The American Red Cross
Description: As one of the nation\u2019s premier humanitarian organizations, the American Red Cross is dedicated to helping people in need throughout the United States and, in association with other Red Cross networks, throughout the world. We provide almost half of the nation\u2019s blood supply, as well as humanitarian relief at home and abroad. We turn compassion into action through the care we provide our blood donors, and the spirit of service we share with our colleagues. Position Summary We are seeking experienced business-to-business Account Representative to cover Bangor, ME and the surrounding communites. Incumbents will work in the territory to develop and organize new blood drive opportunities with community businesses, churches, schools and other sponsors. Sales account representatives in this fast-paced role will also work with these organizations to recruit blood donors from their respective networks. As an Account Representative, you can play a direct role in our life-saving mission, ensuring that others continue to receive the gift of life! Account Representative receive a base salary plus a monthly incentive for achieving performance and blood collections goals. Account Representative - Responsibilities \u2022 Plan and implement effective strategies to recruit, retain and manage sponsor organizations to achieve established blood collection goals \u2022 Apply market knowledge and evaluation of community, government, demographics and competitors to identify areas for market expansion in assigned territory \u2022 Recommend overall sponsor recruitment plans and project plans for short- and long-term goal achievement \u2022 Coordinate structure, staffing, schedule and marketing necessary to reach individual drive goals \u2022 Educate and provide ongoing support to sponsors, volunteers and staff on blood drive protocol, how to recruit employee ambassadors, and expectations\/requirements for the event \u2022 Interact in a positive, proactive, and customer-focused manner with both internal and external customers, demonstrating care and compassion at all times The aforementioned responsibilities of the Account Representative describe the general nature and level of work and are not an exhaustive list. Why the American Red Cross? We offer employee growth and development, an incomparable team spirit and a comprehensive benefits package inclusive of health and 401K. Qualifications: \u2022 Bachelor's degree in marketing, sales, or communications OR equivalent combination of related education and experience \u2022 One year (minimum) related experience\u00a0 \u2022 Knowledge of group dynamics, direct sales, customer maintenance techniques, negotiation skills, and the ability to effectively implement programs \u2022 Excellent oral and written communications skills, including training and presentation skills \u2022 A current, valid driver's license and good driving record
The American Red Cross
Website : http://www.redcross.org
Each day, thousands of people – people just like you – provide compassionate care to those in need. Our network of generous donors, volunteers and employees share a mission of preventing and relieving suffering, here at home and around the world. We roll up our sleeves and donate time, money and blood. We learn or teach life-saving skills so our communities can be better prepared when the need arises. We do this every day because the Red Cross is needed - every day.