Strategic Account Manager

Industry

Electronics

Advert ID

USA_553701

Location

Austin

Job Type

Permanent

Hours

Full-Time

Salary Range

Up to USD80000.00 per year

No. of Openings

1

Branch Information

Fort Worth, TX - (USA) 3851 Northeast Loop 820 TX Fort Worth , TX 76137

ContactNumber

817-306-0505

Job Description

Strategic Account Manager (Horticulture)

Perm Job

Midwest-TX, USA

$80,000 yr. +30% bonus

Be near a major airport-frequent travel



Our client is one of the world's leading technology in LED lighting for the global horticulture market. Our customers feed the world and improve the human condition, and we provide the innovative technology needed to yield the healthiest crops possible while focusing on conservation of energy and natural resources. Become part of one of the fastest "growing" industries on the planet! Our employees are game‐changers, and we offer tons of career growth and earning potential as a key member of the team.



The Strategic Account Manager will provide world class service to our most business‐critical customers through the full sales cycle ‐ from exploration and consultation through order generation and revenue. Your focus will be on greenhouse produce and growers and vertical farm producers. This position will work from a home office and will Midwest and Texas.

Service an established portfolio of clients and prospect/pipeline new business. Walk into a greenhouse and know what is going on, talk farmer-to-farmer, grower-to-grower. Act as the front end of the spear, point of contact for Science, engineering, and other services.



Key Functions Include: * Achieve individual sales revenue goals and contribute to reaching Commercial Ag team goals as well as overall goals. * You will oversee all aspects of the customer relationship to assist them through the sales process from initial consultation and design through solution presentation, closing and revenue. * Prospect and turn new opportunities into loyal customers. * Understand customer goals early in the relationship and partner with internal technical experts and external industry partners to provide the right solutions. Respond to clients in a timely, respectful and professional manner with a keen sense of customer experience. * Work with teams across the organization to resolve customer issues and provide world class service in a timely manner. * Act as a Project Manager when working in a complex selling environment within the customer's business. * Ensure an exceptional customer experience through accurate collection and updating of customer information, sales and history through the dedicated CRM system



Requirements: * Bachelor's degree in Horticulture Science, Agronomy, Business or equivalent * Must have 10+ years of relevant horticultural working experience, preferably in sales/customer relations management in the controlled growing environment sectors (i.e. Greenhouses) * Required in‐depth technical growing knowledge of the climate‐controlled growing environment food crop and high‐wire vegetable industry (i.e. Greenhouses) * Sales experience must demonstrate excellent interpersonal communication skills (verbal & written) as well as a record of achieving sales goals. * Proven track record of building productive, trust‐based relationships with customers across a range of roles in production, growing, operations and pest management. * Existing relationships with external resources within the greenhouse vegetable sector such as equipment and/ greenhouse manufacturers, and other channel partners is preferred. * Understanding of financials for commercial growers and therefore, Skilled in working collaboratively as part of a team to serve the needs of the customer * Able to advocate for the customer internally and represent the voice of the customer * Ability to travel >50%, located near a major airport in region