are expanding quickly to get into markets who would benefit from their technologies. In the Area Sales Manager role, you would work to help identify the best growers to align with for testing and building product awareness. Ultimately distributors would be set up to sell the product, so input will be essential from you on who is the best to work with. Key Responsibilities for the Area Sales Manager
Northern CA: ? Identify strong customers to work with ? Work directly with growers and distributors for pull through sales ? Grow business ? Execute and manage product trials with growers, CCAs and PCAs ? Customer Service ? Attend necessary industry meetings
Key Requirements for the Area Sales Manager
Northern CA: ? Familiarity with CRM software desired ? Bachelors degree in Agronomy or related discipline ? 2-3 years experience in B2B sales
managing distribution, etc. ? Experience in working with growers transitioning from conventional to organic ? Familiarity with crops in the region
specifically fruit, vegetable, berry, tree and vine crops ? CCA or PCA desired ? Must have good relationships with the large growers in the area as well as the retail sales reps ? Driver personality!
*Candidates must be eligible to work in the US as well as meet the qualifications listed above in order to be considered for the Area Sales Manager job.