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Sales Representative Job

DATE POSTED: Aug 24,2016

LOCATION: North Brunswick, NJ

CATEGORY : Sales & Business Development

BUSINESS UNIT : Crop Production Services (Retail)

JOB ID: 2016-4582

FULL JOB TITLE: Sales Representative

Crop Production Services

Sales Representative

Position Description

Job Title: Sales Representative

Department: Sales

Reports to:Turf & Ornamental Marketing Manager

Location: North Brunswick, NJ

Territory: Central and Northern NJ, Rockland and Westchester City, NY

Essential Functions

  • Develop new prospects and interacts with existing Turf & Ornamental customers to increase sales of fertilizer, grass seed, and plant healthcare control products in order to meet and exceed sales objectives. Manage sales in order to meet profit margin objectives.
  • Develop and implement strategies to increase the sales of proprietary products
  • Provide technical support and product information
  • Diagnose problems and recommend solutions
  • Promote internal as well as supplier programs. Communicate pricing within the territory
  • Collaborate with manufacturers reps to stay up to date technically
  • Provide necessary information to Credit Manager in order to determine credit limits
  • Collect outstanding accounts receivable from customers
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Requires a minimum of 2 years of College, with a minimum of 2 years sales experience in the Golf, Lawn Care, Landscape, and Nursery markets
  • Experience selling direct to end users is a plus
  • Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the Golf and Turf industry as well as the application of Turf & Ornamental chemicals
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word a plus
  • Must live within the territory
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Relies on significant industry experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals
  • Works under limited supervision; A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected

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