Sales Engineer Position with a Southern California Agricultural Tech Company
New Idea Software is seeking a full-time Sales Engineer for our precision agricultural technology services business, which includes UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles), in-field sensor and irrigation management tools, hand-held and desktop software tools and aerial image processing services. The successful candidate will assist with sales outreach to perspective purchasers of our software, UAV and irrigation solutions along with the sales director. Our sales process involves significant data processing, preparation and research from our support team, ensuring that we have a compelling reason to reach out to prospective customers. Agricultural UAVs and water management tools are critical areas of interest for the modern farmer and we have found that most professional farmers are eager to discuss how they can benefit from the use of our tools and services.
The Sales Engineer position will entail work with several business development processes; assisting the Sales Director with sales outreach, working with sales support to identify farms that would most benefit from our tools and services, attending trade shows in California and around the country, coordinating flight, irrigation system and software tool demonstrations, assisting with marketing campaign, design and writing. The Sales Engineer will collaborate with our farm customers to help them interpret and use our tools to better manage their farm.
The successful candidate will possess a drive to succeed, a positive team-oriented attitude, excellent time management skills, excellent communication skills and an analytical mind. Experience with agronomy and business writing are valuable in this position. Although New Idea Software’s tools and services are straightforward to understand, the successful candidate must possess adequate comfort with technology.
The Sales Engineer position offers a starting salary of $65,000 plus bonus based on achieving sales targets. This position provides health and dental benefits, company phone, vacation & sick pay.
Required Skills and Experience
Naturally curious, inquisitive and possess an excellent attitude and work ethic
BA or BS degree in agriculturally related field, business or marketing or equivalent
Sales experience is important, even if not related to agricultural products and services
Experience with agronomy, agricultural engineering or related field, or significant farming experience is required
New Idea Software is a technology company in Westlake Village, California that builds and packages a variety of precision agricultural systems including irrigation management hardware and software tools, UAVs and data handling tools. Using our commercial farm, New Idea Software is able to test and develop our tools to meet real-world environments and rapidly modify products and services for our customers. Culturally, New Idea Software is a collaborative workplace where the exchange of ideas is essential regardless of employment seniority or position. Problem solvers, makers and forward thinkers are at home here.
Our team consists of a variety of skilled professionals; software engineering, electrical, mechanical and aviation engineering, business development and agriculture. We are focused on building leading technologies and services to serve professional farmers to improve operational decision making and reduce water and fertilizer waste. We look forward to adding like-minded talented, driven and personable people to our team.
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