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CSO, SoilSense - Opportunity to scale a green startup

Salary DKK 30,000 - DKK 40,000
Equity To be negotiated

SoilSense delivers the simplest and most reliable solution to help farmers and municipalities save water and increase productivity.

A career opportunity to lead the green transition: Do you want to invest your time in growing a successful company that solves one of the largest environmental challenges of this century? Our planet is running out of fresh water, and SoilSense is addressing the problem by helping farmers and municipalities irrigate smarter. SoilSense is the market leader in Scandinavia and is now looking for the right leader to take SoilSense into the future and to the next level.

Your role

As CSO, you will be the responsible for planning and leading our European expansion while supporting our Scandinavian sales partner. Your main task is boosting sales; developing our online channels ; finding the best partners; and attracting new customers.

SoilSense has a proven product and a customer base that is truly satisfied with the results we deliver.  For future growth, a dedicated CSO with a strong commercial track record and a strategic mindset is needed. You will work close together with the Founder Jesper Alkestrup (CTO). The team is small and therefore being hands-on, proactive, and juggling multiple tasks is a key to success.


SoilSense is an affordable internet-of-things solution to improve irrigation management. We save water and reduce the risk of plant stress by monitoring the moisture of the soil and translating the data into information easily applicable by the farmer and municipality. We provide the most accurate and easy-to-use sensor and software system on the market. 

Experience and qualifications

  • Proven sales results in the the agro sector, preferably international experience

  • 3+ years’ experience with leading sales in a start-up or building new successful businesses.

  • Relevant education in sales or business development.

  • Fluent English and ideally Danish speaker, in addition Spanish or German is an advantage

Why is this your once-in-a-lifetime opportunity? 

This is your possibility to use your skill set to grow a company that makes a difference. We are looking for you if you are motivated by changing the world for the better while making a profit.

You will be paid in a combination of shares and salary. – there is aditionally the possibility of developing the CSO role and become the future CEO of Soilsense.


Don't hesitate to apply – we're adopting a first-come, first-served approach for this role! As soon as we find the right candidate, we'll close the job posting and make the hire. If you're interested, be sure to apply quickly to avoid missing out on this fantastic opportunity!

Send a brief application and resume to Jesper Alkestrup via this job post .

If you have any questions, feel free to contact Jesper per phone/Whatsapp +4520301558. 

For more information or questions please contact us at job@soilsense.io or phone number 20301558

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Free coffee / tea
Free coffee / tea

Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.

Free friday beers
Free friday beers

Friday is something special, let's enjoy a beer together.

Flexible working hours
Flexible working hours

Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.

Near public transit
Near public transit

Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.

Equity package
Equity package

Want to be a partner? Look no further.

Free lunch
Free lunch

Enjoy a free catered lunch with your colleagues, every day.

Working at

SoilSense is an agro-technology company that works to solve one of the grandest climate challenges of this century - water scarcity. We are driven by the ambition of making a real difference in the world. Today, more than 70% of all available freshwater is used for watering crops. This puts farming at the center of attention if we are to solve the global challenge of water scarcity. SoilSense offers an affordable soil sensor and software solution that helps farmers optimize the growth of their crops, by intelligently recommending when and where to water. SoilSense-farmers reduce water usage and increase their yield. Our company is born global with systems deployed in Peru, Kenya, and Scandinavia. Since 2018 we have worked to develop our product and market fit, and in 2020 we started selling our solution to the first customers. Our focus in 2023 will to scale our sales internationally while continuously evolving our solution to new technological innovations.

Read more about SoilSense

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