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Job Title Job Description (If available)

Marketing Sales Representative (MSR)

Position Summary:

The MSR will promote and sell ASL lottery products. This position will be in charge of an assigned field territory and will ensure consistency and continuity of service to retailers. This position will act as a customer service and account representative and is the primary liaison between retailers and the ASL. The MSR will train retailers on the games and resolve any retailer/customer complaints and problems. This position will also secure new business and ensure new license application completion and compliance.

Essential Job Functions:

• Serves as an ASL customer service representative and liaison for an assigned field territory. Identifies route requirements and retailer needs; analyzes ticket usage to determine current needs; provides and determines placement of ASL promotional materials/supplies. Travels extensively to vendors and retailers to provide promotional material, training, and other services as needed.
• Utilizes system to track tickets; reconciles usage with inventory; adjusts inventory and reallocates tickets to other retailers; trains retailers on proper activation processes for financial accountability and billing purposes.
• Analyzes store layout; identifies and recommends most effective placement of point of sale and promotional items; instructs retailers on how to increase sales; motivates retailers to promote ASL products; identifies and recommends promotional strategies or programs.
• Recruits and secures new retailers; ensures license application completion and compliance; trains new and current retailers concerning ASL games, and operation of Lottery validation equipment. Maintains retailer centers and ensures they are presentable and effective sales tools.
• Identifies retailer problems; plans and activates appropriate actions to resolve problems; ensures rapid delivery of special ticket orders to retailers. Ensures compliance with ASL rules and regulations.
• Completes accounting, security and sales reports. Meets regularly with and provides information to assigned Regional Sales Manager.
• Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Knowledge of ASL rules and regulations.
• Knowledge of ASL products and equipment.
• Knowledge of ASL Retail processes and procedures.
• Ability to deal courteously and effectively with retailers and the public.
• Ability to train retailers.
• Ability to make appropriate decisions by applying established standards and available information to specific situations.
• Ability to communicate effectively.

Special Job Dimensions:

• Valid Driver’s License.
• Computer Skills.
• Ability to travel, lift, carry and transport ASL/retailer materials as needed.

Minimum Education and/Experience:

• A high school diploma and at least 3 years of work experience in sales, customer service or a related field is required. The successful candidate must reside in one of these assigned counties: Faulkner, Van Buren or White.

Reporting to this Position:

• None

Preference will be given to applicants residing in the following counties: Faulkner, Van Buren and White

This position is a Grade C120.

Job will remain open until filled.

ALC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Executive Assistant (Public Relations & Legislative Liaison Director - Internal Title)

Position Summary:

Under the general direction of the President/CEO of ASL, the selected candidate will represent ASL by negotiating with the executive and legislative branches on legislation, budget issues and citizen concerns, recommending amendments where appropriate;

Typical Essential Functions:

• Evaluating and analyzing all legislation impacting the lottery; attending legislative committee meetings; testifying on relevant bills and responding to inquiries; prepare analysis; assist in development of ASL’s legislative agenda; receive, inventory, analyze and maintain bills introduced by the Legislature that impact the Lottery; analyze fiscal impact of legislation; draft legislation to advance gaming initiatives and educate legislators on the operation of ASL programs.
• The selected individual will respond to legislative, staff, executive branch and judicial inquiries regarding the status of legislation; track all bills and advise the President/CEO of status of pending legislation; receive lists, assign and analyze requests by the Lottery Oversight Committee for legislation that impacts the lottery; develop and publish briefings for legislative and executive staff.
• The Public Relations & Legislative Liaison Director will respond to inquiries from the media, the public and all other stakeholders as deemed appropriate.
• Responsible for promoting the “Play Responsibly” message and coordinating the referral service for gambling addiction
• The position serves as liaison to the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery Commission; disseminates the beneficiary message through public appearances, and promotes conservation and environmentally friendly programs.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Strong management and leadership skills
• The ability to conduct and report various types of financial, legal and regulatory analyses
• The ability to analyze, interpret and assess the impact of regulations, policies and procedures, legislative proposals and mandates
• The ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with all levels of employees, the general public and the media
• The ability to learn and understand all ASL policies, regulations and procedures for conducting ASL business
• The ability to acquire knowledge of the Arkansas Lottery Act
• The ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with agency officials, Board members, and legislators
• The ability to set priorities and effectively manage multiple projects and make sound judgments regarding sensitive and highly visible matters as well as the ability to perform a variety of highly complex tasks using experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals at a high level.

Minimum Education and/Experience:

• Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in business or public administration, public relations or a related field is required.
• A juris doctorate is preferred.
• Eight years of increasingly responsible public relations experience, one (1) of which shall have included experience in planning, organizing and coordinating public relations programs or closely related activities. A law degree may be substituted for two years of experience as indicated above.
• Experience in intergovernmental affairs interacting with all levels of government in the state of Arkansas is required. Compensation is commensurate with experience. (This position is a Grade N909.)
• The Public Relations & Legislative Liaison Director must have strong management and leadership skills; the ability to conduct and report various types of financial, legal and regulatory analyses; the ability to analyze, interpret and assess the impact of regulations, policies and procedures, legislative proposals and mandates; the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with all levels of employees, the general public and the media; the ability to learn and understand all ASL policies, regulations and procedures for conducting ASL business; ability to acquire knowledge of the Arkansas Lottery Act; the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with agency officials, Board members, and legislators; and the ability to set priorities and effectively manage multiple projects and make sound judgments regarding sensitive and highly visible matters as well as the ability to perform a variety of highly complex tasks using experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals at a high level.

Job will be posted externally until filled.

ALC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.