Sales & marketing representatives.
Since 1985, Zenon Company has been a leader in the park and playground equipment business. We provide a wide variety of products to park districts, schools and commercial properties such as:
* Shelters, gazebos and shade structures.
* Playground equipment, bordering, safety surfacing.
* Pool and deck furniture such as chaise lounges, chairs,
tables and umbrellas * Picnic tables, park benches, barbecue grills, bike racks and accessories. * Bike racks, bike lockers and storage lockers. * Planters, benches, * Waste receptacles and recycling containers.
We are looking for candidates who will interact directly with the clients in the Metro Chicago area. Duties will include marketing, design, sales and customer service. Knowledge of the industry is a plus. Design or L.A. background also a plus. Must be organized, self starter and willing to learn. Reliable transportation is required.
Positions are open immediately.
ABOUT US: The Glenview Park District is an independent local government agency that provides beautiful parks and outstanding recreational opportunities for the residents of Glenview, IL and beyond. Major facilities include a 170,000 sq. ft. community center, three aquatic centers, an 18-hole golf course with clubhouse and restaurant, a 9-hole golf course with platform tennis, a tennis club, an ice center, a 1920s dairy farm, an 1850s nature/history center, and newly renovated administrative offices. The District has over 100 full time employees, 300 year-round part time employees and another 500 summer / temporary employees.
JOB SUMMARY: The Partnership Manager is a new full time position that will be responsible for managing the Glenview Park District’s sponsorship program: soliciting, negotiating and managing execution of all major corporate partnerships, and maximizing sponsorship revenue. The Partnership Manager will work with the Manager of Marketing and Communications, the marketing team and various programming staff. This position is a strategic marketing partner with the community who will focus efforts on building strong, lasting relationships with the business community. The Partnership Manager has the authority to carry out the job requirements and responsibilities and is accountable to the Manager of Marketing and Communications.
QUALIFICATIONS: The best applicants will have a degree in marketing, sales, advertisement, business development or a related field of study. Five (5) years or more of experience with partnership management and sponsorship sales, preferably with focus on multi-year agreements and high-value partnerships. Advanced knowledge & experience with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and budget management best practices. Experience with Adobe Suite and understanding of design best practices a plus. Highly effective at managing multiple projects and competing priorities in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. Exceptional communication, organization & time management skills. Proven ability to work effectively with colleagues at all levels of the organization, including senior management.
SALARY: Target hiring salary range is $58,000-$65,000 DOQ, plus incentive pay/commission based on ability to meet goals.
BENEFITS WE OFFER: In exchange for your time and talent, we offer a generous benefit package, including: Medical Coverage, PPO or HMO, Prescription Coverage, Dental Coverage, Vision Reimbursement Program, Life Insurance (basic & voluntary), Short- and Long-Term Disability (IMRF) Pension / Defined Benefit Plan (IMRF), 457 Plan / Defined Contribution Plan, ROTH IRA & Flexible Spending Accounts, Paid Holidays, Personal Days, Vacation, Sick Time, Tuition Reimbursement, Park District Facility Discounts and Usage Benefits.
APPLY ONLINE: Visit us at www.GlenviewParks.org – click on “Jobs” at the top of the page. Application Deadline: January 11, 2019