Feb 27, 2010
Are you a sharpshooting, smooth-talking salesperson, good at talking people out of their money? Well, this isn’t the job for you.
We’re looking for someone who doesn’t have a lot of sales experience, but has a willingness to learn our products well and help our customers succeed online. Like Ben Affleck said in Boiler Room, “We don’t hire [salespeople] here, we train new ones.”
We need someone who has a passion for small business. Someone who enjoys technology and the Internet. Someone who’ll care about our customers as much as we do. Our approach is not to hard sell. We consider ourselves consultants. We consult. We don’t “sell.”
We talk to small business owners and try to understand their business, customers, and marketing objectives. We offer a lot of free, upfront information. You could say our approach is to give away a lot of free advice. If our prospective client would rather us implement some of the strategies we’re suggesting they do, then they hire us. If not, then that’s cool, too. We never set unrealistic expectations and we only work with people who we think we can help. That’s how we’ve always done it, and it’s worked well for us.
You’ll learn a lot about websites, servers, social media, search engines, and internet marketing. Our customers trust us with their business because we’re the experts. Soon, you’ll be an expert too.
Please send resumes to email@example.com. No seasoned salespeople, please.