Grid is looking for a Full Time Salesperson!

Are you a bike-riding, garden growing, veggie composting, local business enthusiast who knows how to pitch a client? Red Flag Media, a Philadelphia based publishing company, is seeking a full time salesperson to sell ads for Grid, our free monthly award-winning sustainability publication. 

The ideal candidate is immersed, or has a great interest, in Philadelphia's sustainability scene; possesses excellent verbal and written communication skills; and excels at keeping organized and completing tasks. Social networking savvy is a must, but the candidate should also be unafraid to pick up the phone or visit a client. Grid is frequently invited to table at events, so we're looking for someone who can pitch in with some marketing duties and cheerfully interact with the public as a "face of Grid."

Responsibilities will include:

  • Meet with ad sales team to identify potential advertisers
  • Find out who controls the ad budget in targeted organizations
  • Furnish ad sales material to prospective advertisers
  • Persuade clients to buy advertising, largely achieved through a thorough an understanding of, and belief in, our mission
  • Scan local media to spot potential advertisers
  • Generate paperwork for billing department for ad sales completed
  • Table at events

A minimum of one year sales or marketing experience is preferred. This position reports directly to the Publisher, and will collaborate closely with other members of the Grid team. 

Please submit a cover letter with your resume telling us a little bit about yourself, preferably about your connection to the sustainability world to jobs@redflagmedia.com.

Salary starts @ $25K w/ opportunities for commission and a very generous benefits package.