Sales Account Manager - Horticulture, Western USA / Canada
United States, Washington, California - USASales, Marketing & Communications
Are you experienced in horticulture sales, business driven, flexible and ready for a new challenge? Then we are looking for you!
We are an international corporation, locally headquartered in Camarillo, California. We have established ourselves as a world leader in process automation and custom solutions for the horticulture industry. Our mission, “Creating a climate for growth” guides our every move, whether that be through reducing greenhouse emissions, increasing labor efficiency, or optimizing crop production. At Priva, we believe it’s important to not only provide an integrated solution, but to also build a more efficient and sustainable society for the future.
In response to emerging market demands, we are currently searching for a Sales Account Manager that will help us develop our sales and solutions for the indoor farming and greenhouse industries. This associate will be responsible for the growing market in the Western regions of North America.
What will you be working on?
In this position, you will have the chance to work in an office environment, while also getting the opportunity to travel and stretch your legs. As a Sales Account Manager, you will be actively looking for leads and prospects, while also developing a dynamic network of customers and industry leaders alike. You will work on building a new distribution channel and collaborating closely with the existing partners and customers. When customers come to you with a problem, you will work to provide them with a meaningful solution, such as the implementation of automation controls for HVAC, greenhouse climate controls, irrigation controls solutions, fertigation delivery, etc.
You must be entrepreneurial, have business development skills, and preferably have experience within horticulture. You must also have an affinity for engineering and be able to connect with customers, investors, advisers, partners, and installers. This position requires a high aptitude for problem solving as you will need to be able to interpret and convey the complex problems and solutions that pertain to horticultural automation. Ultimately, you should be interested in understanding indoor farming, greenhouse automation control, becoming proficient in irrigation design, and have a desire to help customers become more efficient.
Education and experience
- Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Business or Engineering related fields
- Understanding of the horticulture industry
- Highly proficient in the English language; written and spoken
- Spanish speaking is a plus
- Strong interpersonal skills
- Current, valid passport
- Valid California Driver’s License
- Reliable transportation
- Ability to travel
We offer a competitive salary, 401k, health plan, significant vacation time, technological tools necessary for the position, and the opportunity for international travel. This position has great potential for growth.
We are looking for someone who has a high sense of personal pride, a desire for excellence, is career oriented, responsible, trustworthy, easy-going, professional, proactive, self-motivated, and enjoys demanding work.