Help save lives with your sales and event planning experience at the American Red Cross. Join our Donor Recruitment team to ensure there is an adequate blood supply for accident victims, premature babies and other hospital patients in Central Arkansas. Responsibilities include: maintaining strong relationships with existing organizations that host blood drives in Central Arkansas, finding new businesses, schools, houses of worship, etc. to coordinate blood drives and recruit blood donors; creating territory-specific donor recruitment strategies; partnering with local media, community events and educating groups in order to increase blood collections.
The American Red Cross is looking for a candidate who is:
This is a goal driven sales position with a strong base salary and an excellent monthly incentive program. The Red Cross offers an excellent work environment, a chance to make a meaningful difference in the community, and many opportunities for advancement and career development. The Red Cross offers outstanding benefits including: Medical, Dental, Vision, Automatic 401 K Contribution & Matching contribution, extremely generous paid time off, Health Savings & Dependent Care Savings Accounts, and much more.
- Dedicated to the mission and success of the American Red Cross
- Able to work well independently with a strong sense of urgency
- Dynamic and persuasive, a strong closer
- Able to excel in challenging environments and adjust quickly to changing conditions
- Self- disciplined and organized
- An engaging and enthusiastic public speaker
- An excellent communicator and able to motivate and persuade others
- Flexible – the need for blood is constant and this position requires some evening, weekend and holiday work
As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, well-qualified women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Bachelor's degree in marketing, sales, communications or equivalent combination of related education and experience required. Minimum one year related experience required. Knowledge of group dynamics, direct sales, customer maintenance techniques, negotiation skills, and the ability to effectively implement programs is preferred. Good organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple priorities effectively are required. Excellent oral and written communications skills, including training and presentation skills is required. A current valid driver's license and good driving record is required.
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