Job Title: Market Developer (Hemp Champion)
Pay: Negotiable based on experience
Location: Seymour, IN with some flexibility for remote work
Start Date: Immediate Hire (Negotiable based on availability)
KDC is hiring for a Market Developer to help the company enter the hemp market within the state of Indiana. The role at KDC is highly entrepreneurial in nature, with the intent to grow a new business for the company. This person should have a background in business and sales and should be comfortable working in a fast paced working environment. This person will develop and achieve long-term organizational strategic goals, identify and build key customer relationships, and engage with key industry partners all while maintaining an extensive knowledge of current market conditions.
Identify and build key customer relationships.
Forecast sales targets and ensure they are met by the team
Attend industry functions, such as association events and conferences, and provide feedback and information on market and creative trends.
Present to and consult with management team on business trends with a view to developing new services,
products, and distribution channels.
Adaptable self-starter who is skilled at creating structure in ambiguous environments
Strong networking skills
Strong logical and analytical problem-solving skills
Ability to proactively manage risk and lead through influence
Ability to take on new challenges and work outside of one's comfort zone
Outstanding written and verbal communication skills with audiences of all levels
Ability to build effective relationships with all levels of those involved with hemp, including farmers, retailers, and investors.
Preferably has experience with cannabis related plants
Knowledge of entrepreneurial ventures and experience with a startup company
Experience working with CRM tools such as sales force
Some of the qualifications and skills we are expecting are. . .
5+ years of experience in business
Broad exposure to different industries, process areas, and technologies
Demonstrated ability to lead, problem solve and deliver results.
Exceptional written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
Must be detail-oriented with excellent organizational skills.
Ability to work with minimal supervision.