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Job TitleAccount Specialist
OrganizationConcordia Publishing House
ContactHuman Resources
Address3558 S Jefferson Ave
LocationSaint Louis, Missouri 63118
Phone3142681000
Emailcphresume@cph.org
Position Overview-Concordia Publishing House is seeking an experienced Account Specialist. This position is responsible for all aspects of selling the many products and services offered by CPH. This position will work to develop long lasting, positive relationships with professional church workers, laity, and with various book vendors on the Trade side of CPH's business.

Specific duties include:

Build and maintain a network of sources from which to identify new sales leads.
Communicate with customers and leads to identify and understand their product or service needs.
Communicate the functions and utility of products or services to customers based on their needs.
Ensure customer satisfaction through ongoing communication and relationship management; resolve any issues that may arise.
Maintain communication with existing and previous customers, alerting them of new products, services, and enhancements that may be of interest.
Maintain detailed reports of sales activities including calls, orders, sales, lost business, and any customer or vendor relationship problems.
The ideal candidate will possess the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:
Bachelor's degree in Business or a related field along with three years of sales or marketing experience. Previous experience in media marketing and business development is preferred.
Business development, promotional writing, and making presentations.
Able to negotiate and utilize proper sales techniques as well as exhibit excellent customer service and relational skills. Organized, with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects
Strong attention to detail
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Strong knowledge of CPH products, their features, and benefits.

CPH offers a generous benefit package that can be tailored to your specific needs and well-being.

Health benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, Wellness and Tax-advantaged Savings and Spending Accounts.
Life Insurance, Accidental Death, Survivor Death benefits, and
Disability Income Protection
Generous Paid Time Off policy and Holiday Pay, as well as paid Parental Leave, Christian Mission Trips, and Jury Duty.
403(b) Retirement Savings option with a company match contribution and company contributions to a Pension Plan.
Tuition Reimbursement for advanced degrees for yourself and for your children attending a LCMS elementary or high school.
Hybrid work environment.
A chance to work in a family-friendly environment.

Expiration9/30/2021

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