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Community Outreach Manager, Chinook Book

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Seattle Seattle
United States

With a smart, fun aesthetic, Chinook Book has become a beloved consumer media brand promoting sustainable communities and shopping local. The parent company, Celilo Group Media, is seeking a dynamic individual to fill the role of Community Outreach Manager in its Seattle office.

Celilo has been a leader in local green media and promotions for the past decade. Chinook Book print, mobile and online products are unique localized green media promoting local and sustainable businesses and resources. The Community Outreach Manager develops and manages key relationships with local schools, non-profit organizations and merchants to successfully implement advertising and circulation sales and promotions. Would friends and co-workers describe you as motivated, organized and creative? If so, this position may be for you.

Main Duties:

• Achieve advertising and circulation sales goals;
• With Seattle Director, design and implement a sales, distribution and promotion strategy for Chinook Book sold by
local schools and non-profit organizations as a fundraiser in Seattle/Puget Sound;
• Contact schools and non-profits through on-site visits, phone and written communication to obtain commitments for
use of Chinook Book as a fundraiser;
• Prospect, establish and manage merchant account relationships;
• Work closely with fundraisers and merchants to optimize Chinook Book sales;
• Develop strategic partnerships to promote sales and general awareness of Chinook Book, including participation at
school district and community-wide events and in-store demos at key retail accounts;
• Perform various administrative duties, such as using sales tracking tools, invoicing, answering telephones, creating
documents, handling mailings and book deliveries;
• Assist with publishing duties such as researching and writing content for promotions and Celilo publications;
• Collaborate with Community Outreach Managers in other markets and Seattle Director to contribute to overall
planning and strategy in the Seattle market;
• Demonstrate knowledge and enthusiasm for promoting local and sustainable businesses.

Requirements:

• Proven success setting and achieving sales goals;
• Proven account management experience;
• BA or BS degree required;
• Self-motivated, collaborative, solution-oriented, outgoing, positive, respectful personality;
• Merchandising, marketing or community outreach experience;
• Excellent communication skills, verbal and written;
• Comfortable developing relationships over the phone and face-to-face and working in a fast-paced environment;
• Strong organizational skills, attention to detail and keyboarding skills;
• Experience using Word, Excel and PowerPoint; plus Salesforce or other CRM system;
• A basic understanding and strong interest in sustainability issues;
• Willing to work occasional evenings and weekends for in-store demos and special events;
• Ability to lift 30-lb boxes of books;
• Valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle (mileage reimbursement provided).

This is a full-time, salaried position. Celilo Group Media offers a competitive benefits package including health (medical,
dental, complementary care), retirement and paid time off. Please email letter of interest and salary requirements to
[email protected].

Location

Seattle Seattle
United States