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Sustainable Business Accounts Manager

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Celilo Group Media Seattle, WA
United States

Celilo Group Media is seeking a dynamic and motivated individual to fill the role of Sustainable Business Accounts Manager for Chinook Book and ecometro.com in the Seattle area. Chinook Book is a unique annual publication promoting local and sustainable businesses and healthy living in the Seattle area. Its companion website, ecometro.com, is Seattle’s premiere online source for green and local products, merchants and ideas. This is an exciting opportunity with a growing green media firm.

Main Duties:
• Design and implement a complete retail sales, distribution and promotion strategy for Chinook Book in the Seattle area;
• Establish and manage retail merchant accounts, including inventory placement and point-of-sale merchandising, in-store demos, deliveries and excellent customer service;
• Implement strategy to sell Chinook Book print and online coupon and advertising placements;
• Prospect new retailer and advertiser accounts;
• Collaborate with Seattle Market Director and Sustainable Business Accounts Managers in all markets in setting and achieving short- and long-term circulation and advertising sales goals and contributing to overall sales strategy in this market;
• Perform various administrative duties, such as invoicing, using sales tracking tools, processing orders, answering phones, creating documents and coordinating mailings;
• Keep up to date with current sustainability/green product trends and show knowledge and enthusiasm for promoting local and sustainable businesses;
• Sustainable Business Accounts Manager reports to the Seattle Market Director.

Requirements:
• Self-motivated, solution-oriented, outgoing, positive, respectful personality;
• BA or BS required;
• Experience in retail or other sales and marketing or community outreach;
• Must be comfortable setting and achieving long- and short-term sales goals;
• Excellent communication skills, verbal and written;
• Comfortable developing relationships over the phone and face-to-face;
• Experience using Word and Excel and minimum 30 wpm typing;
• Experience using Salesforce or other CRM system 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;
• 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 (starting salary commensurate with experience). Medical and dental benefits begin the first of the month following three months 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, Chinook Book and ecometro.com visit celilo.net and ecometro.com.

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Celilo Group Media Seattle, WA
United States