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Last updated May 7, 2018

Sales and Marketing Specialists - Hiring 3 - Local B2B Sales

A great career awaits you at The Service Guide!

Company Description

Since 2004, The Service Guide has been providing specialized marketing expertise to our clients in the service business community.  We are most known for providing a variety of tools, services and education that helps facilitate customer confidence building and trust, the most powerful influencers affecting customer acquisition.  Our client base encompasses service-related professions including home improvement, real estate agents, dentists, chiropractors, attorneys, auto services.

Position Summary

As a member of our team, your responsibilities will combine your skill sets in business-to-business sales, as well as marketing consulting.  Marketing Specialists will utilize their business-to-business experience and solutions knowledge, as well as consultative selling skills to grow and strengthen sales activity for a local business community of service professionals.  You will work with your customers to energize and build your client base via telephone, in-person, online tutorials, and training programs.  

Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Help our company meet or exceed sales, revenue, client engagement and client retention goals

  • Establish and nurture relationships with your client base ~ this is the basis for our company’s success

  • Serve as a consultant with your client base with an overall objective of educating and guiding them to be able to better monetize their marketing efforts and investments

  • Perform general assessments with your client base and potential clients to help them determine marketing strategies that will ultimately guide them to become more profitable

  • Make it your passion, if it isn’t already, to go the extra mile with your client base to ensure positivity and stronger business health because of working with you and with our company’s tools and services

  • Ability to work with multiple clients simultaneously without compromising quality or attentiveness to their overall client experience

  • A commitment to handling company generated sales leads with preparation, professionalism and pride

  • A commitment to generating sales leads for new business utilizing multiple professional avenues and creative self-initiative

  • A dedication to championing and choosing the best of our company’s tools and services to incorporate into your clients’ overall strategy building

  • Follow a code of ethics second to none that establishes and confirms us as transparent with our client base, our vendors, our subscribers, website visitors, our ambassadors; basically, everyone who touches our company

Preferred Qualifications

  • Enthusiastic about marketing, motivated to service your clients, excited to see them be successful, empowered to be creative

  • Ambitious to help our company meet our goals, inspired to exceed them

  • Previous sales experience preferred – inside or outside

  • Relevant B2B experience – either owned your own business, serviced them or sold to them

  • Degree in business, marketing, advertising, public relations, or entrepreneurialism preferred

  • Self-starter with the ability to work with minimal supervision

  • Desire to work somewhat independently, yet be part of an active, contributing team

  • Outstanding communication skills starting with being a great listener

  • Confident and professional telephone and in-person communication skills

  • Ability to juggle multiple goals and actions at once without losing focus or quality

  • Skilled with using Microsoft WORD, Excel, PowerPoint, Google Docs

  • Experience using a CRM helpful, but not required

  • Energetic; exhibit a fun-loving, professional, “can-do” attitude and team spirit

The expansion of our company’s tools, services, and client professions has led us to the need to add additional talent to our team.  We are seeking three (3) Marketing Specialists to work within the Minneapolis / St. Paul metro area.  No overnight travel is required.  Our Marketing Specialists will work from a home office and will be part of regular team meetings in and away from the “office.”  The compensation structure includes commissions and in the instance of some of our services, residual income, as well. 

If your ambitions, desires, and experience fit the above description, we invite you to apply for one of these positions.  For those interested, excellent performing candidates can also apply for Sales Leadership opportunities, as well.






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