Speedling Incorporated is a global leader in the production of transplants for seeded vegetables, ornamentals, and vegetative propagated products with locations in Florida, Georgia, Texas and California. Our team is passionate about agriculture and what we grow. Speedling growth is based on our values and a vision focused on consistent quality and cost efficiency. We see customer satisfaction, the personal and professional growth of each employee, safety in the workplace, a commitment to our stakeholders, employees, and communities, and profit as a measure of our performance. The successful Sales Rep builds sales by qualifying prospects, provide quotations, supply the initiative in creating a positive sales environment, ensuring that a prospect becomes a satisfied Speedling customer. The position is also responsible for building and maintaining relationships with current customer base to ensure their continued satisfaction. All Key Responsibilities are to follow the company’s goals and objectives. The position will be based out of Nipomo, CA and will require travelling in the South CA territories. If you are proactive, goal-driven and looking to grow your career, become part of a team that Feeds the World and Makes it a More Beautiful Place! Our Employees are our #1 Asset! Speedling offers a competitive salary, medical, dental, company-paid life insurance, disability insurance, 401(k) plan, paid vacation and holidays. Summary Of Essential Job FunctionsForecast and execute sales budget via direct customer sales, within the overall framework of the Sales Division sales strategyMaintain customer & prospect lists, developing new market opportunities, sales growth focusResponsible for the accuracy and timeliness of all sales related paperworkProvide liaison between company and its customersExceed customer expectations by cultivating a value-added customer relationshipBecome well-versed in the Speedling vegetable product line and in customers’ field practicesCall on commercial farmers, throughout the territorySecure credit information to open new accounts and update existing onesCollect on all sales including finance charges where applicableTake initiative in researching recommendations and developing market opportunities by participating in trade shows, mailings, demonstrations, etcMonitor development of new products adaptable to the marketing areaParticipate in production and sales meetings to learn, contribute and communicate needs and report findings accordinglyAbility to demonstrate high ethical standards, develop/maintain a strong sense of teamwork Education And Pertinent/Proven ExperienceUndergraduate degree required, in Agriculture Business, or related fieldIndustry experience and vegetable transplant knowledge a plusMust be able to analyze the operations structureExcellent written and verbal communication skills, decision-making and problem solving skillsAbility to work in a team environment as well as independentlyMust be in good physical condition and able to work outdoors for extended periods of timeClean criminal history and drug freeMust have a current, valid driver’s license with acceptable driving record Ability to interact and communicate with others and develop a team approachClean criminal history and drug freeCurrent first aid/CPR certification, or ability and willingness to obtain one Abilities Required:Basic concepts about greenhouse operations, quality and productivityGood interpersonal communication, able to work well with othersManufacturing aptitude, Must be able to work as part of a teamWillingness to work nights and/or weekends, hours will change based on business needsAbility to tolerate exposure to greenhouse elements such as heat, cold, water and dirt.Able to lift up to 40 lbs and able to stand for prolonged periods of timeAbility to take initiative and work with minimum supervision, Self motivatedAbility to multi-task in a fast paced environmentAbility to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of changing situations.Apply for this job.