Successful marijuana producer/processor located in northwest Oregon is seeking a full-time Sales Representative to establish market presence and develop relationships with retailers in the Oregon recreational market.
The Sales Representative is responsible for achieving maximum sales profitability, growth and account penetration by effectively marketing and selling company products.
This position is anticipated to start early June 2016.
Develop and Maintain Sales Opportunities
*Establish, develop and maintain business relationships with current customers and prospective customers in assigned territory to generate new business for company products
*Make telephone calls and in-person visits and presentations to existing and prospective customers.
*Research sources for developing prospective customers and for information to determine their potential.
*Analyze the territory/market’s potential and determine the value of existing and prospective customers value to the organization.
*Create and manage a customer value plan for existing customers highlighting profile, share and value opportunities.
*Identify advantages and compare organization’s products with competitors products
*Plan and organize personal sales strategy by maximizing the Return on Time Investment for the territory.
*Perform administrative duties, such as preparing sales reports, sales records and filing expense account reports.
Order Preparation, Distribution and Follow-Up
*Develop clear and effective written proposals/quotations for current and prospective customers
*Prepare and distribute invoices for customer approval and to initiate the delivery process
*Coordinate with Processing Manager to ensure accurate inventory availability
*Deliver orders to retail customers on an as-needed basis
*Expedite the resolution of customer problems and complaints.
Advertising, Promotion and Representation
*Supply management with oral and written reports on customer needs, problems, interests, competitive activities, and potential for new products and services.
*Maintain awareness of product innovations, market conditions, competitive activities, advertising and promotional trends through the reading of pertinent literature and consulting with marketing and technical service areas.
*Negotiate with retail merchants to improve product exposure, such as shelf positioning and advertising. *Participate in trade shows, marketing events and educational training for retail partners
*Other duties as assigned
*4 years sales experience
*Bachelor’s degree in related field preferred
*Previous experience in the marijuana industry is highly desirable
*Extensive knowledge of cannabis products
*Excellent communication and customer service skills
*Able to handle broad tasks independently with little or no supervision
*Present a clean, professional and positive image and appearance
*Must be punctual and dependable in delivering results
*Highly skilled and experience in the use of computer software such as Excel and Word
*Ability to sit/stand for up to 8 hours per day
*Ability to lift up to 25 pounds on a regular basis
*Must be 21 years of age or older to comply with state regulations
*Must have a valid Oregon State Driver’s License and a clean driving record to operate company vehicle for delivery
*Reliable personal transportation and ability/willingness to drive for business purposes
*Ability to pass a criminal background and credit check
Work hours are typically Monday – Friday; however, this position requires a high level of scheduling flexibility and will occasionally include evenings, weekends and holidays as needed.
Up to $60,000.00 per year with opportunity for advancement. Health insurance reimbursement plan and 2 weeks of paid time off per year after 6 months employment.
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