Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

SALES ASSISTANT

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
We are seeking a multi-talented, energetic and organized Sales Assistant responsible for supporting sales initiatives and daily activities related to customer accounts, product communications, and product service support.

This is an entry level position for a person seeking a career in Sales (minimum 1 year experience required).

Essential Functions & Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage CRM data
    • Turn raw data into meaningful and useful reports to reveal sales/operational performance.
    • Best practices and training for Salesforce as needed.
    • Assist Sales Team in creating and executing campaigns in Salesforce.
  • Department administrative support
    • Support operational logistics of sales meetings and activities.
    • Prepares and implements projects that support the sales organization.
    • Maintain hands-on familiarity with how to use Loyola Press digital products/apps, providing training to Sales Team and customers.
    • Assist with the execution of requests from Sales Team as needed.

Position Requirements:
College degree, excellent customer support skills, advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office, experience with Salesforce/CRM & basic knowledge of HTML/CSS

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Motivated self-starter with the ability to balance competing priorities and work effectively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills, and strong business etiquette skills for telephone and personal contact.
  • Ability to see opportunities, demonstrate initiative, and resolve problems.
  • Strong work ethic, professionalism, and dependability.
  • Well-organized with a high degree of detail orientation.

Desirables – Prior sales/marketing administration or related experience. Familiarity with Catholic parish and school market.

WE OFFER
Competitive compensation package, and outstanding benefits. Applications accepted via email only. Please include resume and cover letter when applying: resumes@loyolapress.com. Attention: Martha Tyler. Please write Sales Assistant – in subject line.

No phone calls please.

EEOE/M-F/D/AA


Print/eBook Production Artist

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
We are seeking a production artist who will build and produce print and digital books for the Trade department using XML and InDesign workflows.
This is an entry to mid-level position for a person seeking a career in print and digital publishing.
This position is available immediately.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Code and ingest trade book manuscript into XML
  • Create styling using CSS for print and eBooks in XML
  • Prepare art for print and digital publications using Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Style pages and implement copyediting and layout changes as requested by editors
  • Pour manuscript into InDesign templates to project specifications and prototypes
  • Export reflowable and fixed layout eBooks from InDesign
  • Create PDF files with print-ready specifications that meet best practices and industry standards

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree in graphic arts, print production
  • Experience in InDesign
  • Knowledge of graphic production software Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat), Microsoft Office (Microsoft Word)
  • Excellent organizational skills with strong attention to detail and the ability to multi-task
  • Willingness to learn about new electronic publishing technologies

DESIRABLES

  • Knowledge of coding; XML, XHTML, HTML5, CSS
  • Experience with eBook reflowable/fixed layout export and production from XML or InDesign
  • Experience building InDesign templates with style sheets, master pages, object styles, libraries

WE OFFER
Competitive compensation package, and excellent benefits. Applications accepted via email only. When applying, please submit resume with cover letter to Martha Tyler at resumes@loyolapress.com. Please write Print/eBook Production Artist in subject line. No phone calls please.

EEOE/M/F/D/AA


EDUCATIONAL SALES CONSULTANT

ABOUT US
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 Catholic schools in assigned dioceses in the Texas and Louisiana 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 Texas and Louisiana 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 – Texas in subject line.

CANDIDATES MUST BE LOCATED IN THE GALVESTON-HOUSTON area. No Relocation.

EEOE/M/F/D/AA