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Name: Julie
Position: Area Specification Manager & Public Agency Accounts Manager
Years of Rain Bird Service: 3
Rain Bird Location: Florida
Education: Colorado State University, Bachelor of Science, Landscape Architecture
                 

Why work at Rain Bird?

Working for Rain Bird has provided me with the opportunity to work for a global market leader committed to the highest quality products and services. I enjoy working with a team of motivated and diverse professionals dedicated to advancing the irrigation industry. I appreciate that Rain Bird encourages professional growth and promotes autonomy in decisions making to accomplishing goals and objectives.

How has working for Rain Bird benefited your career growth?

Rain Bird provides boundless opportunities to optimize professional performance and career growth throughout the company. I continue to gain new responsibilities to enhance my skills and take on broader responsibilities. My job is challenging and offers me with the opportunity to make a meaningful impact in the industry.

What are the most important traits to be successful at Rain Bird?

  • Goal focused
  • Self-reliant
  • Honest
  • Problem solver
  • Innovative thinker

What are your future goals at Rain Bird?

Rain Bird has provided me with the ability to grow both personally and professionally. Management encourages all employees to take advantage of developing new skills and responsibilities. I’m excited about the potential to advance into new roles as the opportunities arise.

What are your top areas of responsibilities or key activities for your current role?

  • Identify and maintain relationships with key Specifiers and Public Agencies to develop opportunities that drive incremental sales growth.
  • Provide assistance with product selection focused on the “Intelligent Use of Water”.
  • Develop and implement sales programs and activities designed to aggressively grow Rain Bird market share in the industry.
  • Closely coordinate with regional team members to gain opportunities and provide exceptional service to customers.
  • Analyze sales results, demonstrate products, educate irrigation users and work as an essential member of the territory team.

Past work experience:

  • Automatic Irrigation Supply - Irrigation Sales Manager, Design and Specifications Manager
  • Ratio Architects - Designer and Project Manager
  • Nowell -Thompson & Associates -Designer and Project Manager