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Jostens Independent Sales Associate - Scholastic in Yakima, Washington

Jostens Independent Sales Associates are responsible for assisting the senior sales representative in growing their businesses through customer development within their territories.

Associates will be responsible for assisting in back office support, order taking/entry, conducting class presentations and prospecting. Activities include training to develop sales and prospecting skills to prepare for managing a territory of their own. Independent Sales Associates will build relationships and work effectively with school administrations, organizations and their advisors, teachers, students, and coaches. They will represent the Jostens brand and shared values of accountability to customers, unwavering integrity, and respect for those we serve.

Opportunity to benefit from the following:

  • Professional development and resources available to facilitate your success and prepare you to manage a business with a proven business model and a track record of longstanding success

  • Industry leading products and educational programs

  • Marketing and advertising support, including digital and social media support

  • Competitive compensation and incentive structure

    Successful Independent Sales Associates will demonstrate the following strengths:

  • Relevant and proven sales, sales management, or other demonstrated work experience

  • Proficiency in utilizing online communication tools such as email, video conferencing, and social media

  • Strong business and financial acumen

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

  • Highly disciplined and self-motivated

  • Demonstrated personal accountability for your own success and development

  • Regional/territory and national travel required (percentage varies dependent on territory location and demographics)

    This is a confidential application process and names of all candidates that apply will be kept strictly confidential.

    About Jostens:

    Celebrating over 125 years of business, Jostens has been a part of local communities, working with K-12 schools, colleges and universities, teams and affiliation groups. Associates from Jostens touch thousands of schools and groups every day, working to make a difference with products and services that recognize accomplishments and help people tell their stories. These products, along with resources for educators, yearbook curriculum and services to help motivate and inspire like Jostens Renaissance® and Commitment to Graduate (C2G) are all designed to contribute to a positive and rewarding school experience. As a household name and leading brand in our market, we are passionate about being the most trusted partner in celebrating moments that matter. We are a mid-size company with a small company feel, allowing us to move fast and explore innovative ideas.

    Jostens is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with applicable employment laws. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled are encouraged to apply.