LeadingAge Texas (www.leadingagetexas.org), the State’s premier association of not-for-profit aging care & service organizations, is seeking a talented individual to serve as its Manager of Sales & Business Development.
The Manager of Sales & Business Development is responsible for managing the day-to-day interactions with members, actively engaging members in group purchasing programs, coordinating sales and marketing efforts for Value First (www.valuefirstonline.com/tx) and ensuring that members have their needs met in a timely fashion, with direct sales to members a core function. Primary responsibilities include active solicitation of members to participate in group purchasing programs, overseeing the development of cost studies for prospective customers, managing vendor relations, development and implementation of marketing and sales strategies. Statewide travel is required (approximately 60%+ - some overnight) to assist members locally with their group purchasing needs.
Interested candidates should send a letter of introduction, salary requirements and a resume to be considered.
Hold a BA degree with 2 + years of experience in health care, group purchasing, or sales.
Must demonstrate proven ability to achieve targeted results,communicate effectively with vendors, association members, board members and co-workers.
Ability to manage multiple projects at a time and meet deadlines with limited supervision.
Demonstrated ability to make cold calls and do requisite follow up.
Must have prior experience developing marketing and sales plans and making sound and independent business decisions.
Ability to work independently combined with effective willingness to work as a collaborative team player is key.
Computer proficiency with Microsoft applications required and familiarity with Salesforce/Nible AMS/YourMembership preferred.
Strong attention to detail, customer service, organization, spelling and grammar skills are essential.
Internal Number: 2018GPOEMP
About LeadingAge Texas
LeadingAge Texas was established in 1959 as a Texas not-for-profit corporation. Its purpose is to provide leadership, advocacy, and education for not-for-profit providers that serve the needs of Texas retirees.
LeadingAge Texas is committed to assisting its members in providing the highest quality of services possible to the residents they serve. To accomplish its purpose, the Association provides up-to date information, education, representation, group services, and networking as well as prompt, efficient service to the professional staff of its member communities. The Association is comprised of more than 275 members, including approximately 250 of Texas' finest retirement housing communities, assisted living facilities, continuing care retirement communities, and nursing homes. Over 30,000 older persons reside in LeadingAge Texas-member communities. Thousands more are served through home health services, adult day care centers, and other community out-reach services. LeadingAge Texas member homes are sponsored primarily by community-based nonprofit civic, religious, fraternal, and other quality groups and are mission-driven organizations.
LeadingAge Texas is affiliated w...ith LeadingAge, a national Association of over 5,600 not-for-profit organizations dedicated to providing high-quality healthcare, housing, and home and community-based services primarily to the elderly.