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Sales Associate, Agriculture Equipment

Date Posted: 30-11-2011
Location: Colton, CA, USA
Contact Person: Susie Hammersmith
Company/Business Name: Shur Farms Frost Protection
Phone: 909-825-2035
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Position: Sales Associate, Agriculture Equipment

About the Company: Shur Farms Frost Protection® is a green business dedicated to providing quality products, outstanding customer support, and a positive, relaxed work environment for its employees. As the manufacturer and distributor of the successful Cold Air Drain® frost protection system for agriculture, Shur Farms is rapidly expanding. In addition to manufacturing and selling the Cold Air Drain, Shur Farms Frost Protection® conducts computerized frost analyses for growers and provides frost protection education and research. Job related training is available. Shur Farms Frost Protection® is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

Primary Responsibilities: The Sales Associate is a full time position that deals directly with customers and provides sales support. Duties and responsibilities include the following (other duties may be assigned):
•Maintaining database of customer accounts.
•Managing, prioritizing, and following up on sales leads.
•Maintaining contact with customers about product modifications, upgrades, and new products.
•Collecting customer information for frost analyses.
•Creating maps and computerized frost analyses, as needed.
•Preparing sales documents and coordinating with customers for product purchase.
•Providing customer follow-up.
•Assisting with tradeshow and outside sales preparations.

Qualifications:
•Bachelors degree from an accredited 4-year college
•1-2 years sales experience
•Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Acrobat
•Experience with Google Earth and mapping or GIS software a plus
•Agriculture experience a plus

Skills and Abilities:
•Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
•Ability to work independently and collaboratively, sometimes with limited direction
•Ability to manage multiple projects and work under tight deadlines
•Strong work ethic and willingness to learn
•Courteous, energetic, and highly motivated
•Organized and detail-oriented

Compensation: Competitive compensation DOE + benefit package (health, dental, life insurance, paid leave time). Additional perks include participation in Shur Farms Employee Assistance Program and Produce Club, fresh coffee, and being part of an outstanding team!

To Apply: Submit cover letter and resume.

Keywords: orchard, vineyard, farm, irrigation, grower, horticulture, green, sustainable, agricultural, agriculture, sales, associate, assistant
Salary: Competitive compensation DOE + benefit package

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