Career Opportunity at Living Color AquariumBy: Brandon Klaus
Have you ever wanted to work in the aquarium industry for a company with a good reputation? How about one that has it’s own television show? If so, then Living Color Enterprises, of Fish Tank Kings popularity, has the perfect opportunity for you. The Florida-based aquarium manufacturers are looking to hire a sales associate to help get their products into the hands of retails store, maintenance companies, and aquarium hobbyists. The ideal candidate will have at least two years of sales experience, along with a passion for the aquarium hobby and a knowledge of the Living Color products. The responsibilities of the position, like most sales jobs, is to represent the company by selling their products and drumming up new business opportunities. Unfortunately, the position doesn’t guarantee any on air time with the Fish Tank Kings television show. That said, the job posting doesn’t rule it out either. Regardless, you probably wouldn’t stand a chance at dethroning the resident fish geek Francis Yupangco.
For more information on the job posting, be sure to visit the Living Color Enterprises Career Opportunities Page, or continue reading below for a list of requirements and responsibilities.
Career Opportunity – Sales Associate
Position: Sales Associate
Living Color, America’s largest manufacturer of Custom Aquarium Exhibits and stars of Nat Geo Wild’s TV series Fish Tank Kings is seeking a qualified individual to join our sales team.
You should have a love of aquariums and at least 2 years of sales. You will report to the Director of Sales and be responsible for the development and performance of Retail Aquarium Product sales activities to retail stores, maintenance companies and end users. You must be able to actively engage customers, demonstrate our products, and effectively close sales.
Duties and Responsibilities:
•Represent the Living Color brand by promoting and selling our retail aquarium products
•Commit to customer satisfaction to support business retention and expansion
•Establish, build and expand relationships with existing and potential clients
•Develop new business primarily through prospecting, in-person contacts, phone follow-up, trade shows and sales presentations
•Implement a sales strategy and ensure the company meets objectives
•Assists in the development and implementation of marketing plans as needed.
•Provides timely and accurate pricing to customer inquires
•Maintains accurate records of all pricings, sales, and activity reports
•Assists in preparation of proposals and presentations
•Adheres to all company policies, procedures and business ethics
•Basic knowledge of aquariums
•At least 2 years of proven sales experience with a proven and stable work history
•Computer Software Skills – Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and Microsoft Outlook
•Willingness to travel for work
•Ability to work independently or as a team
•Able to lift up to 50 lbs on a regular basis
• Valid Florida Driver’s license or ability to obtain one within 30 days and a clean driving record
• Must be able to pass a mandatory pre employment drug test
Salary and Benefits:
We provide comprehensive benefits including: a competitive salary with sales commission, paid vacation and sick time, medical plan , 401(k) and opportunities to maximize your career potential.
•Fulltime Position with Benefits after 90 Day Probation
•Base Salary from $25,000-$30,000 plus commission on sales
To apply, send a resume and cover letter to:
Director of Sales