Outside Sales Representative New York Metro Area – Our Sunday Visitor (Huntington, IN)

Publishing/Journalism, FT Employee
Our Sunday Visitor (Huntington, IN)

This position is responsible for calling on schools and parishes and following through to close sales and meeting sales goals defined by Sales Manager, maintaining relationships with diocesan officials, maintaining and updating current database, keeping product update, managing and utilizing consultants effectively. This position is responsible for the New York territory consisting of schools and parishes located in dioceses of: New York, Brooklyn, Rockville
Centre, Albany, Syracuse, Buffalo, Rochester, Boston, Springfield and Worcester.

Essential Job Functions
(*=Non-essential tasks):
Incumbent must be able to close sales and meet defined sales goals within a given time frame
Incumbent will be working with customer service, marketing, sales departments along with other members of the management team on available products, prices and related materials or services
Incumbent will engage in sales activities on a daily basis with Catholic parishes and schools, both in person and remotely
Incumbent is expected to vary use of computer and telephone calls with face-to-face visits to potential customers, with a strong emphasis on in-person visits
Incumbent is expected to use the tools provided by the company for the fulfillment of job expectations
Must prepare and submit a weekly report on sales activities
Orders must be thoroughly prepared and submitted according to established procedures for order entry
Travel is required to schools, parishes, sales show, etc. as needed and approved by supervisor
A working knowledge of the Catholic curriculum market is not required, but strongly preferred
Other duties as assigned

Required Skills:
Bachelor’s degree in sales or related area is highly preferred
Associates degree or high school education with minimum five
years of sales experience is required
Good organizational skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to read, write and speak fluently in Spanish language as candidate’s second language is preferred
Knowledge of or experience with Catholic school and parish markets preferred
Knowledge of the Catholic catechetical field is highly desired
Must be willing to travel 70 to 80%
Ability to meet daily goals and meet deadlines
Daily customer calls and/or visits in the field
Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
Ability to set up a home office
Be able to stand and sit at an exhibit for a period of six hours
Ability to set up and take down an exhibit
Evening and weekend work required periodically throughout the year
Ability to travel to schools and parishes assigned to your territory along with participating in sales shows, etc . as deemed necessary by your supervisor
Knowledge of selling techniques and ability to close sales
Must have a valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record that meets company requirements

Required Experience:
A minimum of two years successful sales experience in an educational publishing environment and/or teaching experience is preferred or a minimum of five years
of successful outside sales experience is required
Proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel is necessary; knowledge of ACT is helpful, but
not required
Proficiency with office equipment such as printers, fax
machines, monitors, internet routers, etc. is required

Job Location: New York, New York, United States

To apply, visit: https://oursundayvisitorcareers.silkroad.com/ (0)

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