Technical Sales Representative- Key Account Manager

Posted on December 16, 2020
Overview

The mission of Ground Vertical Farming is to help greenhouses and individuals optimize their agricultural space and achieve the highest yield at the best quality while significantly reducing their costs. The company was created to solve the problems of waste in water and high costs incurred by greenhouse owners. In the grand scheme of things, the company’s value proposition tackles bigger problems like the global economic crisis and recession, climate change, the lack of agriculture areas, and the high labor and energy expenses. The startup offers greenhouse owners and individuals a complete solution that consists of panels, a controller, meshes, and fertilizers.

Ground Vertical Farming is seeking a qualified Technical Sales Lead – Key Account Manager to help sell GVF’s products and services to agricultural businesses.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES & JOB TASKS

  • Presenting, promoting, and selling products/services using solid arguments to existing and prospective customers
  • Generating leads and converting these leads into actual clients
  • Establishing, developing, and maintaining positive business and customer relationships
  • Being motivated and driven to reaching ambitious sales targets
  • Preparing sales reports as needed

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Freelancer
  • Degree in agriculture (preferably)
  • Technology-driven
  • 3+ years of experience in sales
  • Well connected to the local market
  • Highly motivated and target driven
  • Excellent selling, communication, and negotiation skills
  • Great time management and organizational skills

 

IDEAL CANDIDATE:

The ideal candidate will  have a strong background in agriculture, a solid understanding of the sales process, and excellent relationship-building/sales/deal closing skills. He/she will be continuously generating leads, building relationships, and closing deals.

The role is best suited for a quick learner with the ability to showcase the company’s offering in a compelling way besides strong persuasion and negotiation skills.

 

APPLICATION PROCESS

Interested applicants are kindly asked to submit their CV by email to groundvertical@gmail.com, mentioning the position name in the subject line.

About Ground Vertical Farming

GROUND ‐ Vertical Farming is a startup providing a complete solution through fully automated vertical panels, growing mediums, seeds and a main controller for agricultural businesses and restaurants, to help them optimize the use of their agricultural space, achieve the highest yield at the best quality, all while reducing the water consumption and operational costs.