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Deering Banjo Company seeks Sales Coordinator


Company Overview
Deering Banjo Company is looking for an enthusiastic individual to join their highly experienced and knowledgeable sales team. Deering was founded in 1975 as the world's specialist in banjos and has grown to become the largest manufacturer of American made banjos in the world. Located in Spring Valley, CA, Deering produces all of its quality 4-string, 5-string, 6-string, and 12-string banjos in the same US facility and boasts the most knowledgeable team in the industry. Always on the cutting edge of banjo innovation, Deering is proud to have artists such as Mumford and Sons, Steve Martin, Elle King, Taylor Swift, Bela Fleck, Keith Urban, The Avett Brothers, Jens Kruger, Dropkick Murphys, and many more play their banjos.
Popularity in banjo is soaring and we have only scratched the surface of the potential of this wonderful instrument. As such, Deering is now looking to expand their team to allow for a natural expansion of the business. 

Job Summary
As Sales Coordinator, you will be responsible for prospecting new retailers both internationally and domestically, to feed a pipeline of quality prospect retailers to our sales reps. Additionally, you may also be responsible for managing multiple smaller accounts.
Other responsibilities include:

  • Receiving orders via phone and email, entering in a timely manner
  • Exporting and manipulating sales reports
  • Ensuring all orders are confirmed for production to begin building
  • Offering impeccable customer service to all customers, including direct consumers
  • Contributing to marketing efforts

Character Attributes
Deering holds the same high standards for its employees as it does for the quality of their products and we are looking for some of the following attributes:

  • Self-motivated, customer focused and passionate
  • An ability to think on your feet and make swift, informed decisions that will benefit all parties involved
  • A desire to succeed and work as part of a team to help the company reach its objectives
  • A rich knowledge of stringed instruments and the MI industry as a whole. 

 Experience & Qualifications

  • Associates or Bachelor's Degree a plus
  • Minimum 4 years proven sales experience, including a minimum 2 years in the Musical 
    Instruments sector
  • Cold call experience.
  • Strong knowledge of stringed instruments and an interest in bluegrass/folk music a plus.
  • Proven track record of building customer rapport and relationships
  • Familiarity with common software including Excel, Word, Outlook, MS Office as well as more specialist software (Hubspot, Sales Force, Quickbooks or similar).  
  • Experience in producing and interpreting sales reports
  • Strong computer and telephone skills with the ability to multi task PC/Phone activities

Deering Banjo Company offers a fun, relaxed yet very professional working environment where every member of the team has a personal desire to see the company succeed on every level and achieve its objectives. Our benefits include Healthcare Plans, 401K, PTO accrual as well as employee banjo lessons and the opportunity to build an instrument of your choice. 

Still Interested?
Deering is always looking for talent and when we recruit a new member of the team, we want to ensure that they are a successful part of the team for many years. If you think you are the right person for the position, we would love to hear from you. 

Applicants interested in the position should submit an application either online or in person at the Deering facility. To access our online application, please click the following link:

Thank you for your interest and we look forward to hearing from you.