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Arborist Representative/Sales

Company:
Wickes Arborists
Location:
Spring Valley, New York, United States
Posted:
November 09, 2016
Description:

1. MAJOR OBJECTIVES

A. Prospecting for new clients

B. Maintain and grow current customer base

C. Establish customer and prospects expectations and needs

D. Match customer expectations and needs to company services

E. Relay client expectations and needs to service department personnel

F. Provide win-win jobs which return a profit to the company year round and provide continuous

employment for service department personnel

G. Promote and grow the company image with clients, vendors, employees and the community.

H. Expansion and market penetration of territory via marketing

2. FREQUENT AND ESSENTIAL WORK ACTIVITIES

A. Face-to-face selling interviews with clients and prospects

B. Prospecting for new accounts and leads

C. Time management and planning of activities

D. Providing information to crews doing the actual work

E. Phone and written correspondence and follow-up

F. Estimation of labor to perform work

G. Preparation of proposals and estimates

H. Diagnoses of clients technical problems

I. Networking, trade and exhibition show, job fairs

J. Participation in Leadership, Safety, and Scheduling activities and meetings

K. Participation in company development programs and activities

L. Continuing education

3. PEOPLE MANAGED

Arborist Representatives are responsible for the relaying and management of job information and customer expectations only to the crews which perform the actual work. Project management of appropriate crews and equipment.

4. PRIMARY PEOPLE CONTACTS

A. Clients; daily- to service their needs. To establish, match and exceed their needs and expectations with our services in a profitable manner where ever possible. To ask for their help in finding new clients.

B. Prospects; daily- to establish in them a curiosity about our company so that they may want to find out more about our company and do business with us. To establish, match and exceed their needs and expectations with our services in a profitable manner where ever possible. To ask for their help in finding new clients.

C. Administrative Personnel; daily- information exchange and support to maximize time

D. Service Department Personnel; daily- information exchange and feedback from jobs, and scheduling of crews to maximize client satisfaction and profit.

5. PRE-REQUISITES FOR EMPLOYMENT

High School degree and prior related experience required. College degree preferred. Certified Commercial Pesticide Applicator helpful. Certified Arborist or Nursery Professional preferred. If not a Certified Arborist, must have ability to obtain it within 12 months.

6. Toughest parts of this job on a day-to-day basis

Not taking no's personally, prospecting, paperwork, seasonal nature of business, meeting or exceeding goals.

7. COMPENSATION

Training salary, then base salary plus commission.

Car Allowance.

Periodic incentives and bonuses.

Benefits Package.

401K with company match.

Profit Sharing.