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Salesperson | Welland, ON

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Date Posted: 02-06-2023

Full Time

Salary: $16/Hour guaranteed. $19-25/ Hour with targeted compensation

Do you have a passion for sales, high energy, and a positive attitude? Do you have a strong track record of success in sales? Do you excel in relationship building? Become part of our high-performing Sales team and drive business growth through our focus on Customer Service and relationship management.

Weed Man is a leader in the Lawn Care industry. We are family-owned, locally operated, and service thousands of customers in Southwestern Ontario. We believe in delivering quality results and outstanding customer service to retain our customers and grow our business.

Weed Man generates inbound leads through the web, word of mouth, and marketing campaigns. You will be responding to inbound leads, performing outbound calls during calling campaigns, and following up with customers on quotes and recommendations. Salespeople work alongside our Customer Service Representatives and Technicians in the field to create a positive customer experience. Candidates that demonstrate leadership qualities and sales success can grow into supervisory positions. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Handle inbound leads via phone and email with urgency and care
  • Establish rapport quickly with customers of a diverse range of personalities both in person and on the phone
  • Identify the lawn care goals and needs of potential customers by asking questions about the state of their lawn
  • Offer Weed Man’s basic program of season long fertilization, weed control, and grub protection as an entry point
  • Cater the recommendation of add-on services to new and existing customers based on their specific lawn care needs and seasonality of our offerings
  • Confidently employ active listening and negotiation skills to finalize a sale
  • Overcome objections pertaining to sale outcomes using patience, understanding, and top-notch problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrate resourcefulness to locate the necessary information to provide a comprehensive quote via phone and email. (Example: measuring grass size via satellite images and checking our records for previous account orders)
  • Adapt to the changing seasonality of product and service offerings
  • Perform seasonal outbound calling for customer renewals, add-on services, retention, and our new brand: Mosquito Hero
  • Document communications/orders/cancelations/payments with accuracy in our proprietary Enterprise Management System
  • Learn, embrace, and promote our culture, brand, and services
  • Display a relentless pursuit of customer satisfaction and retention
  • Meet and exceed company targets for growth, renewal rates, and new customers


  • 3+ years of business to consumer sales experience
  • Proven track record of meeting or exceeding sales targets in the service industry 
  • Experience in sales through in-person, email, and phone communications
  • Renewal and retention of existing customers / book of business
  • Meeting inbound and outbound closing rates and sales targets
  • Experience maintaining customer communications in a Customer Relationship Management software
  • Successfully contributed to a sales team’s success with significant contribution or leadership
  • Competent and accurate with basic math to assist customers with pricing and quotes
  • Quick Learner
  • Experience in marketing/sales of a new product/service is an asset

Additional Information:

  • Full time seasonal position from approximately March through November annually
  • Cover extended hours and some weekend days during seasonal peaks
  • The position will be mainly virtual/work from home after training
  • We offer professional development and rewards
  • $16/hour guaranteed. Target hourly compensation with commission $19-25
  • Weed Man offers an Employee Health Spending Account