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Winfield United | Sales Representative, Professional Products - Turf & Ornamental - Northeast

Company: Land O' Lakes
Location: Auburn
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Join boundless thinkers from all walks of life working together to feed the world. Take pride in working with powerful brands, including Purina Animal Nutrition, Nutra Blend, WinField United, Vermont Creamery, KozyShack, and more.

You'll join a global team committed to everything from the seeds that go into the ground, to the technology that improves crop yields and sustainability, to the nutrition that animals need, to marketing the final product.

Winfield United | Sales Representative, Professional Products - Turf & Ornamental - Northeast

Territory: Northeast U.S. (Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Maine, New Hampshire)

Description

The Professional Products Group (PPG) is a division of Winfield United, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Land O'Lakes. The PPG business unit offers a comprehensive product lineup of research-based products from Winfield United and our industry-leading partners. Through use of proprietary insight tools and programs for golf, lawn & sports turf, ornamentals, pest control, and aquatics & vegetation management, we make complex decisions easier.

Position Purpose:

This is an outside sales position that will be calling on end-users and will be responsible for the development of new business, while maintaining established WinField United PPG business and contacts. This position will be asked to provide technical advice and agronomic recommendations to their customer base. We are looking for individuals who are self-driven, goal oriented, and possess above average communication skills.

This individual will be responsible for developing, fostering and growing a sales territory in the < > market area. The customer targets will be primarily golf courses and high end turf. A successful candidate will possess strong agronomic skills, a significant industry network, a desire to learn and never ending drive to excel.

Experience-Education (Required):

High School Diploma. 4+ years' successful sales experience in the industry.

Competencies-Skills (Required):

Successful candidate should have PPG product knowledge and the ability (preferably prior experience) to manage a sales territory. There is a requirement for excellent verbal and written communication skills, focus, along with strong organizational and time management skills. Success in this position requires cold calling, high internal drive, a natural ability for developing relationships, and leadership in a team environment. Preferred candidate would be able to work independently, as well as work with other team members in areas such as, marketing, supply/demand, A/R, operations and upper management. Computer skills including MS office and Apple devices are necessary for success.

Experience-Education (Preferred):

Bachelor's degree with industry sales experience with a proven track record of growing and maintaining a customer base.

Percentage of Travel:

Travel will be up to 75% of work week- with some overnights expected depending on geography

Land O'Lakes, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) M/F/Vets/Disabled. The company maintains a drug-free workforce, including pre- and post-employment substance abuse testing pursuant to a Drug and Alcohol Policy.

Neither Land O'Lakes, nor its search firms, will ever contact you and ask for confidential information over the phone or in email. If you receive a call or email like this, please do not provide the information being requested.

Land O'Lakes endeavors to make Landolakesinc.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact the HR Solution Center at 844-LOL-HR4U (844-565-4748) M-F 8:00am-4:30pm CT.

Keywords: Land O' Lakes, Auburn , Winfield United | Sales Representative, Professional Products - Turf & Ornamental - Northeast, Other , Auburn, Washington

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