Sales Coordinator in Wixom, MI at Hawthorne Gardening Co.

Date Posted: 7/10/2020

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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 Sales Coordinator who will grow at our Wixom, MI Location.  

The function of the Sales Coordinator is to provide direct administrative support to the Regional Sales Director and Territory Managers. Through assisting in all clerical duties and more, they will help generate revenue for the company by supporting the troops in the field. This position reports directly to the Regional Sales Director

In this role you will:

  • Provide phone and email support for the Sales Directors, Territory Managers & Account Managers. 

  • Field customer calls and emails in a timely fashion. 

  • Assist in scheduling store visits (shared calendar).

  • 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

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

  • Put together samples and marketing packages/posters for customers 

  • 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:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Google Sheets.

  • Ability to multitask, prioritize, and manage time effectively

  • Highly organized

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

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

  • Industry experience a plus, but not a requirement

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

  • Industry/Gardening experience preferred, but not a requirement

  • Excellent verbal and written skills.

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.

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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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