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Jostens Independent Sales Representative - Manhattan and Topeka, KS in Topeka, Kansas

Independent Sales Representative - Manhattan and Topeka, KS


Topeka, KS

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Jostens Independent Sales Representatives - Manhattan and Topeka, KS

Jostens Independent Sales Representatives are responsible for growing their businesses through customer development within their territories. Activities include signing new business, developing prospects, gaining market share, and increasing sales of Jostens products. Independent Sales Representatives will lead relationships and work effectively with school administrations, organizations and their advisors, teachers, students, and coaches. They will represent the Jostens brand and shared values of accountability to customers, unwavering integrity, responsibility and respect for those we serve.

Jostens offers the opportunity for an Independent Sales Representative to benefit from the following:

  • A proven business model with a track record of longstanding success

  • Opportunity to be a top sales performer, business owner and community leader

  • A defined marketing territory

  • Prospects within a geographic territory

  • Professional development and resources available to facilitate your success

  • Industry leading products and educational programs

  • Marketing and advertising support, including digital and social media support

  • Competitive compensation and incentive structure

Successful Independent Sales Representatives will demonstrate the following strengths (individually or through employees of an incorporated sales representative):

  • Relevant and proven sales and/or sales management experience (consultative, educational, B2C)

  • Strong business and financial acumen

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

  • Demonstrated success developing new business and maintaining customer relationships through great customer focus

  • Highly disciplined and self-motivated

  • Demonstrated personal accountability for your own success and development

  • Regional/territory and national travel required (percentage varies dependent on territory location and demographics)

Independent Sales Representatives are required to successfully operate their own businesses, including but not limited to the following requirements:

  • Creating and maintaining an independent business office

  • Hiring, retaining, and compensating an office and sales staff as needed

  • Complying with all applicable laws associated with the services performed for Jostens

  • Responsibility for all business expenses, including but not limited to travel to facilitate sale

  • Full terms and conditions of the Independent Sales Representative relationship will be set forth in a contract between Jostens and the representative

This is a confidential application process and names of all candidates that apply will be kept strictly confidential.

About Jostens:

Celebrating over 120 years of business, Jostens has been a part of local communities, working with K-12 schools, colleges and universities, teams and affiliation groups. Representatives from Jostens touch thousands of schools and groups every day, working to make a difference with products and services that recognize accomplishments and help people tell their stories. These products, along with resources for educators, yearbook curriculum and services to help motivate and inspire like Jostens Renaissance® and Commitment to Graduate (C2G) are all designed to contribute to a positive and rewarding school experience. As a household name and leading brand in our market, we are passionate about being the most trusted partner in celebrating moments that matter. We are a mid-size company with a small company feel, allowing us to move fast and explore innovative ideas.

Jostens is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with applicable employment laws. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled are encouraged to apply.

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Jostens provides products, programs and services that help our customers celebrate moments that matter. Our mission is to Capture. Celebrate. Inspire. We extend our mission to working with our valued suppliers to partner with us to provide keepsakes designed to help consumers capture and celebrate moments that matter, and inspire them for a lifetime. The Jostens team is passionate about living and practicing our values, our Code of Conduct, and our commitment to sustainability in every interaction.

Every member of the Jostens team is accountable to customers and suppliers to act with integrity and responsibility, to respect and recognize and to embrace change. We believe that living our values is required to earn customer loyalty and meet the expectations of all our stakeholders.

It is through our mission and values that Jostens conducts all business with respect to the customers we serve and the communities in which we work.