Sales Agronomist

  • ClimateAi
  • San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Sep 02, 2021

Job Description

ClimateAI is on a mission to accelerate resilience in supply chains. The company has launched the first of its kind Enterprise Climate Platform in agriculture to help supply chains adapt to climate change. We are a series-A company founded at Stanford University backed by some of the top VC firms in the Agriculture and AI spaces. We are a fast-growing Series-A company looking for passionate individuals who can contribute to the solutions for the most important issue of our generation. Everyone at ClimateAi is driven by a united passion to tackle climate change. We don’t do business with customers that we see as negatively impacting climate outcomes. We believe in a culture of truth and transparency, where feedback is considered an opportunity for us to contribute to each other’s personal and professional growth. We recognize the value of diversity and are an equal opportunity employer.

What you’ll do:

  • Develop use cases that link climate forecasts to agronomic impacts in ways that create value for our customers
  • Onboard customers to ClimateAi’s platform and ensure the platform is suited to deliver insights tailored to their crop, location, and position in the Ag value chain
  • Tap your knowledge and external resources (academics, advisors, etc.) to continue to build and manage our domain knowledge and agronomic database
  • Translate customer needs into technical requirements, based on the combination of agronomic value drivers and climate forecasts
  • Collaborate with the data science team to deliver on those requirements via ClimateAi’s platform
  • Be an advisor to the customer and deliver those results, ensuring a direct link between our forecasts and business metrics (yield, quality, etc.)
  • Help build the Customer Solutions function: define and drive processes that will enable us scale
  • Grow with us: future opportunities to take on more responsibilities as our company and needs grow

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience reviewing agronomic literature and transforming it into useful insights to inform decisions
  • Experience translating agronomic insights into financial metrics, as evidenced by relevant past business roles or qualifications (e.g. an MBA)
  • 3+ years working in an agronomic role (sales agronomy, production agronomy, etc.) supporting on-farm decision making
  • Expertise on certain crops - and an ability to leverage external resources (academic literature, external experts) to fill gaps in that knowledge
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, capable of clear communications to customers and data scientists alike
  • Strong project management skills: Ability to drive outcomes across teams, and in a timely fashion
  • A good listener: able to hear and understand the customer needs and the different perspectives of relevant stakeholders
  • Experience working in data science and/or weather and climate related environments is a plus
  • Most importantly, a passion for climate change solutions

The Compensation + Perks: - Competitive compensation + equity - Health Insurance - 401K Application Deadline: October 6th, 2021, 8:00 PM Pacific time.

Organization Size



Atmosphere, Climate Risk, Food & Agriculture