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Community Sales & Marketing Assistant

Company: Holland Farms-Norwalk, IA
Location: Norwalk
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Looking for more "meaning" in your job?Do you want to make an impact supporting sales in Senior Living?
Holland Farms in Norwalk, IA is hiring! We are Agemark Senior Living Communities and for the third consecutive year, we are certified #12 in Fortune Best Workplaces for Aging Services 2021! We are looking for a Sales & Marketing Assistant at our Holland Farms Community to assist with sales in our community. In this position, you'll be responsible for establishing and maintaining maximum occupancy levels by generating new inquiries, developing relationships, giving tours, responding to inquiries and overseeing move-ins and outs. In this hourly role, you will support the Sales consultant with move ins, follow up calls, events, and lost leads with phone calls, emails and meeting within the property.When we say "We're like family" at Agemark, it means something!The truth about families is that no two are alike. But big or small, traditional or laid back, here's what all healthy families have in common: they love, support, listen to and respect one another. And they share traditions, expectations and values. For more than 30 years, these are the things that have made Agemark a family of happy, engaged and productive employees - and of grateful, happy customers. You'll feel the difference the moment you walk through the door of any one of our communities.Sales and Marketing Assistant position details:
You'll be responsible for telling our story and building relationships in with families and community members:

  • As part of the Sales Team, support strategies to achieve and maintain 95%+ occupancy. Participate in weekly sales team meeting for planning and follow-up
  • Work with sales team members, program coordinator and dining services supervisor to plan/oversee at least one public event per month and at least one resident/prospect activity per week for the purpose of:
    • Reaching new prospective residents and their families
    • Creating positive word of mouth
    • Advancing relationships between prospects, staff, residents and families
    • Respond to inquiries as needed: conduct personalized visits, uncover needs and status through discovery process, and utilize lead tracking system to document activity
    • Take part in sales team meetings as needed and work positively with other leadership team members to assure the sales process is a team effort
    • Receive and record all reservation deposits and other fees related to the marketing effort
    • Respond to calls for inquiries, tours and information up to 7pm during the week and for a specific time on weekends
    • Monitor all aspects of the building and operations that affect "first impressions," and bring concerns and recommendations to Director
    • Fill in for Senior Living Consultant when absent
    • Part of weekend rotation for coverage
    • This is an hourly position paying $18-19 an hour with the bonus incentive per move in
    • Hours are Tuesday through Friday 1030a-7p, Saturday 9a-530pSales and Marketing Assistant qualifications:
      • Associates degree in Marketing preferred; not required
      • Previous experience in marketing or sales HIGHLY preferred
      • Experience in geriatrics, senior care or similar industry preferred
      • Knowledge of the community and available networks
      • Excellent verbal/written communication and problem-solving skills
      • Proficient computer skills with experience in social media networking
      • Must be detail oriented and accurate
      • Given that we are in the healthcare industry, in order to protect both our team members and senior population we service, COVID vaccination is a mandatory condition of employment* and opportunities to receive the vaccine, free of charge are available at Agemark. *Exceptions are made on a case by case basis.We believe in taking care of our employees by offering:
        • Competitive earnings
        • Full Health, Dental and Vision benefits including paid life insurance
        • 401k match of 50% up to the first 6%
        • PTO Accrual on day one
        • Annual profit sharing
        • Tuition Reimbursement along with licensure and certification coverage
        • Legal services to draft a Will, Power of Attorney or Living Trust
        • Membership with company discounts. 20%-70% off on movies, shows, concerts, hotels, sporting events, wellness and wireless
        • Professional Development courses
        • Referral bonusesAt Agemark, we believe people heal and grow best when they feel like part of a loving family. It's the foundation for our approach to senior care and it's also how we choose, train and care for our staff. We're proud of the fact that we've been providing senior living care since 1987. Experience matters. Learning from it gives you perspective and wisdom. It's the foundation on which we've built a better alternative for senior care, one that emphasizes growth and whole-person wellness. Agemark Senior Living Communities embraces FOUR core values: Professionalism, Commitment, Integrity and Compassion. If you believe in doing what feels right, advocate for our elderly community, and want to be part of our Great Place to Work, we would love to hear from you. The Silver Tsunami is coming, and we are in the fastest growing industry. Apply with us at and be a part of our organization where it's our job to create a purposeful life for our loved ones and be the change we all want to see in our world. EOE.IND2

Keywords: Holland Farms-Norwalk, IA, Des Moines , Community Sales & Marketing Assistant, Sales , Norwalk, Iowa

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