Gay Fresno is currently seeking a highly motivated independent advertising sales representative. Ideal candidate is a professional who is self-motivated, growth-oriented, and passionate. Compensation will be commission only at a competitive rate (no salary). Also available openings in Tulare, Hanford, Porterville & Visalia.
Organization Overview: Locally operated as a not for profit since 2004, Gay Fresno is a division of Gay Community Network and operates community based websites in multiple Central Valley cities. Funds raised from advertising goto operating costs and towards our fund to become a non profit. See more about us at GayFresno.com
Position Summary: As an Independent Sales Rep, you will be responsible to locate and contact potential business accounts to advertise and market their company on our website(s). This position offers a flexible schedule – part time or full time.
Conduct in-store lead generation and/or cold calling
Close sales and process ad insertion orders
Weekly and monthly progress reports
Maintain updated contact records in spreadsheets
Ability to work independently
Effective telephone technique
Highly motivated and results-oriented
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Outstanding communication and negotiation skills
Excellent organizational and time management skills
Self-starter who takes personal ownership & pride in their work
Preferred Skills and Experience (not required):
A member of the lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender community or familiar with our organization
A proven track record in sales
An established network within the Fresno area
Proven success in selling advertising over the phone and/or in person is a major plus
This is a commission based position that is paid on per account basis. You will receive 30% of every sale you make. Residuals are available on renewals.
Submit a resume or express your interest via email to: jason @ gayfresno.com
1. We require the candidate is experienced as an independent sales rep, or at a minimum, understands the processes around being an independent sales rep. We are not hiring an employee for this role.
2. Candidates will work exclusively remote/virtual.
3. This is a commission only opportunity. There is no hourly or salary pay. This is a 1099 Independent Contractor Position. This also means independent sales rep works their own hours – from location of their choice.