Donor Recruitment Account Representative
Salaried Sales Representative!
Decatur, IL  / Effingham, IL  / Mattoon, IL 
Posted 1 month ago
Job Description

Job Description



If you are energetic, self-motivated, enjoy working with volunteers and like the fast pace of sales, the American Red Cross has an opportunity for you!


We have an opening on our Southern Illinois Donor Recruitment team about 1 hour from St. Louis for an outside Sales Representative in Donor Recruitment who is responsible for working with blood drive coordinators and donors groups to achieve blood collection targets for area blood drives. The main collection areas will be in the counties of Montgomery, Shelby, Christian, Coles and Fayette. If you are well connected with government and civic groups such as local Rotary organizations in the area...then please consider this!


Applicants living within the territory outline are most desirable.

As an employee at the American Red Cross, you could be on the front lines making a positive impact on our community. Join our non-profit organization, where your heart and mind go to work!


  • Plan and implement effective strategies to recruit, retain and manage sponsor organizations and relationships to achieve established blood collection goals.
  • Develop potential Sponsor leads.
  • Educate Sponsor chairpersons and recruitment committees in organizational requirements.
  • Provide ongoing support to Sponsors and implement appropriate special donor recruitment programs. 


  • Bachelor's degree in marketing, sales, communications or equivalent combination of related education and experience required.
  • Up to 3 years of sales or business to business sales experience preferred.
  • Minimum one year related experience required.
  • Knowledge of group dynamics, direct sales, customer maintenance techniques, negotiation skills, and the ability to effectively implement programs is preferred.
  • Good organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple priorities effectively are required.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills, including training and presentation skills is required.
  • A current valid driver's license and good driving record is required.
  • The American Red Cross requires all new hires be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. This means that all individuals working for the organization must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by the start of their employment OR have begun the vaccination process prior to their start date. Upon being offered a position, individuals will be required to submit proof of vaccination. If you are unable to be vaccinated due to medical or religious reasons, you may qualify for an exemption. If seeking an exemption, you will be required to submit documentation and your request must be approved prior to hire.

The American Red Cross is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Job Summary
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Salary and Benefits
$47,000 - $65,000
This is a salaried and bonus eligible position.
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3+ years
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