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Strategic Account Director

Carbon Robotics

Carbon Robotics

Sales & Business Development
California, USA
Posted on Saturday, January 6, 2024
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As a Strategic Account Director at Carbon Robotics, you will play a pivotal role in driving business growth by establishing and nurturing strategic relationships with key accounts. Leveraging your industry expertise and a deep understanding of our robotic solutions, you will collaborate with clients to identify opportunities, address challenges, and deliver customized automation solutions. This role requires a dynamic leader with a proven track record in strategic account management, a passion for technology, and the ability to drive results in a fast-paced environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Strategic Account Management:
    • Build and maintain strong, long-lasting relationships with key clients, understanding their business objectives and challenges.
  • Account Management and Business Development Experience within a cutting edge technology proposition.
    • Meet and exceed revenue targets by developing and implementing strategic account plans that align with both client and company objectives
  • Strong Communication skills required
    • Clearly articulate the value proposition of Carbon Robotics solutions, demonstrating how they align with clients' business goals and contribute to their success.
    • Establish quarterly executive review meetings with internal and external leaders.
    • Collaborate with sales, marketing, engineering, and customer support teams to ensure a cohesive approach in delivering value to strategic accounts.
  • Lead contract negotiations, ensuring favorable terms for both parties while anticipating potential challenges, minimizing risks and ensuring the strong customer relationship.
  • Follow and communicate competitive intelligence and industry trends.
  • Foster customer advocacy by ensuring a positive client experience, resolving issues promptly, and serving as a liaison between clients and internal teams.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities for Success:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Engineering, or a related field; advanced degree preferred.
  • Proven experience as a Strategic Account Director or in a similar strategic account management role within Ag Tech, robotics, automation, or technology industries.
  • Demonstrated success in achieving and exceeding revenue targets through strategic account development.
  • Ability to understand complex solutions and industry trends.
  • Excellent negotiation, communication, and presentation skills.
  • Travel required upto 70%

Carbon Robotics follows equitable hiring practices. Flexibility in our hiring process allows hiring of talent at levels different from what are posted. The compensation range outlined is based on a target budgeted base salary. Individual base pay depends on various factors such as relevant experience and skill, Interview assessments and responsibility of role, job duties/requirements. Offers are determined using our equitable hiring practices. Carbon Robotics offers additional compensation in the form of benefits premiums, pre-IPO stock options and On Target Earning commissions for appropriate positions. Base pay ranges are reviewed each year. We are committed to the principle of pay equity – paying employees equitably for similar work.

Carbon Robotics' base salary pay range:

$183,168—$315,047 USD

Why would you join Carbon Robotics?

Passion for building teams capable of solving uniquely interesting problems. Innovation while disrupting the market is what we do. Profiled in WSJ and Forbes, Carbon Robotics is poised to become the next billion dollar company in the rapidly growing worldwide Ag-Tech industry.

We offer competitive compensation and benefits to our full time US based* employees, including:

  • Competitive salaries
  • Pre-IPO Stock Options
  • Generous Benefits:
    • Fully-paid medical, dental, and vision insurance premiums for you and all dependents
    • Life Insurance
    • Long Term Disability
    • Flexible PTO
    • 401(k) plan
    • Pet Insurance
    • Commuter Benefits
  • Work Culture: Be a part of an inclusive and tight-knit company culture that values innovation and mission-driven success.
  • Internationally based employees benefits varies

Carbon Robotics is building a culture of diversity and inclusion for all. We welcome everyone’s voice and believe in open and transparent communication. We believe the best products, services, and companies are built by strong teams that include a diversity of backgrounds, perspectives, ideas, and experiences. We are committed to supporting and enabling growth and opportunity for every employee at every level. This is the foundation to which we will build a truly unique environment.

We are equally committed to equal employment opportunity, and it is foundational to how we recruit and hire our talented team. Employment is determined based upon capabilities and qualifications without discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, gender identification and expression, marital status, military status or status as an honorably discharge/veteran, pregnancy (including potential pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, and childbearing), sexual orientation, age (40 and over), national origin, ancestry, citizenship or immigration status, physical, mental, or sensory disability , HIV/AIDS or hepatitis C status, genetic information, status as an actual or perceived victim of domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking, or any other protected class as established by law.

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