Hawthorne Gardening Company
March 2, 2022
Virginia - Field
Job Type


At the Hawthorne Gardening Company (HGC) we want our people to empower more people to garden no matter where and how they choose to grow. We accomplish this by encouraging people to live happier, healthier lives through gardening. If you also feel this way then you’d fit in great with us!

We are looking for a Field Sales Representative who will join our Hawthorne team in the Northeast region


Combination of inside sales and coordinator responsibilities.  Executes sales initiatives and follow-ups with retailers and cultivators.  This position will be in the field and must be available for on-site visits. They are the secondary face to the customers

What you’ll do in this role:

  • Expected to be on site with both growers and retailers when directed and required

  • Outbound sales calling and customer contact focus - dial for dollars 

  • Weekly follow up calls with cultivators and retail customers to check in on them and educate them on Hawthorne products and services

  • Contacts customers with current promotions and new product launches 

  • Customer Service conduit for complex issues 

  • Represents the company at customer events, grand openings, and trade shows 

  • Utilize sales and trends to create proposals/opportunities for ASM

  • Oversee execution of projects for ASM for end-to-end customer experience

  • Provides email and phone support for the ASM

  • Submit new store applications, credit requests, pricing allowances, and term change requests.

  • Assists the ASM with customer quoting

  • Salesforce entry to record customer interactions  

What you’ll need to be successful:

  • 3 years sales experience

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent preferred

  • Cultivation or industry experience preferred

  • Outstanding communication and time management skills

  • Strong computer skills required, including Google Sheets, Google Slides, Google Docs, Excel, and Salesforce or equivalent

What we do for you (just to list a few cool ones): 

  • Competitive benefits include Health, Dental, and Vision coverage.

  • Onsite gym facilities at both corporate locations in Marysville, OH, and Vancouver, WA.   

  • Fitness Club Reimbursement ($350) for remote employees.

  • Nutrition reimbursement program (up to $200 per associate and per spouse).

  • 401K match (up to 7.5%) with vesting and match beginning upon enrollment.

  • Discounted stock purchase program (15% discount).

  • Our commitment to diversity and inclusion includes employee resource groups: Scotts Women’s Network, Scotts Black Employee Network, Scotts Veterans Network, GroPride Network, Scotts Associates for a Greener Earth (SAGE), and Scotts Young Professionals.

  • 13 paid holidays and a generous vacation policy




Our commitment to LiveTotal Health puts the wellness and safety of our associates and their families as the top priority.  Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, ensuring associate safety has been a primary focus for all of us at Scott's. With the continuing pandemic, we remain committed to doing everything we can to keep our associates healthy and safe.   As such, we are requiring certain associates to get a COVID vaccine*. This safety measure will help protect our associates, our families, and our communities.  We recognize a medical or personal circumstance may prevent you from meeting this requirement and we have a process to address those concerns.

Not interested in this role? Check out our other career opportunities and learn more about what it’s like to work at Hawthorne Gardening Company by accessing our Talent Network: HGC Talent Network

The Hawthorne Gardening Company is a start-up company focused on hydroponic gardening. Dedicated to creating high-quality products founded in social and environmental responsibility. Backed by the largest lawn and garden company in the U.S. (Scotts Miracle-Gro, NYSE: SMG) we bring new ideas, values, and culture to our endeavors without the constraints of a large corporation. We are an energetic, progressive-minded, sustainability-focused group of highly-motivated individuals, eager to share our love of gardening with the world.

The brands and products within our portfolio include Sunlight Supply, General Hydroponics, General Organics, Vermicrop, Botanicare, AeroGarden, CanFilters, and Gavita Lighting.

Hawthorne Gardening Company is an EEO Employer, dedicated to a culturally diverse, drug-free workplace.

EEO/AA Employer/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Notification to Agencies:

Please note that the Hawthorne Gardening Company does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement, and specific approval to submit resumes to an approved requisition, the Hawthorne Gardening Company will not consider or approve payment regarding recruiter fees or referral compensations.

*Except where prohibited by state or local law