Professional Products Group, Golf Sales - Southeas

Full time
bocaraton 01/08/2017   Full time 20$/h

Winfield United, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Land O'Lakes, offers top-performing seed and crop protection products. With unmatched agricultural expertise and performance as core company values, WinField United brands match leading seed and crop protection products to help growers, dealers and other industry partners achieve high levels of success. 

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 Southeast Florida. The preferred candidate will home office and work out of our warehouse in Boynton Beach, FL. 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. 2+ years’ 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 

EOE M/F/Vets/Disabled. Land O’Lakes, Inc. enforces a policy of maintaining a drug-free workforce, including pre-employment substance abuse testing.