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Join Plantbid! Our team is a mix of plant experts, salespersons, web designers and coders who are passionate about plants, technology and creating cool stuff. If you have what it takes to change the world of plant buying, send your resume and cover letter to jobs@plantbid.com.


We're looking for someone to work with us in lead generation and the development of qualified strategic sales leads.

Job Description:

  • Responsible for contacting targeted leads to obtain particular customer information
  • Continually research and identify targeted leads via Internet, media, directories, referrals and other resource material
  • Update database system with new or changed contact information
  • Train and educate customers on the functionality of existing products
  • Handle customer complaints, issues, and inquiries
  • Respond in a timely fashion to emails, phone calls, and other forms of communication
  • Provide leadership with general customer and product experience feedback

Qualifications:

  • Expertise in verbal and written communication (telephone, email, video conferencing)
  • Polite and professional demeanor for performing customer service tasks
  • Intermediate level computer knowledge – will be working with computers, tablets, database software, internet software, Microsoft Office products, spreadsheet and word processing software.
  • Experience with CRM systems a plus. (customer relationship management)
  • Sales experience desired (in person sales or telemarketing)
  • High School diploma required (some college course work preferred)

We're looking for someone to provide administration support to regional sales team members while building and maintaining relationships with customers.

Job Description:

  • Follow up contact with new and existing customers
  • Successfully implements strategies for up selling, cross selling, and increased product utilization
  • Train and educate customers on the functionality of existing products
  • Handle customer complaints, issues, and inquiries
  • Respond in a timely fashion to emails, phone calls, and other forms of communication
  • Maintain customer database and successfully capture customer interaction
  • Update database system with new or changed contact information
  • Provide sales support leadership with general customer and product experience feedback

Qualifications:

  • Expertise in verbal and written communication (telephone, email, video conferencing)
  • Polite and professional demeanor for performing customer service tasks
  • Intermediate level computer knowledge – will be working with computers, tablets, database software, internet software, Microsoft Office products, spreadsheet and word processing software.
  • Experience with CRM systems a plus. (customer relationship management)
  • Sales experience desired (in person sales or telemarketing)
  • High School diploma required (some college course work preferred)

Changing the way an industry does business, Plantbid is a revolutionary new web-based plant sourcing organization with a vision of the future. Plantbid links wholesalers and plant consumers in the most efficient and cost effective methods possible, leaving more time for each stakeholder to concentrate on the parts of their business that matter most to them.

Compensation: Salary plus commission w/residuals

Benefits: Car/Car Allowance, Per Diem, Health Insurance, Phone, Computer etc.

Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

  • Establish, develop and maintain business relationships with current customers and prospective customers in the assigned territory/market segment to generate new business for the organization’s products/services.
  • Close new customer base or Support existing customer base using such Sales Techniques as cold calling and in-person visits. Individual should have sufficient knowledge to compile presentations and efficiently deliver these presentations.
  • Research sources for development of prospective customer’s base and for deciphering collected information to determine their revenue generating potential.
  • Expedite the resolution of customer problems and complaints.
  • Coordinate sales effort with marketing, sales management, accounting, logistics and technical service groups.
  • Analyze the territory/market’s potential and determine the value of existing and prospective customer’s value to the organization.
  • Identify advantages and compare organization’s products/services.
  • Plan and organize personal sales strategy by maximizing the Return on Time Investment for the territory/segment.
  • Supply management with oral and written reports on customer needs, problems, interests, competitive activities, and potential for new products and services.
  • Keep abreast of product applications, technical services, market conditions, competitive activities, advertising and promotional trends through the reading of pertinent literature and consulting with marketing and technical service areas.
  • Participate in trade shows and conventions.
  • Travel will be extensive in this role during the product development phase until product recognition is achieved.

Qualifications

  • 2 + years in an outside sales role with limited over sight or day to day management.
  • 2+ years of experience in the Wholesale/ Retail Nursery or Landscape industry or highly relational field.
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Office Suite applications and contact management software.
  • Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Valid driver’s license with clean driving record.
  • Experience launching new products or product lines into a given market.

Plantbid is seeking a highly qualified data management professional in the field of horticulture. This position’s main job duties are to prepare and analyze source data as it is received, followed by managing and making corrections to the data and preparing it for use. This is a full time position that comprises a good base salary and includes 80% employer covered health insurance for the employee. Please submit a résumé by email to: jobs@plantbid.com

Qualifications include:

  • Data entry skills (typing)
  • Data management and organization
  • Intermediate level computer knowledge - will be working with computers, tablets, database software, internet software, Microsoft Office products, spreadsheet and word processing software.
  • Comfortable with web-based research and investigation
  • Maintain customer database and successfully capture customer interaction
  • Knowledge of horticulture and plant nomenclature is desired

Location: Madisonville, Louisiana. Approximately 30 miles north of New Orleans, with an initial sales area spanning the Southeastern region of the United States