Thursday, May 23, 2013

Class of 2013: Apply for your first job at a top ranked company!

The Reynolds and Reynolds Company

Outside Sales Representative (Trainee)-Chicago, IL

Company Overview: Founded in 1866, Reynolds and Reynolds provides document and software solutions to the automotive industry, primarily car dealerships.  We offer solutions for each area of the dealership including parts, service, accounting, and sales.  We help these departments maximize profitability and run more efficiently while improving the car ownership experience for the customer.  Headquartered in Dayton, OH, with major locations around North America and in Europe, Reynolds employs more than 4,300 associates worldwide.

Position Description:

The goal of the Outside Sales Representative position on our Document Services team is to prepare you for taking on your own territory by starting you in a Trainee capacity.  Reynolds Document Services provides over 5,000 different types of printed forms and promotional items to the automotive market, including business forms, license plate frames, banners, and much more.  As a Trainee, you will be assigned a seasoned Sales Representative, as a mentor, to learn about our products and the overall sales process within various accounts and territories.  You will assist your mentor in lead generation and other aspects of the sales cycle. 
Once you complete the training period and a territory becomes available, you will be required to relocate to the open territory and take over selling documents and promotional products to existing customers as the territory’s assigned Sales Representative.  In this role, you will also develop and maintain new customers throughout your specified territory.  You are eligible to receive a company car for both business and personal use. In addition, you will be provided a company cell phone, laptop and home office equipment.
Document Services Facts: With eight out of 10 car dealerships in the U.S. using a document or product produced by Reynolds – Reynolds Document Services has a level of brand awareness that stands out with dealerships.  Document Services delivers the Reynolds brand with excellence. In Voice of the Customer surveys, dealers score Reynolds documents a near-perfect 97 percent in customer satisfaction.

Our extensive, world class training includes on-the-job training with a mentor, as well as classroom instruction at our corporate headquarters in Dayton, Ohio.  You will complete courses on our products, processes, sales skills and automotive dealership operations.  We take the time to train you right because your success is our future.

·         Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Must be a self-starter with the ability to schedule time effectively
  • Strong influential skills/level of charisma for building long-term relationships with customers
  • Good organizational skills
  • Ability to learn both sales process and product and make applicable use of knowledge
  • Must be willing to relocate upon completion of training

Seize the opportunity: For those who wish to apply, they can submit their resume directly to

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

These are the students enrolled in Dr. Maher's Sustainability Marketing in Summer 2013. The class visited Eichner's Farm in Wexford to gain information about sustainable farming and agriculture. They also visited Phipps Conservatory's Center for Sustainable Landscape and took a walking tour in downtown Pittsburgh starting with the sustainable Convention Center structure and then Market Square, where there is evidence of sustainable economic development.