PR Strategist

Candidate will be responsible for supporting and expanding the company’s sales efforts to existing and prospective clients.

Job Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain a thorough knowledge of Newswire services and pricing structure.
  • Build and maintain appropriate and responsive working relationships with current and prospective customers
  • Assist with online product inquiries & sales
  • Collaborate with internal Business Development Team to determine necessary strategic sales approaches
  • Prepare marketing / sales presentations
  • Deliver product / service demonstrations and webinar presentations
  • Coordinate customer training as necessary
  • Investigate and troubleshoot customer service issues and handle post sale customer support
  • Regularly meet with Sales Supervisor to review weekly sales activities, progress on goals and status of prospective customers
  • Determine customer needs and propose appropriate service needs.
  • Meet or exceed the new business sales goals.
  • Complete scheduled and cold call prospecting activities to establish first and follow up appointments with lead decision makers.

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum 2 years of direct work experience in Marketing, Sales, Public Relations or related business
  • development role
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in account development, cold calling, opportunity qualification, pre-call planning, and call control
  • Detail-oriented and highly organized with the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and meet deadlines in a fast paced environment
  • Exceptional listening and communication skills
  • Self motivated, high energy, and strong problem solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to utilize Microsoft Office Suite, Google Drive and Dropbox

Rewards

  • Competitive base salary plus uncapped commissions & uncapped bonuses
  • Vacation / paid time off
  • Clear path for long-term career development
  • Flexible work hours