This is a REMOTE home office Position-Illumitex is located in Austin, TX
Illumitex a leader driving the digital transformation of horticultural for cannabis, vertical farms, greenhouses and contained environment agriculture (CEA). We are pioneering a deeper move into Agtech by providing solutions that help deploy the grower at-scale with image-associated Artificial Intelligence (AI) to improve crop results and provide early detection of crop yield and quality reducing issues. Our LED lighting solutions are tuned to plants' photosynthetic needs and will help our customers build sustainable farms; reducing energy, providing long-lasting units that are safe for the environment and increase yields and improve crop quality.
The Sales Manager is an important member of our high-performing sales team. The focus of this position is to prospect, develop and maintain long-term relationships with new and existing clients. They will also work to develop a deep understanding of customer requirements and create winning sales propositions around these requirements. The focus of this position would be customers in the US and is designed as a selling and market-building position that will provide market-level leadership to identify and qualify prospects, create plans, and execute against these plans.
Required (Must Have)
3+ years of sales experience with large account customers (ideally 5+ years)
Sales experience to end users (not distributors)
Previous experience within greenhouse industry or horticulture environment OR educational background in Horticulture
Strongly Preferred: Sales experience within greenhouse industry or horticultural environment
LED Lighting or lighting sales experience
Required: Bachelor’s Degree
Preferred: Bachelor’s Degree in Horticulture Science, Biology; Business degree (with sales experience in Horticulture)
Preferred: Former military, veterans