About the Role
As a commercial & communications executive, you will be part of the commercial team, where you will develop the strategy, lead the execution of the initiatives to scale the business, and drive the communication efforts of the team and company. Your responsibilities include:
Develop the strategy and take action to drive the bottom line of the company
Work closely with the team to identify and evaluate potential business development partnerships
Take ownership and deliver on assigned projects, ensuring that the objectives are met and the follow up actions taken
Engage with multiple stakeholders (governments, feed manufacturers, farms, etc) in various commercial projects
Shape and strengthen IFT's positioning through effective and consistent internal and external communications
Manage incoming media requests, build relationships with journalists, and provide communications support, including media releases, responses, spokesperson management
What we're looking for
You’re obsessed with creating the sustainable circular economy the world needs, even if things aren’t always easy
You think strategically. You have a love for learning and consuming knowledge, exhibit second order thinking in your decision making, and seek to maximise long term gains.
You work methodically. You are organised when approaching a project or task, keep track and document your process, progress, and tasks, and possess good project management skills.
You act resourcefully. You are innovative in your approach to challenges, can test and learn fast, and are willing to roll up your sleeves in order to get the job done.
You interact amicably. You are able to work collaboratively, have good communication and and writing skills, and can manage multiple stakeholders.
Prior experience (at least 1 year) in B2B sales or communications is a bonus. Fresh graduates are welcome
What should you expect from us
Attractive salary (up to $3,800) and rapid career growth pathway
A high-growth, agriculture technology and biotech startup environment
A dynamic, friendly, diverse and fast-growing team that will support and guide you
Opportunities to travel overseas for work
You will play a huge role in growing the commercial arm of the company (both locally and overseas)
Not going to lie — the learning curve is steep, and the work is hard. But here, you can have an actual impact.
You get to execute quickly and ambitiously. You'll be equipped with the personal freedom to act, fail, and learn.
As we receive dozens of applications for the role, you can jump the queue by answering the following questions
How would you position IFT in three sentences?
Suggest one thing that we can work on right now to spread awareness about the benefits of frass.
Suggest one way that we can bring onboard more retailers to distribute our products.
Where do you see yourself in 3-5 years' time?
How to Apply
Ultimately this role will be shaped around the right candidate. If the mission inspires you and you believe you are the right person for the job, we want to speak with you. Email us at email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject 'Application for Commercial Executive’.
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