Lottery Sales Representative

State Of Minnesota Owatonna , MN 55060

Posted 1 week ago


The Minnesota State Lottery is a state agency that generated over $596M in sales last year, returning a record $145M to our beneficiaries: State's General Fund to support services like K-12 Education and health care, and environmental programs supporting natural resources, game and fish funds.

Job Details

Job Class: Lottery Sales Representative

Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers

Date Posted: 03/05/2019

Closing Date: 03/18/2019

Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Minnesota Lottery

Division/Unit: Sales/Owatonna

Work Shift/ Day Shift

Work Hours: 8:00am

  • 5:00pm (Shift start and end upon arrival and leaving territory)

Days of Work: Monday

  • Friday

Travel Required: Yes

Salary Range: $22.20 - $32.41 /hourly; $46,354 - $67,672 /annually

Job Class Option: None

Classified Status: Classified

Connect 700 Program Eligible: Yes

Job Summary

Job Summary

This position will work under limited supervision to perform sales, marketing and promotional responsibilities supporting Lottery products and programs. Use of state issued vehicle will be provided to execute sales goals that are set for assigned Lottery retailers within a geographical area. Communities for this sales territory are listed below:

Rochester, Caledonia, Chatfield, La Cresent, Lanesboro, Preston, Rushford, Spring Valley, Stewartville, and Winona.

Responsibilities include recruiting and retaining retailers to sell Lottery tickets by use of sales presentations, cost and benefit analysis, overcoming objections, negotiation and persuasion; merchandise the Lottery product line at assigned retail accounts; negotiate, create, conduct and evaluate Lottery retailer promotions and incentive programs to maximize ticket sales and educate Lottery players; and manage assigned key account retailers to maximize ticket sales via participation in Lottery programs. Analyze retail account sales performance and negotiate changes to the retail environment designed to increase Lottery sales.

Provide on-going training to retail managers and staff. The position will represent the Lottery before the public, players, retailers and media.

Travel time is close to 100%.

Overnight stay will rarely be required.


Minimum Qualifications:

Two years' experience (Within the last 10-years) in professional sales selling a major consumer product including territory management and product merchandising/promotional experience.


Four (4) year college degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Sales or related degree.


Completed Alternative Lottery Sales Representative Qualification Process and be a current Lottery employee.

NOTE: Experience will not be credited for delivery driver only, counter sales and services.

Must maintain a Class D Driver's License: a single unit vehicle with a gross vehicle weight of less than 26,000 pounds. This is a basic driver's license.

Physical Requirements

Requires occasionally lifting articles of 25-30 pounds maximum and frequently lifting and/or carrying objects such as promotional materials and dispenser cases. This job may require walking or standing to a significant degree on rough terrain or may involve sitting for extended periods of time with pushing and pulling of arm and/or leg controls.

Additional Requirements

This position requires successful completion of the following:

To facilitate proper crediting. please ensure that your resume clearly describes your experience in the areas listed and indicates the beginning and ending month and year for each job held.

A Criminal History Background check including fingerprinting, Driver's License record check, and reference checks will be completed on the prospective employee.

Application Details

Why Work For Us

The Minnesota Lottery exists to create a fun, quick, and thrilling form of entertainment for Minnesotans. We're proud that a portion of Lottery proceeds goes back to the state to benefit our natural environment.

We're in the entertainment business and are always looking for more ways to have fun as a group. We'd love for you to join us!

Our mission as an employer is to actively recruit, welcome and support a workforce, which is diverse and inclusive of people who are underrepresented.

GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE! The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year.

How to Apply

To be considered for any Veteran's Status, you MUST indicate this on your application.

RECENTLY SEPARATED VETERANS (RSV): Effective July 1, 2009, legislation provides that the top five RSV applicants who apply and meet the qualifications for a vacancy shall be granted an interview. To qualify, you must meet the following: 1) have separated under honorable conditions from any branch of the armed forces of the United States; 2) have served on active duty for 181 consecutive days or more or for the full period ordered to active duty or have separated by reason of disability incurred while serving on active duty; 3) be a United States citizen or resident alien; and 4) have served in active military service at any time on or after September 11 , 2001 , as shown on your DD-214 form.

To be considered under this legislation, you must: 1) meet all Minimum Qualifications identified in this posting; 2) meet all the above RSV criteria; and 3) submit a copy of your DD.214 form by the closing date to: . Failure to submit your DD-214 form will affect your consideration for an interview under this legislation.

CERTAIN DISABLED VETERANS: Effective August 1, 2012, legislation provides state agencies with the option to appoint certain disabled veterans on a noncompetitive basis if you: 1) meet service requirements and have a verified service-connected disability rating of at least 30%; 2) provide qualifying documentation verifying the disability; and 3) meet all Minimum Qualifications identified in this posting.

To be considered under this legislation you must submit all documentation before the closing date to:

Click "Apply" at the bottom of this page. If you are unable to apply online, please contact the job information line at 651.259.3637.

For additional information about the application process, go to


If you have questions about the position, contact the Human Resources office at

If you are a Connect 700 applicant, please email your certificate to by the position close date.

If you are an individual with a disability and need an ADA accommodation for an interview, you may contact for assistance.


The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employer. We are committed to providing culturally responsive services to all Minnesotans. The State of Minnesota recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential and strongly encourages qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.

We will make reasonable accommodations to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at 651.259.3637 or email Please indicate what assistance you need.

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Lottery Sales Representative

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