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NEW! Sales Manager
Goodmark Nurseries, LLC - Wonder Lake, IL

The major objectives of the Sales Manager position is to manage and motivate sales staff to achieve set goals in all aspects of South Branch and Goodmark Nurseries. This involves ensuring all orders are sold, processed and shipped in a timely manner. Sales need to be processed and billed accurately and materials are maintained adequately. Manager needs to establish and maintain a good working relationship with clients, nursery managers; and ensuring quality of work being performed according to nursery standards. Follow through of daily and weekly assignments set by supervisor; keep supervisor informed of progress and problems on the job; follow through with accurate paperwork as required in your facility. The Sales Manager will also maintain a positive image for South Branch and Goodmark in the industry. 
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NEW! South Branch Nursery Manager
South Branch Nurseries Inc - Union, IL

MAJOR OBJECTIVES:
• Manage all production and assist with sales aspects of South Branch Nurseries.
• Ensure all orders are processed: jobs are processed accurately, materials are maintained adequately, and it is organized and kept clean.
• Refine and expand container operation while improving quality of plant material.
• Establish and maintain a good working relationship with South Branch clients, your manager and those who report to you.
• Keep Manager informed of progress and problems on the job.
• Ensure quality of work being performed according to South Branch standards.
• Follow through with accurate paperwork as required by you and your facility.
• Maintain a positive image for South Branch in the industry.

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NEW! Regional Account Manager
Acres Group, Inc. - Wauconda, IL

The major objectives of the Regional Account Manager position are to lead and manage a team of Account Managers and Customer Service Specialists in order to obtain the budgeted growth and profit for your facility (ies). Direct and support your team(s) in providing outstanding customer communication and service while assisting in resolving service issues that may arise. The Regional Account Manager also relays communication from the facility VP and other support staff to the account management team and facilitates communication with the production team. 
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NEW! Tree Care Crew Leader
Acres Group, Inc. - Wauconda, IL

The main objectives of the Tree Care Crew Leader position are to coordinate and supervise field production crew members during operations for the tree production services. Major objectives include working in conjunction with the Tree Care Manager to provide leadership, training, quality control, safety compliance, and support for their particular work unit during all company field operations. They will manage and provide daily supervision and support for all field production staff including, but not limited to climbers and groundsman. They will be responsible for maintaining efficiencies, safety compliance, and the quality of production through proper and consistent communication with crew members, clients, regional account managers, and account managers. The Tree Care Crew Leader will also be expected to maintain a positive image for Acres in the field and in the industry.  
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Landscape Design / Sales & Account Manager
Prairieview Landscaping Company - Champaign, IL

We are a successful design/build firm that has served the local upscale community for 25 years. We are full service and also offer maintenance and irrigation services. We are seeking a self-motivated leader to fill a position in our landscape design\sales office. This position will focus on developing new business through networking, referrals, some cold calling, as well as servicing existing clients. Our focus is the upscale residential client. Your responsibilities will include, meeting with customers, determine their needs, and produce designs, estimates and proposals to meet those needs within their budgets. The successful candidate will be proficient at qualifying sales leads, making effective sales presentations and managing customer relationships through our systematic process. The ability to manage multiple projects\customers at a time is vital to being successful in this position.
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Landscape Maintenance Manager (F/T)
Rocco Fiore & Sons, Inc. - Libertyville, IL

Industry leading Illinois landscape company, with 70 years’ experience on Chicago's North Shore, seeks landscape professional to assist in managing daily operations for Maintenance Dept. Candidate is responsible for overseeing multiple territory managers and site managers, work together with territory managers on estimating projects, customer relations (both residential and commercial clients), possess problem solving abilities. 

Business/Horticultural degree desired with a min. of 5 yrs. exp. working in the green industry; basic computer skills requirement. Applicant must have proven leadership, strong customer relations and interpersonal skills. Competitive salary/excellent benefits pkg.  Please-email sfiore@roccofiore.com or fax resume to 847-680-6084 Attn: Steve Fiore. 


Outside Sales Representative
Midwest Trading Company - Virgil, IL

Our products include horticultural supplies such as containers and container growing media, peat moss, bark, compost, tools and Quonset growing structures. We are seeking an individual with a proven sales record, preferably to the Landscape Market.  Emphasis on new business but also growing existing accounts.  Focus will be on landscape maintenance accounts, design build accounts and project specifiers.  Fluency in Spanish a plus.  Must have good computer skills.  We offer an excellent salary, commission and benefits. 

Please contact Cara at 847-468-2017 or visit our www.midwest-trading.com for more information or to apply.


Sales Reps – UPICK Sales Yard
Midwest Groundcovers - St. Charles, IL

Midwest Groundcovers seeks full-time and seasonal sales reps for our UPICK sales yard.  Requires strong customer service skills and good computer knowledge.  Must be willing to work outside and have the ability to lift 25 lbs.  Fluency in Spanish is a plus.   Call Cara at 847-468-2017 or visit www.midwestgroundcovers.com for more information or to apply.


Comptroller
Midwest Groundcovers - St. Charles, IL

Midwest Groundcovers LLC is an industry leader in the propagation, growing, and wholesale distribution of quality container nursery stock. The company operates over 300 acres of state-of-the-art nursery production facilities at five locations in St. Charles, Illinois; Virgil, Illinois; and Glenn, Michigan. We have an opening for a Comptroller who will have overall responsibility for all financial and accounting functions.  Will support administrative functions of all of the Midwest Companies and provide management and ownership with accurate and timely financial information to help achieve the annual sales and growth goals at a profit.  Degree in business, finance or accounting required.  Minimum 8 years of management experience in accounting and/or finance operations.  Experience in horticulture industry preferred.  Excellent salary and benefits. 
 
Call Cara at 847-468-2017 or visit www.midwestgroundcovers.com for more information or to apply.

Internship Program 

Home Nursery Inc. - Albers, IL 

The objective is to offer college students practical exposure to every aspect of the nursery industry via short-term assignments in every department of Home Nursery, Inc.  This will be offered during a 10-week internship (subject to change if intern’s schedule requires it).
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Landscape Design/Sales Position
Grieder Landscape - Bloomington, IL

Established landscape firm for over 45 years in the Bloomington / Normal area is seeking an experienced professional to join our team. We are looking for an outgoing, aggressive sales person with project management experience, landscape design knowledge and outstanding customer service skills. Must have a degree in Landscape Architecture / Horticulture or similar and a minimum of 3 years’ experience in a landscape design / sales environment. Salary plus commission and benefits. Year round position.  Send resume, salary requirements, and reference to redwards@grieders.com All applicants will remain confidential.


Sales Position
The Pizzo Group - Leland, IL

Pizzo & Associates, Ltd. seeks a growth‐driven sales professional for our southern territory (southern suburbs of Chicago and and NW Indiana). They will act as the point person on projects in the burgeoning field of ecological restoration.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Conduct site visits and assessments; client meetings and communication; preparation and delivery of presentations in private group and/or public setting; preparation of plans, cost estimates and proposals; preparation of job files for sold work including site plans, plant lists and detailed description of work. This position is also responsible for client follow‐up and must remain abreast of each project’s progress.
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Maintenance Account Representative
Chalet - Wilmette, IL

Chalet is seeking candidates for the position of Maintenance Account Representative. It is a great job for the responsible self-starter with strong supervisory skills. You oversee hard-working crews for our hundreds  of client, and expand our customer base and relationships. Appropriate experience & skills needed.  Terrific terms: talk to us today. Send resumes to SandyV@ChaletNursery.com


CAD Design Support
Chalet - Wilmette, IL

Chalet is seeking candidates for the position of CAD Design Support. You’ll be at the epicenter of a dynamic group of architects and designers who’ll depend on your solid organizational and deep computer skills. Work is fast paced and exciting—we appreciate flexibility. Experience in CAD, Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch-up, Office amust; landscape and basic plant knowledge helpful. Send resumes to SandyV@ChaletNursery.com 


Field Leaders
Prairieview Landscaping Company - Champaign, IL

Prairieview Landscaping Company is looking for safe, quality drivien and efficient individuals looking to make our customers dreams come true with a passion for the green industry. Contact Lindy Loschen at lindy@prairieviewlandscaping.com or 217-355-9422 if you are interested in the position.