Agricultural Sales Rep – Nashville or Southeast territory

If the opportunity to use your exceptional sales and relationship skills in a company whose mission is to help make a difference in our environment and the health of our livestock, read on!  Silver Bullet Water Treatment, based in Denver,  is seeking a Sales Representative for the Nashville, TN territory.  Other Southeast applicants with a poultry background who are willing to open up a new territory are encouraged to apply. You will have a huge impact on our growing company by driving new sales as well as installation and after sales service of our water treatment systems. The Nashville and other Southeast territories have the potential to explode adding to its already established customer base – all we need is you!

Our unique technology:

Classified as an Advanced Oxidation Process (AOP), Silver Bullet generates singlet oxygen atoms forming mixed oxidants, including highly reactive hydroxyl and free radicals.  AOP’s are recognized by the EPA as an effective and safe water disinfection method and hydroxyl radicals are the strongest oxidants that can be applied in water in various applications such as agricultural drinking water, industrial water treatment and cooling towers.   Water is the most important element in raising productive, healthy livestock.  Untreated or poorly treated drinking water can carry bacteria, fungi and parasites and can cause disease or death.

Why should you join Silver Bullet?

We are more about just making money – we want to make a difference in the world by contributing to the well-being of all, including our livestock.  We are proud of what our closely knit R&D and the rest of the team has accomplished in just a few years.  Our innovative product has nowhere to go but up.  Our employees’ doors are always open and we are all aware of what each department is doing.  We are transparent and collaborative among the team.

Snapshot of key accountabilities:

You will be responsible for lead generation, pipeline management, sales and installation, and after sales service of our water treatment devices in the field.  Key accountabilities include:

  • Identify, build relationships and close new clients and distributors
  • Effectively nurture and maintain relationships with corporations, farmers and dealers in the assigned territory
  • Interact with a diverse employee and customer base in situations requiring tact, poise and diplomacy
  • Synthesize data retrieved from the site survey and translate insights into relevant, usable, actionable strategic and tactical recommendations to install Silver Bullet equipment
  • Support post-sales activities tracking customers reported defects and providing necessary information to solve problems
  • Adhere to company goals and objectives of safety, quality, business ethics, and budget

Traits required for success:

You have a hunter mentality and excel at building and maintaining relationships. Your persuasive and motivating style is critical to this position.  Working at a fast pace while paying attention to detail with strong follow up is required in order to maintain and grow your customer base. You do not shy away from trouble shooting problems nor challenging potential customers with your strong listening and communication skills.

Skills/Experience/Knowledge required:

  • A “farmer” work ethic living in the Nashville, TN area or Southeast region
  • 5-10 years of experience in the livestock farming industry, preferably poultry
  • Sales experience either direct to farms, supporting a distributor network, or selling to major animal production corporations in the agricultural industry
  • Strong selling skills with proof of past performance
  • Interest in new technology and comfortable conducting professional tests and reports
  • Bachelor Degree or equivalent work experience
  • Active driver’s license and clean driving record; willingness to travel statewide/regionally/nationally
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and