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The Sales Specialist is responsible for oversight and execution of marketing and sales initiatives for assigned community (or collection of communities) with the purpose of achieving and exceeding budgeted sales and occupancy goals.  This position will work closely with the Executive Director(s) to create a collaborative and effective work team delivering measurable results for community/collection owner.  This position will be primarily responsible for independent living, assisted living, and memory care occupancy development for assigned communities.  The Sales Specialist will lead by example, demonstrating best practices ensuring that community staff are enabled and accountable to execute marketing and sales plans and initiatives successfully.


Together, We're Greater

At LCS, we provide you the opportunity to use your talents in a progressive, growing organization that makes a positive difference in the lives of the seniors we serve. If you are seeking an organization that gives back, you'll love working here. Our principles and hospitality promises define our company culture. LCS employees can be found participating in volunteer activities, getting involved in our committees or collaborating with team members in our innovative work space. You'll find lots of opportunities to grow as a professional, serve the community, and enhance the lives of seniors. Our culture of partnership is truly what we feel makes us unique.

 

Ready to make a difference? Then join us as a Sales Specalist! We think it's time for you to begin your #lifeatLCS.

 
What you need to know
  • Provide hands-on guidance and direction to community sales staff in execution of sales strategies and activities calibrated specifically to occupancy and move-in velocity goals for all levels of care
  • Provide direct selling and/or outreach support when necessary to improve sales performance and meet budgeted sales and occupancy growth expectations
  • Oversee and execute tactical deployment of community occupancy development plan(s)
  • Direct and support weekly outreach strategies with community staff to strengthen professional networking and referral relationships with qualified community referral sources
  • Assist Executive Director(s) in recruitment, selection, onboarding and training of community based marketing, sales and outreach personnel
  • Ensure proper utilization of community marketing and sales budget
  • Establish and conduct public relations and promotional events in surrounding community to advance brand awareness and value as well as drive qualified leads and referrals
  • Maintain positive relationships with residents and their families and create opportunities for ongoing resident and family referral campaigns
  • In concert with Executive Director(s), establish and reinforce LCS best practices relative to Marketing and Sales management and implementation
  • Perform as a sales coach in both formal and informal sales training settings
  • Work closely with the Executive Directors, Life Care Services Director of Marketing and Sales, and advertising partner in the development and execution of quarterly tactical plans for occupancy development in the assigned community(ies)

What we are looking for
  • Demonstrated sales success with diverse senior living product types (including but not limited to Lifeplan / Entrance Fee sales), care levels, and community environments.  Multi-community experience preferred.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills are essential.  Must be able to communicate effectively with residents, families, vendors, all community and corporate staff, and owner/boards.  Public speaking/presentation skills also required.
  • Experience in recruiting, training, supervising, coaching and motivating marketing, sales and outreach staff.
Even better
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Windows operating environment, Microsoft Office Suite, and e-mail programs.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in CRM utilization, reporting, and data analysis – preferably Life Care Services proprietary C3 Suite.
  • Aforementioned technical skills can best be acquired through a combination of a Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 5 years of marketing/sales experience in senior housing, preferably at a Life Care Services-managed or owned community
 

Sound like a good fit? Let's talk about how together we can be greater!

 
Why LCS?

Industry Leader. We have been in the business of Senior Living for over 40 years. Nearly 90% of Life Care Services managed health centers have a 4 or 5 star rating.

Competitive pay, great benefits and vacation time. We are an equal opportunity employer with benefits including medical, dental, life insurance, disability, 401(k) with company match.

Focused on the employee experience. We provide a positive and supportive work environment which our employees value.

Charity and community involvement. We are recognized as a national team for the Alzheimer's Association and are consistently a top contributor to United Way. We also support our employee's individual community contributions and provide opportunities to get involved at our corporate locations and in our communities.

Outstanding advancement opportunities. 650 and counting; LCS is growing and we think you should too. Our company growth allows for internal growth opportunities across all of our business lines.

Professional development. Ongoing, onsite education opportunities, education assistance, and continuing education credits allow LCS employees to keep their knowledge of current industry changes relevant.

Fun company-wide events. Leadership Summit, SHOE, and our annual company holiday party; just to name a few.

Top Iowa Workplace. We've created an environment where LCS employees enjoy coming to work. LCS has been named a top Iowa Workplace, an award that recognizes the top workplaces based on employee survey results each year.

 

LCS creates living experiences that enhance the lives of seniors. You'll see this commitment in our people. They're talented, dedicated professionals who truly care about residents, with each conducting his or her work with integrity, honesty and transparency according to the principles of LCS. We strive to help every community succeed-strengthening available resources, establishing proven practices that lead to long-term growth and creating lasting value for those living in, working for and affiliated with the community. Check us out on our website: www.lcsnet.com.

 
Travel Frequency: 80-100% National Travel
Job Level: C


A POST OFFER BACKGROUND CHECK, INCLUDING REFERENCES IS REQUIRED

LCS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 

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