Global Marketing Director

Summary

Develop and execute global plan and regional plans (with local teams) within the marketing communications discipline for the AgFintech, Commodities and Precision Agriculture initiatives

About Us

Geosys is an established leader in AgTech with more than 30 years of experience leveraging
satellite and weather data translated into unbiased measurements, high-quality maps and
analytics for agribusinesses across the globe. Stakeholders across the agricultural value chain benefit from our scientific-grade analytics and customer-centric workflows for monitoring and benchmarking crops, assessing and mitigating risks to their business and gaining in resilience and productivity. From regional to field level, our expertise in geographic information systems provides the scalability of a global platform while our presence in major agricultural countries offers localized solutions. Decision support solutions range from worldwide risk management and monitoring of Ag commodities supply to crop management recommendations for any field. Geosys makes API and customized business solutions available to best fit customers’ business needs.

Main Job Tasks & Responsibilities

Reporting to the Chief Revenue Officer and working directly with Platform & Solutions
Management and Business Development Management, this position develops and executes
global plan and regional plans (with local teams) within the marketing communications discipline for the AgFintech, Commodities and Precision Agriculture initiatives. The position is well versed in global marketing strategies, commercialization and go-to market execution in B2B technology/digital services business, in marketing tactics, channel strategy, leads
generation/sales conversion, branding and marketing analytics. The individual will work with many different business partners to identify needs and priorities related to short term and long term revenue growth and will impact all 7 Ps of the marketing mix. The individual demonstrates creativity, foresight, business judgement and outstanding customers’ needs understanding. Position leads projects, regional in scope and works with senior management and local teams/agencies to achieve objectives. The individual is hands-on, making things happen within a lean environment. As part of the leadership team, leadership skills and the ability to sell ideas are developed. Must communicate effectively across solutions, industry, distributor and/or customer audiences to gain understanding and acceptance of ideas and recommendations. Must have ability to work with people from many different backgrounds and cultures, internally and externally, with the appropriate influence and ability to resolve differences. Good human relations skills are required to develop a collaborative/cooperative work relationship with others inside and outside the business unit.

Education, Knowledge & Abilities

GEOSYS seeks a results-oriented, dynamic, and innovative individual with experience and
demonstrated success in agricultural technology services industry that will meet the company’s
mission and vision. The ideal candidate will have the following skills, knowledge, experience,
and personal characteristics:

  • Requires a college degree or equivalent – in scientific or technology domain – and 7+
    years of marketing experience
  • Expert in the marketing communications discipline.
  • Must have strong writing/presentation skills and examples of successful communication
    plans and results.
  • Solid written and verbal skills necessary
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are required to deal with issues
    crossing boundaries or persuade others inside or outside the organization to take action
  • Expertise in the field of Technology / Digital services B2B sales
  • Understanding the importance of a clear vision and focused mission with measurable
    outcomes. Demonstrated ability to break down broad goals into achievable milestones
    with associated action plans and deliverables, to anticipate and solve problems, and to
    take advantage of opportunities.
  • Fast learner able to grasp possibilities and limitations of technical components and able
    to write complex technical content highlighting value proposition and differentiation and
    fitting customer segment expectations.
  • Excellent organizational skills. This position requires being involved in and handling
    multiple areas at once. Coordinate activities with respect to final deadlines agreed upon.
  • An affinity for agriculture and ability to be passionate about the industry. Sound
    judgment, unquestionable integrity, and mental toughness.
    Ready to thrive in a fast paced lean and hands-on environment.

Conditions

  • Full-time position
  • Based in Minneapolis, MN office (preferred) or remote-office
  • Attractive basis salary and bonus
  • Competitive benefits package

Application

If you are looking for an exciting career in AgTech with young, dynamic team and global opportunities, join us! Please send your resume and cover letter to careers@geosys.com with the reference “Global Marketing Director.” Learn more about us at geosys.com.

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Career Opportunities

To support our company’s growth and leadership position in our field, we are always on the lookout for new talent. Interested in joining our team?