We are a social media and digital marketing firm headquartered in Charleston, SC. We’re a team of eager, forward-thinking mavens whose goal is to connect small to medium-sized businesses with effective digital marketing.
We place a high value on creating a positive experience for clients & employees alike. We provide a positive environment that we love to work in. In turn, we LOVE our jobs and are able to offer a top-notch experience for our clients.
Our Sales & Marketing Coordinator is the ultimate face of our firm. Whether taking an inbound lead or seeking an outside sales client, this position involves polished communication, both written, verbal & non-verbal.
The Sales & Marketing Coordinator will be committed to new business development and customer acquisition by assessing the needs of small to medium sized businesses. Strong understanding (and willingness to constantly self-educate) of digital marketing and social media is an absolute must, as well as being a strong self-motivator with personal ambition and drive.
If you’re the ultimate people person with a strong drive to succeed, we want to hear from you.
Make outreach calls to small to medium sized businesses to introduce The Modern Connection
Take inbound calls to explain services offered and to pair a customer with effective solutions
Consult with business owners / decision makers and provide service recommendations
Demonstrate advanced product knowledge and advantages of digital marketing
Maintain client relationships, facilitate team / client communication and ensure client satisfaction
Oversee client account details
Attend ongoing client meetings, creative sessions and team meetings
Participate in all team building, personal and business development and client events
Attend community and networking events on behalf of The Modern Connection
Speak to area associations, groups and organizations
Proven sales record
Comfortable making outreach calls to businesses
Strong ability to both prospect and close new business
Excellent Presentation Skills (public speaking, radio / TV appearances, phone / web / video conferences)
Outgoing personality and comfortable in all social situations
Master of small talk & relationship building
Ability to “work a room” and make a friend out of anyone
Assertive personality, persistent, and a great listener
Ability to develop and maintain professional relationships (internal, client, community)
Comfortable presenting to a board of high level executives and small businesses alike
Ability to be coached and apply constructive feedback toward skills and position
Excellent project and time management skills
Strong understanding of social media and digital marketing
Knowledge of business and management principles
Strong analytical skills
Organizational skills with experience managing a CRM and mastering the follow up
Ability to work collaboratively AND independently
Self motivated with the continued desire to improve both personally and professionally
Professional in appearance and in demeanor
Strong moral compass with a genuine passion for helping others
Must be tech-savvy and own / operate a smart phone and personal computer (bonus points if you’re Mac savvy)
Must be knowledgeable on current tech and marketing news
Compensation: This is a full time salaried position with a competitive performance-based compensation plan.
Start Date: This position start in May 1, 2017 out of our Charleston, SC office. No remote applicants will be considered.
Trial Employment: In an effort to ensure this position is a perfect fit for both the employee and the employer, we have a 90 day trial employment period. During this time, the employee receives a starting base rate with no perks or benefits.
Non-Compete Agreement: Our standard non-compete agreement must be signed prior to start.
To Apply: Please submit your resume and cover letter to: Hr@themodernconnection.com. Due to the amount of interest, we will not be contacting all applicants. Thank you for considering a career with The Modern Connection!