Program Officer – Sales

Position: Program Officer – Sales

Location: Richmond, NSW – Darug Country

About Us 

Greening Australia is a proudly independent environmental enterprise committed to restoring Australia’s diverse landscapes and protecting biodiversity in ways that benefit communities, economies and nature. With projects spanning the breadth of the country, we apply a science-led, collaborative approach to deliver nature-based solutions addressing the twin crises of climate change and biodiversity loss.

Our organisation is made up of more than 150 knowledgeable and passionate employees across Australia, creating a measurable and lasting impact on Australia’s unique environment. We believe that people thrive when nature thrives, and we work to translate this shared value into practice.

Watch our latest impact video below to learn more about some of our recent work.

About the role 

The position will manage sales campaigns and generate new customers and sales for Greening Australia, a not-for-profit organization that also owns two commercial businesses – environmental markets company, Canopy, and native seed service business, Nindethana. This role will also support and maintain the existing customer base for the seed business.

In addition to sales and customer management, the role will also maintain the integrity of the seed inventory and the upkeep of the Seed Bank under the direction of the Operations Lead This includes contributing to the management of systems and processes for the national Seed business as well as supporting the seed testing program within agreed protocols.

The role will also assist with the scoping and delivery of existing customer orders by providing species selection, problem solving and advice, stock selection, quoting, procurement, inventory management, seed pre-treatments, cleaning, testing, order packaging, dispatch and invoicing. They will also contribute to the scoping and set up and design of larger projects and participate in accurately collecting and recording seed inventory data using appropriate technology.

Key Position Accountabilities

  • Provide practical advice to clients, internal and external, in relation to seed enquiries.
  • Manage sales campaigns and generate new customers and sales.
  • Support and maintain existing customer base.
  • Maintain the integrity of the seed inventory and seed bank under the direction of the Program Manager.
  • Contribute to the management of systems and processes for the national Seed business.
  • Support the seed testing program.
  • Assist with the scoping and delivery of existing customer orders.
  • Contribute to the scoping and set up and design of larger projects.
  • Contribute to organisational media and communications tasks, including workshops and presentations.

About you

Ideally you will bring:

  • Commitment and passion for nature and restoring landscapes.
  • Proven relevant experience in sales and customer service.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the technical aspects of the role.
  • Ability to undertake intrastate travel and work at remote project sites.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and supervise others.

What we offer

  • Flexible approach to work with options for adjusting start and finish times.
  • Opportunities for learning and development and internal career progression.
  • Breath. Think. – No Meetings Fridays.
  • Wellbeing Days & GA Big Day Off.
  • 75% Super.
  • Salary Packaging.
  • Employee Assistance Program.

How To Apply

Please submit your CV and a cover letter outlining why you’re the perfect fit for this role to [email protected]

Applications close Sunday 5th February 2023.

If you’d like to know more or if you would like to request a copy of the PD please contact Paden Wilson, Operations Lead, Seed Greening Australia, [email protected]

Greening Australia is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to creating a safe and inclusive environment and welcome and encourage applicants from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, the LGBTQIA+ community and candidates of any nationality, age, background, disability and gender identity to apply.