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Telemarketer in Oakland, CA at NorthStar Memorial Group

Date Posted: 8/28/2018

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Job Description

Whether you believe in serendipity or just plain luck, you’ve just found the “best kept secret” in the sales world. Seriously. Think about it. How many people do you know that sell insurance or energy? Now, how many people do you know in funeral services? (1? None?). How many people do you know that will eventually need our services? Exactly! All you need to bring is integrity, drive, and the desire to earn a six-figure income (yes, really).

Ranked one of the Top 50 Best Companies to Sell For, we offer our sales professionals an excellent compensation & benefits package, sales incentives & bonuses, training, and all the advancement opportunities you’re game for! 

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We are seeking a Telemarketer for Chapel of the Chimes in Oakland, CA. This position will be responsible for supporting the location’s sales department by generating viable leads in an effort to meet location sales goals. The successful candidate will have professional communication and customer service skills, and previous telemarketing or sales experience.

  • Identifies prospective clients by reviewing customer files, cold calling, direct mail or email, and other forms of lead generation activities
  • Calls prospective customers by operating telephone equipment, automatic dialing systems, and other telecommunications technologies
  • Explains products, goods, and services in detail and persuade interest in NorthStar Memorial Group’s cemeteries and funeral homes
  • Schedules appointments for sales representatives to meet with potential clients
  • Obtains or verifies client information, including address, phone number, and any other pertinent contact information
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
Requirements and Qualifications
  • 1+ years of telemarketing or sales experience, preferably in the funeral profession
  • Results driven, motivated and persistent individual with strong customer service skills
  • Professional communication and customer service skills
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to build rapport with prospective clients
  • Ability to work independently or on a team as needed