Full Job Description
Herff Jones, A Varsity Achievement Brand, is looking to grow our sales team across the country. We are looking for driven sales professionals with a hunter-mindset who can recognize opportunities and turn leads into long-lasting partnerships.
Herff Jones is the most trusted name in celebrating student achievement. Our mission of elevating the student experience through achievement and recognition drives everything we do. We’ve been blazing trails for 100 years, but on most days, it feels like we’re just getting started! Why? Because innovation is at the core of what we do!
If you are looking for a unique sales opportunity that allows you to build upon an already successful brand and take advantage of unmatched opportunities, we want to hear from you!
Here's How You’ll Make an Impact:
Service your assigned area or region
Drive sales growth within existing accounts and by gaining new business
Meet or exceed quarterly and annual sales revenue targets by developing a territory-specific growth plan
Meet or exceed prospecting activity expectations
Maintain, strengthen and build relationships to stay apprised of customer needs and priorities as related to our services
Deliver compelling presentations to administrators, students, parents and key decision-makers
Develop trusted and loyal business partnerships both externally and with our internal partners
Attend regularly scheduled sales and technical training meetings, including area, regional and national sales conventions for the purpose of learning products, industry trends, programs, and processes
Develop and execute robust marketing campaigns in all prospects and accounts
Become an ongoing trusted specialist with your customers, utilizing value-add programs to deliver solutions
What You’ll bring to the table:
2+ years of sales, account management, or comparable experience
Demonstrated ability to handle multiple projects and/or client needs simultaneously
Responsive and dependable in communication, execution of self-appointed tasks
Unafraid to work in a highly competitive market, driven primarily by relationships and value-added products
Determined, focused and organized
Highly Independent, entrepreneurial mindset
A passion for helping schools, parents, and students capture and celebrate their important achievements
Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Sales, preferred. / Work experience in lieu of degree considered
Why You Should Work For Us:
Mission Driven: Build a successful career based on our core values and mission evaluating the student experience through achievement.
Growth: Build upon an already successful brand and take advantage of unmatched opportunities
Partnership Synergy: It takes a team to make a real impact, and through the Varsity Brand’s three distinct brands – BSN SPORTS, Varsity Spirit and Herff Jones we have a competitive advantage that allows us to partner with schools, colleges and universities across the country to transform the student journey in SPORT, SPIRIT and ACHIEVEMENT.
High Earnings Potential: Base salary and a lucrative commission structure
Independence: Leverage your entrepreneurial spirit to build your own business on the foundation of a 100+ year trusted industry leader.
THE MOST TRUSTED NAME IN CELEBRATING STUDENT MILESTONES – HERFF JONES
Herff Jones is the leading provider of graduation and educational products and services designed to inspire achievement and create memorable experiences for students. Herff Jones' products include class rings and jewelry, caps and gowns, yearbooks, diplomas, frames, announcements and Greek accessories as well as motivation and recognition programs. Since 1920, our team has worked alongside students, faculty and staff on campuses nationwide to help build a stronger community and celebrate student milestones. Our continued success relies on hiring extraordinary talent, with a passion for making a difference and eagerness to roll up the sleeves, to help us write the story of our next 100 years.
Varsity Brands companies are equal opportunity employers. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran’s status, age or disability.
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