Donor Recruitment Associate - Ft. Wayne

  • American Red Cross
  • Fort Wayne, Indiana
  • Oct 31, 2019

Job Description

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Job Description:

Are you seeking a full-time opportunity that makes a difference? Are you passionate about meeting new people? Do you want to have an impact in your community, across the country, and around the world? If your answer is “yes”, then we invite you to become a Recruitment Operations Representative for the American Red Cross!

Job Summary

We are seeking experienced business-to-business Sales Account Representative in the Fort Wayne area to develop and organize new blood drive opportunities with community businesses, churches, schools and other sponsors.

Recruitment Operations Representatives in this fast-paced role will also work with these organizations to recruit blood donors from their respective networks. This position is not incentive eligible. You can expect a base salary in the 47K range.

Job Responsibilities

  • Plan and implement effective strategies to recruit, retain and manage sponsor organizations to achieve established blood collection goals
  • Apply market knowledge and evaluation of community, government, demographics and competitors to identify areas for market expansion in assigned territory
  • Recommend overall sponsor recruitment plans and project plans for short- and long-term goal achievement
  • Coordinate structure, staffing, schedule and marketing necessary to reach individual drive goals
  • Educate and provide ongoing support to sponsors, volunteers and staff on blood drive protocol, how to recruit employee ambassadors, and expectations/requirements for the event
  • Interact in a positive, proactive, and customer-focused manner with both internal and external customers, demonstrating care and compassion at all times

The aforementioned responsibilities of the Sales Account Representative describe the general nature and level of work and are not an exhaustive list.

Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in marketing, sales, or communications OR equivalent combination of related education and experience

• One year (minimum) related experience

  • Knowledge of group dynamics, direct sales, customer maintenance techniques, negotiation skills, and the ability to effectively implement programs

  • Excellent oral and written communications skills, including training and presentation skills

• A current, valid driver's license and good driving record

Apply now! Joining our team will provide you with the opportunity to make a difference every day.

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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