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Golf course & professional turf sales position-Chas. C. Hart Seed Co.

Monday, September 10, 2018 10:26 AM | Julie Heston (Administrator)

The Chas. C. Hart Seed Company

Seed & Turf Management Products Distributor Wethersfield, CT  06109
Employment Type: Full-Time


JOB SUMMARY:
We are seeking a highly motivated sales representative to develop and maintain golf, sports field and town/municipal turf sales in RI and central/western MA. Relationships with clients outside of that territory will be considered. Must have the ability to self-motivate and work as a member of our sales team to complete the sales process from lead generation to customer service after the sale. You will be the contact for client questions regarding products, responsible for creating solutions and process the sales transactions.

TASKS & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Respond to inquiries and assist clients with the sale of products, bids and pricing on seed and turf maintenance products.
  • Establish and execute sales plans to meet or exceed goals.
  • Maintain product and pricing knowledge. Be aware of market conditions which might dictate a need for modifying product or pricing to meet client needs.
  • Attend and assist with setting up regional trade shows and field days. Business expense paid travel to national and association conferences when necessary.
  • Ability to perform other job-related responsibilities as assigned.
  • Willingness to deliver smaller orders to clients when schedule dictates.


SKILLS & REQUIREMENTS:

  • Degree in turf management, agronomy or related fields preferred.
  • Established network of golf industry contacts and a book of sales in the territory.
  • MA and RI Pesticide Dealers License will be required. Can obtain after hire.
  • Knowledge of golf course maintenance operations and budgets.
  • Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Publisher, Excel). Willingness to learn Sage 100.
  • Live within the sales territory.
  • High level of enthusiasm, values and ethics.
  • Possess a clean valid driver’s license.


BENEFITS:

  • Company matching 401(k) Plan.
  • Medical Benefits, Group Term life insurance, Option for Eye and Dental Insurance.
  • Paid holidays, sick and personal time.
  • Company truck.


BACKGROUND:
125 year-old family owned business engaged in the wholesale distributor of garden seed, grass seed and professional turf management products.


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