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Inside Sales Representative

Posting Details

Posting Details

Date Posted 11/03/2017
Working Title Inside Sales Representative
Anticipated Starting Academic Term Spring
Job Type Student
Job Category Administrative/Office Support
Federal Work Study Required? No
Job Summary

The University of Pittsburgh’s Pitt News is currently seeking students to work as Inside Sales Representatives for the newspaper.

They will provide advertising service to all Student, University, and Classified Accounts, while completing office duties and enabling intra-office communication.

Job Requirements

This position requires no prior experience and is open only to registered students at the University of Pittsburgh’s main campus.

Specific duties include:
- Process classified advertisements from the general public, and student and university organizations.
- Receive and direct all incoming contact from advertisers via phone, fax or walk-in.
- Prospecting to renew existing ads & for new clients using in-house customer database and information from other outside sources. Cold calls will be required.

Additional duties include: Processing daily tear sheets, mailing monthly invoices, weekly subscriptions and perform any other duties relating the the Business Dept. as requested by managers.

Attend weekly sales meetings and training seminars. Professional manner and appearance are required to represent The Pitt News.

Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Hourly Pay Rate $7.25
Anticipated Number of Openings 2
Anticipated Hours per Week Varies
Anticipated Weekly Schedule

Flexible – based upon department needs and student’s class schedule.

Campus Pittsburgh
Primary Work Location 434 William Pitt Union
Posting Number S-05769-P

Posting Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you currently a University of Pittsburgh student or were you enrolled in the previous or upcoming semester?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have a Federal Work Study (FWS) award?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter