Business Development Manager

Business Development Manager - Ag Division

Location:  Tri-Cities, WA (Kennewick/Pasco)

Background

Our Client is a diversified producer of crops sold to Home Stores, Independent Garden Centers, Wholesale Greenhouse Growers, and Specialty Ag suppliers throughout the Northwest. The company maintains extensive production facilities in WA and in Watsonville, CA.  They are affiliated with a leading producer of grapes and wine, distributed by retailers nation-wide.

Overview

  • Work to establish our Client as an innovative leader in the rapidly developing differentiated production of new genetics, clean stock and other types of production that allows growers to build market share

  • Working with leadership and staff, develop strong capabilities around new, clean stock production of hops, grapes, fruit and nut trees, both in the greenhouse and open field

 

Responsibilities

  • Lead the development of strategies and products related to hops, grapes, berries, tree fruit and nut crops produced at all facilities

  • Work directly with farmers, viticulturists, hop growers and tree fruit producers to build sales of clean stock transplants and other inputs across Northwest

  • Become well known to the Ag community, comfortably interacting with farmers, researchers, breeders in the region

 

Requirements

  • Degree in agriculture or horticulture

  • Ten years industry experience in development and production of hops, grapes, and other tree fruit or nut crops

  • Strong knowledge of industry conditions, trends, and cropping systems.  

  • Ability to build and maintain strong connections with research, agronomic, and production communities

  • Reside in the local community, working out of the Tri-Cities, WA area

Qualified candidates please send your resume to stebbins@greenadvice.com