Canadian Hearing Services has an opening for a Bilingual Inside Sales professional (Communication Device Specialist) who will be responsible for selling a mix of assisted listening, communication, and accessibility solutions within the education Kindergarten to Grade 12 (K-12) sector with a focus on francophone accounts.
Reporting to the Director, National Accounts, this role will serve as CHS’ primary point of contact to oversee CHS’ educational sales program, including managing existing French schoolboard accounts. The successful candidate will also work closely with other members of the sales team to drive and support the development of new business opportunities.
The successful candidate will have a post-secondary diploma or degree in Business, Marketing, IT or a related field, as well as 3-5 years of proven experience in inside sales, sales operations, or customer support. You are passionate about accessibility and how technology solutions and community-based services can empower Deaf and hard of hearing Canadians to overcome barriers to participation in the classroom.
We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with a proven track record in sales, combined with strong customer service, organizational and presentation skills, as well as fluency in English and French in both spoken and written communications. A sense of urgency is required, as well as the ability to work independently, learn quickly, take initiative, and handle a varied workload with competing priorities and deadlines. Proficiency with MS Office, CRM is required.
CHS is the industry-leading provider of services and products that enable Deaf and hard of hearing Canadians to overcome barriers. We are an Accredited organization and the largest of its kind in North America. Building on its 84-year history and following a remarkable and ambitious turnaround, CHS is a modern, progressive and professional organization well-positioned for growth both nationally and internationally. In 2021, CHS achieved Accreditation with Exemplary Standing from Accreditation Canada making it the first national organization serving Deaf and hard of hearing Canadians to earn this distinction.
CHS requires you to be legally eligible for employment in Canada (Proof of legal ability to work in Canada will be required if a contingent offer of employment is made.)
This is a permanent, full-time unionized position working Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. This is also a hybrid position (work from home, CHS office and/or customer locations) and will require some travel within Northern Ontario, with occasional travel outside of this region, e.g., training, tradeshows, etc. Some evening and weekend work may also be required.
Vaccines (COVID and others) are a requirement of the job unless you have an exemption on a medical ground pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code.
In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), CHS will provide accommodation, accessible formats and communication supports for the interview upon request.
CANADIAN HEARING SERVICES IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND SUPPORTS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION HIRING PROCESS FOR DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING APPLICANTS.
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