Cokesbury Conference Resource Consultant (WNC Conference)

Cokesbury Conference Resource Consultant (WNC Conference)


Cokesbury Conference Resource Consultant
(Western North Carolina Conference)
Compensation: Salary + bonus/incentive program
non-profit organization
Primary Duties:

  • Acquires, develops and strengthens relationships with United Methodist congregations, church leaders, denominational offices, and key accounts throughout the Western North Carolina United Methodist Conference, preferably from a home base in Greensboro or Winston-Salem.
  • Provides services in the areas of curriculum sales/education, custom products, and local events/displays through frequent visitation.
  • Provides leadership to Churches within the local retail market, ensuring that the stated needs are met and exceeded.
  • Analyzes and resolves complex customer service issues, and monitors current trends in the Christian market and with competitors.
  • Provides detailed custom-measuring services to congregations.
  • Manages processes related to external resource events and displays, ensuring high quality, accurate, attractive, well-stocked displays, and positive, accurate, and timely communication and customer service.
  • Assists management in documenting customer expectations and product/service needs for the assigned geographic area. Assists in leading customer promotions, initiatives and contacts while partnering with other sales departments and Corporate Office support staff.
  • An Associate's degree in Business Management, Business Administration, Christian Education, or closely related field, OR at least three (3) years of retail, customer service, or outside sales experience. A Bachelor's degree is preferred.
  • Previous experience with Christian Education resources, general Christian resources and/or Cokesbury product offerings is strongly preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and verbal and written communication skills. Excellent sales and customer service skills with outstanding phone etiquette. Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail. Ability to work independently, demonstrating good time management skills. Good problem-solving skills.
  • Advanced proficiency with PCs and mobile technology, including basic proficiency with word processing and spreadsheet software (MS Word and Excel preferred). Ability to learn and assimilate database management functions, utilize iPad work functions and online sales tools.
  • Good basic math skills, including ability to use basic linear and weight measurements, especially inches, feet, and pounds.
  • Knowledge of the United Methodist Church, their programs and resource needs is strongly preferred.
  • Valid Driver's License and reliable personal vehicle to serve the conference market.
We offer advancement opportunities, benefits package, paid training, and paid vacation. Looking to interview and hire for an immediate opening.

Please respond with your resume and any other supporting documentation. Please include a minimum salary expectation with your submission. Submissions should be sent to

The United Methodist Publishing House (Abingdon Press, Cokesbury) is a publisher, wholesaler, retailer, and distributor of ecumenical Christian resources for the church and for the broader community of faith.

  • Location: Based in Greensboro and/or Winston-Salem, NC, serving the Western North Carolina United Methodist Conference
  • Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.
  • Please do not contact job poster about other services, products or commercial interests.

Contact: Carla Wiltshire

Address: 2222 Rosa L Parks Blvd Nashville 37228

Phone: 6149758249



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