14 Feb, 2019Full time
M&F Talent has a client in the cultivation substrates field who is looking for cannabis market specialist in the Western United States. Our client is internationally established, with a highly-reputable name in hydroponics and cannabis cultivation circles. This is an excellent opportunity for a horticulturally minded salesperson with a strong grasp on the U.S. cannabis space. Location: Central / Northern California Responsibilities: Partner with commercial cannabis customers to help them develop their business. Assist customers with cannabis plant culture guidelines and problem solving with the goal of attaining the best product results. Act as the “face” of an internationally established substrates line for their consumer base in U.S. cannabis cultivators. Carry out market studies on the hydroponics, CEA, and cannabis industries. Offer technical support and guidance for cultivation substrates in commercial cannabis cultivation scenarios. Provide field trials of cultivation substrates. Explain horticultural benefits of substrate products to customers. Share horticulture knowledge through seminars, technical demonstrations, and coaching sessions for targeted audience (growers, distributors, internal sales team and other industry partners). Participate and attend numerous trade shows along with commercial and promotional events, that will ensure product visibility. Qualifications: BA Degree in Agronomy, Horticulture, Plant Sciences, or similar. Cannabis cultivation knowledge / experience. Hydroponics product sales experience (soils, nutrients, lights, technology). Sales experience with commercial cannabis cultivation clients. Knowledgeable in cannabis plant cultivars and genetics. Expert understanding of crop culture and plant nutrition. Effective communication skills (verbal and written). Extroverted personality and autonomous worker. Proficient with Microsoft Office tools. Available to travel extensively.