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Sales Development Representative, Netherlands

Carbon Robotics

Carbon Robotics

Sales & Business Development
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Posted on Tuesday, May 21, 2024
The Carbon Robotics LaserWeeder™ implement uses precision computer vision and sophisticated AI to kill weeds with millimeter accuracy. Laserweeding delivers consistency that puts growers back in control of their schedules amid labor shortages, chemical complexity, and rising costs. For high-density crops, laserweeding is the only automated solution. Designed in Seattle and built in Detroit, it’s the future of weed control.

We’re a team who wants more! Carbon Robotics offers more! More Professional Growth, Bigger Problems to Solve, Mission Driven Progress in every task! There’s interesting problems with a Breadth of Exposure because Laser Weeding touches more than you think!

We are a no-nonsense team of passionate people with a bias for action. We know that our ability to execute on our ideas is what sets us apart. We do what we say we are going to do, externally and internally. We trust our people to act independently and make practical, real-world decisions.

Join the weeding revolution and follow Carbon Robotics on LinkedIn, YouTube, Twitter and Instagram.

Are you ready to help us design and build our LaserWeeder that solve real problems in our food supply?

Carbon Robotics Sales Development Representative will own the coordinated process of developing a qualified pipeline in Carbon Robotics addressable target market. This is accomplished by setting meetings with target contacts that result from running proactive multi-touch and multi channel communication sequences into target accounts. These contact touch sequences make it possible to deliver relevant information about Laserweeding and use case specific content that effectively generates the pipeline that fuels Carbon Robotics revenue engine.

This position reports directly to the Director of Sales and requires heavy outbound phone calling, strategic email composition, linkedin & text messaging, implementing the highest levels of active listening skills, consultative selling skills and tight collaboration with HQ and Field Sales partners to generate new customers and maintain the existing customer base. The SDR will be expected to be data driven, able to self-manage their pipeline and report on touch activity, and stay thoroughly informed on all products and weed problems facing the farming industry at large. They must have the maturity, confidence, and willingness, to roll up their sleeves and work in close partnership with Field Sales, Marketing and various other departments to achieve their assigned tasks.


  • Own prospecting activities, including Account, Contact and Lead management inside the companies CRM (Salesforce).
  • Meet or exceed lead/meeting quota through email/phone/social based prospecting & qualification.
  • Develop and execute on a strong prospecting plan of attack, including email copy, Practiced talk tracks, audience segmentation and approach.
  • Qualify interested farmers and arrange deeper dive sales meetings for the field reps, or the HQ Sales director.
  • Deliver sales presentations when necessary.
  • Track all relevant activity using SalesForce.com (including prospect touches (emails, calls, social outreach) prospect pipeline, Account/Contact/Lead/Opportunity details, etc.)
  • Quickly learn the technical aspects of the laserweeding product, effectively communicate the value proposition and be able to react to objections, competitive questions and other FAQ's.
  • Provide business acumen for farmers and strive to understand the operational problems we are solving in order to best situated the laserweeder and exceed their expectations.
  • Proactively manage your schedule, pipeline and campaigns in order to meet company deadlines and objectives.
  • Collaborate successfully with HQ Sales, Field Sales and Marketing to optimize team-selling productivity.
  • Provide value added market intelligence to the Sales, Marketing, Product, and Customer Success teams.

Essential Skills:

  • Demonstrated ability to deliver above expectation results in driving pipeline revenue opportunities.
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct extensive call and email campaigns and navigate complex accounts.
  • Excellent organizational, analytical, and problem solving skills.
  • Creative tactics to reach key decision makers and influencers.
  • Team player with solid communication and presentation skills.
  • Strong skills in google sheets data analysis & sales tools use.
  • Ability to share best practices, continually improve processes and messaging, and provide clear and consistent reporting to leadership.
  • Ability to work independently & proactively in a dynamic and aggressive startup environment.
  • Expected to attend regional events and be able to travel to client sites as needed.
  • We are looking for someone who is excited to work in a fast moving, high growth company with an opportunity to drive revenue growth and advance a career in sales.

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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