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Sales Representative - Vector Specialist - Target in Houston, TX at Rentokil North America

Date Posted: 12/30/2018

Job Snapshot

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    Houston, TX
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Job Description

Sales Representative – Vector
Target Specialty Products is proud to be a leading wholesale distributor of specialty agricultural chemicals, application equipment, products, supplies, services and education. Target serves the entire United States from 43 conveniently located branch locations and provides products and services to the following industries, in both the private and public sector: structural pest control, vector control, landscape construction and maintenance, golf course maintenance and turfgrass maintenance, production nursery, industrial vegetation management, aquatic, and forestry.
We are currently seeking energetic, self-motivated individuals to cover the vector and structural pest control markets. Candidate must have 4-year degree or 5 years of experience in Vector control. Must possess good organizational, communication and interpersonal skills. Target offers:
  • Generous Base Pay + Commissions 
  • Health Insurance + 401k
  • Paid Vacations/Sick time
  • Vehicle with Gas
  • Smart Phone
  • Laptop
Desired Skills and Experience
We prefer candidates with these qualifications:
  • 5+ years of experience in vector control with a stable work history or a 4-year College Degree in biological sciences
  • Outgoing, Energetic and Persistent
  • Relationship/Consultative Selling
  • Trustworthy and able to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Professional Appearance & Demeanor: Business Casual Attire
  • Comfortable speaking with and presenting to individuals and small groups
  • Proficient Computer Skills: Internet, email, contact management software and smart phone operation
  • Excellent verbal and written communication


Duties and Responsibilities
  • Consultative selling to both public and privately owned vector control entities within a multi-state regional territory
  • Attendance required at all local and state professional vector control association meetings (territory dependent), as well at the annual American Mosquito Control Association Meeting
  • Assist in introducing new product lines to the professional vector control market
  • Oversee all public agency bids for vector products within regional sales territory
  • Host training and educational seminars for vector control agencies within regional sales territory
  • Provide customer training, support, and consultation as required
  • Assist customers with equipment repairs and calibrations as needed
  • Other duties to be assigned
  • Travel: 30-45%

Additional Information

We are Proudly an Equal Opportunity Employer!
EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability
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