Monday, February 18, 2008

Job Opening: Promotional Sales Associate

The successful candidate will be in-charge of sales coming from existing subscribers. This is a full-time, work-at-office position.

This position manages the strategic direction of increasing revenue per customer and has P&L responsibility for this channel.

Compensation Package:
1. competitive salary
2. uncapped commission scheme for direct sales
3. overrides for managing teams and revenue shares for indirect sales
4. minimum 1 month bonus for meeting specific team and individual objectives

The Promotional Sales Associates will be assigned to the following tasks/objectives

1. Meet specific individual and group sales objectives

2. Promote campaign to upgrade existing individual licenses to corporate licenses

3. Identify profitable and applicable affiliate programs and promote them among the company's existing subscribers

4. Identify and develop possible joint venture opportunities with other companies to promote them to the company's existing subscribers

5. Promote the company's other websites to the company's existing subscribers

6. Conceptualize and develop and promote seasonal campaigns to entice trial subscribers to upgrade or previous members to sign-up once again

7. Manage and maintain a promotional campaign blog

8. Increase renewal rates for the year

9. Decrease shopping cart abandon rates for the year

10. Coordinate internally with marketing, creative, call center and technical to execute against all deliverables

11. Monitor, recommend and implement strategies to improve key performance metrics, including click-through rates, average order size and ROI

12. Conduct weekly review and ROI analysis of the advertising campaigns and track to forecast

13. The work is approximately 100% day shift with occasional night shift work.


Required Experience

1. Being an affiliate marketer is an advantage

2. Writing experience is an advantage

3. Any sales or account management experience is an advantage

4. A highly-motivated self-starter. To be successful in this role, the candidate must be comfortable working independently to achieve a successful result with minimal guidance.

5. Be tech-savvy and have the ability to learn new concepts and software applications quickly.

6. Have strong attention to detail.

7. Have strong verbal and written communication skills and be comfortable
i. presenting in front of a group
ii. communicating with business partners
iii. communicating with customers

8. Possess proven Microsoft Excel skills.

9. Confidently handle multiply projects simultaneously and under deadlines.

10. Possess proven ability to work with cross-functional teams.

11. Basic HTML programming is a plus.

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