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TallGrass - Outside Sales Account Manager

Greater Toronto Area, Ontario

On June 19, 2017

TallGrass Outside Sales Account Manager
Greater Toronto Area, Ontario
Application closing date:  Friday July 28th, 2017
Reporting to: Eastern Regional Sales Manager

At TallGrass, our philosophy is to bring the highest quality natural health and wellbeing products to progressive retailers and consumers in a manner that upholds values of environmental and social responsibility. Building on strong partnerships with retailers and suppliers, we are committed to providing excellent customer service, expert logistics, and extensive education at both the retailer and consumer level.  As a certified B Corp, TallGrass must continually meet rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency. Our commitment to brand building is about more than just products- we want to improve the health and wellbeing of our customers, our partners, our staff, and the planet as a whole.

Job Summary:   We are looking for an Account Manager to join our Ontario-based sales team in the Toronto/Greater Toronto Area in a permanent, full-time capacity. As an Account Manager, your primary responsibilities will include providing sales and customer service to a defined territory of new and existing customers, building and maintaining a regular call cycle, developing business plans and marketing for customers, coordinating demos and trainings for both retail staff and consumers and contributing to the overall growth of TallGrass.  Some travel, attendance at tradeshows, educational seminars and sales meetings will be required.

Critical Success Factors:

  • Consistently exceed quarterly sales by brand budget as defined by the Eastern Regional Sales Manager and Director of Sales
  • Demonstrate strong product knowledge and education ability
  • Consistently manage marketing programs in the territory to support sales growth
  • Continuously build strong relationships with retail staff and buyers
  • Continuously build strong relationships with other TallGrass stakeholders such as vendors and co-workers

Competencies:

  • Sales personality
  • Previous account management experience
  • Previous natural health retail experience, preferably as buyer/manager
  • Natural health education/educator ability
  • Self-motivated, go-getter, ambitious, high achiever, competitive, entrepreneurial mindset
  • Passion for the natural health industry
  • Organized, detail oriented
  • Clear and effective communicator
  • Works well independently

Should you or anyone you know be interested in this exciting opportunity, please email your resume to hr@tallgrass.ca with “Attn: Eastern Regional Sales Manager Re: GTA Account Manager Job Posting”, in the subject line.