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Current Hours: Monday - Friday: 7:00am - 5:00pm Saturday: 7:00am - 3:30pm

Native Plants Sales Specialist - Midwest Groundcovers - St. Charles, IL

Full Time Year Around

To satisfy customer expectations by building relationships through relational selling of native plants to a specified list of customers in the Chicagoland area. Educate the industry on the importance of native plants through social media and e-newsletter articles. Act as a consultant for other sales reps/territories as it pertains to native plants. Achieve native plant market sales growth goals at a profit, provide quality customer service and reach personal and professional goals in the process.

Essential Responsibilities:
Manage and Sell to Targeted Customer Accounts – Restoration Contractors & Municipalities
Influence Native Sales and act as a Brand Ambassador for Natural Garden Natives®
Communicate and collaborate with other departments to support sales
Projects and Process Improvements
Preferred Experience:
Strong knowledge of cultivated plants.
5 years of horticultural or job-related experience in sales.
Knowledge & Skills Required:
Strong sales, promotion and market development skills.
Strong commitment to customer service and teamwork.
Strong verbal and written communications skills.
Excellent organizational skills.
Strong ability to meet deadlines and stay on budget.
Excellent problem solving skills with a positive, action oriented attitude.
Strong computer skills.
Bachelor's degree in horticulture, ecology or related field; strong native plant knowledge and understanding of conservation and ecology
About Midwest Groundcovers:

Join the Midwest team! We strive to attract and retain the best talent in our industry and consider our employees to be our most valuable asset. We offer full-time, full-time seasonal and part-time employment across many different types of positions and experience levels. Midwest has grown through dedication to customer service and we are continually seeking those who share that desire to join our team. Our past accomplishments and success in the Green Industry are a direct reflection of the quality of our employees – join us and help us to build the future!

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