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Douglas Shaw & Associates

Sales & Marketing Associate

Douglas Shaw & Associates
West Chicago, Illinois, United States

Date Posted: 09/07/2007
Categories: Marketing/Public Relations
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Make a difference while making a living! Douglas Shaw & Associates (DSA) is a top-ranked, fast-growing, fast-paced, and innovative fundraising and communications agency located in the western suburbs of Chicago. We are currently seeking a Sales & Marketing Associate to provide administrative and analytical support to the Sales & Marketing Team as they seek to develop prospective clients into full-fledged client relationships.

This new role is an outstanding opportunity for the motivated, energetic individual who is interested in 1) exposure to and direct participation in cutting edge marketing strategies; 2) participation at industry functions; 3) relationship building and networking skills development; 4) presentation opportunities; and 5) understanding of the agency new business process, which is critical to ones long term success in the industry.

The Sales & Marketing Associate will coordinate the development of sales proposals, conduct prospecting research, manage workflow within the department, and regularly interface with prospective clients. The role requires strategic thinking, strong business writing skills, and excellent interpersonal communication skills. Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook are a must. Flexible working hours are essential, as night and weekend hours, as well as travel, will be required. 1-3 years professional experience required.

DSAs clientele consists largely of evangelical Christian nonprofit organizations or those who share a similar tradition, therefore requiring candidates to have experience serving faith-based not-for-profit clientele. Interested individuals should submit a cover letter and resume via email to