Outside Sales Representative

Company Name:
The Nielsen Company
Title: Outside Sales Representative
Location: TN-Nashville
Job Description
Nielsen, a global leader in measurement and information, is dedicated to providing clients with a precise understanding of what consumers watch and buy. Currently, Nielsen is seeking an enthusiastic and outgoing Outside Sales Representative to make personal visits to potential Nielsen families, without an appointment, to effectively recruit families to participate in the TV ratings which will capture their viewing habits at no cost to the household. The Outside Sales Representative's core duties involve visiting prospective households, educating and recruiting them to participate in the TV ratings. This position will require up to 25% travel throughout the assigned market area as well as overnight travel outside of the immediate area based on business need.
TV Ratings Research - Outside Sales Representative
Job Responsibilities
-Driving to selected homes, within a designated territory, using a company provided vehicle and a supplied GPS navigator
-Approaching randomly selected houses without an appointment
-In-person interviews with families to ensure they meet established criteria
-Inputting collected data into a computer and/or iPhone
-Recruiting the families and getting them energized and excited about participating in the Nielsen Ratings.
TV Ratings Research - Outside Sales Representative
Job Requirements
The Outside Sales Representative must be outgoing, have a positive attitude and be determined/motivated to be successful in their career
Additional requirements for the Outside Sales Representative include:
Strong presentation skills
Demonstrated success in achieving pre-determined sales goals
Strong organizational skills and ability to work independently
Experience in a market research, social service, or commissioned sales position with in-home contact is a plus
Ability to manage and travel throughout large geography
Computer proficiency in all formats including Microsoft Office applications
Full background check, to include and meet requirements for Criminal and Motor Vehicle Record
Bachelors degree or equivalent experience
Bilingual skills preferred
TV Ratings Research - Outside Sales Representative
Here is why our Outside Sales Representatives love working for Nielsen
Non-standard schedule including afternoons, evenings and weekends
Company car (Insurance/Gas/Maintenance Included)
Laptop, printer, and mobile phone
Paid training program, including 3-4 weeks in Tampa, FL. Corporate housing and transportation included
Benefits package including medical, dental, vision & 401K, effective first day of employment
Compensation package including annual salary of $32,100 with quarterly bonuses based on performance, potential for paid overtime, plus $1,500 language differential to those who qualify
Career development opportunities
TV Ratings Research - Outside Sales Representative
Nielsen strongly encourages the referral of women and minorities for all open positions. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V

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