Business / Organization Name:
D. Schumacher Landscaping
390 Pleasant St.
Assistant Account Manager
The Schumacher Companies, Inc. is New England’s oldest and most trusted name in landscape construction and maintenance. As a provider of landscape, hardscape, and irrigation services to commercial, institutional, and residential clients, Schumacher has been synonymous with superior craftsmanship for over 40 years. Responsibilities include: (Under close supervision by Account Manager or Division Manager) Business Development ✓ Learn how to solicit new maintenance contracts from clients in the commercial, institutional, and hospitality fields. ✓ Learn how to sell enhancement projects and manage those projects to be completed on time, under budget, and at the high level of quality for which the Schumacher Companies are known. Production Management ✓ Have some understanding of proper horticultural practices and ensure that those procedures are utilized by employees when servicing client properties. Some hands on field work with the crews will be necessary and beneficial. ✓ Work with employees to foster a cooperative atmosphere that ensures efficiency and safety at all times. ✓ Attend monthly budget meetings and develop understanding of job costing. ✓ Perform regular site visits to ensure quality of services. Customer Representation ✓ Convey the Schumacher culture to clients through strong ethical behavior and integrity. ✓ Develop strong relationships with clients through clear and thorough communication, to ensure a high level of retention.
Plant and Soil Sciences
Friday, June 2, 2017
Application Requirements (resume, cover letter, etc.):
Applicants should possess: ‣ 2-4 years of commercial or residential field experience, including a strong understanding of using and handling basic landscape maintenance tools and equipment. ‣ Associate’s degree in one or more of the following fields is helpful: Ag Business or Science, Horticulture, Landscape Maintenance, Agronomy, Floriculture, Forestry, Plant & Soil Science, Environmental Design, Turf Grass, or Landscape Architecture ‣ Strong Work Ethic ‣ Some computer skills, including programs such as Microsoft Office Suite & Google Business Apps Suite ‣ Effective oral and written communication skills ‣ Ability to multi-task and effectively manage multiple projects at the same time ‣ Bilingual skills encouraged
Wage, Salary & Benefits Description:
Wages and benefits will be commensurate with experience.