Territory Sales Rep - Ontario and Quebec


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Job Title: Territory Sales Rep - Ontario and Quebec
Location: Remote / Work-From-Home, ON, Central Canada, Canada
Company: Ukko Agro Inc.
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Precision & Ag Tech
Career Type: Sales/Retail
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: 2
Salary: Competitive
Job Description:

About Ukko Agro:
Ukko is a venture capital and industry-leaders backed applied research company that has created a field adaptive, predictive analytics platform. Our platform aggregates disconnected data from commercial farms to generate actionable advice on the application of crop inputs (pesticide, water, and nutrients), up to a week in advance.

 

The result is higher on-farm profitability through lower costs and more accurate application, leading to higher yields. It is delivered through a combination of in-field IoT sensors, advanced agriculture research, and data science-based predictive analytics. With this, we aim to solve one of the toughest challenges - helping farmers grow profitably in a sustainable way.

 

Our team is comprised of agriculture research scientists, technology professionals, and agriculture economics specialists. Our solution has enabled farmers to reduce pesticide usage by an average of 25%, without any yield losses, and apply sustainable agriculture practices across Canada and the United States. As we grow at a fast pace, you will have a direct impact on shaping the experience of commercial and enterprise customers in bringing innovative predictive analytics solutions to the agriculture industry.

 

Our Culture:
We strive to create an inclusive environment that fosters collaboration and transparency. You'll always know what everyone is doing and how your contribution is helping us achieve our mission. BTW, did we say that we love celebrating every little thing? Be it a product launch, smashing targets, team birthday, new baby, or buying plants, we have a Zoom background for every occasion!

 

The team values that we live by every day are:
• Respect
• Constant Learning
• Extreme Ownership
• Collaboration

 

Your role:
Ukko Agro currently sells in Canada and the US through retailers, crop-input companies and directly to farmers. We are experiencing exceptional market traction with this multi-channel strategy.

 

This is where you come in.

As the Territory Sales Rep, you will be responsible for growing sales through existing and new channels in your region. You will also be responsible for bringing in new key accounts such as retailers, crop-input companies, larger farmers, financial institutions and more.

 

This role will be report to the Sales Director.

 

Key responsibilities as a part of this role are:

  • Build territory plan, conduct analysis and market research to help rightly position Ukko’s services in the market
  • Build/Enhance sales strategies to accelerate sales in your territory
  • Set and achieve the agreed upon sales target
  • Sign up enterprise key accounts, including but not limited to ag-input retailers, crop-input companies, food companies, financial institutions
  • Build 3 to 5-year commercial roadmap for your territory
  • Work closely with the technology team in Toronto to funnel customer insights that will be used to build new features and expand the product offering

 

What We Expect

  • 2+ years of experience in sales in the Ag industry, preferably with digital agtech
  • Hungry and driven to scale a fast growing agtech company
  • Strong knowledge of the Agriculture industry in Ontario and Quebec
  • Existing connections with ag-input retailers, farmers, co-ops and other key enterprises with focus on broad acre crops – soybean, wheat, and corn
  • Proven track record of achieving sales targets
  • Knowledge of precision agriculture trends
  • Expertise in using digital technology, tech savvy
  • Bilingual in English and French

 

What we offer

  • Attractive salary, bonus and benefits
  • Opportunity to gain equity in the company
  • Chance to grow with an exciting start-up that is going to make a big impact
  • Ability to influence and impact company’s mission and growth
  • Unlimited vacation policy, flexible working hours

 

If this interests you, please submit your cover letter and résumé by clicking on APPLY TO THIS POSITION.

 

Location: Work from home, based in Ontario
 

To apply please click on APPLY TO THIS POSITION
Job Post Date: 11/26/21
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