We are looking
for a special someone who is a born networker, enthusiastic, people
oriented and knows and understand small businesses and how businesses
work with each other. Someone who can build business relationships
and turn them into long term clients. This is a great
opportunity to work with a creative team that specializes in "thinking
out of the box" to produce creative advertising, promotions,
and trade show support for a wide variety of clients and industries including hi-tech, environment and sustainability, real estate, government and education.
account rep, working with the principal of the company to assist
in business development, client services and project management.
Critical to the business, this person in many cases will be the
face and voice of the company.
The rep will
be responsible to research prospects, build a database, initiate
contacts, send out mailers, emailers, etc., follow up leads, follow
up calls and set up appointments for presentations.
Assist the presentation
pitch, and follow up to help close the deal.
Assist in developing
proposals, estimates and quotes. Negotiating with vendors, assessing
projects will staff to determine estimate hours and timeframe to
complete projects. Put together estimates and schedules.
to insure high quality results, on time and within budgets. Quality
control, report to staff and client.
must be able to trouble shoot a situation and recommend solutions
to mitigate any problems.
Assist in office
operations and administrative duties including client communications,
scheduling, managing database, accounting, project management using
Microsoft Word, Excel, FileMaker Pro, QuickBooks Pro.
with client and vendors via phone, e-mail, fax, etc. in regards
to project status and other administrative issues. Facilitate the
transfer of information, data and approvals of projects. Execute
proper operational procedures such as the approval and sign-off
process, filing (both hard copy and digital copy), follow up and
collect data via Internet, phone and other sources on clients, vendors,
industries, and other pertinent information relating to specific
needed, in the production of print advertisements, brochures, trade
show graphics, website design, content management. Layout,
prep, and final production using Microsoft Word, Excel, Quark Express,
Illustrator, and Photoshop applications.
final pre-flight of all final production art before it is sent to
work with various print, web, photography, trade show vendors getting
estimates, working out schedules, etc.
degree in business administration, communications, or liberal arts
or equivalent. 2 years experience in sales, marketing. Experience
in print, tradeshows, internet a plus.
skills, both writing and speaking.
to detail" in any phase of operation a must including math,
spelling and the English language.
A passion for
learning, contributing and team participation with a positive attitude
A desire to
learn about the unique experience of Silicon Valley and its relationship
to the global community and to contribute to its on-going evolution.
in person as well as on the phone.
basic computer usage including Mac and PC.
Microsoft Word, Excel.
using the Internet as a research tool as well as a marketing tool.
or the ability to learn and master the basics of InDesign and Quark
or the ability to learn and master FileMaker Pro database, Quickbooks
or the ability to learn the basics of Photoshop, and Illustrator,
Dreamweaver, Microsoft PowerPoint.
of the marketing communications industry including print, web, tradeshow,
of marketing and small business operations a plus.
and sales leads a major plus.
On the job training
Design and printing
overview and process
Trade show industry
Internet, web, social media
Print and other
and file management
is a salary plus commission position. (negotiable depending
upon experience as well as industry contacts).
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is a Silicon Valley-based creative design firm providing advertising,
design, collateral development, trade show exhibit design and support,
website development and marketing communications solutions for a
wide variety of industries and clients. With strategic partnership
alliances in the U.S. and Tokyo, Japan, we also support market entry
activities for tech and non-tech companies. For company overview,
capabilities and portfolio review, please visit our website at: http://www.design2marketinc.com