Sales Representative - Funeral Home - Earn $85K + Annually London 2160822

London, ON

COVID-19 considerations:
Our facility is offering a safe work environment following all public health guidelines. Employees practice social distancing and PPE is provided along with hand sanitizing stations.

Our Funeral Home and Cemetery organization has been providing 1000s of Canadian families with professional funeral services for over 70 years, creating memorable tribute catered to each individual. 

We are presently looking to hire energetic individuals or sales representatives with an eye for outstanding customer service and a consultative sales approach to join our team.

The Sales Representative is responsible for promoting and providing funeral planning by contacting and meeting clients to pre-arrange their funerals and discuss pre arranging cemetery products and services in the community.

We are looking to fill this position with a qualified, action-oriented and self-motivated individual who is capable of prioritizing and handling multiple demands simultaneously.

 The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Working various lead sources, contacting and visiting client families to assess pre-arrangement needs.
  • Communicating the Company’s Pre Need Funeral planning program.
  • Generating lead sources by following-up on all referrals, walk-ins and mail drops, working with at-need families to promote the after-care program.
  • Presenting to community organizations, arranging and hosting seminars and mall shows, notifying agencies and special groups about the pre-need funeral program and reviewing all files.
  • Establishing and organizing programs and seminars at the funeral home, with guest speakers and arranges co-sponsors of the seminars and programs.
  • Ensuring all contracts are accurately completed, required signatures are obtained, copies are forwarded to appropriate parties and that files are maintained.
  • Participating in funeral home and cemetery staff and management meetings, communicates regularly with all funeral home and cemetery staff to obtain and provide information on the families served or new lead sources.
  • Other duties or special projects as required.

 Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required for this role:

  • Must be a licensed Funeral Director (Class 1 or 2)
  • 1-2 years previous experience working in the funeral services industry.
  • Willing to demonstrate active community involvement and establish a positive profile of the Funeral Home within the community.
  • A valid driver’s license and vehicle are a mandatory requirement for this position.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work effectively independently or as part of a team.
  • Excellent attention to detail and consistently high level of accuracy.
  • Possess exceptional interpersonal and communication skills; verbal, written and presentation.
  • Demonstrates strong customer service skills with the ability to partner will all levels of the organization.
  • Exemplifies Arbor’s values of compassion, integrity, trust, teamwork and excellence.

 If you are interested in applying for this position or know someone who may be qualified and interested, please email your resume and cover letter no later than February 19, 2021to:

We appreciate your interest, and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  Completion of satisfactory business references, background checks (credit, criminal), employment testing and proof of education are essential conditions of employment

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible work environment.  If you are contacted for an interview and/or testing and require accommodation, please contact the Human Resources Department. 

We thank all candidates for applying, and only those that are being considered will be contacted.

By applying to this position, you are confirming you possess either a Canadian citizenship, permanent resident status or work permit.

Please apply today!

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FOREST LAWN MEMORIAL GARDENS

FOREST LAWN MEMORIAL GARDENS

Arbor Memorial Inc. is a family-owned Canadian company that provides interment rights, cremations, funerals and associated services to families across the country. Established in 1947, the company now comprises of 87 funeral homes, 41 cemeteries and 27 crematoria. 23 of our cemeteries have full-service funeral homes on premises, offering complete services to our client families. Our highly trained professionals at our funeral homes and cemeteries deliver personalized support and customized services to all Canadian families.

At Arbor Memorial, we believe celebrating a life is truly personal.

Our highly personalized approach to funerals and end-of-life planning has made us leaders in our field. Whether a family is making plans well ahead of time or has an immediate need, our 2,500+ employees are focused on creating an exceptional experience that provides both the emotional and practical support at all stages of the planning process.

A career at Arbor Memorial offers you the flexibility to balance career and family and to be part of a big company that doesn't feel like one. As an established company, we have the resources to invest in you and your career prospects. You'll have access to professional development programs, locations across the country should you want to relocate and opportunities for upward mobility.

Please visit the link below to know more about Arbor Memorial.

http://careers.arbormemorial.ca/en/

Please forward all resumes to jbraun@arbormemorial.com

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