Native Landscape Sales

Bluestem Ecological Services

Marengo, Illinois

Job Type Permanent
Salary Details $45,000-$55,000 Plus Commissions and Incentives
Deadline Sep 01, 2024

Bluestem Ecological Services is looking for a candidate with sales experience and/or field experience in natural resource management to grow our team. This candidate would be working with land/property managers to offer restoration, stewardship, and prescribed burning needs within native plant communities.

WHO YOU ARE: Individual with a passion for ecology & the environment, and drive for sales. Customer-focused individual with a desire for personal growth & persistent improvement. Energized by public contact, a communicator who can speak to the environmental benefits of our work.

WHO WE ARE: Bluestem restores native ecosystems and manages naturalized landscapes throughout Chicagoland and Southeastern Wisconsin. Our company works in prairies, woodlands, wetlands, and human landscapes. We deeply believe that strong partnerships and relationships are the key to making big waves in the world of Restoration and Conservation.

THE JOB: Drive new client sales to increase sales volume. Support project execution & client satisfaction.

  • Work sales pipeline from lead generation, client meeting, site assessment & proposal generation.
  • Represent Bluestem at marketing & networking opportunities. Evening or weekend work no more than once/month.
  • Prepare proposals
  • Assist in the management of sold jobs by bridging communication with clients, project manager & crew leaders through completion.
  • Provide customer service & develop relationships with clients.


  • Up to $55,000 base salary.
  • Additional 10-50% in Commission/Incentives.
  • Mileage paid for job travel. Company vehicle after 6 months.
  • 8 PTO days year one w/ annual increases.
  • Health/Vision/Dental/Life Insurance & Flexible Spending Account after 90 days.
  • 401(k) enrollment available after 1 year, with employer match.
  • Paid training, certifications, and educational opportunities.

Full Time, In-person


Send resume and cover letter to info@bluestemeco.com with the desired position in the subject line.

When you apply, please indicate that you are responding to the posting on Conservation Job Board.

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