Sipkens Nurseries is hiring an experienced Sales Representative!
Sipkens Nurseries is a retail garden centre with a wholesale and landscaping division located in Wyoming, Ontario (just outside of Sarnia).
We are looking for someone with a passion for customer service who has proven sales or marketing experience (preferred). You must enjoy travel as much of the position is on the road.
This is a full-time position in our dynamic wholesale department.
The Sales Representative will:
-maintain client relations across Ontario (work vehicle will be provided)
-service existing accounts, obtain orders, and establish new accounts by planning and organizing daily work schedules to call on existing or potential sales clients
-negotiate with clients, generating leads, qualifying prospects and managing product sales
-maintain client database programs
-assist with inside sales (some office hours required)
-attend trade shows and expos and be knowledgeable, approachable and accessible
-submit orders by referring to price lists and product literature
-organize all truck deliveries in regards to location and amount of product
-cooperate with inventory, office staff and wholesale production departments to ensure a smooth delivery process
We are looking for a team member who:
-is friendly, polite and eager to learn
-has excellent customer service, sales and phone etiquette skills
-assists customers throughout their entire ordering experience
-has excellent time management and attention to detail skills
-is comfortable using office technologies, such as photocopiers, voice mail systems and personal computers
-has a clean driver’s abstract and holds a G license
Sales and/or marketing experience preferred
Plant knowledge and terminology considered an asset
A positive attitude with impeccable interpersonal and organizational skills
Do you have what it takes to be a part of a fun, creative and sales driven team?
Apply in-store or online today to:
Allison Leach, Human Resources
3261 London Line
Job Type: Full-time starting Fall 2020
As a retail garden centre we require availability of Saturdays and some holidays during the busy seasons.
Working Conditions: The majority of work will be in the office and on the road. You must be able to lift/carry up to 30 lbs., sit and stand for extended periods, be capable of driving for extended periods of time and viewing a computer screen.