Traveling Merchandiser/Sales -Seasonal

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Start Date: Mid March  Compensation: $20-$25 an hour

Regions: Travel in Westchester NY area, Western Lower Connecticut area
Company Overview: Large wholesale greenhouse operation servicing large chain stores and supermarkets. Products include a diversified portfolio of plant materials including Annuals, Perennials, and Garden Mums.

Job Description: The Seasonal Field Merchandiser is a key representative for our nursery while in the Customer locations and will serve as a main communicator to our customers. You will provide the customer with our vendor support on their premises with daily store visits within an assigned territory.


Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Visiting customer facilities such as large chain stores and supermarkets within assigned region
  • Information sharing with the customer such as upcoming deliveries, plant care, pricing
  • Achieve sales goals set out by the customer
  • Provide merchandising support with store teams
  • Work will be primarily on the road and remotely. May require monthly ( about 3 times per season )  visit to growing facilities on Long Island for recaps and farm facility tours of upcoming products.

Pay: $20.00 - $25.00 per hour


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Remote work and travel within assigned territory


  • Basic computer knowledge, iPad, Microsoft Excel, E-mail, Texting
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, motivation, organization, and follow-through skills
  • Highly motivated and ability to work independently
  • Must represent nursery with the highest level of professionalism, while adhering to company policies and procedures
  • Valid driver's license and ability to travel extensively. Travel costs reimbursed.
  • Employee drug test required, paid by employer
  • Must have access to cellular phone during business hours: company cell phone is offered and company Ipad
  • Supermarket work experience, understanding of supermarket corporate culture is a plus
  • Available for peak season March 5 through October 15. M-F and some Saturdays

Required experience:

  • Merchandising: 1 year
  • Sales a plus

If you are a high-energy self starter with an interest in bedding plants, plant care, merchandising, sales, and interacting with people, then consider a seasonal position as a field merchandiser.NORMAN KEIL NURSERIES -

Job Type: Full-time/Seasonal

Contact Information

Norman Keil Nurseries
Contact Name: Karen Infantino