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Family Service Counselor

Live Oak Memorial Gardens
May 27, 2024
Charleston, SC 29414, South Carolina

This position will be responsible for establishing a professional relationship with the client families to ensure all needs are met at the time of need or on a pre-need basis and all options pertaining to interment, cemetery property, and related merchandise and services exceeds the families’ expectations.

Essential Functions

Performs duties in a professional and caring manner with personal appearance, honesty, integrity and ethical business acumen.
Provides tours and guides families to the cemetery lot location.
Builds relationships, ensures excellent service and develops potential referrals while attending services and visitations for client families; schedules and conducts aftercare appointments to ensure client family satisfaction and obtain referrals.
Ensures compliance within state and industry regulations and in accordance with company policies and procedures by accurately completing required documents, insuring proper interment verification process and conducting random audits.
Maintains strict adherence to pricing structures, meeting required timelines by submitting all contracts, required documents and payments to the Business Office.
Reports to the Sales Manager all progress, completes and submits all required reports timely.
Actively pursues the development of new prospects and community-based contacts by conducting presentations that highlight merchandise, services and the benefits of pre-need arranging at business locations, client family homes and public community events.
Sustains positive communication and cooperation with all funeral homes, departments and team members to ensure a service that exceeds the family expectations.
Consistently meets or exceeds company standards in revenue generation to maintain employment and benefits eligibility status.
Protects confidentiality of company and client family information, including but not limited to sales and marketing programs, materials, names and addresses of client families and any additional related information.
Participates in all required specific location and company training initiatives.
Identifies and responds to all hazards at location and on grounds.
Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Education, Experience, Certifications and Licensure

Four-year degree or equivalent combination of education, training and experience preferred.
Prefer college degree or some college required.
Proven track record of success in outside sales production strongly preferred.
May require the possession (or ability to obtain) an insurance license as required by applicable state law.
Valid state issued driver’s license in good standing and acceptable driving record.
Additional Eligibility Qualifications

Ability to read, write and speak English fluently. Bilingual is a plus.
Attend and perform work in a professional and courteous manner in accordance with the employer’s requirements.
Demonstrated willingness to participate in growing market share through community involvement.
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint) preferred
Tactful and professional when dealing with complaints or dissatisfaction with services or merchandise.
Maintains a positive attitude and working environment through organization and communication.
Ability to simultaneously handle multiple projects, prioritizes tasks, and exercise good judgment.
May 24, 2024
Davida Harris
(843) 766-2391