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SLUG Magazine is looking for a full-time independent contractor to join our office team—immediately! If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your résumé to: jobs@slugmag.com; Attn: John Ford. Please, no phone calls.

 

SLUG Magazine Sales Representative Job Description:

Reports to: Executive Editor, Community Development Manager and Events Coordinator (depending on the project)

 

Critical Tasks & Responsibilities:

•  Draft proposals, sales and sponsorship documents and contracts

•  Work with Community Development Team to ensure that all client contracts are fulfilled

•   Attend weekly sales meetings

•   Generate new client leads via email, in-person visits, social media, telephone and in-person networking

•   Sell and manage sponsorships for SLUG Magazine events

•   Work with SLUG’s Marketing Team to activate sponsorship benefits at SLUG events

•   Identify sales and sponsorship opportunities for current and emerging clients

•   Book appointments for SLUG’s Community Development Team by cold-calling, emailing and in-person networking

•   Work with Community Development Team to ensure company receives timely and accurate payments for services provided by reviewing contracts, maintaining relationships with clients’ accounting departments and instituting a payment and collections policy

•    Provide accurate and detailed billing and client collections

•    Maintain SLUG Magazine’s core values of quality and transparency

•    Represent SLUG Magazine at SLUG events and community events

•    Assist the SLUG Magazine Team in continuing to build a quality, recognizable brand name

•    Develop and maintain partnerships with various local and national companies on behalf of SLUG Magazine

 

Qualifications:

•   Strong organization, communication and social skills

•   Ability to befriend others easily

•   Professional comportment

•   Personal laptop

•   Ability to problem solve

•   SLUG Magazine reader

•   Working Knowledge of Adobe CS6, MS Word, Excel, Google Drive, Word Press, etc.

•   Have analytical abilities, teamwork capabilities and results-oriented mindset

•   2 to 4 years experience in sales preferred

 

Required Competencies:

•    Strong work ethic and dependability

•    Quick learner, adaptable

•    Maturity and ability to professionally represent our company, both on and off the clock

•    Excellent attention to detail

•    Strong communication skills for in-person, telephone and online sessions with individuals and groups

•    Manage and prioritize multiple responsibilities efficiently

•    Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment

•    Ability to communicate with senior management

•    Strong written and verbal communication skills

•    Strong organizational skills

 

SLUG Magazine fosters a highly skilled, creative, energized and empowered workforce. This is a full-time position. Compensation discussed at time of interview.