Head of Sales and Customer Success 318 views0 applications

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Our goal:

Give bees a voice. With third of the world’s crops depending on bee pollination and around 40% of American beehives dying each year, we’re working to be part of the solution, and we want YOU to be part of it! At Nectar, the technology we built to track hives empowers us to make the bees healthier, and create a more secure food chain.


Your mission:

We are looking for a Head of Sales and Customer Success to join our small team of great humans as we have a growing number of beekeepers. Are you seeking more ownership and want to make a concrete impact on the environment? Are protecting bees and improving our agroecosystem topics that you care about? Do field visits seem exciting to you? This is your opportunity to bring meaningful change!

Your role will be to consolidate Nectar’s prospective and existing customer relationships. You will own Nectar’s growth processes while supporting your team in reaching its objectives.  


Your responsibilities:

  • Lead, coach, and empower the members of the sales and success team.

  • Partner with sales representatives in the development of sales strategies.

  • Land and expand: improve process and funnel for reaching out, onboarding, activation, and expansion.

  • Ensure execution of customer journey touchpoints, including onboarding, account reviews, retention, and other opportunities.

  • Support teammates in managing key client accounts.

  • Work with the Product team to prioritize customer features and requests.

  • Foster a positive team culture and participate in team development, including hiring, onboarding, career development and performance management.

Your qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in sales and/or customer success.

  • A bachelor’s or associate’s degree in marketing, sales, or a related field.

  • Strong collaboration, time-management, influencing and prioritization skills are essential to the success of this role.

  • Ability to build and maintain relationships internally and with customers.

  • Capacity to partner with customers in developing their strategic direction.

Your profile:

  • Strong interpersonal skills are an absolute must. 

  • Sense of self-confidence is required when communicating with Nectar’s clients.

  • Strong sales ability, business acumen, commercial awareness, and leadership.

  • Ability to work (and telework) in a team.

  • Start-up experience (a plus) and interest in sustainable agriculture.

  • Experience in agriculture, technology, or both, is nice to have.

  • Strong communication skills in English, both oral and written.


*If you’re not sure you’re the right fit for the role, we invite you to apply anyway. We welcome every candidate with an inclusive mindset, and we are making sure diverse humans feel safe and heard in our recruiting process.


What we hope will convince you to apply:

  • A team of wonderful people in which everyone is heard

  • Permanent role, 40 hours per week, flexible hours

  • The role can be performed from California or Montreal (Nectar’s HQ) (must be allowed to work in California or in Quebec)

  • 3 weeks of vacation

  • Annual well-being budget of $500

  • Other benefits to be announced in the future

  • Tons of bee puns 

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Nectar helps beekeepers raise more productive bees to secure our food supply. We enable beekeepers to increase their survivorship rates and profitability by providing them an affordable and scalable solution for generating insights on the effects of management practices and visited locations.
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