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Cultivators is all about growing business. In the past years the company successfully established itself as experts in hydroponic lettuce and cannabis production world wide. It started with cultivation advice and now Cultivators is a partner in projects from idea to operation. Therefor Cultivators is searching for an ambitious international business development manager that develops and international further role out this project based approach. You will be the right hand of the Managing Partner in this process and in the future you are willing to manage your international Cultivators office yourself. Therefor we are looking with an international, business and horticultural background with relentless international ambition and is seen by others as young talent.

Roles

This position is a combining different fields, therefore, below is the job description:

You are responsible for support in the field of business, marketing and project management support and development within Cultivators and (at) its partners. In addition, you are actively involved in the activities of Cultivators and partners in the field of cultivation and operational advice and support in various cultivation projects, for the following crops in high-tech cultivation facilities: lettuce & herbs and cannabis. You are already acquainted with the basics of the cultivation of these crops. Since you understand the basics of the cultivation you translate the needs of the company and the customer in a project based structure that can be used and rolled out in the world. The goal of this role is to develop this framework for structured growth and in the future establish a Cultivators office in one of the target area’s for growth. At this stage this can be in North-America, Israel/ Middle East, CIS countries or Asia. Together with the managing partner your aim is to actively contributing to the sustainable and structured  growth and success of Cultivators and its partners.

What will you do?

  • Support the managing partner in developing and rolling out the long term growth strategy and at later stage (when ready) run your own Cultivators office internationally
  • Project management (support) of currently existing large scale projects of Cultivators and its partners; realization of the projects with great ambition and passion.
  • Managing the marketing of Cultivators in order to develop the company, increase its clients and audience reached, and build up the company’s brand worldwide, focusing on the key
  • Cultivation advice with existing and new clients, focusing on cannabis cultivation in Europe, North America, and Israel. Among others, this includes clients’ visits, report writing, constant communication with clients, etc.
  • Actively contribute to the further growth of Cultivators services and contribute to the mission of Cultivators in everything you do.

What will you bring?

This position will require you to adapt fast, be flexible, and have a wide knowledge range in the horticultural sector but also business management in this industry! Therefore, the following are the general requirements for this position;

  • Study in greenhouse horticulture and/or horticultural background + business (crucial!).
  • Experience in horticulture from education and/or field practice (various levels).
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to train and educate people.
  • Advising skills/confidence to interact with actual clients and projects
  • A ‘get the job done’ and entrepreneurial mindset
  • Multilingual background and willingness to travel frequently
  • Project management skills and experience (Notion)
  • Enthusiasm and passion for growing business!

Existing knowledge about the cannabis crop and cultivation in high-tech facilities is necessary.

A few of the other skills required are management, communication and the ability to speak in from of a crowd (e.g., give presentations, interviews, etc.), creative problem solving, following deadlines, working individually and in a team, organizations and planning skills, and experience in working with Excel and PowerPoint.

Lastly, following the company’s international character and ambition, we look for people who speak multiple languages. For this position the language preferences are at least English, Spanish and at least fluency in Arabic, Hebrew or Russian. Dutch is optional, not required.

Practicalities

  • Starting date: to be determined 2023
  • In the possession of a driver’s license
  • Location: Etten-Leur, NL. Maximum one hour drive from the office

Cultivators Offer

Join us in our journey of committed consultancy! Our vision is clear and we want to welcome you on board of the journey. You shape (y)our future in growing business.

Cultivators offers a young and dynamic team in a fast-growing company with lots of room for entrepreneurship and personal development. Being part of Cultivators can be discussed on a contract or independent basis.

Most important is to embrace our mission!

Contact information:

Please send us your CV and a brief letter of motivation to the following mail: pim.molenaars@cultivators.nl

+31 622650056

We are Cultivators, a horticulture consultancy company. Our approach is based on commitment to results realized by bringing know-how, people, and network to the horticultural industry. We work with growers, suppliers, investors, and other stakeholders in our mission of ensuring safe and sound ingredients. Our focus is on growing business and with success!

Therefore we are continuously expanding our team and now we look for multiple ‘green’ people for national and international projects on the long and short term, such as:

  • Cultivation & operational management for multiple months on-site for multiple lettuce facilities in North-America by skilled (experienced) growers
  • Cultivation & management support for multiple months on-site of a cucumber facility in Mongolia by a skilled (young) grower seeking adventure.
  • Project management & intensive support in (realizing new) greenhouse & vertical farming projects in the Netherlands, Europe, and North-America for cannabis and lettuce & herbs
  • Ongoing cultivation and operational support in various cultivation projects: lettuce & Herbs, cannabis and tomato, eggplant & cucumber.
  • Young professional(s) (graduates) for various assignments at leading companies in the horticultural industry (more information upon request).

Do you recognize yourself as the candidate for one of these challenges? Read further!

What will you do?

  • Realization of the projects with great ambition and passion.
  • Actively contribute to the further growth of Cultivators services.
  • Contribute to the mission of Cultivators in everything you do.

What will you bring?

  • Study in greenhouse horticulture and/or horticultural background.
  • Experience in horticulture from education and/ or field practice (various levels).
  • Organizational skills and ability to train and educate people.
  • Advising skills/confidence to interact with actual clients.
  • A ‘get the job done’ and entrepreneurial mindset
  • Enthusiasm and passion for growing business!

Practicalities:

  • Starting date: flexible on starting dates, pending on assignment and your background.
  • Location: flexible, on the road (international) and on-site long(er) term.
  • In the possession of a driver’s license.

Cultivators Offer:

Join us in our journey of committed consultancy! Our vision is clear and we want to welcome you on board of the journey. You shape (y)our future in growing business.

Cultivators offers a young and dynamic team in a fast-growing company with lots of room for entrepreneurship and personal development. Being part of Cultivators can be discussed on a contract or independent basis.

Most important is to embrace our mission!

Contact information:

Please send us your CV and a brief letter of motivation to the following mail: pim.molenaars@cultivators.nl

+31 622650056

Background:

Cultivators believes in committed consultancy, therefore we bring knowhow, people and network to the young hydroponic lettuce industry. We work with growers, suppliers, investors and other stakeholders in their mission of ensuring safe and sound ingredients. Cultivators continuously expands their team and is now looking for an intern interested in the hydroponic cultivation of lettuce & herbs (leafy greens) in greenhouses and/or vertical farming.

Final product & Goal:

  • Market study on the industry developments in terms of market, systems and cultivation
  • Co-development and organization of lettuce training courses for investors, growers and others
  • Further develop Cultivators services and organization in field of hydroponic lettuce

Student “requirements”:

  • Study greenhouse horticulture
  • Interest in the hydroponic lettuce industry and ideally understanding of the industry
  • Organizational challenges to arrange and develop training courses
  • Strong desk research skills and ability to do reporting
  • Advising skills/confident to interact with actual clients
  • Required to be able to speak English.

Practicalities:

  • Starting date: immediate and for period of 4-6 months
  • In the possession of driver’s license B
  • Location: flexible and on the road (international)

Cultivators Offer:

Cultivators offers a young and dynamic team in a fast-growing company with lots of room for entrepreneurship and development. Cultivators will help and guide the student if questions exist and is available for regular updates and feedback. We will especially support student with internal knowledge about lettuce and are actively looking for those interested to start their career at Cultivators.

Contact information’s:

Please send us your CV and a letter of motivation to the following mail: pim.molenaars@cultivators.nl

+31 622650056

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