Job posting for Lottery Sales Representative that will cover South Elgin, Elgin, Carpentersville, West Dundee, & St. Charles. Candidate must live within 25 miles of the Territory. The position is posted within Winnebago County so non state employee applicants need to note this on the State application as a County work preference otherwise your name will not appear on the open competitive eligible list. See further instructions below.
An Equal Opportunity Employer
OPENING DATE: 10/29/13
CLOSING DATE: 11/12/13 05:00 PM
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Under direction, promotes and markets Lottery activities and acquires new Lottery retailers within Territory 302 which encompasses the South Elgin, Elgin, Carpentersville, West Dundee and St. Charles areas; delivers promotional material to sales retailers; processes instant ticket returns and maintains Lottery retailers’ instant game inventory; assists Promotions Unit in festivals, fairs and mall promotional events; maintains a variety of records and compiles and prepares reports; coordinates new equipment installations with on-line vendor staff; attends and participates in sales meetings.
Requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to completion of four years college with courses in marketing, public relations or business administration; requires two years progressively responsible experience in marketing, sales or a promotional field. Requires extensive knowledge of sales and marketing principles, practices and techniques; requires working knowledge of methods and techniques of disseminating information in a clear, concise and effective manner. Requires initiative, skill and resourcefulness in graphically presenting promotional and sales programs and evaluating their resourcefulness; requires ability to independently complete ongoing assignments and to meet deadlines within rigid time frames; requires ability to communicate effectively with the public, officials, community groups and others, either orally or in writing; requires ability to meet people easily and establish and maintain good working relationships with the public and agency personnel, and use diplomacy and tact in dealing with controversial matters; requires ability to apply and interpret the lottery law, rules and regulations, and agency policies as they affect day-to-day operations; requires ability to independently conduct survey and studies and prepare reports of findings and recommendations in a logical and valid manner; requires ability and willingness to travel frequently and for extended periods of time, often keeping irregular hours. Requires possession of an appropriate valid driver’s license.
WORK HOURS & LOCATION/AGENCY CONTACT
Work Hours: 8:30 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Illinois Human Rights Act, State agencies must ensure that the employment process is accessible to persons with disabilities. Specifically, these laws require that the State provide reasonable accommodations upon request by individuals participating in all steps of the employment process. This includes the State of Illinois Rutan interview process.
-Current State Employees: Submit a Notice of Interest in Vacancy/Bid Form and CMS 100 Employment Application to the Agency Contact listed above. A separate Bid form AND Application is required for each Posting/Bid ID or your bid will be rejected. Current state employees seeking a promotion should also submit a CMS 100B Promotional Application to CMS (address found in upper right corner of CMS 100B form). If you are a current State employee wishing to transfer, you must submit an Employee Transfer Request form. If no Employee Transfer Request form is submitted, you will not be considered for the position.
-All Other Applicants: FOLLOW THE HOW TO APPLY INSTRUCTIONS/LINK BELOW.
HOW TO APPLY
This position may require a current grade from Central Management Services (CMS), Division of Examining and Counseling, to be deemed qualified and available for employment consideration. For more information, please refer to the Work4Illinois website at Work.Illinois.Gov and select ‘Application Procedures’. Additional information may also be obtained from the Agency Contact listed above or by contacting CMS, Division of Examining and Counseling at Work4Illinois@Illinois.gov or (217) 782-7100, (217) 785-3979 (TDD/TTY), (800) 526-0844 (TTY Only).
Additional Documentation for Lottery Sales Representative:
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NOTE: Salary amounts shown are only to be used as a guide; actual salary will be determined at the time of hire based on current salary plans and/or collective bargaining agreements, if applicable.
Carlos R. Charneco, Manager
CMS Diversity Enrichment Program
100 W Randolph Suite 3-357
Chicago IL 60601
Fax 312 814-6003
TTY 800 526-0844 (Illinois Relay Service)