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Chief Commerical Officer (m/f/x) @ High-Growth Agri-Tech Start-Up

Germany, Berlin, BerlinPortfolio Company

Job description

ABOUT THE COMPANY

Agriculture businesses are the backbone of our global food system. The way our agricultural businesses functions impacts the efficiency of supply chains, the future of food production, and the sustainability of over 300,000 farming businesses in Germany alone.

Airfarm was founded with the mission to disrupt the way farming businesses operate every day. Farmers are only at the beginning of digitalization and have to cope with a variety of challenges in their daily lives. We are developing a platform for the agricultural industry and offer technologies that enable farmers and their business partners to easily exchange information, share up-to-date relevant files and data, and jointly overcome challenges.

We are a team of entrepreneurs who believe in the digital future of agriculture. With our diverse backgrounds in agriculture, technology consulting, innovation, and finance we serve one goal: to make farmers' lives more successful and easier. After closing successful VC-funding and launching our MVP we are now ready to grow and are looking for a Chief Commercial Officer (m/f/x) to join us in Berlin.

YOUR TASKS & RESPONSIBILITIES

In this role, you will take on a newly created responsibility within our C-Level team and lay the foundation for the successful growth of Airfarm. You will be responsible for the development and execution of our growth efforts, incl. marketing and sales. With your entrepreneurial and data-driven approach you will handle the following challenges:

  • Develop and execute go-to-market strategies for new and existing products

  • Build a high-performing growth team, incl. strong sales and marketing function

  • Manage our growth performance through effective KPIs, benchmarks, insights

  • Establish and refine marketing and sales operations with our team to enable sustainable growth

  • Develop sales, marketing, and support KPIs, benchmarks, and reports

  • Execute sales and marketing activities online and offline

Job requirements


WHAT YOU NEED TO SUCCEED

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in technology, business, or related field

  • Minimum of five years of experience in a fast-paced role in commercial strategy, growth, or marketing/sales management in a start-up environment

  • A strong track record business through innovative campaigns and programs to scale our company growth

  • Self-motivated, revenue driven, and passionate about helping us become the undisputed leader in our industry

  • Strong team leadership skills with the ability to build and develop growing marketing, sales, and operations function

  • Proactive, confident, and with excellent communication skills; able to quickly build trusting relationships with a range of stakeholders

  • A hands-on strategic leader willing to lead by doing

  • Native or fluency German, fluency in English


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