The Role – Outside Sales Representative I

07/01/2019 8:41 AM | Anonymous

The Company

Formerly known as John Deere Landscapes, SiteOne Landscape Supply is the largest and only national wholesale distributor of landscaping products in the United States and Canada. We have a long history of serving residential and commercial landscape professionals who specialize in the design, installation and maintenance of lawns, gardens, golf courses and other outdoor spaces. 

Through our network of over 460 stores across 44 states and five provinces, we offer a comprehensive selection of more than 90,000 products including irrigation supplies, fertilizer and control products, nursery goods, hardscapes, landscape lighting, drainage and erosion control products, tools, and other landscaping accessories and supplies. With a world-class team of over 2,700 industry experts, we also provide industry- leading complementary services and business assistance to support our product offering and to help our customers operate and grow their businesses; all tailored to meet each customer’s specific needs. 

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At SiteOne, we are committed to five key business objectives: 

1. Be a great place to work for our associates. 
2. Deliver superior quality, service and value to our customers. 
3. Be the distributor of choice for our suppliers. 
4. Achieve industry-leading financial performance and growth for our shareholders. 
5. Be a good neighbor in our communities. 

By leveraging the strength and capabilities of a large company with the passion, drive, experience and commitment of our talented local teams – we can consistently achieve these objectives and make our customers the most successful professionals in the Green Industry. We know our customer’s business better than anyone in our industry and together with our customers and suppliers, we can achieve exceptional success.

The Role – Outside Sales Representative I

The Location – Cedar Rapids , IA 

PURPOSE:
 
We are seeking an Outside Sales Representative with strong agronomic experience for our team.

OUR VALUES: 

  • Talent Focused: We recruit, develop, mentor and retain the best
  • Customer Obsessed: We are relentless in making our customers successful
  • Fast Moving: We hustle and make it happen…safely
  • Team Players: We respect and support each other and put team first
  • Solution Oriented: We get the facts and solve problems; find win-wins
  • Agents Of Change: We are always looking for the better way
  • Professional: We do everything with quality and integrity
  • Competitive: We have fun… serving our customers and winning!

IN THIS ROLE YOU WILL: 

  • Manage the existing and potential customer base within an assigned geographic area.
  • Support the efforts of the Commercial Lead Services department in job lead management.
  • Communicate, support and manage company sales and marketing programs to the existing and potential customer base.
  • Assist the customer base as needed in product training, troubleshooting, service issues, etc.
  • Assist the Credit Department in procuring necessary customer information in order to facilitate sales.
  • Maintain knowledge and awareness of the competition, key competitors' employees, market size, market conditions, and trends within the assigned area of responsibility.
  • Supports the industry through participation in local chapter meetings and events in order to develop a strong working relationship with local manufacturer representatives.
  • Maintains consistent communication with the local branches and area management team.

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:

  • Possess knowledge, which may include wholesale sales experience or field installation experience.
  • Basic computer skills - Excel, Word, Outlook.
  • Strong communication, organizational, time management, and negotiation skills.
  • Must be a motivated self-starter.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Degree in a business/management discipline or equivalent education.
  • One to three years of experience with irrigation, and/or landscape supplies (including field practice).

BENEFITS:

  • 401k with company match
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision plans
  • Company-paid Life Insurance
  • Optional Life Insurance
  • Company-paid Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Company-paid Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Paid Time Off
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Paid Holidays
  • Product Discounts
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Opportunities for advancement

Apply online at www.siteone.com

THE INFORMATION CONTAINED HEREIN IS NOT INTENDED TO BE AN EXHAUSTIVE LIST OF ALL RESPONSIBILITIES, DUTIES AND QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED OF INDIVIDUALS PERFORMING THE JOB. THE QUALIFICATIONS DETAILED IN THIS JOB DESCRIPTION ARE NOT CONSIDERED THE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS NECESSARY TO PERFORM THE JOB, BUT RATHER AS GUIDELINES. THEY MAY VARY FROM POSITION TO POSITION.


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