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JRM, Inc. - Looking for Outside Field Specialist to cover Virginia territory

JRM, Inc. - Looking for Outside Field Specialist to cover Virginia territory

If you are energetic, dependable/ responsible, have excellent written/oral communication skills, self-motivated and have knowledge of turfgrass maintenance, this job could be yours.  Prior sales experience is a plus.

We are looking for an outside Field Specialist in the Mid to Upstate Virginia area.  As a Field Specialist, you will have face to face interaction with customers in your territory selling JRM’s full line of products including our manufactured products as well as fertility, chemicals, rollers, etc.

We are looking for a candidate who is focused and determined, doesn’t mind travel and can have overnight stays.  The right candidate will develop relationships with their customers and know their specific needs.

About JRM, Inc. – Innovative Turf Technology

At JRM, Inc., we manufacture steel alloy replacement parts such as tines, blades, blocks, bedknives and reels used on turf maintenance equipment. We cater mainly to the golf course industry but market our products in all turf management venues worldwide. Growing and maintaining Grass is our life! 

In business since 1992, JRM has forged a solid reputation for manufacturing quality aftermarket parts and providing excellent customer service. JRM has introduced many innovations to the industry including the long-lasting DILLENNIUM® tip coring tines, the JRM INFINITY® tines, Bayonet™ tines and many other products. JRM strives to stay ahead of industry standards improving the quality of our products and making the jobs of golf course superintendents and maintenance technicians much easier.

JRMs patented DURANIUM-801® greensmower, fairway and high-cut bedknives are a leader in the industry in longevity, quality of cut and ease of use.

Job Description

Responsible for leading sales initiatives within assigned territory (golf courses, professional lawn care, sports fields, colleges/universities & municipalities).  You will build a strong distributor/customer relationship with existing accounts in your assigned territory and use your industry contacts to generate sales, locate and sell to new customers. 

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Learn the entire portfolio of JRM, Inc. including our subsidiary product lines
  • Effectively introduce products to end users and speak well in public settings and customer presentations
  • Plan and organize daily work schedule and routing, calling on existing customers as well as further develop the sales territory by seeking out new customers and growing the territory
  • Submit orders in a timely fashion in accordance with department standards
  • Resolve customer issues by investigating problems and providing technical knowledge and problem solving expertise with regards to customer issues
  • Be able to write fertility and chemical programs in order to aid customer in being successful
  • Analyze the current market and offer recommendations to get ahead of the competition
  • Regularly report goals and achievements to Sales Manager
  • Achieve and exceed sales goals as planned by your Sales Manager
  • Keep customers abreast of sales promotions, trade show events and product training
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending sales meetings, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, attending trade shows and anything else deemed necessary by Sales Manager

Qualifications

  • Product Knowledge in the Turf Industry
  • Presentation Skills
  • Territory Management
  • Prospecting Skills
  • Closing skills
  • Meeting Sales Goals
  • Motivation for Sales
  • Relationship Building Skills
  • Computer Skills
  • Detail-Oriented
  • Flexible & Decisive
  • Budget Knowledge
  • Ability to Learn Company Computer Software
  • Problem Solving and Ability to Handle Difficult or Technical Situations
  • Ability to Work in an Organized and Efficient Manner

Education

Turf Management Degree with 3-5 years of related experience in the turf industry

*Note: The responsibilities and tasks outlined in this document are not exhaustive and may change as determined by the needs of the company. 

Job Type: Full-Time

Salary:  Base Salary Plus Commissions

Benefits:  Eligible to elect company sponsored benefits offered to full-time employees.  Per plan documents, employee eligibility is the first day following 90 consecutive days of employment.  JRM, Inc. sponsored benefits include employee elected participation in medical, dental, vision, voluntary life/AD&D, and/or short term disability plans.  These elections are on an employee contributory basis with the company supplementing a percentage of the employee’s health coverage only.  Long term disability and a $25,000 life/AD&D plan are covered by JRM, Inc.

Reply with resume to:

Sandra Mooneyham   
Manager of Sales Administration & Customer Service
Email:  sandra.mooneyham@jrmonline.com

 

 

 



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