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Wholesale Nursery Sales Representative

Georgetown - 12266 10th Line, 12266 10th Line, Georgetown, Ontario, Canada Req #444
Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Employment Opportunity


Sheridan Nurseries Head Office is actively searching for a:    

Wholesale Nursery Sales Representative

Permanent, Full Time


Our Vision, Mission, & Values:

At Sheridan Nurseries we aim to delight our associates, guests, and business partners in everything we do.  Independently owned and operated for over 100 years, we are committed to growing the highest quality plants at our local farms, curating the best-in-class home, garden, and lifestyle products and services, delivering unrivaled guest service and satisfaction, and providing meaningful and rewarding careers to our employees. We always strive to inspire and share our knowledge, passion, and expertise to build confidence, loyalty, and trust, while protecting our planet with industry leading environmentally sustainable initiatives and giving back to our local communities and charities.

Our vision is “To inspire people to never stop growing”. 

At Sheridan we seek people who will continually strengthen our culture. We work hard to ensure our culture is something we feel proud of and allows us to bring our best selves to work every day.  And a great culture starts with values.  We have clearly defined values which are embedded in everything that we do so that they are lived and breathed daily. 

If you share our values of:

  1. Doing What’s Right
  2. Being Performance Driven
  3. Learning and Growing Together
  4. Being Externally Focused
  5. Having Bias for Action

Then this is the position is for you!

About the Job:

Reporting to the Vice President of Nursery Sales, the Wholesale Sales Representative is responsible for meeting and exceeding all annual sales goals for their assigned territories, while demonstrating an innate ability for building and maintaining positive relationships with customers, as well as proactively identifying new opportunities for sales.

Your Accountabilities:
  • Meet and exceed annual sales revenue goals for all territories assigned.
  • Manage existing customers by:
    • Exhibiting an enthusiastic, helpful, and positive attitude.
    • Building and maintaining positive relationships with customers.
    • Proactively identifying new opportunities for sales.
    • Being the product and service expert.
    • Introducing additional solutions and services.
  • Prepare annual territory account plans and sales forecasts.
  • Attend tradeshows, customer events and other media-related events as required.
  • Monitor status of customer orders to ensure delivery timelines are on track, keeping customers updated on the status of their orders.
  • Prepare customer quotes as needed.
  • Actively seek to increase knowledge base of all product offerings.
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with all Customer Service and Farm Operations teams to ensure excellent client service, quality and communication levels are maintained.
  • Represent the best interests of Sheridan Nurseries in all aspects.
  • Assist with other duties and directives as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Must be legally eligible to work in Canada.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in sales and account management.
  • Ability to effectively communicate and maintain relationships while presenting solutions that address the client’s needs.
  • Highly competitive and self-motivated, with a positive and enthusiastic attitude.
  • Detail-oriented and can work independently, as well as part of a team.
  • Adaptable and capable of balancing multiple priorities with effective time management skills.
  • You are dependable and highly value honesty, integrity, and authenticity.
  • Strong computer skills including Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle.
  • This position is required to work occasional weekends, and some overnight travel may be required.
  • Horticulture experience is an asset.   

We thank all applicants for their interest however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
If selected, please advise if you require special accommodation to attend the interview.


Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Travel Required Yes
  • Georgetown - 12266 10th Line, 12266 10th Line, Georgetown, Ontario, Canada