Position Available - Field Manager
Kalamazoo Garden Solutions is seeking a Field Manager for the area of South East Michigan (Detroit) and Northern IN (South Bend). This is a salaried position.
The primary functions of the Field Manager are to develop and maintain professional and positive relationships across multiple levels of customer operations, recruit, hire, and train leads and merchandisers on proper merchandising of live goods, execute various tasks to support the merchandising program as needed, and gather and compile data to assist multiple live goods suppliers in monitoring and managing their product quality and performance.
The Ideal candidate must possess strong organizational, leadership, and management skills with a strong background in customer service. They must be able to work independently as well as in a team setting. Applicant must have working knowledge of Microsoft Excel as well as proficiency in all Microsoft Office applications. Individuals in this position must possess strong conflict resolution and relationship building skills.
This position is based on a minimum of 2,080 hours each year. During peak times of the year this position will require extended hours, including Saturdays and some holidays. This position also requires extensive travel. Some overnights expected throughout the year.
This position includes the use of a company vehicle, subject to check of driving record, a fuel card, a company credit card, and a monthly cell phone allowance.
2-4 years of management/leadership experience required
1-3 years experience in similar position desired, but not required.
High school diploma required, some college preferred.
Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs
Must be able to kneel, bend, stand for long periods and maneuver a full flower cart (on wheels).
Must be 18+ years of age or older with a valid driver's license.
Must be able to pass a basic background check and drug screening.