Sales Associate/Agent in Training
- Posted: over a month ago
- Benefits: 401k, dental, life insurance, medical, vision,
Sales Associate/Agent in Training (Entertainment Industry)
You are a talented individual with a taste for sales and the entertainment industry. You understand the importance of high quality customer service and are looking to take on new challenges. You are looking for a position with a company that is committed to your professional growth, yet promotes a relaxed, flexible, and comfortable workplace environment. If this description mirrors your own values and goals, we encourage you to apply for the Sales Associate/Agent in Training position at the American Program Bureau.
What we do:
For over 50 years APB Speakers (APB) has built a reputation as one of the largest and most prestigious global speaker and entertainment agencies. We represent the world’s most fascinating and influential luminaries in entertainment, politics, business, sports, and academia. APB truly creates a medium for people to see the most exciting personalities, hear cutting-edge ideas, and experience the leaders, activists, and innovators of the day, live in person, unedited by mass media. You can visit our website at www.apbspeakers.com.
What we are looking for:
We are looking for an entry level, full-time Sales Associate/Agent in Training to support agents in the International and Corporate markets in our Newton office. After two years, this may lead to a position in sales.
What you will do:
As a member of the sales team, you will contribute to the growth of our company and help us achieve our goals. Your exceptional organizational skills and excellent oral and written communication abilities will be used as you support agents who are booking events around the world. This is an opportunity to work closely with a talented leadership team that genuinely wants you to succeed and understand how the business operates to improve your capabilities in a professional setting.
Bachelor’s Degree in a related field
Passion for the entertainment industry
Self-motivated with the ability to work independently and as part of a collaborative team
Attention to detail and the ability to learn quickly in a fast-paced environment
A good phone manner and ability to make cold calls
Experience working within customer databases is helpful, but not required
Strong sense of urgency and ability to prioritize and take initiative when juggling multiple tasks
Solid typing and computer skills, with a basic knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Word and Excel
Above all, a strong work ethic and the desire to learn and grow professionally
American Program Bureau was founded to provide an open forum for individuals to voice their opinions and points of view. We believe that is true for our employees as well, so we offer a unique and fun environment that promotes self-expression. Dress code is business casual. Every employee, no matter their position, is treated with respect and given the same opportunities to take initiative, be creative and make a difference at APB. We also believe that work-life balance is essential, so employees receive standard vacation time, paid holidays, and additional time off throughout the year including half days on Fridays during the summer months.
We also offer medical, dental, vision, life, disability, and long-term care insurance, and a 401k/profit sharing plan.
If you are an energetic team player with a positive attitude and desire to further develop your sales abilities, please submit a resume and cover letter stating why you believe you are the right candidate for this position. No phone calls.
A background check is also required prior to employment.
American Program Bureau
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