District Manager - Donor Recruiter (outside sales manager) - Albany, New York

American Red Cross Albany, NY

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By joining the American Red Cross you will touch millions of lives every year and experience the greatness of the human spirit at its best. Are you ready to be part of the world's largest humanitarian network?

Job Description:

Use your passion for Outside Sales Management to support our Life-Saving Mission!

Join the Red Cross Biomed Team!

Are you ready to make a real difference?

The mission of the American Red Cross is to prevent and alleviate human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors. Donations of blood are what make the American Red Cross the largest single supplier of blood and blood products in the U.S. Each year, nearly 4 million people donate blood through the Red Cross, helping to provide more than 40% of America's blood supply. Aggressive, mission-driven sales representatives are essential to getting our foot in the door with various organizations & businesses that offer new opportunities in blood collection. Help us to keep this important pipeline of blood donation partners vibrant!

We are currently seeking a District Manager (Sales Manager) in Blood Donor Recruitment to cover in the Albany, New Yorkand surrounding areas!

In this position you will:

Manage a team of 8 Account Representatives, and 1 Account Specialist that manage the recruitment operation of blood drives for the collection of blood products to ensure achievement of monthly, quarterly and annual collection goals in the most efficient and cost-effective manner possible in assigned district. Develop and implement strategies for recruitment efforts, implement staffing and deployment policies, implement region, division and national operating procedures and policies, serve as liaison with chapter executive staff and Board volunteers, remedy efficiency issues, and ensure compliance with all regulatory requirements.

Qualifications Include:

Bachelor's degree in marketing, sales, communications, or equivalent combination of related education and experience required. Minimum five years related experience including three years management experience required. Master's degree preferred. Knowledge of group dynamics, direct sales, customer maintenance techniques, negotiation skills, and the ability to effectively implement programs is required. Excellent organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple priorities effectively, assimilate information quickly, analyze problems and implement appropriate solutions are required. Must have the ability to work independently while developing a functioning team among subordinates. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including training, presentation, and negotiating skills is required.

You can expect a base salary of 75K + incentives. There is a mileage reimbursement plan as well.

The American Red Cross is a nonprofit organization that offers employees growth and development, team spirit, competitive salaries, and a comprehensive benefits package.

Apply now! Joining our team will provide you with the opportunity to make a difference every day.

The American Red Cross is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Interested in Volunteering?

Life's emergencies don't stop, and neither do American Red Cross volunteers, who represent more than 90 percent of our workforce to help prevent and alleviate human suffering. You can make a difference by volunteering in a position that appeals to you and allows you to use your unique skills and talents. The Red Cross relies on generous volunteers who give their time and talent to help fulfill our lifesaving mission.

Visit redcross.org/volunteertoday to learn more, including our most-needed volunteer positions.

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