West Coast Regional Sales Director

May 2, 2012
CDFuneralNews is the leading online daily publication for funeral professionals with a reader base of over 45,000 of the most elite and forward-thinking professionals in the profession. With we have created a global community through an online platform allowing funeral professionals to Stay Current. Stay Informed and Stay Elite.

West Coast Regional Sales Director

When was the last time you worked with a team that you truly felt connected with and knew that together you were building something that was going to positively impact the way people live?  That’s what we are doing at  Inspired by the founder of, we are further building a team, products and services dedicated to being The Brand on the internet for everything obituary related.

Every individual who joins us embraces and exhibits these qualities:

  • Passion for their craft; appreciation and understanding of our target audiences
  • Self motivated but thrives in a collaborative environment
  • High energy with entrepreneurial spirit
  • Positive attitude toward problem solving
  • Sense of humor is seeking talent to join our team and help build our company.  With a strong founding team, top-tier financing, and an innovative approach to fulfilling our mission, will provide a career-changing opportunity for the right candidate.  We are currently looking for:

West Coast Regional Sales Director is seeking Regional Sales Directors to join our team in a leadership position focused on developing the channel of funeral homes that sell our obituary services and on-line tribute products.  This is a unique opportunity as funeral homes all over the country are looking for ways to provide additional value to the families they serve and new ways to grow their businesses. is helping funeral homes to further leverage the Internet to help their families preserve cherished memories of their loved ones, while simultaneously developing the firm’s brand awareness, driving traffic to their websites, and generating leads for at-need and pre-need services within their local markets.

The Regional Sales Director will be responsible for identifying and closing new business opportunities with funeral homes within a specific territory.  As a member of the sales team, you will develop solid relationships with your funeral home partners and ensure that they are regularly publishing their obituaries on the platform, educating their families about the benefits of the offerings and selling multi-media tributes products.  You will be expected to develop new business and following lead generation campaigns.

List of Responsibilities

  • Identify and prospect independent funeral homes, consolidators and corporately owned funeral homes, as well as potential cemeteries.
  • Develop, maintain and grow relationships with funeral homes by building and managing a sales territory.
  • Develop sales and marketing strategies for use within the territory and that can be used for a national rollout.

Qualifications for Position

  • 3-5 years proven success in Channel Development and Management including recruiting, managing, and training Channel Partners.
  • Strong understanding of and/or belief in the Internet.
  • Funeral Service knowledge and experience required.
  • Ability to work in a start-up, entrepreneurial fast-paced environment preferred.
  • Candidate should be proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and customer relationship management software.
  • Strong presentation skills, including the ability to present to large groups.
  • Must be able to travel up to 50% of the time.

Send your resume along with cover letter and salary history to [email protected] and please indicate the position title in the subject line.  Candidates with Funeral Profession experience preferred – no agencies please. provides an opportunity to be part of the team during the most exciting and pivotal time in the company’s history.  We offer an excellent compensation and bonus plan along with a full umbrella of benefits, including, medical, dental, disability, life, 401(k), paid time off and more.

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