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Digital Sales Manager

Published: 2021-03-23
Department
FOSS North America
6509 Flying Cloud Dr. Suite 130
US-55344  Eden Prairie


Country
United States

Gearing Up!

We see the need for healthy food and feed products of high quality being as high as ever.

To FOSS this means growth on a global scale. At the same time, the discipline of customer support has evolved. We see new needs and above all – new opportunities to add value to our customers’ business by optimising their production, thereby contributing to the sustainable use of our planet’s agricultural resources.

The combination of growth and new opportunities means we’re gearing up our frontline of dedicated sales and service teams all over the world. 

Our mission

We are driven by a strong sense of purpose, helping to reduce food production costs and secure quality products regardless of where they are produced. With our digital services portfolio we are spearheading a joining of hardware and information, which allows for informed decisions in food production.

A fast-growing world population means that the global food production continues to increase. We want to come up with smarter ways to make the best use of agricultural resources, and to help eliminate food waste. If that sounds like something you would like to get out of bed for every morning, then read on.

Join our largest sales and service subsidiary in North America

As Digital Services Sales Manager, you will be responsible for the sale of the portfolio of digital services that support the broad range of instruments offered by FOSS. You will position and sell the digital services using technical, organizational, and customer knowledge to generate interest and influence sales resulting in revenue generation. In addition, you will provide input into market planning and technical support/direction of the services. You will be reporting to the Inside Sales Manager, working from a home office with some travel activities required (primary within US).

Position Requirements and Specifications

The job is to position and sell digital services to customers who have purchased or are in the process of purchasing FOSS instruments.

  • You will be responsible for overall sales performance that meets and maximizes customer satisfaction while meeting sales goals.
  • Experience and knowledge in digital solutions (cloud-based data management and/or SAAS) strongly preferred.
  • Ability to understand customer requirements and identify potential FOSS digital solutions that meet the customer’s needs.
  • Comfortable positioning and demonstrating digital offerings to customers either individually or supported with a FOSS technical team.
  • Strong ability to manage projects through integration with deadlines in mind.
  • Skillset in Microsoft Office including PowerPoint and Excel, Salesforce experience is a plus
  • Understanding of the food and agricultural production industries a plus

About you

You are action oriented with a proven ability to achieve results, and you have a strong customer focus, as well as the ability to effectively interact with current and prospective customers to close sales or provide customer care. You also excel at demonstration skills highlighting software and capabilities.

People describe you as a self-starter and multi-tasker, self-motivated, with a capacity to perform in a fast-paced environment, and a high degree of integrity and professionalism. You come with strong relationship building skills, and effective written and verbal communication skills, including presentation skills.

Application

If you think the job is interesting - and you possess the necessary qualifications, please send your application by using the link below (note that we only receive applications via the link). We conduct interviews on a regular basis, so we recommend that you apply as soon as possible. We look forward to hearing from you!

All applications for vacant positions will be welcomed and will be considered on the relative merits of the applicant against the role profile for the position regardless of nationality, ethnicity, sex, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, parental responsibilities, age, religion, or belief.

FOSS

FOSS contributes to the sustainable use of our planet’s agricultural resources and thus to the nutrition and health of the people of the world. We make it our business to build analytical solutions, which add value by improving food quality and optimising production, from raw material to finished product. FOSS helps optimise the use of food and agricultural resources by enabling customers to run intelligent data-driven productions with less waste, better quality, bigger yields, and more optimal use of raw materials. Always at the forefront of analytical technology development, FOSS provides a range of analytical solutions from laboratory to at-line and in-line solutions, across industries from dairy to grain and meat. FOSS provides instruments and solutions to the world’s 100 largest food companies and for more than 60 years, FOSS has been innovating analytical technology. FOSS was founded by Nils Foss in Hillerød in 1956. We are a family-owned, global company and our products and services are sold all around the world. FOSS employs more than 1,500 highly qualified people worldwide.

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