1+ months

Inside Sales Associate

Livonia, MI 48154
Building upon consistent achievement, Valassis is in a period of fast-paced growth to be the leader in todays omnichannel advertising market.  As part of Valassis Sales team, the Sales Associate will play a key role in leveraging the power of data, marketing insights and media to drive sales results for our clients.

During your first 6 months, you will receive classroom and on-the-job training via our Sales Apprentice Program.  You will gain valuable knowledge about the marketing, selling skills, business and the latest advertising technologies such as chat bots and social marketing. 

While you are in the Apprentice Program, you work with a sales team and be responsible for engaging prospective customers via phone daily, handling all inbound inquiries generated from marketing activities, conducting market research, preparing client presentations and monitoring campaign results.
Upon successful completion of the Apprentice training program, you may join a sales team and assume responsibility for a territory. 
Detailed Description and Job Requirements
  • Sales Associates are responsible for driving revenue goals for their specific territory or accounts.  You will conduct all facets of the sales process including, prospecting, conducting discovery meetings, presenting proposals, negotiations and closing. 
  • To be successful, you must be able to demonstrate time management, basic selling skills, and knowledge of Valassis products and services.
  • Goal oriented individual with superior communication skills.
  • Able to complete individual goals as well as work in a team environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate using technical concepts.
  • Working knowledge of Valassis products a plus but not necessary.
  • Professional demeanor.
  • Desire for a long-term career in sales (this is not a marketing role).
  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • 0-2 years of experience in sales, marketing or account management
  • Strong phone and interpersonal skills
  • High energy level, self-starter
  • Motivated by goal attainment and performance measurement
  • Proficiency with the Internet, MS Office, CRM applications
Valassis is the leader in marketing technology and consumer engagement. We work with over 60,000 companies and brands in a wide array of industries, partnering to anticipate consumer intent, inspire action, and create demand. NCH Marketing Services, Inc. and Clipper Magazine are Valassis subsidiaries, and RetailMeNot Everyday is its consumer brand. Its signature Have You Seen Me? program delivers hope to missing children and their families. Valassis and RetailMeNot are wholly owned subsidiaries of Vericast.
Valassis offers a generous total rewards benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision coverage, dollar for dollar 401K matching and generous PTO allowance. A wide variety of additional benefits like life insurance, employee assistance and pet insurance are also available, not to mention smart and friendly coworkers!
Valassis considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other legally protected status. In addition, Valassis will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. 


Posted: 2019-11-26 Expires: 2020-03-14

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