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Pro Line Sales Manager - South Region

Austin, TX, US, 78702

APG East Lawn & Garden

 


Job ID:  152588

 

Lawn & Garden,  a CRH company, a division within Oldcastle APG, is one of the largest manufacturers of bagged and bulk decorative mulch, soil, stone, and limestone products in the nation with over 40 production facilities.  We take pride in serving a diverse group of customers including independent garden centers, mass retailers, landscapers, contractors, and homeowners.

 

Position Overview
 

Oldcastle Lawn & Garden is actively seeking a Pro Line Sales Manager to cover Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi and parts of Arkansas and Oklahoma. This individual will be instrumental in growing a territory consisting of Independent retailers, i.e. Lumber Yards, Hardware, Farm Stores, Greenhouses and Garden Centers. We are looking for a strategic sales professional that will be able to grow and learn with the role. 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities
 

  • Provide exceptional sales and support to a customer base that includes independent garden centers, commercial nurseries, regional chains, bulk yards and specialty retail locations
  • Sell to, educate and advise retail buyers and other decision makers
  • Partner with regional personnel to enhance customer experience through sales and operations excellence
  • Collaborate with Sales, Operation and Finance leadership on sales forecasting
  • Ability to present lunch and learns to new and prospective clients
  • Leverage CRM to improve customer retention and prospect close rates
  • Grow the business profitably
  • Represent the business at various trade events
  • Provide merchandising and in-store support as needed
     

Requirements / Education / Experience
 

  • 3+ years of sales experience within DIY / Hardware / Home Improvement – preferably Lawn & Garden
  • Valid driver’s license, insurance and reliable transportation
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Fluent in reading, writing and speaking English - Spanish desirable
  • Strong sales skills, confidence and comfort with direct customer interaction
  • Demonstrated negotiating skills and financial acumen
  • Self-starter; Demonstrated success in a remote, autonomous sales role
  • CRM / Salesforce.com a plus
  • Ability and willingness to travel within assigned sales geography

 

What CRH Americas Offers You

 

  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion

 

About CRH Americas

 

CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.

 

Lawn & Garden, a CRH company, is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH family!

 

CRH Americas is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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Aug 8, 2019


Nearest Major Market: Austin

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