We are seeking a sales associate to sell monthly subscriptions and publishing partnerships.
About the Position
You will consult with the editor/publisher to develop a list of prospects for commercial subscriptions and potential publishing partners. You’ll work independently on contract to sell monthly print subscriptions and partnership packages. This position is not location-specific, and therefore you should feel comfortable reaching out to prospects via email and following up with them by phone.
Are comfortable taking the initiative to prospect and build relationships with potential partners
Have existing contacts with like-minded brands
Have sales experience and know how to close a deal
Have a knack for chatting with people in a comfortable way that puts them at ease
Value art, both literary and visual, and understand the importance it has in everyday life
Care about storytelling and truth-telling
Understand that artistic endeavors need patrons and see this position as an opportunity to solicit support for something that they believe in
Have their own necessary equipment and tools, including computer and Internet access
Have flexible schedules and are comfortable working remotely to collaborate on this project
This is a commission-based position. You will also be listed as staff on the magazine’s masthead and website. We ask for a minimum 1-year commitment.
Click here to apply for this position. Include a letter of introduction, your résumé, and writing samples. In your letter of introduction, please tell us why you want to work with Under the Gum Tree and how we would benefit from having you on our awesome team of volunteers.