To promote the liturgical formation “of the faithful and also their active participation in the liturgy both internally and externally, taking into account their age and condition, their way of life, and their stage of religious development” so all the faithful may “become thoroughly imbued with the spirit and power of the liturgy.” (Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy 19, 14)
Liturgy Training Publications is a premier publisher of liturgical and pastoral materials in English and Spanish. Established by the Archdiocese of Chicago in 1964, LTP promotes the liturgical formation of the faithful called for by theConstitution on the Sacred Liturgyof the Second Vatican Council. Dedicated to developing resources for the assembly, clergy, liturgical ministers, and all who study the liturgy, LTP produces books, videos, workshops, and other training materials so all the faithful may “become thoroughly imbued with the spirit and power of the liturgy” (SC, 14).
Liturgy Training Publications is seeking a Sales Supervisor to provide general sales department oversight and review, working with staff in order to maintain an effective system for prompt and accurate response to customer orders, inquiries, and complaints. This position will also be the key representative for international distributors, building relationships, enhancing our exposure to the marketplace, handling all aspects of sales to that market, and recommending product.
The successful candidate will enjoy working with people and have the ability to analyze information and sales data in order to develop plans to meet sales goals. As the supervisor of the sales department, the role will coordinate with the sales staff to implement the plan, making adjustments as needed. The position requires someone with strong organizational skills to manage multiple projects, while providing consistent follow up and follow through.
Candidates must have a minimum three years’ experience in sales, preferably bookselling or in customer service. A high school diploma is required; college courses/degree a plus. Supervisory experience and strong mentoring skills a plus. Must have a valid driver’s license.
Ability to prioritize multiple projects and possess good time management skills in a fast-paced environment. Knowledge and understanding of the Catholic Church with ability to explain related product to customers is a plus. Strong verbal and written skills, and an ability to communicate with others in a productive, growth oriented manner. Strong, decision-making skills with ability to negotiate resolution to problems and provide complete customer satisfaction. Computer efficiency and understanding of multiple applications including Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and database software. Bilingual (English/Spanish) is a plus.