Professional Selling Program - Junior Account Director

IZEA   •  

Winter Park, FL

Industry: Business Services


Not Specified years

Posted 42 days ago

At the heart of our growing, vibrant company is a diverse family of people that eat, sleep, and breathe the creative spirit. We are dreamers, doers and innovators. People that get stuff done and have a blast along the way.

Now is your chance to join our talented team that delivers unparalleled creative content to audiences around the world!

Hone your skills in an exciting field:

The IZEA Professional Selling Program (IPSP) is a full-time entry-level program designed to provide recent college graduates and sales professionals with less than 2 years of experience under their belts with a best in class sales training in the exciting Social and Content Marketing industry. Focusing on an integrative approach, the program features a cross-functional, company-wide learning experience within IZEA's Managed Services division.

IPSP candidates will participate in three distinct phases of the program, all designed to educate on all things social/content marketing, measure sales acumen and performance, and grow professional capabilities. Candidates will adhere to rigorous testing and review standards while continuing to develop, nurture, and leverage the necessary skills to become a successful sales person in our space.

Upon successful completion of the program, participants will be considered for various opportunities within regional sales pods at IZEA. While not everyone will "pass" each candidate will be awarded with an IZEA Sales Process professional certification at the end of the formal training period.

Program Overview:

The next IPSP class is starting in September and consists of three training phases: IZEA Classroom, Practical Applications, and Ramping Period. Throughout the program, you will be placed in a cohort of other candidates and will all work together to learn the basics, apply your skills, and sell-through to clients.

The IZEA Classroom phase will consist of a 30-day intensive training regime where you'll learn and test against everything from IZEA's values to industry specifics and the way that we sell. The next 60-day Practical Applications phase will take that classroom knowledge and apply it to outbound prospecting as you start to build a book of business.

At the end of your first 90 days with IZEA, we will conduct a full review of your test scores, ability to apply what you've learned, and overall fit with the company. Those that pass this portion of the program will be awarded an achievement bonus and are invited to participate in a 90-day ramping period where you will continue to hone your skills and attain interim quota goals.

What We're Looking For:

  • A recent college graduate or sales professional with less than 2 years of experience that has a desire to learn the ropes and what it takes to become a successful seller in the influencer and content marketing space.
  • An intuition for people. With your excellent communication and interpersonal skills, you have the ability to communicate to all audiences -- whether it's an intern or a C-level executive in the company – but more importantly, outside of it.
  • Instinct for self-improvement and a propensity to measure your performance. You have a proven track record of professional or personal development. You have a yearning to learn and apply your skills to be the best.
  • BA/BS degree required; MBA valued, but real-life experience is always preferred.
  • A desire to become a sales professional in IZEA's Client Development Department