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Company: Central Garden & Pet
Location: Madison, GA
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Retail, Wholesale, Apparel

Description

Our Garden Segment is searching for a Territory Manager – Inside Sales to work in our Madison, GA location.  This position will be responsible for the sales and account management of defined Independent Retailers (garden centers, home and hardware, farm and ranch retailers), as well as generating new accounts within the lawn and garden arena.

 MEASURES OF SUCCESS

  • Demonstrates success in account management and account generation
  • Follows-up on inbound lead emails and phone calls from business owners and managers
  • Identifies potential new customers with internal and external contacts, networks and databases
  • Responsible for data maintenance in a CRM (customer relationship management) system
  • Technically proficient (in-house expert) on all branded and vendor partner products  
  • Responsible for learning and being informed on new and existing products
  • High comfort level and expertise with answering customer technical questions regarding products actives
  • Coordinates cross-functionally on shipments' status to ensure customer expectations are met


IDEAL CANDIDATE ATTRIBUTES

  • Bachelor's degree in business or related field required
  • Successful experience in sales is preferred
  • Superior organizational skills with ability to multitask
  • Strong communication skills with ability to influence decision makers
  • Must have strong analytical and problem-solving skills; possess excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Ability to work independently with limited direction
  • Professional demeanor and integrity; works extremely well in teams
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Outlook
  • Knowledge of SAP is a plus
  • Ability to work in a constant state of alertness and safe manner
     

At Central Garden & Pet (NASDAQ: CENT and CENTA), we believe home is at the center of our lives, and our employees are driven by our purpose to nurture happy and healthy homes. Our company is made up of thousands of people across North America, with an emerging footprint across the U.K., Mexico, China, and Canada - all dedicated to helping gardens bloom bigger, pets live healthier and communities grow stronger. We are united by our mission to lead the future of the garden and pet industries…one blade of grass and one wagging tail at a time. Visit our website at www.central.com to learn more.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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All successful applicants should expect to undergo a screening for prohibited levels of drugs prior to beginning employment.

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