Join Our Team of Advertising Representatives
We know your type.
You are a self-starter, somebody that people respect and want to say “yes” to.
You never do anything halfway.
With at least two years of sales experience, you have mastered the art of truly listening so that you can deliver clients real value. The idea of carving out a profession that puts you in the center of our growing community is energizing.
Flexible is our middle name.
This commission-based contract position offers you flexibility. Working full or part-time, control your earning potential, and build a schedule that offers a true work-life balance. Though you will be “your own boss,” you will have the full support of our staff and be a valued member of the Brides & Weddings team. All this while growing professionally and leaving your mark on the Northern Virginia Wedding community.
The ideal candidate has at least two years of sales experience and has a passion for the wedding industry.
Does this sound like you?:
Your own phone, internet access, and computer
Excellent communication and time management skills
At least 20 hours a week between 9-5, M-F
Sales and Marketing Experience.
Sales Force experience (helpful)
Some working knowledge of the wedding industry
If so, send your resume to our publisher at firstname.lastname@example.org
About Us: Brides & Weddings Magazine is a leading organization dedicated to Northern Virginia weddings and celebrations. With a strong presence in the wedding industry, our mission is to inspire and guide couples on their journey to create unforgettable wedding experiences. We provide a platform where engaged couples can discover wedding trends, connect with reputable vendors, and access valuable resources to plan their dream weddings.
Position Description: Brides & Weddings Magazine seeks a highly motivated and experienced Appointment Setter/Sales Assistant with a deep understanding of the wedding industry and a proven track record in sales. In this role, you will play a crucial part in connecting potential clients with our advertising and promotional opportunities. Your expertise in the wedding industry and your sales acumen will be vital to the success of our sales team.
Lead Generation: Utilize your knowledge of the wedding industry to identify and research potential clients, including wedding vendors, venues, and service providers. You will have access to our database of leads and will work to grow and refine the list.
Appointment Setting: Contact potential clients via phone and email to schedule appointments with our sales team.
Client Engagement: Maintain excellent communication with clients, providing them with information about our advertising and promotional opportunities and answering any questions they may have.
Sales Support: Assist the sales team in creating and presenting sales proposals and materials to potential clients. Provide follow up to close the sale.
Database Management: Keep accurate and organized records of client interactions, appointments, and relevant information using CRM software.
Market Insights: Stay updated on wedding industry trends, competitor activities, and emerging opportunities to better inform our sales strategies.
Wedding Industry Expertise: A strong understanding of the wedding industry, including trends, vendors, and market dynamics, is essential.
Sales Experience: Proven experience in sales or appointment setting, with a successful track record of meeting or exceeding targets.
Communication Skills: Excellent verbal and written communication skills are crucial for engaging with potential clients and the sales team.
Organization: Highly organized, with the ability to manage multiple tasks and appointments efficiently.
Customer Focus: A customer-centric approach and the ability to build rapport and relationships with clients.
Tech-Savvy: Proficiency in using CRM software, email communication tools, and Microsoft Office Suite.
Self-motivated: The ability to work independently and proactively pursue leads and opportunities.
- Work from Home
- Competitive hourly and commission structure.
- Opportunity to work in a dynamic and growing industry.
- Collaboration with a dedicated and passionate team.
- Training and development opportunities to further enhance your skills.
- A supportive and creative cyber environment.
If you have a passion for the wedding industry, excellent sales skills, and are ready to contribute to the success of Brides & Weddings Magazine, we encourage you to apply.
Note: This is a contract position, and we encourage candidates of all backgrounds and experiences to apply.
Contract Full-time, Part-time
Rate: $12.00 – $15.00 per hour plus commissions
Expected hours: 10 – 30 per week
- English (Required)
Work Location: Remote