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Job Purpose:

Service and grow customer base in assigned territory.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Visit all customers (retail stores) on a regular basis. See “key” customers minimum of every 6-8 weeks or sooner and other as directed by supervisor.
  • The geographic area of responsibility is the Midwest Region (includes MI, OH, PA, IN, NC, SC, NJ, NY, MD, DE, DC, VA, NH, CT, WV, & KY) this territory is subject to change. The position will currently reside at our York, PA.
  • Follow the 80/20+ “targets” rule to manage daily activities. Spend the majority of time on “key” and “target” customers to grow the assigned territory.
  • Sell all products offered to customers by demonstrating the benefits of our products vs. the competition. Introduce and place new and/or exclusive products providing appropriate and approved samples.
  • Provide technical information, conduct training sessions with store staff members and provide exceptional service and support.
  • Learn and demonstrate proficiency with Epicor software, Infoview (sales reporting) Excel and Microsoft Word.
  • Demonstrate regular sales increases in your territory and meet or exceed provided sales targets.
  • Must quickly develop extensive product knowledge.
  • Provide all needed marketing and support materials to retailers.
  • Travel to select trade shows to represent Sunlight Supply Inc. /National Garden Wholesale and the products we carry.
  • Provide weekly call reports, recapping your activities and successes for the week to the sales director.
  • Must be able to perform job duties without restrictions.
  • Must timely manage expense reports and submitted as directed.
  • Accountable to provide timely and accurate product and market information, sales forecasts, etc.
  • Must be able to work occasional weekends for store grand openings, trade shows, customer appreciation days, etc.

Qualifications, Education and Experience:

  • Four+ years experience with industry related experience preferable.
  • Must have excellent oral expression and comprehension.
  • Must have proven ability of using principles and methods for sales, marketing, customer service and personal service.
  • Able to multi-task in a faced paced environment.
  •  Must be detail oriented and organized with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must have strong management skills and be a “team player.” Strong computer skills a must.

Work Environment:

This position requires periods of walking and standing. Ability to sit for long periods in a vehicle and at a desk is expected. Occasional bending, squatting, twisting, turning and reaching. Will lift, push or pull more than 50 lbs. throughout the day, loading and unloading products.

Disclaimer:

The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this classification. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job.

Please submit resume, cover letter and salary requirements to: jobs@sunlightsupply.com


Position Overview:

The Inside Sales Coordinator will provide direct sales support to the Sales Executives and Account Managers. By assisting in all clerical duties (and more) they will help generate revenue for the company by supporting the troops in the field so they can focus on critical sales and promotional efforts.

Position Requirements:

  • Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint & Outlook.
  • Excellent verbal and written skills.
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and manage time effectively.
  • Highly organized.
  • Industry/Gardening experience preferred, but not a requirement.
  • Experience in customer service field preferred, but not a requirement.
  • Flexible schedule including the ability to work some weekends throughout the year.

Position Duties and Expectations:

  • Phone and email support for the CSO, Sales Manager and Account Managers.
  • Field customer calls and emails in a timely fashion.
  • Manage stores in the territory with annual sales of $100K or less.
  • Represent the company at customer events, grand openings and trade shows.
  • Put together samples and marketing packages/posters for customers.
  • Submit marketing inventory requests to Alisha.
  • Submit new store applications, credit requests and terms change requests.
  • Submit deviations.
  • Assist with quoting customers and submitting to the pricing group.
  • Run top reports for sales and assist in analyzing them.
  • Assist in scheduling store visits (shared calendar).
  • Send out approved email blasts on new products, stock issues and tips.
  • Help prepare and attend customer events.
  • Assist with RMA and accounting issues.
  • CRM Entry.
  • Learn the company, customers and industry to a level that is promotable to Account Manager, if a territory becomes available.

Executive:

  • Running requested BI Reports
  • Salesman Toolbox and O:Sales Folder contents/maintenance
  • Trade Show Support
  • Travel Assistance (Plane, Hotel, & Car)
  • New Customer Mailings
  • Customer Anniversary mailings
  • Prep Customer Performance Thank you cards
  • Prepare Expense Reports for Sales Staff
  • Visio and Power Point Assistance
  • Take over Monthly Sales Objectives Agenda and communication with other departments
  • Populate Template of monthly highlights for Executives
  • Assist with Sales presentations for Executive Meetings
  • Make Customer/Vendor calls while I am travelling
  • Sort and Prepare Monthly Non-standard Terms report
  • Assist as necessary with Supplier contracts
  • Add business cards to contacts
  • National Sales Meeting Preparation assistance
  • Assist with updating Sales Forms
  • Assist with SLS & Exclusive brand promotions to help increase brand awareness/revenue
  • Send Samples, Literature and SWAG To Customers

Desired Outcome:

This position is a critical support function that allows or sales executives and managers more face-to-face time for selling (presenting new product opportunities, attending customer appreciation events and grand openings, doing dealer presentations, giving customers tours of Sunlight, merchandising and importantly, prospecting for new business). The position will help keep us organized, our CRM up to date, and improve and increase follow up efforts. The end goal is to improve the customer experience making Sunlight Supply the PREFERRED destination for their products and services.

Disclaimer:

The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this classification. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job.

Please submit resume, cover letter and salary requirements to: jobs@sunlightsupply.com