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Microbial Discovery Group is a Bacillus fermentation company focused on the commercialization of microbials for wastewater, bioremediation, aquaculture, consumer and institutional markets while additionally partnering with customers to fulfill their custom fermentation needs. MDG refines and delivers products and ideas by applying Real Science to a Trusted Process, yielding Proven Success.


Position Summary: Microbial Discovery Group (MDG) in Franklin, WI seeks a self-driven, goal oriented industrial and institutional cleaning/janitorial and sanitation regional sales professional.

Job Description:

  • Full-time
  • Position available in various U.S. regions. National sales representatives will also be considered.
  • Base salary with uncapped commission plan and opportunities for advancement
  • Thorough benefits package

Primary Job Responsibilities/Duties:

  • Regularly sell to manufacturing and distribution companies
  • Provide regular support and customer service to MDG customers
  • Close new business and hit revenue targets
  • Lead the client onboarding process
  • Maintain accounts. In some accounts, the salesperson will work with inside sales to maintain account follow through

Minimum Job Qualification Requirements:

  • 2 or more years of sales experience in B2B sales, preferably in Industrial, Institutional, Janitorial or Sanitation sales
  • Experience in microbiology preferred
  • Goal oriented, self-driven and entrepreneurial
  • Social and persuasive personality, with a strong ability to focus and close deals
  • Excellent verbal/written communication and computer skills required
  • Some sales management experience is a plus
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs occasionally
  • Availability for daily, overnight and at times multiple day travel
  • Candidate must demonstrate a successful track record of closing new business and hitting revenue targets
  • Excellent listening, negotiation and presentation skills
  • National Sales candidates must live near a major airport
  • Able to build business through Trust, Value, and Relationships
  • Passion to Feed, Clean, and Save the World

Culture Index Survey:

In order to be considered for any position at MDG, we ask that you complete a Culture Index Survey. This survey helps with the process of finding great people who are a mutual fit. Please note that those that do not complete the culture index will not be considered.






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