Continuing Professional Education Sales Representative (4253) EXTENDED

Northern Illinois University
January 23, 2023
Offerd Salary:$60,000 - $70,000
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Contract Type:Other
Working Time:Full-Time
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Position Information

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Working Position Title Continuing Professional Education Sales Representative (4253) EXTENDED

Classification Title Marketing Associate - CUSTOM CLASSIFICATION Position Number 00004253 Open Date 12/13/2022 Close Date 01/23/2023 Priority Review Date Business Unit Description Civil Service Full-Time/Part Time Full-Time FTE 1.00 Position Status Regular FLSA Exempt Job code 5004 Union Representation Non-Union Union Code N/A Unit/Department Continuing Prof Educ College/Unit Conf Event Mgmt-Ext Pgms Division Outreach Engagemt Regl Dev Dv Location SR 100 Link to Department Website or Custom Search Page https: //

Position Summary, Requirements, and Qualifications

Position Summary, Requirements, and Qualifications


The Continuing Professional Education team at NIU is focused on anyone who wants to advance in their current position or is ready to make a change to a new profession. NIU's CPE makes it easy to acquire the skills needed to get ahead. All certificate and certification classes are taught by industry professionals, certified practitioners or NIU faculty members.

The CPE Sales Representative will sell existing and emerging courses to external clients.

Position Summary

The role of the CPE Sales Representative is to solicit and obtain contracts from businesses, organizations, and foundations in support of NIU's Continuing Professional Education products. The sales consultant will be the primary connection between the client and CPE and will include duties such as creating presentations, answering client questions and managing purchasing.

Functional Summary: CPE Sales Representative is responsible for developing and maintaining a portfolio that meets or exceeds CPE revenue goals.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead Generation and Closing Contracts
  • Client Management
  • Research and Data Collection
  • Collaboration across the University and OERD
  • Minimum Required Qualifications (Civil Service)

    CREDENTIALS TO BE VERIFIED BY PLACEMENT OFFICER 1. Bachelor's degree in marketing, business administration, communications, public relations or a related field. 2. Two (2) years (24 months) to three (3) years (36 months) experience in B2B and B2C sales.

    Note Master's Degree in an area consistent with the duties of the position may be substituted for one (1) year (12 months) of work experience.

    KNOWLEDGE , SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs) 1. Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar. 2. Knowledge of recruitment practices. 3. Knowledge of social media analytics, social media publishing tools, web analytics, and tracking technologies. 4. Knowledge of principles and methods for showing, promoting, and selling products or services. This includes marketing strategy and tactics, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems. 5. Knowledge of media production, including social media platforms and efficiency of use, communication, and dissemination techniques and methods. 6. Knowledge of Microsoft Office, presentation software, spreadsheet software, video creation and editing software, web page creation and editing software, and analytical or scientific software. 7. Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems. 8. Skill in producing live social media coverage. 9. Skill in verbal and written communication. 10. Skill in identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions. 11. Skill in time management, organizing work assignments, and responding quickly and effectively to challenges. 12. Ability to develop and execute marketing, and strategic communications plans to effect outcomes.

    Specialty Factors (Civil Service) Preferred Qualifications (Civil Service) Minimum Required Qualifications (SPS) Additional Requirements (SPS) Preferred Qualifications (SPS) Physical demands/requirements

    Normal office work

    Appointment and Compensation Details

    Appointment and Compensation Details

    Anticipated Appointment Start Date 11/01/22 for initial hire

    Anticipated Appointment End Date Percent of Staff Year 1.00 Standard Hours Per Week 37.50 Salary $60,000 - $70,000 Hourly or Semi-monthly Pay Rate/Range $2500 -$2916.67 Earn Type Salary

    Application Procedure

    Application Procedure

    Application Procedure

    Additional Position Details:

  • Click on Marketing Associate for more information including salary ranges, typical duties, minimum acceptable qualifications, and testing requirements.
  • Please click on Human Resource Services – Benefits for detailed information about Northern Illinois University's benefits package.
  • Out-of-state candidates must establish Illinois residency within 180 calendar days after start date.
  • Employment is contingent upon your passing a criminal background investigation. You may not begin work until the criminal background investigation results have been received and cleared by Human Resources.
  • Application Review Details:

  • Fully complete the Education and Work History sections of the application. Be specific on your entire work history, including employment dates and duties for all positions held. Applicable part- time work experience will be considered toward qualifying for this position, however, it will be converted to a full-time equivalency to determine combined length of experience.
  • If you have education and/or training in excess of what is required, we encourage you to upload your unofficial transcripts.
  • After the posting has closed, your submission will be reviewed to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications for the classification, including any specialty factors associated with this particular position. If you meet the minimum required qualifications for this position, you will receive a score based on your education and experience, and your name will be placed on the active employment register.
  • Please monitor your e-mail for further information regarding your application. Emails will be generated from [email protected] and [email protected] Please add these emails to your address book to ensure timely delivery of any future communication.
  • We STRONGLY recommend that contact information used in your online profile be personal use, not professional/work information: personal email address, home address and phone numbers. The information that you provide is used to make contact on search updates, department referrals and interviews, etc. We must be able to relay sensitive and important information in a way that protects your privacy concerning job search activity, now and in the future.
  • Exam Details:

  • The Civil Service examination for this classification is a Credentials Assessment, and is based on your application materials as submitted for this posting. A Credential Assessment is a rating by the Human Resources Office of an applicant's/employee's education, experience and special credentials/qualifications (licenses, etc.). In order to determine an appropriate rating for each examination, a review of a résumé, cover letter, university/agency official employment application, college transcript, copies of license/certification and any other relevant material may be required.
  • Required documentation noted in the posting, such as a driver's license, licensures, or certifications MUST be uploaded with your application materials.
  • If eligible for Veteran's Preference Points, DD214/DD215/NGB22/DD256 paperwork reflecting an Honorable Discharge MUST be uploaded to this application in order to receive the maximum eligible points on the Civil Service examination.
  • After assessment of all qualified applicants has been completed for this position, the names with the top three (3) scores will be referred to the hiring department for interview.
  • Special Instructions Quick Link to Applicant https: // Is Background Check Required? Yes EEO Statement Summary

    In accordance with applicable statutes and regulations, NIU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, religion, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, political affiliation, or any other factor unrelated to professional qualifications, and will comply with all applicable federal and state statutes, regulations and orders pertaining to nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action.

    The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

    Ethics and Compliance Officer, Title IX Coordinator Health Services 230 [email protected] 815-753-5560

    Visa Policy

    In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

    ADA Accommodation

    NIU remains committed to ensuring that its recruitment and application procedures include full opportunities for applicants with disabilities. Employment opportunities will not be denied to anyone because of the need to make accommodations for a person's disability during either the application or interview process. An applicant who believes they require an accommodation to participate in the employment process due to a disability may request that accommodation through the Accommodation Request Form. For further assistance, please contact the office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity (AAEO) at [email protected]

    Safety Information

    NIU provides annual reports on campus security and fire safety.

    Read the Annual Safety and Security Report. Contact the Ethics and Compliance Office at 815-753-1649 for a hard copy.

    Read the Fire Safety Report. Contact the Department of Environmental Health and Safety at 815-753-0404 for a hard copy.

    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover Letter
  • Transcripts (unofficial with official required at hire)
  • Optional Documents

  • Transcripts #2 (unofficial with official required at hire)
  • List of at least 3 References
  • Military Discharge Documents ONLY (DD214/DD215/NGB22/DD256)
  • Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Please mark all the completed degrees which you hold. Please remember to upload your unofficial transcript for all that have been marked.
  • Associate's Degree
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree or higher
  • How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
  • 0-1
  • 1-3
  • 3-5
  • 5-7
  • 7+
  • Are you currently a citizen or resident of the State of Illinois?
  • Yes
  • No
  • If applicable, have you attached a copy of your DD214, DD215, NGB22, or DD256 for consideration of Veterans Preference Points? The copy submitted should reflect the status of discharge in order to be considered.
  • Yes
  • No
  • Not Applicable
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