This position is a commission-based compensation model. You must have passion, motivation and entrepreneurial skills. We need people who can find those can’t-be-beat deals, best-of-the-best in the city, and up and coming family-friendly businesses, but have the perseverance to keep trying new ideas. With CertifiKid, you set your own hours and earn commissions according to how many deals we sell. Whether you like to work from home or get out and meet business owners - it’s about finding that perfect mix that makes you love this job and helps us to keep growing our list of subscribers and vendors, offering unbeatable deals, and succeeding in the daily deal market.
Experience in sales, online advertising, direct marketing or local advertising is strongly recommended, but not required.
Required Skills & Experience:
- An in-depth knowledge of your local market as it relates to families, parents, children and consumer trends in your area
- Excellent research skills
- Excellent writing skills
- Exceptional communication and presentation skills with the ability to sell a concept or deal to a business at all decision-making levels
- A strong ability to think strategically in relation to the farming of deals and building of business relationships
- Ability to work independently while still being part of a team-based business model
- Ability to work with minimal supervision while maintaining focus, productivity and meeting deadlines
- Seeking out, developing and cultivating leads, including the use of online resources such as email and social media as well as telephone calls and in-person solicitation
- Interface within the market with community groups, parents, prospective subscribers as well as businesses
- Assessing potential business deals, negotiating favorable terms and acquiring commitment from businesses
- Managing relationships with clients
- Constructing proposals and contracts within CertifiKid guidelines
- Preparing reports and maintaining communication on contacts and sales activity with the CertifiKid management team
- Outlining and preparing deal “write-ups” based on information provided by business clients and augmenting this information with research as required
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