Technical Sales Representative-Northwestern US(DC-7858)
PLEASE NOTE: We will not reply if your resume does not meet position requirements. Please understand your education and experience must match our job listings for you to be considered. There is NO closing date on this position. This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. QUALIFICATIONS: – 4-year Horticulture, Agronomy or other Ag-Related degree- 5 or more years selling fertilizer products into the greenhouse or horticultural industries- Managing a distributor network will be beneficial- Managing client relationships necessary- Proven experience providing technical horticultural and/or agronomic information and support- Computer proficiency with Word applications- Solid communication skills including strong negotiation skills- Experience with social media highly beneficial- Ability to travel up to 50% including attendance at trade shows- Currently residing in Northeastern U.S. preferred JOB DESCRIPTION: Hansen Agri-PLACEMENT is assisting an established Fertilizer Manufacturer seeking an experienced Technical Sales Representative to cover a dealer/distributor network of greenhouse growers in the Northeastern area of the U.S. This individual will work from a home-based office. Employer to provide a very good benefits package as well as standard mileage for travel. Primary responsibility will be to sell and provide technical horticultural/agronomic support to an established customer base. Additional duties to include:- Assisting customers with timely fertilizer schedules, assisting growers with innovative product usage and developing new product formulations based on grower needs- Regular monitoring of budgets- Regular reporting of sales- Follow-through with customer base- Identifying sales and marketing opportunities- Providing grower workshops/training opportunities- Attending trade shows and participating in educational opportunities/professional relationships- Providing feedback on product and packaging to senior management team- Researching/Analyzing/Summarizing research data and current trends ALL INQUIRIES ARE KEPT CONFIDENTIAL. NO FEES TO APPLICANTS. If you feel that you are not a candidate for this position, but know someone who is, we do offer a Referral Bonus if we place your referral into this position.Apply for this job.