Design Your Own Custom Notebooks

We’re Hiring for an Account Manager!

 

Do you take pride in providing excellent service? Do you have experience with generating leads and managing client accounts? Do you love helping people bring their good ideas to life?

This may be the position for you!

In this full-time position, you’ll work with clients, and coordinate with the Production team to make our clients’ ideas into beautifully crafted Scout Books! Bring your winning customer service skills to delight customers and exceed their expectations. Create a seamless experience while you gather all of the project and order details to get ready to put into production. Track team sales revenue, share challenges and celebrate wins as we measure our progress. 

You must have the ability to follow standard work, and also be flexible in this deadline-driven field and customer-facing role. We’re all about continuous improvement and you should be comfortable talking through mistakes and willing to try new things. It’s important to stay calm and rational during unforeseen challenges as well as being an open and kind communicator. Join us at Scout Books and connect with the wonderful people that make this team special!

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

Provide exceptional service, set up client orders for production, manage client accounts and relationships, grow sales and generate leads and become a Scout Books brand ambassador. 

 

EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, AND SKILLS

OSX; Adobe Creative Suite; Trello; HelpScout; OnePage CRM (Or alternative CRM);  Meticulous attention to detail; Excellent communication skills in person, over the phone, and via email; Strong writing skills, with a clear and personable tone; Experience in customer service, project management, or in the print industry

 

COMPENSATION

$16.50-18.50 per hour, depending on experience

Benefits include Vacation, Sick, Paid Holidays, Health and Dental Insurance, and employer-sponsored SIMPLE­-IRA retirement plan. We also offer training opportunities, quarterly profit sharing bonus program, wellness reimbursement program, paid volunteer program, occasional lunches, happy hours, snacks and field trips.

 

HOW TO APPLY

Please submit a cover letter and resume by December 1st. Click here to apply.

**Please do not contact us by telephone about this job opening.**

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About Scout Books

Scout Books is a B Corp certified custom notebook manufacturer based in Portland, Oregon. We produce projects for an array of amazing clients and collaborators, along with retail products ranging from blank DIY notebooks to inspiring designs featuring the work of top artists and designers. All Scout Books are made with 100% recycled papers and vegetable-­based inks, and are printed, bound, and packed on equipment powered by renewable energy. The Scout Books team is dedicated to the creation of sustainable goods that inspire and empower our clients and collaborators to capture and share their big ideas with the world.

Our Core Values

Be Open– Be Open to Change. Be Open to Making Mistakes. Be Collaborative. Be Welcoming. Be Curious. Be Honest. Be Open for Business. Say Yes, And.

Kindness Counts- Be Kind to Yourself. Be Kind to Your Team. Be Kind to Your Customers. Be a Good Listener. Be Honest. Be Understanding. Work from a Place of Love.

Bring It- We are Here to Perform. Bring your Best Self Everyday. Be Ready for the Challenge. Don’t Expect Someone Else to Bring It For You. Work Hard, and Smart. The Details Matter.

More Magic-Make it Special. Make a Great Impression. Enthusiasm is Contagious. Have Fun. Share your Flair. Innovate. Follow your Curiosity.

Make it Better-Make One Degree Improvements Everyday. Reduce Waste. Aim for Flow. Everyone Can Innovate. Creativity is our Competitive Edge. Give Back. Ideas Matter, but Implementation Matters Most. Add Value. Sustain Growth through Continual Improvement.

Our Commitment

We are an equal opportunity employer. Scout Books is committed to and deeply values diversity. We strive to provide a hiring and working environment in which all people feel equally respected and valued, regardless of gender, religion, ethnicity, age, country of origin, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic which makes a person unique.