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Sales Manager, San Jose, CA

Job Reference: CGA39186
Contract Type: Permanent, Full time

Our client is a leading global seed manufacturer and they are looking to bring a new Sales Manager onto their team. The Sales Manager will be responsible for building and maintaining approximately 100 designated domestic and international accounts throughout the Mexico and South American region. This individual is an expert in advising customers of the best vegetable seed varieties that meet their needs.

Duties and responsibilities

Sell all vegetable seeds varieties domestically and internationally; give technical advice to our customers for selecting and cultivating our product.
Identify and develop new markets for our seed; inform the company of the status and trends of the seed industry in this territory.
Serve customer accounts and ensure the maintenance and growth of the business.
Responsible for setting up publicity and promotion programs.
Responsible to organize seed samples for trials for new or old varieties. Coordinate trials and get product information.
Responsible to coordinate with Breeder research trials and help to evaluate the material to discover new varieties for the market.
Draft /sales contracts, provide information needed including prices and review needed export documentation according to customer’s instructions and requirements; set the price list for each market.
Attend conventions and trade shows that will help maintain and develop our business.
Review and resolve quality issues. Write contracts related to exclusive seed varieties and/or as necessary to resolve a quality issue.

Skills and Abilities Required:

Bilingual in Spanish (must have).
Develop constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintaining them at all times. Ability to problem solve; evaluate options and implement solutions.
Knowledge of vegetable crops, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the profitability of the company.
Must be able to work in the office, Greenhouses and fields.
International travel up to 75% of the time.

If you are someone that is ideal for this position and have a passion to be part of a high calibre company please submit your resume in Microsoft Word format – and don’t forget to include your accomplishments and achievements on your resume!