Work from home, travel your local region and make direct connections with your customers. Grimes outside sales representatives enjoy the same benefits as those in Concord, OH with the added benefit of living and working closely with their customers. Grimes works with over 100 young plant vendors and all the major seed breeders from around the world to provide the best selection fo products. Are your customers looking for tags, hard goods, or chemicals? Grimes works with major vendors across the US for local delivery.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide top-level customer service to all customers and prospects.
  • Utilize all available resources to reach out to prospects and attempt to turn those prospects into customers.
  • Collaborate with the Director of Sales to increase reach and total sales in local region.
  • Attend industry trade shows to accumulate new leads and make productive contact with existing clients.
  • Update client information in the company contact database.
  • Enter orders in company ERP system.
  • Stay on top of industry trends to identify potential opportunities for company growth.

Requirements:

  • Self-motivated and comfortable working with little to no direction.
  • Strong computer skills and understanding of spreadsheet software.
  • 4+ years’ outside sales experience.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Horticulture, Business Administration or related field.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills.
  • Effective time management, organization and multi-tasking skills.
  • Must be willing to travel up to 50 percent of the time.

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