Garden Sales / Service Representative
Altman Plants, Inc.
Join our growing sales team and represent the country’s leading succulent grower in a fast-paced, outdoor environment. We’re looking for career minded individuals who want to learn and grow with a company who cares about people, plants, and doing the right thing.
Altman Plants, Inc. (altmanplants.com) is a family owned wholesale nursery with operations in California, Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, New Jersey, and Texas. We’re looking for a reliable sales representative to replenish and merchandise the industry leading plants we deliver to our big box retail partner in the Allentown, NJ area. We’re passionate about plants! We specialize as the country’s top provider of cacti and succulents. With over 3,000 employees we’re also passionate about people development, open communications, customer service, and the long term growth of the company. We provide competitive compensation and benefits.
Our entire sales team has the same goal of effectively replenishing and merchandising our top quality plants at big box store locations to provide top quality plants to our customers and drive sales. You’ll be part of a team in your territory that includes dedicated merchandisers, a District Sales Manager, a Regional Sales Manager, and support from our driver merchandisers.
The position involves some analytical skills and physical outdoor work. We don’t need an expert in our industry for this position – we will train and provide consistent support for the right type of person. Do you enjoy working outdoors and being on the move throughout the day? This could be a great position for you! Teammates must be consistent, dependable, and able to travel to and from assigned store/stores in their own vehicle. A reliable vehicle, valid driver’s license, and auto insurance are a must for this job. Candidates must have basic computer skills with access to internet / email, and be able to lift 40 lbs.
Our Sales Representatives typically work 40 hours a week, based on the season. Must be able to work a varied schedule, which may include weekends.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
– Effectively merchandise fresh plants from our delivery racks to retail displays
– Efficiently maintain beautiful displays to drive sales.
– Care for our plant displays by watering, pruning, reorganizing, cleaning, etc.
– Push and pull plant racks while frequently bending and lifting up to 25 lbs.
– Condense and cull unsellable product from store displays
– Enter data to our mobile portal regarding scrap and inventory adjustments.
– Reposition product based on consistently changing store needs
– Accurately generate and place price signs
– Communicate with store-level personnel and company teammates regularly
All qualified applicants will hold a High school diploma or GED. Plant knowledge is a plus. Bi-lingual in Spanish / English also a plus.
About Altman Plants:
Altman Specialty Plants, Inc. is a dynamic family-owned wholesale nursery that produces and distributes a wide range of plants for major retailers throughout the country from facilities in CA, AZ, CO, FL, GA, NJ, and TX.
We are a privately held / family company, routinely recognized for innovation, marketing, high quality products and creative sales programs.
We are in partnership with several of the key retail customers to supply annual color, flowering perennials, cactus / succulents, and specialty plants. We are passionate about open communications, customer service, people development and long term growth of the company.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to use hands, lift, pull, lift overhead, walk, stand for long periods of time on concrete, stoop, kneel, talk, sit, and hear.
The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception. Employee must be able to drive distances between accounts. Employee must be able to tolerate outdoor weather changes, rain, wind, cold and heat.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of the job, the employee regularly works in outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes (traffic smog) and airborne particles (dust and dirt). The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The employee may be exposed to additional environmental conditions present at retail centers.
Currently hiring for Full Time employment
Job Type: Full-time
- High school or equivalent
Interested applicants apply to our Career Page