Circulation Sales & Retention Representative

The Union Newspaper   Grass Valley, CA   Full-time     Sales
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Posted on February 5, 2021

Nevada County Publishing Company

Job # 1921

Job Description

Position title: Circulation Sales & Retention Representative
Department: Circulation
Reports to: Circulation Director
Classification: Hourly, Non-Exempt
Revised: February 2021

Responsibilities:

Coordinate all circulation sales and retention efforts for The Union. Work with the Home Delivery Manager, Single Copy Manager and Customer Service Staff to achieve revenue growth through subscription sales, subscriber retention, single copy promotion, NIE promotion and third-party sales. This is a key position in the Circulation department and reports directly to the Circulation Director.

Duties
Develop, coordinate, administer, track and evaluate the following sales promotions:
Carrier sales and contests
Telemarketing sales
Kiosk/store front sales
Direct mail promotions
Email promotions
Sampling efforts
NIE promotions
Maintain subscription integrity on all order production. Ensure that orders produced are valid and are obtained through proper means.
Meet or exceed budgeted monthly sales goals.
Keep monthly promotion expenses within budgeted goals.
Assist Circulation Director with sales promotion budget.
Ensure that retention calling by is completed in a timely manner.
Report sales progress to the department each week.
Work with Single Copy Manager and Advertising Department to increase 3rd party sales.
Analyze start/stop, retention and other pertinent reports to assist in the development, implementation, tracking and evaluation of subscriber retention programs.
Become knowledgeable of ABC rules and regulations, especially as they relate to promotion, order integrity and qualification.
Working to help peers, supervisors, employees without regard to rank
Other tasks and responsibilities assigned by the Circulation Director as necessary for excellent customer service and efficient day-to-day operation of the Circulation Department. This list is not intended to include all duties and tasks that will be required but to identify the primary responsibilities.

Skills / characteristics
• Excellent customer service
• Reliable transportation, valid driver's license and a clean driving record
• Ability to handle job duties with minimal supervision
• Excellent listening skills Creativity & imagination
• Ability to deal with the public and represent The Union in a professional courteous manner
• Sense of urgency
• Good organizational skills
• Basic computer knowledge

Working Conditions
• Open and often noisy
office environment.
• Majority of time will be spent sitting at a desk, using a computer and talking on the phone. Other conditions include typing, using a calculator, filing, bending, twisting, lifting and driving a car.
• Must be able to lift and carry up to 20lbs.

This list is not intended to include all duties and tasks that will be required but to identify the primary responsibilities

 

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The Union Newspaper

Grass Valley , CA