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Sales & Project Coordinator with Green Media Company

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Seattle
United States

Celilo Group Media, a leading green media company, is seeking a dynamic individual to fill the role of Sales & Project Coordinator for Chinook Book in the Seattle/Puget Sound metro region. Chinook Book print, mobile and online products are unique localized green media promoting local and sustainable businesses and resources. This is an exciting opportunity with an established and growing green media firm. Sales & Project Coordinator will work on a wide variety of tasks, including direct sales and account management (circulation and advertising), book distribution, print and digital content production, and administrative duties.

Main Duties
• Consistently achieve sales goals set in collaboration with management;
• Manage fundraiser sales accounts;
• Direct sales of Chinook Book and print and digital advertising;
• Provide support for events and retail book sales including in-store demos and deliveries;
• Contact schools and non-profits to obtain commitments for use of Chinook Book as a fundraiser;
• Work closely with fundraisers to maximize Chinook Book sales;
• Develop and maintain relationships and provide excellent customer service;
• Prospect sales opportunities and provide outreach to local merchants and fundraisers;
• Participate as a key member of the Seattle Chinook Book team in weekly sales and marketing meetings and monthly and annual strategy discussions;
• Perform administrative tasks, such as ordering supplies, routing phone calls, invoicing, handling deposits, doing mailings and entering data into Salesforce.com;
• Assist with publishing such as research and writing content for sales materials, print and online publications;
• Collaborate with Community Outreach Managers in all markets and Seattle Director in setting and achieving short- and long-term sales goals and contributing to overall sales strategy in Seattle market;
• Keep up to date with current sustainability/green product trends and show knowledge and enthusiasm for promoting local and sustainable businesses.

Requirements
• Proven success setting and achieving sales goals;
• 2 years experience in sales, customer service and/or community outreach;
• BA or BS required;
• Self-motivated, solution-oriented, outgoing, positive, respectful personality;
• Excellent communication skills, verbal and written;
• Comfortable developing relationships over the phone and face-to-face;
• Proficient with spreadsheets, word processing and contact management software (Salesforce.com a plus);
• Strong organizational skills, attention to detail and keyboarding skills;
• A basic understanding and strong interest in sustainability issues;
• Willing to work occasional evenings and weekends for special events;
• Ability to lift 30-lb boxes of books; and
• Valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle (mileage reimbursement provided).

This is a full-time, salaried position (starting salary commensurate with experience). Medical and dental benefits begin after 90 days of employment. All Celilo Group Media employees have the option to participate in the company retirement plan after two years of employment. We offer generous paid time off (PTO), flexible hours and the opportunity to work with a growing and innovative company. Please email letter of interest and resume to [email protected]. Celilo Group Media is a Portland, Oregon-based company with a mission of expanding the marketplace for sustainable products. For more information about Celilo Group Media and Chinook Book, visit ChinookBook.net.

Posting date: August 31, 2010

Location

Seattle
United States