Business Development Manager

 Published a month ago
    
 New Zealand
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Agworld/Semios is seeking the right person to grow the New Zealand arm of our business through new business sales and the careful management and support of our existing customers.

Agworld/Semios is a leading provider of agricultural management software and solutions, committed to revolutionising the way farmers and agribusinesses operate. With a continuous  presence in the New Zealand market since 2013, Agworld has been instrumental in driving innovation and efficiency in agriculture. As we continue to grow, we are looking for a dedicated Business Development Manager to join our team in New Zealand.

Position Overview:

As a Business Development Manager, you will have a crucial role in engaging with key stakeholders in the agricultural sector, promoting Agworld's software solutions, and driving business growth. Working closely with internal teams, you will ensure that our customers receive the necessary support and resources to fully utilise our products and achieve their business objectives. We are seeking someone who is not only passionate about agriculture but also Tech Optimistic, believing in the transformative power of technology to drive positive change in the industry.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement strategic plans to attract and onboard new customers in the agricultural sector of New Zealand.
  • Cultivate strong relationships with a variety of stakeholders, providing guidance and support on how they can leverage Agworld's solutions to meet their needs.
  • Conduct product demonstrations and training sessions for external stakeholders and customers, equipping them with the knowledge and tools to effectively promote and utilise Agworld's solutions.
  • Collaborate closely with internal stakeholders, including Sales, Support, and Product teams, to address customer inquiries, resolve issues, and deliver exceptional service.
  • Gather and communicate customer feedback and market insights to internal teams to inform product development and enhancements.
  • Monitor industry trends and competitor activities to identify growth opportunities and differentiation.

Requirements

  • Hold a formal qualification in agriculture, business, or a related field. Practical experience in the agricultural sector will be highly valued.
  • Demonstrate a proven track record in business development or sales roles within the agricultural industry, showcasing industry awareness and knowledge of the Ag sector.
  • Possess a strong understanding of the agricultural landscape in New Zealand, including market trends, challenges, and opportunities.
  • Have hands-on experience in providing innovative solutions to customer needs, demonstrating a proactive approach to problem-solving and value creation.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build rapport and trust with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Adopt a results-driven mindset with a focus on achieving business objectives and driving customer success.
  • Be capable of working collaboratively with cross-functional teams and influencing outcomes to benefit both the business and our users.
  • Preference for familiarity with agricultural management software or technology solutions.

Benefits

Besides working for an industry leader which has been named one of 50 companies that exemplify the best in agriculture technology around the world, this role offers many benefits. Let us tell you about them:

  • This role offers a commission structure above the base salary allowing a level of self determination for remuneration.
  • Work fully remotely, this role is available anywhere in New Zealand, with travel opportunities around New Zealand and to Australia.
  • Work for a team that values fun, laughter, and each other in a collaborative and casual work environment.
  • Access a hardware budget to set up your workspace as suits you.
  • Referral bonus offered to incentivise growing our team with the right people.

Join our team and be part of a company that is shaping the future of agriculture with innovative technology solutions. If you are passionate about driving business growth, delivering exceptional value to customers, and are Tech Optimistic, we want to hear from you!

To apply, please submit your resume and a cover letter outlining your relevant experience and why you are the ideal candidate for this role.

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