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HOLD: Sales Development Representative, Tech/Influencer; $60-65K, NYC

Making connections. Running campaigns. Social media meets technology.

This small but mighty company is changing the game in connecting beloved brands with far-reaching social media influencers. The Sales Development Representative is responsible for qualifying leads at the initial stages in the sales funnel; they must research potential clients, connect with and educate prospects and qualify leads before handing them off to the closers of the sales team. This role is a vital member of the Sales team that works collaboratively with senior leadership to ensure sales targets are met.

The outbound sales process requires SDR to reach out to prospects in the form of cold calls, emails or social networks. This process allows salespeople to personalize their outreach from the first touch point, and qualify or disqualify contacts; once qualified, handing off to sales account managers. The inbound sales process is directed toward prospects who have shown interest in the platform via trial signups via website. Here you will be responsible for gathering initial information and interest to arm the senior sales team with information prior to a full-service walk through.

You’ll manage numerous requests and time demands concurrently while achieving personal activity goals, executing on a strong prospecting plan of attack and process, including email and call scripts. Capable of understanding customer pain points and requirements, you hold intelligent and engaging conversations over the phone and email, ensuring successful follow through of sales cycle by maintaining accurate activity and lead qualification information in SalesForce. Acting as the subject matter expert on influencer marketing and its role within advertising, you’ll quickly learn the product, effectively communicate the value proposition and be able to react to objections and competitive questions.Please have excellent listening skills and a positive and energetic phone presence. You are extremely self-motivated with a diligent work ethic, working with a high level of integrity and a strong commitment to building a successful company culture. Minimum 1 year of successful experience in sales prospecting.

Ready to make a change? Shoot your resume to hunter@thehuntinglodgenyc.com. Not for you? Share with your network, and get someone working!

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PLACED: Copywriter, Lifestyle, Freelance, from anywhere USA ($3-5K/mth)

Seeking a freelance Copywriter who nails crafting fresh, smart, progressive and motivating e-commerce content. (Best in class example: http://uncrate.com/) You’ll primarily be writing about outdoor adventures, products and gear, so experience participating in outdoor adventures is a nice-to-have. However, you must have a history of creating captivating content for a lifestyle brand and a mastery of producing visuals and copy that engages, as you will be responsible for creating product descriptions for the brand’s website, copy for social media posts and editorial content for web.

This Copywriter will oversee all marketing content for outdoor adventure retailer Backcountry, bringing the brand to life in all marketing content produced. You’ll develop editorial content to attract new customers and help them discover new brands/products. Editorial content creation includes: fleshing out story ideas, directing photoshoots, curating imagery and products to feature, editing influencers or writing new copy to be on brand. You will work in partnership with internal and client teams and are responsible for the vision, quality, and consistency of all digital creative work for the Backcountry brand.

Sounds amazing?  Shoot your resume/portfolio to hunter@thehuntinglodgenyc.com. Not for you? Share with your network and getting someone working!

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PLACED: Brand Strategist, Social Media; NYC

This funky, award-winning digital agency brings together product design, brand communications and social content to help businesses thrive. We’re looking for sensational talent in the Social Media space to take on pivotal roles in their growing Social practice.  These guys are also a little weird, extremely collaborative, and sometimes communicate entirely in gifs with the strategy, design and technology teams.  We’re now looking to round out this unique team with the following position in NYC:

Social Media Strategist: Global lifestyle/tech/entertainment client, 3+ yrs, craft POVs for engagement, marry content creation to business goals, analytically strong with understanding of media landscape, live and breathe trends, craft magical decks, oversee community managers, lead ideation on social strategy, social listening.

Sounds great?  Shoot your resume/portfolio to hunter@thehuntinglodgenyc.com. Not for you?  Share your network and change someone’s life!