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Digital Marketing Sales Executive (Open )

  • New Orleans, LA
  • Full Time
  • Sales
  • Mid Level

About Search Influence:

Search Influence is a full-service digital marketing agency and works with well-regarded brands, institutions, and organizations nationwide.

Our team are frequently called upon to speak at national, online marketing and industry conferences and, we are regular contributors to Search Engine Land, Marketing Land, and other well regarded industry publications.

Search Influence is also a 2011 Inc. 500 slelectee, listed on the Inc. 5000 for the past six years.

Because of our quality and scale of advertising with Google, we were recognized as a Google Premier Partner in 2016.

Current and past local clients of note include Audubon Nature Institute, New Orleans Tourism Marketing Corporation, Center for Restorative Breast Surgery and The National World War II Museum.

Search Influence employees enjoy top-of-the-line health benefits, holiday pay, and paid time off.

The Ideal Sales Executive Candidate:

Do you consider yourself to be bright, proactive, and goal-oriented? Do you wish to be a driver of business success? Search Influence is looking for you to join our amazing team as our newest Sales Executive.

The ideal candidate learns quickly, takes initiative, and will grow our existing client base utilizing creative sales solutions to prospect for new business. If you like working in a fast-paced environment, talking with people and helping the business grow, this is the job for you.

Our Sales Executives enjoy:

Full ownership of sales cycle: Manage the sales from lead inception through the close, including prospecting, presentation & proposal creation, and contract negotiations.

Strategic selling: Select and recommend appropriate digital marketing strategies to match client goals based on consultative selling discussions. Strategies include search engine optimization, paid online advertising, content marketing, social media marketing and more.

Selling nationwide, from New Orleans: Fish in a large pond by selling via phone from the Search Influence office downtown, including cold calling and emailing.

Inbound and outbound leads: We provide leads to our sales team through our marketing efforts and you are expected to create your own opportunities via in person networking and prospecting.

Wide range of budgets: Marketing budgets of our clients range from $1,000 per month to $50,000 per month. You’ll identify pre-packaged and / or custom solutions to make the most of the client’s budget to meet their needs.

Team-oriented atmosphere: Daily and weekly team meetings, as well as our open office space, contribute to frequent and collaborative discussion of how we can all improve together.

Training & tools: We provide training on both our services and our sales process, as well as tools to make your job efficient including a user-friendly sales CRM in which all daily, weekly, and monthly activity expectations are tracked.

Proven success in several industries: We have successful clients across a spectrum of industries with a heavy hand in tourism, medical, home services, and legal.

Requirements:

  • 1 - 3 years experience working in a professional sales position
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, verbal and written
  • Self-motivated to deliver results
  • Agile personality
  • Independent decision-making ability
  • High level of computer proficiency on Mac (including Google Docs & Microsoft Office)

Desired Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in communication, marketing, business or other related discipline or a commensurate level of experience
  • Familiarity with a CRM / task management system (SugarCRM, SalesForce, Hubspot CRM)
  • Knowledge of online marketing
  • Prior experience in sales and marketing or SEO
  • General business acumen for speaking to prospects in multiple industries

Our Benefits Include:

  • Health and Prescription Plan
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Short-term Disability
  • Transportation Allowance
  • 401K
  • Maternity/Paternity Leave
  • On-site Gym
  • Extensive New Hire Training
  • Breastfeeding-friendly Workplace Champion
  • Casual Dress Code

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