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 hiring a Field Account Executive to achieve maximum sales growth and demand generation with large, progressive growers and dealers in their assigned region. This role focuses on outbound sales generation, renewals, and dealer prospecting working collaboratively with Regional Sales Managers (RSMs), Agronomists, dealers, and strategic partners to close business with growers throughout the assigned territory through out he state of Texas.
This is an exciting opportunity for those with experience selling agricultural inputs to farmers and dealers to impact multiple go to market channels (direct to grower and B2B dealer network). Ideal candidates understand land stewardship as the heart of agriculture, desire to disrupt status quo with innovative crop nutrient products and services, and care deeply about sustainability including fertility, soil health, and water quality. Successful candidates are able to emphasize their experience closing sales and achieving high growth sales targets through their passion for active hunter sales.
This position reports to the Director, Field Sales and is based remotely within the assigned territory. Travel expectations of approximately 25% travel, including customer meetings, presentations, joint sales calls, dealer meetings, and supporting trade shows. We are open to candidates who reside in the (Texas).
$73,000,000 to $80,000 base salary
Commission target of an additional twenty to twenty-five thousand dollars 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.
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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.