• USA
  • 75000-85000 per year
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Outreach Representative - Lyrasis - FULLY REMOTE

Lyrasis, a mission-driven, community-led nonprofit serving libraries, archives, museums, and research communities, is seeking an Outreach Representative to add to our growing, dynamic team. Due to recent exciting collaborations and acquisitions, we are experiencing substantial growth. Looking for an opportunity with a growing, industry-leading innovator? Read on!

Why Lyrasis?

  • Telecommute from anywhere in the US or Canada.
  • Flextime schedule options.
  • Competitive benefit package including up to an 8% employer 403b match.
  • Substantial PTO, accruing 21 vacation days, three personal days, and 12 sick days a year
  • Mission-driven - focused on catalyzing and enabling equitable access to the world's knowledge and cultural heritage through work with libraries, archives, museums and research communities

The Role:

Outreach Representative will build effective relationships with members and non-members, including state, public, and academic libraries, archives, museums, and consortia to facilitate cooperation and collaboration; and promoting LYRASIS products and services. This could be your next career if you are one of the following:

  • A person who has a successful sales career - particularly library archives or museums markets - and are looking to transition your skills into having a larger institutional conversation and transitioning your enthusiasm for sales into a position that requires much of the same methodologies with success measured on sustainability and impact.
  • An individual who has worked in a library, archive, or museum, but wants to expand your service expertise to help other libraries, archives and museums impact their community.
  • You are an experienced non-profit professional working with community planning & outreach, fundraising and public speaking.


  • Understanding of the role of State, Public, and Academic Libraries, Archives, Museums, and Consortia in library services and operations
  • Proven ability to build, maintain and grow relationship with organizations, libraries in particular
  • Proven track record of meeting or exceeding operational and/or sales goals
  • Proficiency in territory or project management
  • Excellent listening, interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
  • Strong public speaking and presentation skills
  • Comfort with working both frequently on the road and from home
  • Must be able to collect, analyze and evaluate information in a variety of ways
  • CRM (Customer Relationship Management) or enterprise software experience
  • Must possess self-directed initiative and excel in the areas of time management, organization, prioritization, and multi-tasking
  • Self-starter who acts as primary relationship-builder for key accounts
  • Requires the ability to effectively explain complex concepts, products and services
  • Ability to understand members' needs and present the most cost-effective solutions for libraries
  • Must be mission driven
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Excellent listening, interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
  • Strong public speaking and presentation skills
  • Comfort with working both frequently on the road and from home

Applications are accepted until the position is filled, but review of applications will begin on 3/10/2023.

All applications must include a cover letter to be considered.

At Lyrasis, one of our core values is to provide an inclusive environment for all who are employed here. Therefore, the company is intentional in providing fair and equitable employment opportunities to all applicants, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics.

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