SEEKING INSIDE SALES CONSULTANT TO WORK FROM OUR WACO, TX SALES SUITEWe are looking for highly motivated, relationship oriented consultants who are passionate about children's literacy!Each year Scholastic Book Fairs, in partnership with schools across the \rcountry, hosts more than 127,000 book-sale events that give more than 35 \rmillion students and their families access to thousands of affordable \rand educational products, helping foster a lifelong love of reading.We\r are currently in search of Book Fair Sales Trainees to help us support \rour schools and ensure they host successful events. These full time \rpositions offer medical, dental and vision benefits, Paid Time Off, a \rgenerous 50% off discount on Scholastic merchandise, 401k and summers off.Qualified candidates will be able to develop their \rknowledge of Scholastic Book Fairs Sales Processes so that they may \reventually move into the role of Book Fair Consultant. They will \rsupport our mission to encourage reading and promote lifelong learning, \rand demonstrate our values of caring and respect for all people.Responsibilities include but are not limited to:Gains\r knowledge and experience required for promotion to sales consultant \rpositions under the direction of experienced sales consultants or direct\r supervisor.Receives training and performs duties in several \rareas such as sales, marketing promotional materials, warehousing, \rinventory, customer service, information systems to become familiar with\r the functions, operations, company policies and procedures that affect \rthe Book Fairs business.Assists experienced sales consultants \rin contacting schools, booking fairs, making pre-fair calls, working \rwith field reps, tracking numbers and goals for assigned territory, \rhandling overflow calls for reorders, etc.Observes experienced sales consultant to acquire knowledge of methods, procedures and standards required to perform the job.\r\r\r\r\r\r\r\r\rHigh school diploma or GED equivalent required. BA/BS degree preferredMinimum 2 years of proven successful sales experience in telephone sales, personal selling and customer service. Computer literate with strong background in Microsoft Office applications, web-based software programs, and sales/customer databases.Familiarization with children’s literature, Book Fairs, and school activities desired.Proven ability to build and grow revenue while adding value for customers.Ability to execute a vision, manage multiple priorities and achieve results.Strong oral and written communication skills.Demonstrated customer orientation over the telephone.Maintain professional appearance and demeanor. Outstanding interpersonal skills with peers, superiors and customers.Calm under pressure with ability to adapt to change.Must be able to sit for long periods of time.Ability\r to lift/carry up to 50lbs, push/pull cases up to 300lbs. Reasonable \raccommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to \rperform the essential functions.\r\r\r\r\r\r\r\r\r\r\r\r\r\r\r\r\r\r\r\r\r\r\r\r\r\r\r\r\r\rEqual Employment Opportunity\rScholastic is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our policy is clear: there shall be no discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, or status as a disabled veteran or Vietnam veteran.Those factors shall not influence the determination of qualifications for a job or other opportunity within the company. Further, all personnel actions (such as compensation, tuition aid, benefits, transfers, promotions, and dismissals, company-sponsored training, social and recreational programs) shall be administered without discrimination. To view the full EOE policy, click here.
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Scholastic India’s mission is to provide children in India with reading and learning opportunities that will cultivate their minds to the utmost capacity and enrich their lives. We aim to offer the best from the world of books and other reading and learning materials produced not only by Scholastic but also by select local and international publishers at prices Indian families can afford.