Sales Assistant

Hortech Inc.

Nunica, MI 49448

The Hortech Grown Earth Friendly logo.

Job Details:


$13.37-$18.59 hourly

Job Type:


Number of Hires for This Role:


Required Skills:

  • Mission Driven-Hard working, helpful, thoughtful, team oriented and compelled to do what is right for others, the environment and for the world.
  • Energetic, pleasant, reliable, enthusiastic and above all motivated to serve customers and co-workers.
  • Associates degree in Horticulture, business, or related field and one year of experience in sales/customer service or commensurate education/ experience.
  • Valid Michigan Driver’s License required.
  • Must be well versed in general horticulture and landscaping and must become knowledgeable of our product line.
  • Understands, embraces, implements and effectively implements efficient methods.
  • Pleasant and professional over the phone, welcoming tone of voice.
  • Ability to calmly and professionally provide customer service.
  • Must be efficient, outgoing, personable, likeable and persuasive.
  • Must be an exceptional listener, communicator, and teacher.
  • Communicates customer specific needs to shipping teammates.
  • Knows or is willing to learn a basic Spanish vocabulary.

Essential Functions:

  • Represents the best interests of Hortech and its subsidiary companies in the areas of sales and customer service.
  • Completes weekly call list to local customers where he/ she is listed as the salesperson.
  • Sells and enters Hortech orders.
  • Assists Hortech Salespeople.
  • Fields office phone calls for all companies and transfers to the appropriate individual.
  • Assist walk in customers with invoices and payments.
  • May attend tradeshows and follow up with customer leads.


  • 401 (k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Discount
  • Health insurance
  • Health Savings account
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Referral program

Benefit Conditions:

  • Waiting period may apply


  • Day shift
  • Monday through Friday

Supplemental Pay:

  • Commission

Work Location:

  • One location

Work Remotely:

  • No

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