Almstead Tree & Shrub Care Company is actively seeking a seasoned manager with strong people skills & motivational expertise to provide leadership for the sales team, field technicians and office personnel.
The Almstead team is comprised of people who care about their customers and about all things that grow. We take an environmentally-conscious approach to all that we do, because we live in the communities we serve and want them to thrive. A special focus is placed on organic plant health care, general tree-care services and horticultural consulting. We pride ourselves in providing the foremost technical services to residential and commercial clients throughout the tri-state area.
Job Responsibilities: Customer Relations • Monitor and ensure the highest level of customer care • Establish/maintain strong customer relationships • Ensure new/potential customers are being educated on features/benefits of our services • Ensure customer complaints/disputes are handled professionally and appropriately
Sales • Meet/exceed sales budgets and profit targets for their branch • Monitor selling activities, productivity and prices of all members of their branch • Set realistic, clear and precise expectations for sales team • Train, evaluate and ensure work guidelines and productivity are met/exceeded • Assist in development of branch budgets and assigned territories • Set the example – effective leadership and management skills
Field Operations • Enforce company safety and training policies • Responsible for safe and controlled work environment
Requirements: • Two/four year degree in Arboricultural, Forestry, Horticulture, Plant Science, Turf Management, Floriculture or Environmental Sciences • 5-7 years industry experience also qualifies • Relevant technical, selling and communication skills, previous sales experience a must • ISA certification preferred
Benefits Package: • Sign-On Bonus • Company 401K savings plan • Company medical/dental plans w/ employer contribution • Life Insurance • Long Term Disability • Company vehicle plan • Paid vacations, personal and holidays • Relocation assistance • Profit sharing