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The following positions are currently available. 

Sales Support Coordinator

Sunny Border Nurseries is a wholesale grower of quality container grown perennial plants. We are looking for an individual to assist our sales team in our Connecticut facility. A broad knowledge of perennials is helpful as the candidate will be expected to acquire a comprehensive working knowledge of our inventory system in a timely fashion. The candidate will assist with customer inquiries, processing customer orders and pick-ups. This position plays a vital role in the support of our outside sales staff in various capacities, so the candidate must be team-oriented. In addition, this position is responsible for ensuring that only plant material meeting our high quality standards is available for sale, therefore, knowledge of current industry standards is necessary. Knowledge of current trends, new plant varieties and advances in horticulture is also helpful.

Sales Support Coordinator

-Must have a valid drivers license for traveling among our multiple farm locations.
-Must be able to lift 25lbs at any time.
-Displays a strong work ethic, is energetic, enthusiastic, and able to learn quickly.
-Is thoroughly computer literate.-Is organized, detail oriented, able to multitask and prioritize.
-Has excellent customer service skills (cheerful, friendly, and courteous).
-Must possess strong sales and communication skills both verbal and written or a minimum of 2 years of horticultural background.
-Should have an Associates (or higher) degree in horticulture or a related field
-Must have prior sales experience, ideally in horticulture.

Additional Information: This position may require the Sales Support Coordinator to work evenings or early mornings, in excess of nine hours daily, and /or workweeks in excess of forty seven hours during high season (March to July). The candidate must be able to adjust their schedule accordingly, as hours may change without notice. In addition, this position may requires a substantial portion of time working outdoors where he/she will be subject to a wide variety of weather conditions and must be prepared to work in prevailing weather.

Bilingual (Spanish) preferred but not required.

Compensation: Salary commensurate with experience. Benefits package

Contact: Cheryl Bennerup ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ) or Fax #860-828-9318. No phone calls please.