Why you should join us:
At Sound Agriculture, we believe our food system can nourish consumers while benefiting farming communities and the planet. Through a deeper understanding of plant and microbial biology, we are leveraging the natural power of plants to make agriculture more agile and resilient. Our work focuses on developing nutrient efficiency products and modernizing plant breeding to improve the way we farm and the food we eat.
Sound is a Series D startup funded by leading investors in food and agriculture including Leaps by Bayer, Syngenta Group Ventures, S2G Ventures, BMO Impact Investment Fund, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, Fall Line Capital, Cavallo Ventures, FootPrint Coalition and Northpond Ventures.
What you'll do:
We are seeking an experienced Strategic Sales Manager for the US to sell and maintain relationships with partners and key clients/customers. Responsibilities include growing the company's revenue by building/executing a sales plan that is in-line with the strategic accounts targeted path. Build and develop deep relationships with growers, potential clients as well as ensuring existing key clients are satisfied with Sound’s suite of solutions. The person in this role secures and maintains long term key customer relationships by discovering and demonstrating an understanding of their needs, preparing customized solutions, and negotiating contracts.
An exceptional Strategic Sales Manager should be able to manage multiple customers and strategic accounts without compromising on the quality of services provided. Developing these client relationships requires the Strategic Sales Manager to effectively convey how Sound’s solutions improve our client’s business and enable them to achieve their goals. Achieving a high level of customer satisfaction is crucial to growing our business and creating long-term, repeatable success.
The Sales Manager reports to the Director, Strategic Accounts. This role is fully remote with travel expected (30-50%).
$115,000-$125,000 Base Salary
$40,000 Commission Target
Commission targets are uncapped and measured by sales against quota. Commission earnings are paid three times annually.
Sound reserves the ability to adjust the compensation range based on the final candidate’s experience, skillset, and geography. In addition to on target earnings, we offer above average equity grants for the industry as we believe that every employee should have a stake in the company’s growth. If you’re above this compensation target, we encourage you to reach out and discuss the entire package and opportunity before deciding not to pursue this position.
Targeted Skills & Experience
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What we offer:
Sound Agriculture does not accept unsolicited resumes from individual recruiters or third party recruiting agencies responding to job postings. We will not respond to unsolicited requests to submit candidates.
We seek a diverse pool of applicants and consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, ancestry, color, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, citizenship, disability, Veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status.
Sound participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the United States. If E-Verify cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, Sound is required to give you written instructions and an opportunity to contact the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) or Social Security Administration (SSA) so you can begin to resolve the issue before Sound takes any action, including terminating your employment.