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Put all your skills, knowledge, passion and creativity to work as part of the CertifiKid team! We are the first ever family-centered daily deals site, and we are growing at a fast pace. We're looking for sales superstars with a passion for all things family who can help us find unbeatable deals in their hometown cities. 

We are currently hiring for 4 positions:
  • Full-Time Sales and Marketing Administrator
  • Restaurant-focused Account Executive for the DC/Baltimore markets
  • Chicago Account Executive
  • Los Angeles Account Executive

 

Please see detailed job descriptions below:

 

NOW HIRING FULL-TIME SALES & MARKETING ADMINISTRATOR - WASHINGTON, DC METRO AREA

 

Currently seeking a creative thinker and fast learner with a positive attitude who can keep up in a fast-paced, independent environment (primarily working from home with occasional reporting to the corporate office in Potomac, MD). The Sales & Marketing Administrator reports to and works directly with the CEO & COO of CertifiKid, working in all aspects of the business, including sales, marketing, operations, client and customer relationships, and business development.

Daily Tasks

Marketing & Business Development

 

  • Assist with development of creative elements for marketing materials, emails, deal collections, promotions, and training guides.
  • Maintain company repository of creative elements, including images, graphics and copy.
  • Attend community events as a CertifiKid representative.
  • Assist with development of new projects.
  • Assist with social networking sites and strategies to boost subscribers and sales.


Sales and Client Relationships:

 

  • Research new businesses to target and keep all contacts organized, including monitoring deal sites daily.
  • Reach out to businesses for daily deals, work with businesses to get contracts/agreements in place, write-up the deals if needed, including all details that purchasers need to know, selecting appropriate art work and finalizing deal page with business.
  • Communicate with businesses partnering with CertifiKid regarding all aspects of their deal: current deal information, follow-up with final deal purchase numbers, maintain communication regarding the process of redemption of deals by CertifiKid customers and develop ongoing relationship for future deals.


Administration & Clerical:

 

  • Assist with customer service calls and emails as needed.
  • Handle calls and calendar for the CEO when needed. 
  • Schedule and develop agendas for team and management meetings.
  • Assist with composing deal collections and special promotions, as well as analyzing their effectiveness.
  • Assist CEO, COO and other CertifiKid Team Members with administrative tasks as needed, such as word processing, managing files and records, designing forms, etc. 


Desired Skills and Experience

 

  • Sales/marketing experience preferred but not required.
  • A high degree of comfort working with a technology product and using social networking tools.
  • Ability to assess and resolve problems in a timely manner.
  • Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.
  • Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar. Knowledge of AP Style a plus, but not required. 
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Excellent organizational, multitasking, interpersonal and communications skills.
  • Ability to work independently, effectively manage time, and pay strong attention to detail.
  • SalesForce experience a plus, but not required. 
  • Graphic design experience a plus, but not required. 


If you think joining our team as a Sales & Marketing Administrator sounds like just the niche for you, please email us at info@certifikid.com with a letter expressing your interest and any salary requirements, and a member of our staffing department will be in touch with you shortly.

 

 

NOW HIRING RESTAURANT-FOCUSED ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE FOR DC/BALTIMORE MARKET


We are currently seeking an Account Executive in the Washington, DC and Baltimore metro areas to focus on the restaurant and dining segment in order to help us keep pace with our fast-growing customer base. This position offers substantial earning potential through 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 restaurants, 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. The successful candidate will "pound the pavement" and meet with restaurant owners and managers regularly.


Qualifications Required:

  • Minimum two (2) years of strong sales experience is required. Passion for selling online advertising, direct marketing, and local advertising are a plus

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision while maintaining focus, productivity and meeting deadlines. This position is a work-from-home opportunity and includes team communication (by phone, email and meetings) with other account executives and the management team, as well as pitching to dining establishments via phone, email, and a strong emphasis on in-person meetings.

  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic, very high activity sales role

  • Excellent research, writing and computer skills

  • A strong ability to think strategically in relation to the development of deals and building of business relationships

  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills with the ability to sell a concept or deal to a business at all decision-making levels

  • An in-depth knowledge of the Washington, DC and Baltimore metro area as it relates to families, parents, children and consumer trends. Knowledge of and contacts in the restaurant industry a plus.

  • Knowledge of social media including Facebook and Twitter

  • Ability to be flexible and able to adapt to changing priorities

  • Has own transportation

Responsibilities Include:

  • Commitment of at least 25 hours per week.

  • Developing and cultivating business 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

  • Researching, outlining and completing deal “write-ups” based on information provided by business clients within CertifiKid guidelines

If you think joining our team as a Restaurant-Focused Account Executive sounds like just the niche for you, please email us at info@certifikid.com with a letter expressing your interest. A team member will get back to you shortly.
 
 
NOW HIRING ACCOUNT EXECUTIVES IN THE
CHICAGO AND LOS ANGELES MARKETS 
 

This position is a commission-based compensation model. You must be able to dedicate at least 25 hours per week and 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.

Qualifications:

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 and 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
  • Creativity
  • 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

Responsibilities Include:

  • Committment of at least 25 hours per week
  • 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
If you think joining our team as an Account Executive sounds like just the niche for you, please email us at info@certifikid.com with a letter expressing your interest and a member of our staffing department will be in touch with you shortly. Please indicate whether you are interested in working within the Chicago or Los Angeles market. 

 

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