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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 near San Francisco 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 near San Francisco 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 – near San Francisco in subject line. No phone calls please.

CANDIDATES MUST BE LOCATED near San Francisco. No Relocation.

EEOE/M-F/D


MARKETING COORDINATOR

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:
You’re serious about your career, and rest assured you’ve come to the right place.

As Marketing Coordinator you will develop and execute marketing strategies for Loyola Press products and services through all distribution channels in a manner consistent with the Loyola Press brand. Through ongoing research of competition and customer needs, collaborate with New Product Development to identify niche markets. Provide innovative marketing solutions to maximize sales and ROI.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Execute results-driven marketing campaigns, both short and long-range, to build brand awareness and ensure profitable revenue growth.
  • Participate in product development and planning activities
  • Monitor expenses and ensure adherence to budget
  • In collaboration with Marketing Manager, help develop core positioning and message for all products and services
  • Effectively communicate product positioning and messaging to Sales and Customer Service.
  • Routinely review market data and analyses and revise marketing tactics as necessary
  • Assist in the development of customized product presentations for a variety of audiences and purposes
  • Use Salesforce and Pardot to help create targeted messaging to various customer segments
  • Attend exhibits and conferences

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum 2 years marketing experience
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Solid proficiency in MS Office products, specifically Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to work in a collaborative environment
  • Passion for the customer
  • Knowledge of the Catholic Faith
  • Some travel required

Desirables

  • Familiarity with Ignatian spirituality
  • Experience in the publishing industry
  • Knowledge of the Catholic parish market

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 Marketing Coordinator in subject line. No phone calls please.

EEOE/M-F/D/AA


MARKETING MANAGER - Curriculum

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. Loyola’s products engage children and adults by providing high quality resources developed through innovative and strategic methods.

ABOUT THE POSITION
Achieve curriculum revenue goals through the creation and execution of marketing plans that respond to the competitive market, meet customer demands, and align with company strategy

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Plan and execute results-driven integrated print, e-mail, and social campaigns by market segment
  • Deliver customized product presentations for a variety of audiences and purposes.
  • Participate in positioning meetings to focus product and brand messaging, using that messaging consistently in catalogs, online, emails, and direct mail
  • Research and analyze customer needs, sharing outcomes about key trends, threats, and opportunities
  • Train Sales Team
  • Manage and execute territory specific marketing plans in collaboration with Regional Sales Manager(s), in consultation with the Marketing Director
  • Monitor weekly sales reports to assist in answering Educational Consultant queries, develop sales tools and collateral, and text to effectively talk about/sell our faith formation, sacramental preparation, and language arts programs

ABOUT YOU

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 3 to 5 years marketing experience
  • Proven ability to motivate and train individuals
  • Stellar communication skills: listening, writing, and speaking
  • Strong planning, analytical and strategic thinking skills
  • Expertise in MS Office products: Word, Excel, and Power Point

DESIRABLES
Catholic parish or school experience
Experience with Salesforce.com or other CRM system
Familiarity with Hispanic Catholic Market

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 Marketing Manager in the subject line. No phone calls please.

EEOE/M-F/D/AA


DIRECTOR OF MARKETING - Curriculum Materials

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 The Director of Marketing – Curriculum Materials will drive revenue and achieve business objectives by developing marketing strategies and overseeing plans for curriculum materials and Loyola Press brand across all media and distribution channels; building external relationships; gathering and analyzing market information; and managing staff to execute plans and propel overall business health.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop and execute annual marketing plans to achieve sales and marketing goals.
  • Train, manage, and mentor the curriculum resource marketing team to grow marketing acumen and ensure that all team members successfully execute annual marketing plans.
  • Maintain and build diocesan relationships in partnership with sales staff to ensure we are meeting current and future market needs.
  • Plan and conduct market research, and focus groups, in conjunction with New Product Development.
  • Plan and conduct customer experience research, guiding the marketing department to become a center of excellence for surveys and concept testing.
  • Network with Catholic school and parish influencers at the site level to build LP brand and product awareness; collect information; and facilitate partnerships for cross promotion and new product development.
  • Collect, analyze, and share competitor information; develop strategic responses, and identify opportunities and/or potential risks.
  • Work in partnership with Marketing Director - Trade to ensure LP cross-promotional plans are executed.
  • Collaborate with Sales Director to develop annual sales goals by product and drive revenue.

ABOUT YOU

  • College Degree required
  • Minimum 7 years publishing marketing management experience
  • K-8 Teaching Experience
  • Ability to travel approximately 15%

DESIRABLES

  • Familiarity with Catholic parish and school markets
  • Understanding of financial reporting and sales trend analysis

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 Director of Marketing – Curriculum Materials in subject line. No phone calls please.

EEOE/M-F/D/AA


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 Kansas City, Kansas area.

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 Kansas City, Kansas area.
  • 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 – Kansas City, Kansas in subject line. No phone calls please.

CANDIDATES MUST BE LOCATED near Kansas City, Kansas. No Relocation.

EEO/M/F/D/A


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