Tuesday, January 15, 2008

Looking for a part-time advertising sales representative

Do you know anyone who's looking for some part-time work to earn supplemental income? How about a college student or recent graduate who's looking for something on the side?

I'm looking for a part-time advertising sales representative for the 4 websites I operate independently. My intent is to provide a part-time working opportunity for an energetic individual who is highly motivated and who wishes to gain some marketing experience as an online advertising sales representative.

This position is a straight commission-based job (no base salary) and will involve the sale of online advertising space on my 4 blogs:
Here are the basic requirements:
  • No prior experience necessary. Great for college students and recent graduates! Also a nice opportunity for individuals who want to work from home.
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ought to be very proficient using e-mail and Microsoft Office since over 90% of the work will be done via e-mail. 
  • Should be well-organized and highly motivated.
  • Must be able to maintain a positive attitude and a high level of professionalism. 
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • You may be located anywhere in the United States.
Job Responsibilities:

As an online advertising sales representative, you will be selling advertising space on my 4 websites to various companies and organizations via e-mail and telephone.​You will be expected to spend a significant amount of time prospecting, "cold-calling" via e-mail and telephone, negotiating, and closing deals. Specific duties include:
  • Generate leads by identifying potential clients in different industries that would have an interest in advertising on my websites (some examples include: online retailers that sell smartphones and accessories, medical software vendors, travel nursing, medical tourism, legal service providers, medical and surgical practices, etc.)
  • Create and maintain a list of active clients and prospective clients.
  • Correspond with potential clients about advertising opportunities.
  • Communicate with clients regarding special promotions and other unique opportunities.
Compensation will be based entirely on a commission structure. There is no base salary. If you know anyone who might be interested, please contact me.

You can learn more about "Advertising Sales Agents" on the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics by clicking here.

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