Jr. Account Manager


Waller, TX 77484
United States

Industry
Horticulture
Manages Others
No
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
Yes
Pay
From $60,000 To $75,000
Per Year    
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full-Time
Travel
Some Travel

Job Description

We are looking for an experienced, motivated and outgoing individual to join our fast-growing company. Excellent communication skills, relationship building qualities, outgoing personality, and a can-do spirit will make this position a great success. This position reports directly to the President that oversees all the sales goals and customer needs of the company. The Junior Account Manager oversees and manages the administration of key accounts, strategizes future growth opportunities, develops key areas of business and strengthens relationships with accounts. The purpose of this role is to establish Spring Creek Growers as the leading nursery in Texas by being the very best in relationship, value and execution.

Essential Job Functions

  • HEB Account Management – 60-70% of Time
    • HEB Administrative: Weekly Tasks
      • Emailing Delivery Schedule
      • Crop Updates
      • Primary contact for store needs and corporate requests – credits, add ons, etc.
      • Emailing Care Sheets
      • Photos of upcoming crops
      • Uploading Orders to internal software system
      • Scrub testing systems for line-item accuracy and activation
      • Facilitate Open Stock orders
      • Visit 8-10 Stores Weekly
    • Management Relationship with HEB E-Commerce
      • Photo quality, accuracy and communications
      • Develop processes internally to match their A+ standards
    • Manage Pricing & Merchandising Strategy
      • Research regularly retail price point comps and comparisons at IGC and Box store
      • Manage and direct cost increases
      • Strategize placement of HEB brands & Spring Creek brands (Groovy & Bloom Republic)
    • Grand Opening Store Set Ups & Merchandising
    • Internal Communications
      • Provide weekly reports and feedback from stores
      • Establish growth categories and sales goals
      • Develop with HEB rotational planning process for future seasons
  • Other Key Account Management – 30-40% of Time
    • Managing Large Landscape Accounts across Texas
      • Facilitate booking process
      • Manage communications to individual accounts, deliveries, customer needs
      • Provide variety recommendations and coordinate palette recommendations
      • Build and develop new large commercial landscape accounts
  • Other Responsibilities
    • Attendance at monthly TNLA meetings and events
    • Seek industry relevant information and apply to customer communications
    • Meet weekly with growing and operations
Job Requirements

Communication: friendliness, positivity, self-motivation, high achieving, interpersonal skills
Medium to advanced Excel proficiency
Professional communication skills via email, text and phone to customers and internal departments
Organizational skills and ability to follow operating procedures connected to other departments
Discovery & Creativity: extension of the Spring Creek core values, the desire to learn and create
Promptness and Prioritization: ability to respond to customer needs and questions quickly and prioritize urgencies and tasks
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Address
Company
Spring Creek Growers, Inc.
Lauren Kirchner
13383 Penick Rd.
Waller TX 77484
United States
Spring Creek Growers, Inc. Lauren Kirchner
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