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Community Engagement Specialist



Fresno, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Who we are:

We are a bunch of people who really care about agriculture, food and the challenges facing farming. We want to help farmers with data driven decision making to help nature feed a growing population. Join our team of expert engineers, agronomists, entomologists, crop researchers, and data scientists who are continually conducting research to help drive innovation in agriculture.

Semios + Agworld is a leader in providing advanced agricultural solutions designed to optimize crop production and resource management. Our comprehensive suite of products and services empowers growers to make data-driven decisions, enhance sustainability, and improve yields. Join us in our mission to revolutionize agriculture with cutting-edge technology and expertise.

Our innovative work has received several industry awards:

One of our partners produced this short video which shows what we do and our positive environmental impact.

We know our journey is only achievable by having a great team who shares ideas, tries new things and learns as we go.

Who you are:

Motivated by meaningful work, you are looking for more than just a job; you want to work for a dynamic, growing company that finds solutions to real-life problems, such as helping the world reduce the use of pesticides and helping nature feed a growing population. Your ideal work environment includes a collaborative team spirit with the opportunity to learn and grow as you take the initiative to try new things.

Are you a proactive and personable individual with a passion for community engagement? Semios + Agworld is looking for a Community Engagement Specialist to join our team in the Fresno area. The ideal candidate will support our Subject Matter Experts (SMEs), Marketing and Sales teams by fostering relationships within the agricultural community, connecting with industry stakeholders and customers, and coordinating various events and activities.
What you will do:

Community Involvement:

  • Actively participate in local agricultural events, trade shows, and community meetings.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with local growers, advisors, and industry stakeholders.
  • Represent Semios + Agworld at industry events to promote our mission and offerings.

Support for Subject Matter Experts (SMEs):

  • Assist SMEs in organizing and conducting educational workshops, webinars, and field days.
  • Coordinate logistics for SME-led events and customer visits.
  • Collect and relay feedback from the community to SMEs to inform product development and improvement.

Sales Team Support:

  • Collaborate with the sales team to identify and engage potential customers.
  • Facilitate communication between customers and the sales team to ensure effective problem-solving and support.
  • Develop and distribute educational materials and resources to customers.

Event Coordination:

  • Plan and manage Semios + Agworld’s presence at local events, ensuring a professional and impactful representation.
  • Organize and coordinate meetings, events, and trade shows, including logistics, scheduling, and on-site support.
  • Ensure all event activities align with company goals and messaging.

Time/Travel Requirements:

  • Travel throughout Central Valley, California to meet with customers and industry stakeholders in person.
  • Maintain a flexible schedule to accommodate various events and meetings across the region.
  • There may be events that are outside of normal business hours (evenings or a weekend day). You would flex your hours/time to ensure great work/life balance.

Reporting and Feedback:

  • Provide regular reports on community engagement activities, community needs, and industry trends to identify opportunities for engagement and growth. and outcomes.
  • Monitor industry trends and community needs to identify opportunities for engagement and growth.
  • Collect and analyze feedback from community interactions to inform strategic planning and decision-making.

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand and walk. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is frequently required to sit and talk, or hear. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 70 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close and far vision.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work Environment:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to mechanical parts. The employee is frequently exposed to fumes, chemicals, airborne particles, outside weather conditions (including extreme heat and cold), and risk of exposure to outdoor pests. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.