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Intl. Sales Manager - Ag - Earth Sciences

Date Posted: 4-7-2010
Location: Santa Barbara - Telecommute, CA, USA
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Job Description:

Yes we're talking dirt (soil) - A renowned technical manufacturer of instrumentation to the world of soil - earth sciences is looking for a person capable of running their international sales operations including a international network of dealers. This is the opportunity of a lifetime for someone that’s industrious, innovative and has the right background and experience. It's made for a person of international upbringing, diverse languages and experiences. Perfect for someone that's upbeat, positive about life and making the world a bit greener. We'll use your worldly experiences in developing an even stronger sales and dealer network for us. We'll be relying on your education in Ag and the earth sciences and instrumentation knowledge to further educate our customers and dealers on product attributes and sales potential. With a 50 yr. history we’ll probably teach you a thing or two. You'll be working with a great sales staff with a long experience in exporting and servicing our global customers and dealers. As a team leader and player you should fit right in. We're located in lovely Santa Barbara California, next to the Pacific Ocean with year round temperate climate. This is position offers the ability to perform this job by telecommuting if your residence currently closer to Maine than Santa Barbara. To top it off we have a 40 hour work week that is either 8-5 daily M-F or 7-5:30 4 days a week M-Th. Benefits to boot and the salary is of course determined by DOE.

Job Requirements:
• 10 -15 yrs. experience in managing sales on an international basis involving instrumentation.
• 2-3 Languages (Beyond English)
• Familiarity with and use of international trade documents L/C's etc.
• Familiarity with and use of international shipping terms and conditions of shipping internationally.
• Proven history of managing an extensive global network of dealers.
• Someone that's a team player with leadership skills
• Average 4 yr job holder (no job jumpers please)
• Preference to those who have lived abroad in several countries other than just USA.
• We're looking for that amiable self starter, self sufficient who can draft well crafted correspondence quickly in a tone that resonates care, and understanding, efficiently resolving problems, directing and managing others.
• Preference to those having preexisting dealer network contacts and capabilities.
• Education BS or MS in Ag / Instrumentation related science -sales
• Preference to those with agriculture, farm, instrumentation, bacgrounds
Salary: Upper 5 figures


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