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%+ - including overnight and occasional out of state) to assist members locally with their group purchasing needs.
The ideal candidate should:
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.
Must have valid Texas Drivers License.
Additional Salary Information: Interested candidates should send a letter of introduction, salary requirements and a resume to be considered.
About LeadingAge Texas
Who & How We Serve
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 aging services providers that serve the needs of Texas seniors.
As a trade association representing the full continuum of mission-driven, not-for-profit aging services providers, 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 350 members, including approximately 200 of Texas' finest retirement housing communities, assisted living facilities, continuing care retirement communities, nursing homes, and home and community based services providers. Over 30,000 older Texans 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 ...members are sponsored primarily by community-based nonprofit civic, religious, fraternal, and other quality groups and are mission-driven organizations.
LeadingAge Texas' national partner, LeadingAge, is an association of 6,000 not-for-profit organizations dedicated to expanding the world of possibilities for aging. Together, these two associations advance policies, promote practices and conduct research that supports, enables and empowers people to live fully as they age.