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Sales Representative Environmental in Milpitas, CA

About Us
About Us
Republic Services is an industry leader in U.S. recycling and non-hazardous solid waste. Through our subsidiaries, Republic’s collection companies, recycling centers, transfer stations, and landfills focus on providing effective solutions to make proper waste disposal effortless for our 14 million customers. We’ll handle it from here., our brand promise, lets customers know they can count on Republic to provide a superior experience while fostering a sustainable Blue Planet for future generations to enjoy a cleaner, safer and healthier world.

Why Work with Us
Our Company cannot thrive without great people devoted to serving customers, the community, and the planet. We hire the best people to make Republic a great place to work. We are focused on attracting talented individuals across professions who are as committed to serving customers and the planet as we are. We strive to create a workplace that's meaningful and rewarding to our 33,000 employees. That's why we are proud to be recognized as Best Large Employer by Forbes, World’s Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere, and One of the Most Meaningful Companies to Work for in America by Business Insider.

Job Description
The Compost Solutions Representative is responsible for identifying leads, proactively prospecting, and selling profitable compost and other designated products within a designated market. The Compost Solutions Representative meets regularly with his or her clients to establish and maintain long-term relationships in his or her assigned market area or client list, and proactively sells additional services, including total waste stream management solutions, as appropriate.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
· Professional presentation; is confident, assertive and displays a high level of self-esteem.

· Good time management skills to ensure assigned responsibilities are completed in an efficient manner.

· Good communication skills; is able to effectively communicate to all levels of management, both internally and externally.

· Strong active listening skills; gives full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions when appropriate, and letting others fully state their ideas.

· Grasps concepts quickly and has good follow through skills; adheres to work schedule and follows through on challenges as they arise; maintains a positive outlook.

· Has the ability to identify the information needed to clarify a situation; seeks information from appropriate sources; has the ability to tackle a problem using a logical, sequential approach and can anticipate the implications of actions.

· Good written and verbal presentation skills.

· Is self-motivated; maintains a feeling of pride in work; has a strong work ethic and strives to achieve all goals; is competitive and has a strong drive to win; takes appropriate risks.

· Is trustworthy and maintains the highest level of confidentiality at all times.

· Is high energy, friendly and engaging; has excellent persuasion skills; can persuade others to change their minds or behavior.

· Has a service orientation; is actively looking for ways to help people.

Preferred Qualifications


Principal Responsibilities
· Identify viable leads, manage prospects and secure business offered within the market to exceed monthly established targeted profitable growth goals.

· Complete contractual re-signs with existing customer base to extend customer relationship and increase customer profitability where appropriate.

· May utilize the Company’s Contact Relationship Management (“CRM”) tool or applicable on a daily basis, scheduling and documenting all activities, and develop robust information profiles on prospective customers to facilitate the acquisition of new business.

· Develop and maintain an awareness of market behavior and competitive trends in designated market to anticipate changing customer needs; proactively manage customer base.

· Maintain a thorough knowledge of the Company’s resource recovery programs, lines of business, pricing structures and offer additional services to existing clients, including total waste stream management solutions, as appropriate, to grow targeted profitable revenue and contribute to Company goals and objectives.

· Proactively communicate with, or respond to, customers in conjunction with the Company’s pricing initiatives.

· Prepare and deliver sales presentations to grow existing client base; follow up with key decision makers.

· Meet regularly with Sales Manager or General Manager, as appropriate to review weekly sales activities and prospective customer calling activities.

· Build relationships and increase Company visibility through the participation in Company-sponsored activities as required; attend trade shows, chamber of commerce events and other events, as necessary. Act as a company representative at community events, where required.

· Respond in a timely fashion to all customer and prospective clients inquiries.

· Perform other job-related duties, as required.

The statements used herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by an employee in this position, and are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required by an incumbent so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company.

Qualifications
· High School diploma or GED. (Required)

· One year of experience in a customer-facing role, identifying and addressing customer needs. (Required)

· Valid driver’s license. (Required)

· Bachelor’s Degree desired.

· Two years of direct selling experience.

· Prior experience selling compost and/or mulch.

· Prior waste industry or service industry experience.

Rewarding Compensation and Benefits
Eligible employees can elect to participate in:
• Comprehensive medical benefits coverage, dental plans and vision coverage.
• Health care and dependent care spending accounts.
• Short- and long-term disability.
• Life insurance and accidental death & dismemberment insurance.
• Employee and Family Assistance Program (EAP).
• Employee discount programs.
• 401(k) plan with a generous company match.
• Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP).


Republic Services is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
Posted Date:10/24/2017 4:59:44 PM
Job Type: Exempt
Req #: 37048BR
Location: 06219: Milpitas-1601 Dixon Landing,
Job Category: Sales/Marketing/ Business Development
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