Sales Support and Marketing is an in-office position, providing information and general assistance to local and inhouse customers and to the outside sales reps. This position is required to be familiar with the nursery inventory and aware of how plants are looking and at what stage of growth they are at. This position is also responsible for maintaining and furthering the development of Briggs’ online presence and image.
· Review Crops and provide information, pictures to outside sales reps and customers
· Send out weekly hot sheets, help with flyers/catalogs by providing plant info and editing
· Backup to Sales Support (phones, tags, order entry)
· Manage online presence/ marketing, i.e. Instagram, Facebook, updating website
· Setup and prep work for trade shows maintaining porch plants
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty at minimum training rates. 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.
· Plant knowledge including: taxonomy, growing practices, zones, identification, etc.
· Able to manage multiple ongoing tasks
· Able to use Microsoft office, social media, WordPress, and AGS
· Interpersonal/ customer service skills and experience
· Must have excellent attendance history.
· Must be able to read and write
· Must be able to work safely. Safety is always the highest priority
· Able to work well with others in small groups.
· Able to work extra hours as required to meet department objectives.
· Able to work in other departments or other job duties as needed to meet company objectives.
Required Education and/or Experience:
· Bachelor’s degree in Botany/related fields preferred
· Previous plant/nursery/ag and sales related jobs
Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as the department handbook, work assignments and safety rules.
· Must be able to work in extremes of Washington weather (hot, cold, rain, wind)