Hard Goods Sales Rep.


Griffin Greenhouse Supplies, Inc.
Griffin Greenhouse 1619 Main Street
Tewksbury, MA 01876
United States

Category
Industry
Horticulture
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
Yes
Pay
From $50,000 To $65,000
Per Year    
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full-Time
Travel
Some Travel

Job Description

 
We seek the industry's best and brightest talent to join our team. Griffin offers a collaborative work environment, competitive salary, and benefits package including 401k/profit sharing, retirement plan, paid vacation, paid holidays, and more.
 
Summary: Sells horticultural products and supplies to wholesale/retail and residential businesses from sales office, store showroom, home office, or customer's place of business.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: include the following. Other duties may be assigned.  
  • Travels throughout assigned territory to call on regular and prospective customers.
  • Talks with vendors and/or customers by telephone or in showroom to answer questions.
  •  Displays or demonstrates product using sample or catalog.
  •  Estimates date of delivery to customer.
  •  Prepares reports of business transactions, customers concerns.
  •  Completes and submits travel expenses for reimbursement on a biweekly basis.
  •  Quotes prices and credit terms and prepares sales contracts for orders obtained.
  •  Uses discretion when selling to customers ensuring creditworthiness.
  •  Notifies collectors, supervisor and owners of customer status. i.e. Good season, out of business or other facts pertinent to collection activities.
  •  Acts as liaison between customer and collectors to bring past due accounts up-to-date.
  •  Enter orders via prelude computer system.
  •  Attends sales meetings.
  •  Provides coverage to Customer Service Department during absences, peak periods, training sessions etc.
  •  May be required to make deliveries to customer.
  •  Must hold all internal Griffin information and communications confidential, unless otherwise instructed.
Qualifications: 
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 
 
Willingness to Travel: Travel is required with this role. Most travel will be in territory and road based. Occasional air travel to sales meetings, training events, or regional/national trade shows may occur.

Education and/or Experience:                                                      
Previous experience in, or exposure to, the horticultural industry is very conducive to an expedient learning curve.  Two to four years’ sales experience. Must possess the skills required to work in a fast-paced environment where a high level of pressure and stress may be involved.
 
Griffin is EOE/ADA and E-verify compliant.