Careers

Working at Purple Cow Organics

At Purple Cow Organics we believe that the quality of the food we eat is directly related to the quality of the soil in which it is grown. Purple Cow Organics is a locally-owned company that produces quality soil amendment products such as premium composts, growing media, and soil amendments for clients in the Midwest and beyond. We are committed to making a difference for both the professional and backyard grower, and are looking for dedicated professionals to join our growing team! Purple Cow Organics, LLC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Sales Representative – Agricultural Segment – Apply Online!

Purple Cow Organics, LLC is currently seeking a full-time sales consultant for its Agriculture market segment. This position will ideally work out of our Middleton, Wisconsin office and report to the Director of Sales. The position is to sell soil amendment products and systems to farmers/growers primarily in the Midwest. The ideal candidate will enjoy being an integral part of growing a small business by working with innovators and early adopters.

Further, the candidate will have the ability to shift between multiple job responsibilities, have a passion for sales, and possess some background in soil science, agronomy, or similar field.

Role And Responsibilities

  • Exceed segment sales goals by consultatively selling Purple Cow Organics’ products/systems to farmers, particularly organic farmers
  • Be a part of a team whose objective is to exceed team sales goals through collaborative sales efforts
  • Establish new prospects and clients by attending trade shows, speaking engagements, prospecting, networking, gaining referrals from existing clients, and cold calling lead lists
  • Retain and increase revenue from existing accounts
  • Attend trade shows of assigned market segment(s) as attendee or booth host
  • Follow the sales order process
  • Network with professionals, experts, vendors, clients, and partners in assigned market segment
  • Use SalesForce.com CRM according to company standards
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge as necessary
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualified Candidates Must Present With The Following

  • Goal-oriented professional with drive to exceed sales goals
  • Strong interpersonal skills with proven ability to initiate new relationships
  • Solid organizational and multi-tasking capabilities
  • Sound judgment, critical thinking and problem solving skill
  • Strong desire and ability to serve customers
  • Collaborative team mindset that assimilates quickly
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint)
  • Ability to be coached and work according to the Purple Cow Organics brand/values
  • Honesty and Integrity: “Do what you say and say what you do”
  • High School Diploma or higher
  • Valid driver’s license and at least 21 years of age
  • Reliable transportation and proof of auto insurance
  • Insatiable curiosity

Preferred Skills

  • Prior experience selling products to (organic) farmers
  • Certified Soil Scientist or Crop Advisor
  • Soil Sciences, Agronomy, or like education, background, or experience
  • Organic Agriculture background a huge plus
  • Experience with a CRM, specifically SalesForce
  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher
  • Passion for improving soils and helping people grow
  • Interest / experience in organic food production
  • Public speaking and/or Presentation experience or skills

Additional Notes

Physical Demands of Job:

  • Carrying and lifting up to 50 pounds
  • Sitting for periods of time to perform various duties
  • Standing and walking for periods of time to perform various duties
  • Squatting or bending to perform various duties as assigned

Job Specifications:

  • Position reports to Director of Sales; position requires ability to perform with minimal supervision
  • No direct reports

This is a full-time position that offers competitive pay, 401K with company contribution, vacation time, and health and dental insurance to all full-time employees. Salary and/or commission structure will be commensurate with candidates’ experience.

Wheel Loader Operator – Apply Online!

Position

Purple Cow Organics, LLC is currently seeking an experienced, full-time wheel-loader operator. This person will become a vital asset to our fast growing company, continuing our business model of producing remarkable soil amendment products. Qualified candidates need to be self-motivated, independent workers with an eye for quality in a fast-paced environment.

Requirements

  • MUST HAVE at least one year of wheel loader experience

Qualifications

  • Must maintain a high level of confidentiality of department related details
  • High school math skills, including weight conversions, percentages, multiplication and division
  • Excellent customer service skills, ability to interact with co-workers and customers professionally to communicate proper facility policies and procedures.
  • Ability to stand or sit for long periods of time
  • Ability to stoop or bend
  • Comply with proper safety policies and procedures as required
  • Ability to give and receive oral and/or written directions
  • Ability to work as a team and independently
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs
  • Ideal candidates will have prior experience working with horizontal grinders and screeners

Job Specifications

This is a full-time position generally working between the hours of 7:00am – 4:30pm Monday through Friday with Saturday hours on an as needed basis. This work will be performed in the Madison, WI area. We offer competitive pay, 401K, vacation time, health and dental insurance to all full-time employees.

How to Apply

Please respond to this posting, or mail to:

Purple Cow Organics, LLC
Attn: Director of Operations
PO Box 620856
Middleton, WI 53562

Job Type: Full-time

Required experience:

    • Wheel Loader Operator: 1 year

Required language:

    • English

Required license or certification:

    • Driver’s License

Apply Online: Click the “Apply Online!” button within each job description. You’ll have the opportunity to upload a cover letter and resume at the end.

Email: Send your cover letter and resume to careers@purplecoworganics.com

Print & Mail: Download the PDF Application, print, fill-out & mail it with your cover letter & resume to:

Purple Cow Organics, LLC
Attn: Director of Sales
PO Box 620856
Middleton, WI 53562