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Territory Sales Manager

Job Number: 3

Permanent   |  Niagara on the Lake, Ontario   |  Posted on Jan 23, 2019 ← Back

Job Posting:   Territory Sales Manager

About us: Valleybrook Gardens Ontario is a division of Brookdale Treeland Nursery (BTN).  We grow branded plant programs including: Heritage Perennials®, Jeepers Creeper® and Garden Gladiators at our greenhouse in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario.  Visit www.valleybrook.com and www.perennials.com to learn more about us.  Our business is seasonal with an extremely busy spring (April-June) and holiday season (October - December).  Expect long days and weekend work during our busy seasons. 

The Territory Manager is responsible for growing sales in their territory, recruiting new independent garden centres to stock our brands and providing the highest level of service to our dealer network.  The Territory Manager must work with efficiency and innovation to ensure the continued growth and success of their customer base and the company.

Tasks:

  • Assist the sales team in providing exceptional customer service and sales support.
  • Partner with customers to understand their needs, do their orders as required and be responsive to their inquires and needs.
  • Find new garden centres within your sales territory to purchase our programs.
  • Responsible for knowing our product lines and learning all computers programs used at Valleybrook.
  • Run all necessary reports in excel.
  • Maintain up to date information on sales and market trends.
  • Run daily process for online Christmas greens program. 

Skills:

  • Excellent communication and multitasking skills.
  • Highly organized, able to prioritize, excellent people skills
  • The ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines is a very important as is the ability to function as an effective team member
  • Able to create and promote opportunities for future sale
  • Excellent Interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated flexibility and ability to cope with seasonal workload
  • Available to work extended hours and/or weekends with seasonal workload variances
  • Must have a valid driver license
  • Must be able to freely travel to the U.S.A., Overnight travel is required
  • Must be proficient in excel and other Microsoft office programs. 

Education:

  • Must have a Post-Secondary Education, horticulture or business/sales preferred
  • Successful completion of sales and marketing courses considered a definite asset

Experience:

  • 2-5 years in sales (retail, wholesale) required: retail garden centre sales a definite asset
  • Experience with perennial plants an asset

Full time including benefits and 3 weeks vacation. 

 

Send resume to brea.reid@btn.ca 


Job summary

Company

Brookdale Treeland Nurseries

Job Type

Permanent

Location

Niagara on the Lake, Ontario

Start Date

Jan 30, 2019


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