Agricultural Tech Sales Representative

Paris
Did you know that over 30% of fresh produce grown in the world goes to waste and never reaches consumers?

Founded in 2015, Hazel Technologies Inc. is a USDA-funded company that develops new technologies to extend the quality and shelf life of fresh produce in the global supply chain. The Chicago-based early-stage agricultural technology company is on a mission to reduce food waste. Shippers, growers, and retailers are always looking for new ways to ship food further, enter new markets, extend the growing season, and have less food rejected at the retail level. Hazel Technologies’ products address these needs by adding significant and measurable value throughout our customer’s food supply chains.

Hazel Technologies is searching for an Agricultural Tech Sales Representative to join our growing team as we expand internationally.

Position Description:

The Paris-based Agricultural Tech Sales Representative will report directly to the Vice President of Sales. This person will be responsible for customer relationship management and business development for our growing customer base in Europe and Africa. We are seeking dynamic, multilingual candidates with several years of experience in B2B agricultural, agricultural tech, fresh produce, or agronomy sales.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage EU, UK, and African customer relationships
  • Daily reporting and interaction with Salesforce CRM software
  • Travel to meet with key accounts
  • Product development support for new markets (e.g. running trials on new produce or in new regions)
  • Report to VP sales
  • Flawlessly communicate with outbound and inbound sales team members and customers
  • Aid in marketing activities as needed to develop market-specific collateral
  • Represent Hazel Tech at industry trade shows and any other similar events
  • Meet monthly goals and quarterly quotas
  • Develop new leads

Requirements:

  • Willingness to travel extensively (~50% of time) to EU, US, Africa
  • Previous Agricultural, Agricultural Tech, Fresh Produce, or Agronomy sales experience
  • Fluent in at least one of the following languages: Spanish, French, Italian, Dutch, Afrikaans, Polish, Greek, or Arabic
  • Flawless native English communication skills
  • EU or UK citizen, or UK indefinite leave to remain

Preferences:

  • Extensive B2B sales experience with fresh food retail chains (>4 years)
  • Previous experience working in an international company, preferably an American one
  • Previous experience selling directly to growers and/or packers
  • Speaking more than one of the target languages (i.e. Spanish, French, Dutch, Polish, Italian, Greek, Arabic, or Afrikaans)
  • Willingness to work in or relocate to the Greater London Metropolitan Area
  • Experience working remotely
  • A history of sales success in any of the following territories: Spain, South Africa, Morocco, UK, The Netherlands, Belgium, Poland, Italy, or Egypt

HOW TO APPLY 

Send email to careers@hazeltechnologies.com 

Subject line: AgTech Sales Rep

Please attach CV or resume and short intro stating where you saw the job posted, (no cover letter necessary)

Equal Opportunity Employer

Haze Technologies is an equal opportunity employer, committed to our diversity and inclusiveness. We will consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, nationality, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, disability, or age. We strongly encourage women, people of color, members of the LGBTQIA community, people with disabilities and veterans to apply.

About Hazel Technologies, Inc.: Hazel Technologies is a USDA-funded startup company that develops new solutions to extend the quality shelf life of fresh produce and reduce food waste. Founded in 2015, Hazel Tech® services over 100 of the world's largest fresh produce packers, shippers, and retailers. Selected as a Finalist for Fast Company's 2020 World Changing Ideas and winner of "Best Sustainable Packaging"at the 2020 World Food Innovation Awards, the company's patent-pending technologies have been tested by top academic research programs including UC Davis, Cornell University, and Oregon State University. In 2020, Hazel is on track to be used with over 3.2 billion pounds of fresh produce, preventing more than 270 million pounds from going to waste. For more information, visit www.hazeltechnologies.com.