College Promotion Specialist
Balfour - Austin, TX

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JOB DESCRIPTION : This position includes direct sales of college products and services to customers as well as administrative & schedule coordination duties as assigned by supervisor.

• Sell college products and services during ring events, promotions, and graduation fairs.

• Assist with administrative and schedule coordination duties for the territory.

• Products and programs include Official Ring programs, college rings, college announcements, cap and gowns,

and other products or programs introduced into the Balfour offering.

• Meet assigned sales goals by executing the sales promotion of Balfour products on college campuses.

• Develop and maintain relationships with alumni association staff, bookstore managers and other appropriate personnel.

• Effectively handle customer and account inquiries.

• Review promotion results with appropriate store personnel.

• Develop and maintain a thorough knowledge of the Balfour product lines, policies and procedures.

• Develop and maintain a working knowledge of each account and its procedures.

• Submit orders to factory in a timely and accurate manner.

• Handle Balfour money in a responsible manner.

• Handle repairs and adjust forms and necessary.

• Report to manager sales results and other pertinent information.

• Overnight travel as needed to territory colleges for product promotion.


Specialized Knowledge/Skills:

• Good organizational & time management skills

• Self-motivated & self disciplined

• Professional appearance & demeanor

• Flexibility to adjust to changes and unexpected occurrences

• Competitive

• Excellent communication and selling skills


• Retail or outside selling experience preferred

• Some knowledge/experience with college campuses


• Basic to intermediate computer skills necessary; Windows & MS Office

Work Environment:

• Willingness and ability to travel up to 40% or more of the time

• Lifting items and packages of approx. 25 lbs

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