(Fresh Produce) Bilingual Business Development Specialist-Nunhems

Posted 2 years ago in Marketing/PR

Job Description:

The vegetable seed business of Bayer CropScience operates under the name of Nunhems. Nunhems is the global specialist in vegetable genetics and services. As a globally integrated group of teams Nunhems builds unique customer relationships and shares products, concepts and expertise with the professional horticultural production industry and supply chain. The portfolio of Nunhems consists of 2,500 varieties in 28 vegetable crops, including leading varieties of carrot, cucumber, leek, lettuce, melon, onion, pepper, tomato and watermelon. With more than 1,700 employees, Nunhems is present in all major vegetable production areas in the world.

We're currently seeking a talented and motivated Business Development Specialist in Salinas, CA. We look forward to hearing from qualified candidates.

Perform Other Duties as Instructed by Supervisor:
Responsibilities & Duties:
  • Develop/identify market opportunities where pull through opportunities can be executed within the produce chain to leverage Nunhems’ vegetable seed genetics
  • Establish/maintain long term relationships within the produce industry that will provide partnership and collaborative opportunities between Nunhems and major value chain participants.
  • Monitor/report produce industry/consumption trends and serve as company liaison to the produce industry; assure Nunhems crop teams are aware of market opportunities.
  • 5 to 7 years’ experience in a produce chain channel/category management & ability to network/build contacts within industry.
  • Extensive produce industry contacts.
  • Degree in marketing/business development required.
  • Successful, advanced project management skills.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Proven ability to lead through influence and not authority.
  • Language: fluent in English; Spanish is a plus.

About Nunhems:

We serve the vegetable produce industry and supply chain worldwide, and are among the world's four leading vegetable seed companies. But what sets us apart is that Nunhems is as much about people as it is about seeds. Nunhems is a people-centered organization that promotes teamwork. Our teams are organized around crops, rather than countries. Members of the same crop team are often based in different countries, cooperating with their international team colleagues from research, production, processing, marketing & sales in a cross-functional setting.

Our mission:
As a globally integrated group of teams, we are dedicated to developing innovative genetics and related services and building unique customer relationships.

Nunhems stands for:

Well-being of its employees

Success for its customers

Long-term value growth

Sustainable solutions for current and future generations

Ideas and innovation to create business opportunities

Functional and cultural diversity and recognition of everybodys contribution

Entrepreneurship with professionalism and integrity

Our vision
Our vision is to become the market leader through crop specialization and cooperative relationships with our customers.

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