Vacancy

Salinas, California, United States (Fulltime)

Organic Seed Sales Representative

 

Boost organic seed sales

USA, California - terrority Southwest USA (California, Arizona, Nevada) – full time at BSc level

To boost our organic seed sales in Southwest USA we are looking for a Sales Representative with a commercial orientation and thorough knowledge of organic agriculture and vegetable production.

What are you going to do?

As an Organic Seed Sales Representative you will perform variety trials, development relationships with organic growers, and assess the organic market potential by crop. You will be knowledgeable about trends in the organic vegetable market and you will use this information to promote sales and the development of organic varieties. Furthermore, you will maintain and develop relationships with key customers. You will share your knowledge with these customers to support their growing activities and to determine their needs. You will report to the Vitalis Regional Business Manager.

Your power

You are dedicated to organic agriculture and have strong production skills and knowledge of the organic certification process. You have a strong commercial drive and an entrepreneurial spirit. You are able to build lasting customer relationships where you gain trust, identify customer needs and explore solutions.  You take initiative and can work both in a team and independently. Additionally you have excellent communication and organization skills.

Requirements

  • At least a BSc degree in agriculture or comparable.
  • Thorough knowledge of organic vegetable and herb cultivation.
  • Knowledge of organic market and certification process.
  • Proficient in MS Office.
  • Confident in data collection and analysis and the ability to develop sales projections.
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record.

Our power
We are an independent vegetable seed company, breeding, producing and marketing our varieties all over the world. There's a good chance that you'll find our tomatoes, cucumbers, sweet peppers, lettuce or other vegetables on your plate, no matter where you are. We are a company with a supportive, energetic culture.

Vitalis Organic Seeds is the organic division of Enza Zaden originating in 1994. Fully dedicated to breeding and producing 100% certified seed varieties for professional vegetable and herb growers worldwide. As an employee of Enza Zaden, you’ll have more than 1,800 colleagues of 40 nationalities worldwide. Strong team players with an entrepreneurial spirit who easily take responsibilities is exactly what we like to see in our employees.

Are you going to join us? We offer you a positive working environment and ample opportunities for personal development. Plus a competitive salary and excellent benefits.

Interested?

Please send your application and CV, along with a covering letter, to Vicki Avina via the button below.

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