Social Media Sales Specialist

Gust - Franklin, TN

Full-time | CommissionEstimated: $39,000 - $52,000 a year
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Background

Located just minutes from Nashville, in Franklin, TN, Gust is an advertising agency with a revolutionary ad distribution network that connects businesses and brands instantly with over 600 million followers from our ever-growing inventory on Instagram. We are looking for someone to be the internal representative of Gust's premium inventory who can leverage that inventory to make available a wide multitude of opportunities with potential partners.

Our company is seeking ambitious, synergetic and driven individuals to contribute to the success of a quickly growing organization. People who enjoy taking on challenges in a positive, fast-paced, and flexible environment will thrive here at Gust.

Job Purpose

As a Social Media Sales Specialist, your primary focus is to construct, expand, and maintain Gust's Client Portfolio by leveraging your unique skill set to institute new beneficial business partnerships while also strengthening the existing client base. You are responsible for the recognition and seeking out of potential new business opportunities with the goal to develop lasting relationships with partners.

Responsibilities

  • Full sales cycle management including prospecting, qualifying, and nurturing of new sales opportunities
  • Expertly articulate Gust's value and advertising products to potential brand partners
  • Interact and engage account management and finance teams
  • Prospect new business development by identifying target customers, cold calling, direct marketing, and generating referrals
  • Communicate value of Gust's products to business owners over the phone and in person
  • Utilize CRM systems to manage sales pipeline and efficiently drive sales to close
  • Build rapport with customers through friendly, engaging communication
  • Ensure all activations sold are executed to the expectations of the customer
  • Interact with community management teams to identify relevant opportunities for sales revenue

Desired Skillset

  • 1+ years of sales experience in digital media
  • Full sales cycle management experience
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to think strategically
  • Self-starter, motivated by growth
  • Experience working in CRM tools
  • Strong communication skills
  • Flexible Mentality
  • Positive attitude & openness to coaching
  • Advanced written & verbal communication skills
  • Expertise in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and other similar resources
  • Knowledge and easy navigation of Social Media (Instagram)

Requirements

  • Education: Bachelor's degree within marketing or related fields desired

What We Offer

  • Attractive Base Salary
  • Uncapped Commissions
  • Performance-based Bonuses
  • Career & Organizational Growth Opportunities
  • Positive, Flexible and Collaborative Work Environment
  • Continued Sales Training
  • Experience in the ever-changing field of Digital & Social Media

Job Types: Full-time, Commission

Experience:

  • sales: 1 year (Preferred)

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Required)

Additional Compensation:

  • Commission

Work Location:

  • One location
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