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Program Associate – Chapel Hill – Filled

AVANT is currently recruiting for a Program Associate for a full-time, temporary-to-hire position in Chapel Hill.

The right candidate for this position:

  • Plans, coordinates, and manages participant and guest logistics (e.g., transportation, hotel accommodations, off-site meals, any meal vouchers, and travel money cards).
  • Prepares and distributes materials, including hotel welcome packets, binders, and name tags/name tents in order to communicate information to constituents.
  • Maintains participant area of the program website.
    Provides necessary information on program speakers, instructors and advisors; teaching/advising sessions; and pay rates to so that faculty contracts may be produced in a timely manner.
  • Distributes program marketing material to potential participants and sponsors, or to other parties at the Program Director’s request.
    Tracks, manages, and distributes incoming participant registration information.
  • Manages program inventory and supplies (e.g., shirts, binders, course materials) as well as their distribution to participants as appropriate.
  • Acts as a liaison with program speakers and instructors by communicating to them logistics and participant information, and collecting from them any course materials for subsequent distribution to participants.
  • Creates itineraries for distinguished visitors at program activities.
  • Acts as on-site staff coordinator during program events, including setting up classrooms, collecting evaluations, and managing any meal vouchers and other duties as required.
  • Addresses special requests from participants, speakers, instructors, and official guests during program.
  • Coordinates the post-program shipment of participant materials, including electronic copies of course materials.
  • Archives electronic and hard-copy program materials, including but not limited to participant binders, electronic copies of materials, any additional participant information, schedules, evaluations, and participant biographies.
  • Sends program binder and any other relevant materials to the sponsoring organization, as required.
  • Aggregates and reviews in-program and post-program evaluations of faculty and content.
  • Processes speaker/faculty invoices by preparing and submitting check requests for reimbursement.
  • Responds effectively to information requests from alumni.
  • Responds to general program inquiries.
  • Provides administrative support to program director as needed.

This is  a fantastic opportunity for a career minded professional to join a great organization.  Click here to apply on-line, and to be considered for this position.

Customer Service Representative – Wake Forest

AVANT is recruiting for an experienced Customer Service Representative to work with a growing company in Wake Forest, NC.  The position is responsible for servicing and retaining new and existing benefits insurance accounts and referring potential business to other departments and affiliates. The selected candidate will support producer(s) in managing renewals and new sales by preparing quotes and proposals, and serve as the primary point of contact for all client inquiries.
Essential Functions:

  • Respond to customer and insurance company inquiries in a timely manner via telephone and email and record communications using Applied software.
  • Use encrypted software to send email containing sensitive or protected information.
  • Quote and re-market benefits insurance policies using internet based systems.
  • Prepare accurate, organized quotes and proposals for renewals and prospective business.
  • Maintain vendor/carrier relationships and stay current with their benefits plans.
  • Ensure the proper placement of requested coverage and document all transactions using Applied software.
  • Ensure that insurance coverage is underwritten to at least agency minimum standards and consistent with the standard operating procedures for all new policies.
  • Correspond with clients and insurance carriers to obtain information and/or inform them of account status or changes.
  • Analyze information from clients, original insurance applications, and other company documents to determine if changes are needed and effects of changes.
  • Accurately process and record new insurance policies and changes according to agency procedures.
  • Accurately modify, update, and process existing policies and claims to reflect any change in beneficiary, amount of coverage, or type of insurance.
  • Organize and maintain detailed records for each client using Applied software.
  • Review and verify data, such demographics, coverage, and premiums on insurance applications and policies.
  • Additional Responsibilities:
  • Answer office telephones, greet visitors, and perform various administrative duties including mailing, faxing, copying, etc.
  • Other duties and special projects as assigned.

 

Sales/Marketing:

  • Refer potential business to other departments and affiliates.
  • Round out accounts and cross sell in order to offer greatest level of protection to each client.
  • Solicit referrals from preferred clients.
  • Utilize company marketing campaigns.

 

Click here to apply on-line for this position.

 

Industrial/Graphic Artist – Filled

International Company looking for immediate hire for full time industrial/graphic artist with their growing team to prepare finished artwork films used in Screen Printing and Flexographic departments.

Job duties include but are not limited to:

  • Use Corel Draw, Adobe Illustrator and Onyx software to build paste up/mechanical/proofs from drawings within established cost standards
  • Perform all necessary tasks using art room and art room equipment
  • Evaluate customer art work for possible quality problems
  • Mock up samples in a timely manner while considering customer requests, material limitations, and budget
  • Work with team to create customer products and high quality designs

Job qualifications include:

  • Minimum 1 year experience in Art room
  • Professional demeanor
  • Ability to work closely with others
  • Attention to accuracy and detail
  • High School Diploma

Resume and referrals required

Click here to apply online

Warehouse Inventory Manager – Filled

AVANT is recruiting for an experienced Warehouse Inventory Manager for the Durham branch of a national supply company.

The selected candidate will be responsible for tracking all incoming and outgoing inventory in an SAP system, as well as monitoring all warehouse inventory levels. You must have strong computer skills and previous experience with SAP.

Great salary and benefits package available for the position.

To submit a resume or to find out more about the position, click here to apply on-line!

Bilingual Office Manager – Filled

AVANT is recruiting for an immediate opening for an Office Manager with a growing telecom equipment company. This individual will work closely with the CEO to communicate customer and business needs as well as perform mid-level accounting duties.

Job duties:
Coordinate with Sales team and warehouse staff to ensure client needs are met
Work closely with customers to provide services and track invoices
Perform general administration duties, typing, filing, answering phones, etc…
Process all accounting functions including; A/R, A/P, General Ledger,  and financial reporting
Manage executive’s schedule and travel arrangements
Monday-Friday, 8a-5p (some flexibility required)
Salary is dependent on experience

Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Accounting or related field
Expert with Outlook to track upcoming company appointments and events
Expert with Ms Office suite
Expert with Quickbooks for all accounting functions
Able to work in an independent, self-directed manner
Speaks, reads, and writes fluent Spanish and/or Portuguese and English

Click here to submit a confidential resume.

Linux Systems Administrator – Filled

AVANT is recruiting for an experienced Linux Systems Administrator to join a Systems Engineering Team. In Systems Engineering, you’ll play a key role in ensuring the stability and performance of our e-commerce analytics and marketing automation Platform. You’ll be part of the team that owns the whole stack from hardware/OS to the applications that run our code, as well as the automation framework that makes it manageable at scale. The most successful candidates will have an strong skills in troubleshooting and problem solving, experience in software development AND system design, great communication skills, and the desire for solving complex problems at scale that are unique to company’s.
Only apply if you want to:
• Be a part of an agile team of systems administrators working in the open source space using some of the latest technologies supporting company’s dynamic infrastructure
• Use best-practice system design and create a resilient and scalable infrastructure
• Balance long term priorities to accomplish critical goals while shifting paradigms to support demanding needs and infrastructure hot button issues

Responsibilities:
• Build, manage and maintain the fleet of servers in multiple data centers.
• Diagnose and root cause server hardware, system software, storage, and networking issues. Provide and apply workarounds and long term fixes.
• Develop process automation and tooling to monitor systems, collect data, and develop maintenance methodologies.
• Review and influence new and evolving design, architecture, standards, and methods for operating services and systems.
• Participate in an on-call rotation.
• 3-5 years of full-time Systems Administration experience.
• Deep knowledge in linux operating systems, storage (RAID administration), and networking (TCP/IP, SSH, DNS, and DHCP) concepts and practices
• Strong Bash or Perl scripting proficiency, Ruby a plus!!!
• Experience with monitoring and alerting applications (Nagios, Cacti, Graphite, Splunk)
• Demonstrated experience working in a data center environment
• Strong troubleshooting and problem solving skills
• Ability to lift 50 lbs.
Nice to Have:
• Proficiency with Cisco networking configuration and troubleshooting as well as firewall and routing management
• Familiarity working with NoSQL technologies, especially Hadoop/HDFS systems
• Experience with OS and package automation using Foreman and Puppet
• Knowledge of security best practices from the user level all the way up to the enterprise network layer. (IPS/IDS, user security education, application hardening)
• Proficiency setting up and managing NFS, LDAP, Bind/DNS, DHCP
• Experience deploying and managing KVM

Send your confidential resume to dhilliard@avant.jobs to apply!

Executive Administrative Assistant – Filled

AVANT is recruiting for an Executive Administrative Assistant for the HR department of a multi-national company in Raleigh, NC.

The selected candidates will serve as Executive Assistant providing comprehensive administrative support to the Senior Vice President of Human Resources. Exercise independent judgment and discretion regarding confidential matters. Use advanced computer skills to create, modify and update presentations, write memos, plan conferences/meetings/company events, plan and prepare Board of Directors meeting materials. Assist with department budgeting, Employee Relief fund and fitness center reimbursements. Post organizational and policy changes to intranet. Interact with internal and external consultants, vendors, business leaders and employees.

Requirements include:
Minimum 5 years’ administrative experience supporting senior level executives
Expert computer skills: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Internet and Visio
Effective communication skills with both internal and external business contacts; excellent customer service skills
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail; excellent listening skills and ability to work with employees at all levels of the corporation
Ability to work with and handle confidential/non-public information
Self-starter with professional demeanor, sensitivity to others and keen willingness to learn

The position comes with a competitive salary, based on experience, and comprehensive benefit program.

Click here to submit a confidential resume!

EDI Coordinator – Filled

AVANT is recruiting for an EDI Coordinator for a growing RTP area company.

The selected candidates will:
Coordinate the daily tasks required to send and receive electronic documents using Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) standard protocols.
Handle exceptions and resolve errors related to order flow as they are presented
Utilize Crystal Reports to create custom UCC 128, price, case, and location labels based on internal or customer specifications
Ensure label quality standards are being met
Creation of customer EDI maps in the ERP system
Coordination of order flow with Logistics, Operations, and Sales
Work with 3rd parties and customers to test trading partner setup and documents
Assist the EDI Manager with major projects as assigned
Assist with training and supervision of new EDI staff as needed
Record all work in IT ticket management system
Supervise and mentor entry level EDI staff.

Minimum Qualifications

Associates or Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Computer related field
1 to 2 years of experience in EDI
Must have a valid NC Driver’s License

Required Skills and Abilities

Working knowledge of Microsoft office
EDI/AS2 experience
Shipping/logistics
Basic/Beginner level SQL or other relational database experience
Crystal Reports

There is an excellent Salary and Benefits package available for this position.

Click here to submit a confidential resume.

Bilingual Office Manager

AVANT is recruiting for an immediate opening for an Office Manager with a growing telecom equipment company. This individual will work closely with the CEO to communicate customer and business needs as well as perform mid-level accounting duties.

Job duties:
Coordinate with Sales team and warehouse staff to ensure client needs are met
Work closely with customers to provide services and track invoices
Perform general administration duties, typing, filing, answering phones, etc…
Process all accounting functions including; A/R, A/P, General Ledger,  and financial reporting
Manage executive’s schedule and travel arrangements
Monday-Friday, 8a-5p (some flexibility required)
Salary is dependent on experience

Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Accounting or related field
Expert with Outlook to track upcoming company appointments and events
Expert with Ms Office suite
Expert with Quickbooks for all accounting functions
Able to work in an independent, self-directed manner
Speaks, reads, and writes fluent Spanish and/or Portuguese and English

Click here to submit a confidential resume.

Screen Printer – Filled

AVANT is recruiting for an experienced Screen Printer who is proficient in all phases of screen making and screen printing for a local Durham company.

The selected candidate must be able to setup and operate various screen printing presses, screen making equipment, and drying equipment, as well as mixing colors, in  a high quality, high volume environment.

The position is 1st shift, working from 7am – 3:30pm.  Salary ranges from $18-$30/hr depending on experience.

The company offers great benefits including; paid health, life and disability insurance, paid vacation, holiday and personal time, holiday bonuses and tuition reimbursement programs.

Click here to apply on line and submit a confidential resume.

Operations Manager – Filled

AVANT is recruiting for an experienced Operations Manager for a locally owned commercial cleaning company. The position entails a high degree of customer service and service industry experience with a sense of urgency and integrity.  You will manage the daily operations:  inspections, follow-ups, reporting, troubleshooting and resolutions of customer concerns.  You will need to be well presented, professional, trustworthy and punctual, as well as have good attention to detail and a logical approach to problem solving.  Additional characteristic of the ideal candidate include:

  • Fluency in written and oral communication in both English and Spanish.
  • Ability to provide outstanding customer service.
  • Ability to train/develop employees according to a system, build relationships, and utilize skills of the employees most appropriately.
  • Must be able to handle a variety of tasks and prioritize daily.
  • Equally be driven by selling additional services and sub-franchises.
  • Flexible to work some nights and weekends in the Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill area.
  • Comfortable with base salary plus commission/bonus pay

The total compensation range for this position is $30k to $40k depending on experience, with significant room for increase over the next few years.

Click here to apply on-line and submit a confidential resume.

Industrial/Graphic Artist – Filled

International Company looking for immediate hire for full time industrial/graphic artist with their growing team to prepare finished artwork films used in Screen Printing and Flexographic departments.

Job duties include but are not limited to:

  • Use Corel Draw, Adobe Illustrator and Onyx software to build paste up/mechanical/proofs from drawings within established cost standards
  • Perform all necessary tasks using art room and art room equipment
  • Evaluate customer art work for possible quality problems
  • Mock up samples in a timely manner while considering customer requests, material limitations, and budget
  • Work with team to create customer products and high quality designs

Job qualifications include:

  • Minimum 1 year experience in Art room
  • Professional demeanor
  • Ability to work closely with others
  • Attention to accuracy and detail
  • High School Diploma

Resume and referrals required

Click HERE to apply online

Customer Service Representative – Filled

International company looking for immediate full time hire to join their team serving the business community with high end customized printing, labeling, and stamped products.

Job Duties include but not limited to:

  • Ongoing communication with individual customers regarding purchase order specifications, updates, and customer satisfaction during and after order is complete
  • Work closely with Sales Team to relay any changes in purchase orders and ensure customer requests are performed with highest level of professionalism
  • Set up customer in software system accurately, including all quotations, estimations, inquiries, billing information, credit applications, sample drawings, and any artwork
  • Track all orders to estimate time of completion, expediting when possible, and monitoring revisions
  • Maintain all customer files, current and past orders while following up on any unbooked quotations
  • Calmly and professionally handle customer concerns and complaints

Job qualifications include:

  • Solid Computer skills
  • Excellent Communication Skills
  • Minimum 40 WPM
  • Attention to detail with high accuracy
  • High School Diploma
  • Professional and friendly
  • Minimum two years experience in Customer Service or equivalent

Pay is dependent on individual experience with excellent benefits upon hire

Resume and referrals required

Click here to apply online

Inside Sales Manager (Raleigh) – Filled

AVANT is recruiting for an Inside Sales Manager for a growing client in Raleigh.  The chosen candidate will manage all activities related to the daily operations and development of the sales department, targeting State and Local Government Sales. This is accomplished through providing leadership, motivation, and direction to the sales force.

Main Tasks & Responsibilities
*Manage and oversee the company’s sales direction and functions, including development of sale techniques, approaches and measurement standards
*Manage, support and cultivate the development and growth of the sales force
*Maximize account penetration via in-depth selling
*Conduct regularly scheduled reviews with the company’s sales force to discuss in-depth account reports and new opportunities
*Act as the point-person for all departments when sales related issues arise.
*Develop and implement sales promotions and campaigns for new and existing products and customers.
*Lead weekly sales meetings
*Contributes to building a positive team spirit that inspires and motivates employees to perform at a high level.
*Make recommendations to the company for better results, which should include better methods, systems and procedures

Education and Experience
*BS or BA degree in business or related field required
*Five years of professional sales leadership experience required
*Must have strong time management, analytical, problem solving, prioritization, and organizational skills
*Excellent written and verbal communication skills
*Candidate must be able to work in a fast-paced, high-pressured, evolving environment
*Excellent leadership, management, administrative and supervisory skills

Benefits for the position include; paid Health, Dental and Vision insurance plans,  401-k program with a 50% match up to 6%, and paid Holiday/Sick/Vacation days.

To learn more about this position, click here to apply on-line and submit a confidential resume.

Compensation Analyst (Direct Hire) – Filled

AVANT is recruiting for a Raleigh, NC location of a large multi-national corporation looking to hire an experienced Compensation Analyst to support and assist the Compensation Director in designing, building, and communicating policies that further the company’s long term compensation and business strategy goals.

Individual will be:

  • Working and communicating with HR on new and ongoing competitive compensation programs
  • Continually researching salary ranges, hourly wages, and competitive benefit packages
  • Performing as compensation interface for HR and management
  • Overseeing the performance management and performance review systems
  • Assisting in preparing budget proposals and presentations
  • Other duties as needed by Director and HR department

Qualifications required are:

  • Bachelor’s in HR or a related field
  • Minimum 3 years working as Compensation Analyst in a corporate setting
  • Proficient in Performance Management Systems
  • Prior experience with HRIS
  • Expert in MS Excel with analytical skills
  • PHR and/or CDP a plus

Compensation will be based on experience ($65k+) and relocation assistance is available.  Click here to apply on-line and submit a confidential resume.

Inside Sales Associate – Filled

AVANT is recruiting for Direct Hire candidates for the Raleigh, NC location of an international telecom equipment company.

As part of this inside sales role, the selected candidate will be actively prospecting and developing new accounts, generating sales quotes, and handling customer inquiries via phone and email. In addition, they will make warm sales calls while becoming technically knowledgeable about telecom network equipment products and manufacturers. They will be highly engaged in business development.

  • Manage telephone and email sales inquiries about telecom equipment solutions offered, assisting customers with part number inquiries, 90% of customer interaction will be over the phone and email
  • Perform prospect calls covering a wide geographic range and diverse customer demographics
  • Follow-up on all leads forwarded from the sales channel partners
  • Plan follow-up calls and maintain all reporting and administrative functions in an accurate and timely fashion
  • Provide prompt and professional responses to product and pricing requests.
  • Represent the company in 3-5 industry trade shows per year
  • Research product availability and prepare sales estimates for products stocked in our warehouse and for products available at our partner vendors
  • Utilizing strong communication skills, educate customers about the company’s return and warranty policies.
  • The successful candidate will possess commercial and creative acumen to develop marketing and emailing/newsletters campaigns

The compensation package for this position will include a base salary and bonus program dependent on the candidate experience level.

Click here to apply on-line and submit a confidential resume.

Group Telesales Representative – Filled

A growing local insurance company is looking to expand it’s sales force. They are currently looking for a part time employee, working flexible hours, to market their insurance product to medical practices and groups around the country. 

Individual will be:

  • Initiating phone calls and emails to prospective healthcare groups
  • Providing detailed explanations to contacts about the product suite and services
  • Partnering with Sales Team to share information on qualified leads
  • Recording and reporting interactions into a Client Relationship Manager (CRM)
  • Meeting monthly goals for appointments set

Qualifications required include:

  • Undergraduate degree or related experience
  • Minimum 2 years experience in inside telesales
  • Proficient applicable knowledge using MS Office Suites
  • Excellent verbal and grammar
  • Professional phone voice and personality
  • Experience in medical and/or insurance industry a plus

Offered compensation includes:

  • Hourly rate depends on experience, with closure bonuses
  • Licensing and training in group life, disability, and long-term care insurance
  • Strong sales and marketing support and tools

Please apply if you are interested in starting an excellent career in sales and insurance. Position could potentially move into a full time position.

Click here to submit your confidential resume and cover letter.

Senior Group Sales Representative (Direct Hire) – Filled

AVANT is recruiting for a boutique employee benefits firm that specializes in group and individual benefits for healthcare providers across the country.  They are currently seeking a Senior Group Sales Representative to market an exclusive Medical Select product suite and develop relationships with medical and dental practices across the United States.

This opportunity would be ideal for an experienced sales professional who thrives in a growth-oriented, entrepreneurial environment.  A qualified applicant should be:
•Passionate about selling
•Excellent in communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills
•Motivated by growth potential and the challenge to attain goals

Daily Activities:
•Initiating Phone calls, emails, and in-person communications to prospective healthcare groups
•Partnering with Business Development and Design to develop and present plan features and firm advantages
•Meeting monthly sales and relationship goals
•Demonstrate personal initiative and the ability to problem solve
•Regular travel for sales related conferences and meetings

Required Qualifications:
•Undergraduate degree or equivalent work experience
•Strong interpersonal and presentation skills
•Self-Motivated and entrepreneurial
•Advanced computer skills (particularly MS Word, Excel, and Outlook)
•Previous sales experience

Preferred Qualifications:
•Experience working within the healthcare industry
•5-8 years of group life and disability experience
•Currently licensed in North Carolina as a Life & Health Agent (additional states and licenses would be valuable)
•Advanced knowledge of group life, disability, and/or long term care insurance
•Advanced knowledge of group investment services

The Offering:
•Competitive compensation structure based on performance and experience
•Competitive Benefits Including: Medical, Dental, Life, & Long-Term Disability Insurance, and 401k
•Office Support Including: Marketing Resources, Underwriting, and Design Support

Click here to submit a confidential resume for this position.

Order Processor – Filled

AVANT is hiring experienced Order Processors for a 1st shift position with a local RTP company.  You will be responsible for pulling all outgoing orders to meet shipping and delivery goals, tracking and reporting any order discrepancies, monitoring inventory levels, and working with management to improve operations.

The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree or an Associate’s Degree and 2 years of inventory management experience in a warehouse.  Additional skills that are helpful, but not necessary are; Bilingual(English/Spanish), Quality Inspection training, MAS 500 inventory control experience.

This is a Temp-to-Hire position with a growing company.  The position starts at $12.00 per hour.  Once you are hired full-time, you will be eligible for salary increases and a great, comprehensive, benefits package.

Click here to apply on-line and submit a confidential resume.