The mission of the American Red Cross is to prevent and alleviate human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors. Donations of blood are what make the American Red Cross the largest single supplier of blood and blood products in the U.S. Each year, nearly 4 million people donate blood through the Red Cross, helping to provide more than 40% of America’s blood supply. Aggressive, mission-driven sales representatives are essential to getting our foot in the door with various organizations & businesses that offer new opportunities in blood collection. Help us to keep this important pipeline of blood donation partners vibrant!
We are currently seeking an Account Specialist (Blood Donor Recruitment) to cover our Norfolk, VA Office.
In this position you will:
Function as a liaison between sponsor groups and donor recruitment staff. Serves as primary inside sales support for assigned Donor Recruitment District. Provide Hemasphere support to assigned district to include confirmation of upcoming blood drives. Produce confidential correspondence and inter-departmental communications, handle incoming calls, distribute incoming and outgoing mail, coordinate meeting arrangements and regular correspondence with sponsors. Ensure district has appropriate sales collateral and blood drive collateral kits. Perform all duties and responsibilities in compliance with standard operating procedures, Safety Quality Identity Potency Purity (SQUIPP), regulations outlined in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and other applicable Federal, state and local regulations.
Associate’s degree in business, marketing or combination of education and related experience required. Minimum two years of experience in an office setting with extensive customer contact required. Basic knowledge of computer office products, word processing, spreadsheet, database and presentation applications highly desirable. Must possess outstanding organizational and communication skills. Effective problem-solving skills in managing multiple priorities. A current valid driver's license and good driving record is required.
The American Red Cross is a nonprofit organization that offers employees growth and development, team spirit, competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package.
The American Red Cross is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.
The American Red Cross is a diverse nonprofit organization offering its employee’s professional development and growth opportunities, a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, and a collaborative team spirit environment. To be considered for this position, please visit www.redcross.org/jobs to apply.
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