Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

WEB DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

Located in Chicago, Loyola Press is a leader in instructional products for the Catholic school, parish, and special needs markets as well as award-winning Trade titles. Loyola’s products engage children and adults by providing high quality resources developed through innovative and strategic methods.

ABOUT THE POSITION:
Manage web developer team to create, design, support, and maintain all web based front and back end applications.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manages web developer team to ensure they are executing assigned projects in an effective and timely way to deliver accurate and quality results.
  • Partners with the Technology Services Executive Project Manager on all web application projects to ensure they are properly scheduled and resources assigned.
  • Collaborates with marketing and new product development teams to understand and solve their web application needs, including maintaining and modifying existing applications along with creating approved new applications.
  • Ensures that all web based applications are functional and up to date. This includes blogs, web integration components, Chapels, mobile applications, web databases, and internal web applications such as the daily billing integration, manufacturing database, digital curriculum, and video portal.
  • Identifies application weaknesses and recommends solutions that utilize the most efficient and current technologies to improve the application.
  • Creates and maintains data integration components used by SL, Salesforce, and loyolapress.com web site. Ensures these data integration components are available and functioning properly.
  • Wireframes, codes, and tests new application builds.
  • Responsible for the management of web server infrastructure, both external and internal, encompassing traditional and cloud-based technologies.
  • Writes clear, concise, and complete documentation on all changes to existing applications and new builds.
  • Partners with external technology support vendors.
  • Other duties as assigned.

TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Previous team management experience.
  • Expert level expertise with PHP and Javascript.
  • Experience with managing an AWS platform.
  • Experience with relational databases (MSSQL & MySQL)
  • Experience with JQuery, CSS, AJAX
  • Experience with large-scale web sites and applications.
  • Experience with version control software (Subversion, Git, etc.)
  • Experience with web service APIs.
  • Working knowledge of DNS, A records, CNAMES, etc.

ABOUT YOU:

  • College Degree or equivalent experience.
  • High initiative; solid execution performance.
  • Strong troubleshooting and problem solving abilities.
  • Anticipates project needs before they arise; prioritizes multiple tasks effectively.
  • Highly collaborative and excellent team member; excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proactively seeks opportunities to broaden and deepen knowledge base and proficiencies.

WE OFFER
Competitive compensation package, and excellent benefits. Applications accepted via email only. Please include resume and cover letter when applying: resumes@loyolapress.com. Attention: Martha Tyler. Please write Web Development Manager – in subject line. No phone calls please.

EEOE/M-F/D


EDUCATIONAL SALES CONSULTANT

Located in Chicago, Loyola Press is a leader in instructional products for the Catholic school, parish, and special needs markets as well as a producer of award-winning Trade titles. Loyola's products engage children and adults by providing high quality resources developed through innovative and strategic methods.

ABOUT THE POSITION
We are seeking an Educational Consultant (Sales Representative) to be responsible for faith formation and curriculum sales to parishes and in Catholic schools in assigned dioceses in the California and Washington areas.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE

  • Achieve annual sales goals.
  • Establish and maintain regular contact with parish DREs, Catholic school principals, and archdiocesan staff.
  • Provide in-depth presentations and trainings on all Loyola Press curriculum products, including our digital offerings, through various methods (webinar, small group presentations, and workshops).
  • Maintain up-to-date, accurate customer relationship management tool records for every account in the assigned dioceses in the California and Washington areas.
  • Represent Loyola Press through attendance and presentations at assigned local exhibits, diocesan meetings, and regional or national shows.

ABOUT YOU
The successful candidate must have:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 3-5 years sales experience
  • Familiar with PowerPoint, Excel, Word and SalesForce or other CRM systems
  • Must be comfortable with cold calling, personal appointments, as well as group presentations
  • Solid understanding of the Catholic faith

WHAT WE OFFER
Includes a competitive base salary, fantastic training, ongoing managerial support and outstanding benefits. Interested candidates must include resume and cover letter when applying: resumes@loyolapress.com. Attention: Martha Tyler - Please write Educational Sales Consultant - California in subject line. No phone calls please.

CANDIDATES MUST BE LOCATED IN THE California area. No Relocation.

EEOE/M-F/D


CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE

Located in Chicago, Loyola Press is a leader in instructional products for the Catholic school, parish, and special needs markets. Loyola's award-winning curriculum programs engage children and families by providing high quality resources developed through innovative and strategic methods.

ABOUT THE POSITION
If you are looking for an opportunity to bring and put into action your exceptional Customer Service skills to start building a thriving and rewarding career - we have been waiting for you to join our team!

As part of our continued success, we are currently seeking an energetic and experienced Customer Service Representative. In this full time position, you will provide prompt, attentive and quality service to existing and prospective customers in a courteous and professional manner.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Accurately enter all orders plus new accounts from all sources (phone, email, website, fax or mail) in accordance with company and department procedures.
  • Answer phones, manage email inquiries, faxes, website requests, and voicemails.
  • Respond to customer orders and inquiries in a courteous and professional manner.
  • Resolve orders, billing and delivery issues in a timely and mutually beneficial manner, for the company and the customer.
  • Interact with other departments and staff of Loyola Press.

Position Requirements

  • College degree or related job experience
  • PC Literacy, Microsoft Office environment; 45 wpm typing, accurate
  • Minimum 3 years of proven experience in customer service
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Calm, friendly manner
  • Solid problem-solving abilities
  • Close attention to detail and organized
  • Team player; supportive of other CSR's and Sales staff
  • Work closely with other team members; be willing to pitch in to assist as needed

Desirables:

  • Publishing industry experience
  • Catholic background
  • Non-profit experience
  • Bilingual

WE OFFER
Competitive compensation package, and excellent benefits. Applications accepted via email only. Please include resume and cover letter when applying: resumes@loyolapress.com. Attention: Martha Tyler. Please write Customer Service Representative - in subject line. No phone calls please.

EEOE/M-F/D/AA