Cokesbury Sales Representative - Portland Area


Cokesbury Sales Representative - Portland Area

1/24/2013

Job Title: Cokesbury Sales Representative

Major Duties: Serves the primary geographic market by acquiring, developing, and strengthening relationships with congregations, church leaders, denominational offices, and key accounts. Through frequent visitation, Cokesbury services are provided in the areas of curriculum sales/education, custom products, and local events/displays.

Requirements: An Associate’s degree in Business Management, Business Administration, Christian Education, or closely related field, OR at least three (3) years of retail, customer service, or outside sales experience.  A Bachelor’s degree is preferred.  Previous experience with Christian Education resources, general Christian resources and/or Cokesbury product offerings is strongly preferred. Excellent interpersonal skills and verbal and written communication skills. Excellent sales and customer service skills with outstanding phone etiquette. Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail. Ability to work independently, demonstrating good time management skills. Good problem-solving skills. Good basic math skills, including ability to use basic linear and weight measurements, especially inches, feet, and pounds. Basic proficiency with PCs and mobile technology, including basic proficiency with word processing and spreadsheet software (MS Word and Excel preferred). Knowledge of the United Methodist Church and other mainline Protestant churches, their programs, and resource needs is strongly preferred. Valid Driver’s License and reliable personal vehicle to serve the geographic market.

Contact: Amanda Sansone, employment@umpublishing.org

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