Agronomy Demo and Trial Manager

Number of employees

400

Remote, United States

Posted on: 2023-12-08

Category: agritech

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Employment type:

Full time

Remote?

Yes

Experience required:

Intermediate

Salary

Salary not provided

About the company:

Pivot Bio is the leading nitrogen innovator providing farmers and the world with a better nitrogen for improved productivity and sustainability

About Pivot Bio:  

Fueled by an innovative drive and a deep understanding of the soil microbiome, Pivot Bio is pioneering game-changing advances in agriculture. Our products harness the power of naturally occurring microbes to provide nutrients to crops and new sustainable ways for farmers to reduce the usage of synthetic fertilizers as they work to help feed the world’s growing population.

Read/Hear more about Pivot Bio on Forbes or PBS News Hour. 

Position:       Agronomy Demo and Trial Manager

Location:      Remote

The Product Innovation Team at Pivot Bio is seeking an experienced Agronomy Trial Manager to help us scale our on-farm, customer experience, and research trials. You will work closely with a diverse team across multiple departments supporting the management and day-to-day execution of field trial protocols. Using your extensive technical knowledge of farming equipment and digital on-farm systems you will play an essential role in educating and training the team in best practices for on-farm data connectivity and digital farming data collection.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and support on-farm and sales rep agronomic trials. Duties include developing, implementing, and managing the day-to-day execution of multiple research and customer trials.
  • Provide technical support for trialing and precision ag software. Duties include researching and implementing precision ag and trialing platforms for use by Pivot Bio employees and the subsequent training of the field team.
  • Provide direct agronomic, technical and precision ag platform support to sales reps, agronomists and Pivot Bio Commercial Team.
  • Manage relationships and collaborative projects with third party trialing partners.
  • Oversee the capture, processing, and analysis of multiple forms of trial data with focus on digital/precision ag data.
  • Coordinate and support the training of all on-farm trial participants. Participants may include agronomists, sales reps, farmers, commercial agronomists, product development agronomists, and other members of the commercial team.
  • Support cross functional trialing efforts between commercial and product development agronomy team.
  • Provide direct trialing support to customers and third-party groups on as needed basis.

 Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Agronomy, Horticulture or related field. Master’s degree preferred.
  • 3-5 years’ experience in Agricultural field testing and on-farm trialing
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to lead and support agronomic training and on-farm trialing efforts
  • Strong background and working knowledge of precision ag software and platforms. Must be capable of interfacing with all types of farmer precision ag equipment.

What we offer: 

  • Competitive package in a disruptive startup 
  • Stock options 
  • Health/Dental/Vision insurance with employer-paid premiums 
  • Life, Short-Term and Long-Term Disability policies 
  • Employee Assistance Program with free referrals and discounts 
  • 401(k) plan, 3% Match 
  • Commuter benefits 
  • Annual Training & Development support 
  • Flexible vacation policy with a generous holiday schedule 
  • Exciting opportunity to work with a talented and fun team

*Internal employees, please apply by clicking on the Internal Job Board icon on NSIDER

All remote positions and those not located in our Berkeley, Hayward or Boston locations are paid based on National Benchmark data.  Following employment, growth beyond the hiring range is possible based on performance.
Hiring Compensation Range
$110,000$135,000 USD

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