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Inside Sales Coordinator in Wixom, MI at Hawthorne Gardening Co.

Date Posted: 11/27/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Wixom, MI
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/27/2018

Job Description

At the Hawthorne Gardening Company (HGC) we want our people to empower more people to garden no matter where and how they choose to grow. We accomplish this by encouraging people to live happier, healthier lives through gardening. If you also feel this way then you’d fit in great with us!

We are looking for an Inside Sales Coordinator who will grow at our Wixom, MI Distribution Center.

The Inside Sales Associate/Coordinator will provide direct sales support to the Sales Executives and Account Managers. By assisting in all clerical duties (and more) they will help generate revenue for the company by supporting the troops in the field so they can focus on critical sales and promotional efforts.

In this role you will:

  • Phone and email support for the CSO, Sales Manager and Account Managers.

  • Field customer calls and emails in a timely fashion.

  • Manage stores in the territory with annual sales of $100K or less.

  • Represent the company at customer events, grand openings and trade shows.

  • Put together samples and marketing packages/posters for customers.

  • Submit marketing inventory requests.

  • Submit new store applications, credit requests and terms change requests.

  • Submit deviations.

  • Assist with quoting customers and submitting to the pricing group.

  • Run top reports for sales and assist in analyzing them.

  • Assist in scheduling store visits (shared calendar).

  • Send out approved email blasts on new products, stock issues and tips.

  • Help prepare and attend customer events.

  • Assist with RMA and accounting issues.

  • CRM Entry.

  • Learn the company, customers and industry to a level that is promotable to Account Manager, if a territory becomes available.

The perfect person will have:

  • Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint & Outlook.

  • Excellent verbal and written skills.

  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and manage time effectively.

  • Highly organized.

  • Industry/Gardening experience preferred, but not a requirement.

  • Experience in customer service field preferred, but not a requirement.

  • Flexible schedule including the ability to work some weekends throughout the year.

This is what we will bring to the table:

  • Extremely competitive benefits including: Health, Dental and Vision coverage

  • Discounted gym memberships across the U.S.

  • A highly energetic and fast paced environment at a rapidly growing company

  • Unbelievable 401K match and discounted stock purchasing program

  • Generous vacation day policy in addition to 11 holidays


Not interested in this role? Check out our other career opportunities and learn more about what it’s like to work at Hawthorne Gardening Company by accessing our Talent Network: HGC Talent Network

The Hawthorne Gardening Company is a start-up company focused on hydroponic gardening. Dedicated to creating high quality products founded in social and environmental responsibility. Backed by the largest lawn and garden company in the U.S. (Scotts Miracle-Gro, NYSE: SMG) we bring new ideas, values, and culture to our endeavors without the constraints of a large corporation. We are an energetic, progressive-minded, sustainability-focused group of highly-motivated individuals, eager to share our love of gardening with the world.

The brands and products within our portfolio include: Sunlight Supply, General Hydroponics, General Organics, Vermicrop, Botanicare, AeroGarden, CanFilters and Gavita Lighting.

Hawthorne Gardening Company is an EEO Employer, dedicated to a culturally diverse, drug free workplace.

EEO/AA Employer/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Notification to Agencies:

Please note that the Hawthorne Gardening Company does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement, and specific approval to submit resumes to an approved requisition, the Hawthorne Gardening Company will not consider or approve payment regarding recruiter fees or referral compensations.

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