Account Executive (Flower or Seed background required)

Arvada, Colorado, United States | Full-time

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Account Executive (Flower or Seed background required)
Location: Arvada, CO
Salary: Around $30/hr DOE + Bonus + Benefits
Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Short-term & Long-term disability, 401(k), Profit Sharing, PTO, Vacation, Sick Time, Holidays
Job Type: Full-Time
Travel: About 10%
Start Date: ASAP
Sponsorship not available
Relocation assistance available

Account Executive (Flower or Seed background required) Description

Our client is looking for an Account Executive to add to their team in Arvada, CO. To help grow sales and increase the profitability of the company, most of your time will be spent managing and growing existing accounts, while about 10-15% of your time will be spent prospecting for new business opportunities. To be successful in this role, you must have a strong botanical, horticultural, flower or seed background as well as a strong business sense. The ideal candidate will have a small business background and a job history showing stability and longevity. While you won’t be managing any employees on day one, there is a growth plan in place to become one of the leaders of the business if you’re able to effectively learn the business, collaborate with, and lead colleagues. This is a great opportunity to join a successful small business that has been in operation for decades.

Account Executive (Flower or Seed background required) Responsibilities

• Meet established sales goals
• Develop and maintain relationships
• Identify new opportunities with existing customers or new prospects
• Maintain CRM with data on prospects and leads
• Document interactions in CRM
• Prepare sales quotes and bids
• Complete RFQ forms
• Effectively follow up with customers
• Resolve customer issues
• Develop new market segments as opportunities are identified
• Answer incoming calls
• Follow up on requests in a timely manner
• Manage inventory
• Help evaluate pricing – both for goods purchased and products to be sold
• Manage customer negotiations
• Review customers and sales bi-weekly
• Attend domestic and international tradeshows
• Collaborate with colleagues; work to build consensus

Account Executive (Flower or Seed background required) Qualifications

• Bachelor’s Degree required
• 2+ years Botanical, Horticultural, Flower or Seed experience required
• 2+ years sales experience required
• 2+ years leadership/management experience strongly preferred
• CRM experience required
• Must be computer savvy
• Must be able to lift up to 50lbs on occasion