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The Professional Products Group (PPG) is a division of Winfield United, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Land O’Lakes. The PPG business unit offers a comprehensive product lineup of research-based products from Winfield United and our industry-leading partners. Through use of proprietary insight tools and programs for golf, lawn & sports turf, ornamentals, pest control, and aquatics & vegetation management, we make complex decisions easier.
Territory: Florida -- This position is virtual (remote) and will work from a home office and work a sales territory in Florida. Ideal for those who live in the following nearby areas of Miami, Palm Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Hollywood, Jacksonville, or Orlando.
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 the South market area. 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. 4+ years’ successful sales 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.
Salary will be based on experience. As a full time employee you will receive a wide range of benefits for you and your dependents: · 3 medical plan choices including HSA plan options · Vision & dental plan · Company paid Life, AD&D, short-term and long-term disability, parental leave, caregiver leave and emergency leave · 401(k) plan with company match and additional automatic contribution regardless of participation · Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays and Employee Assistance Program · Wellness program focused on Physical, Financial and Emotional Health with opportunity for cash incentives
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Internal Number: R-17457
About Land O'Lakes
Land O'Lakes, Inc., one of America's premier agribusiness and food companies, is a member-owned cooperative with industry-leading operations that span the spectrum from agricultural production to consumer foods. With 2020 annual sales of $14 billion, Land O'Lakes is one of the nation's largest cooperatives, ranking 232 on the Fortune 500. Building on a legacy of more than 100 years of operation, Land O'Lakes today operates some of the most respected brands and businesses in agriculture and food production including Land O’Lakes Dairy Foods, Purina Animal Nutrition, WinField United and Truterra, LLC. The company does business in all 50 states and more than 60 countries. Land O'Lakes, Inc. corporate headquarters are located in Arden Hills, MN.