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Posted August 15, 2014 by

Developing a career as a Sales Executive

Sales team having business presentation in an office

Sales team having business presentation in an office. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

For any company, the sales team is the driving force behind the company’s eventual success or failure. With a good sales team by your side, you can enjoy all the benefits that profitability brings – long standing relationships, new business deals, invaluable networking opportunities and of course, increased sales.

Closing a sale can create a certain ‘buzz’ or sense of achievement, and carries with it an opportunity for eventual growth and personal development that few other jobs can bring. It is a challenging career path, but it is also just as rewarding as you climb up the ladder. (more…)

Posted March 14, 2014 by

Andrea McEwen-Henderson Joins College Recruiter as National Account Manager, Corporate Sales

Andrea McEwen-Henderson

Andrea McEwen-Henderson

MINNEAPOLIS, MN, March 14, 2014 – College Recruiter, the leading niche job board for college students hunting for internships and recent graduates looking for entry level jobs and other career opportunities, today announced that Andrea McEwen-Henderson has joined its sales team as its new national account manager for corporate sales.

Andrea comes to College Recruiter with eight years of collaborative sales experience with Day-Timer Inc. and then more than 11 years of collaborative sales experience with the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) helping the leading employers of college and university students and recent graduates market their internships, co-op opportunities, and entry-level jobs to college and university students and recent graduates.  (more…)

Posted March 13, 2014 by

Jimmy McCourt Joins College Recruiter as National Account Manager, Corporate Sales

Jimmy McCourt

Jimmy McCourt

MINNEAPOLIS, MN, March 13, 2014 – College Recruiter, the leading niche job board for college students hunting for internships and recent graduates looking for entry level jobs and other career opportunities, today announced that Jimmy McCourt has joined its sales team as its new national account manager for corporate sales.

Jimmy comes to College Recruiter with experience both in the job board  and recruiting industries. He was an account executive for Indeed, the highest trafficked job board in the world, and a technical recruiter for Equity Staffing Group. Anyone who has had the pleasure of speaking with Jimmy even for a few minutes will experience his passion for sales, marketing, recruiting, advertising, digital media, and technology. He brings that all together by analyzing job-seeker behavior in the ever-evolving digital recruitment landscape to help his employer clients strategically and systemically improve the quality of people they hire, while simultaneously strengthening their brand online and beyond. (more…)

Posted March 12, 2014 by

Josh Rock Joins College Recruiter as National Account Manager, Corporate Sales

Josh Rock

Josh Rock

MINNEAPOLIS, MN, March 12, 2014 – College Recruiter, the leading niche job board for college students hunting for internships and recent graduates looking for entry level jobs and other career opportunities, today announced that Josh Rock has joined its sales team as its new national account manager for corporate sales.

Josh comes to College Recruiter with 16 years of experience in helping large, medium, and small employers efficiently and effectively use social media, marketing, advertising, and applicant tracking systems (ATS). Josh has worked both for media partners such as JobDig Media and LinkedUp.com and within recruiting departments for employers such as Office Team and CentraCare Health System. He also has great passion for helping others learn whether he’s delivering job hunting tips to a classroom of students, presentations to a room full of recruiters, or helping professional associations and employers connect with keynote speakers for their events. (more…)

Posted March 11, 2014 by

Lori DeSousa Joins College Recruiter as National Account Manager, Corporate Sales

Lori DeSousa

Lori DeSousa

MINNEAPOLIS, MN, March 11, 2014 – College Recruiter, the leading niche job board for college students hunting for internships and recent graduates looking for entry level jobs and other career opportunities, today announced that Lori DeSousa has joined its sales team as its new national account manager for corporate sales.

Lori comes to College Recruiter with 16 years of account and project management, client relations, marketing, consultative sales and recruitment ad agency experience. She has a wealth of experience in working with employer clients who hire dozens, hundreds, and even thousands of college students and recent graduates a year as well as the recruitment advertising agencies which buy media for and otherwise represent those clients. Lori was a senior media planning / buyer for CACI International from 2004 through 2007, account director / media strategist for TMP Worldwide’s Government division from 2007 through 2010, and business relations consultant for the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) from 2011 through 2013. (more…)

Posted March 10, 2014 by

Jamara Cheek Joins College Recruiter as National Account Manager, Government Sales

Jamara Cheek

Jamara Cheek

MINNEAPOLIS, MN, March 10, 2014 – College Recruiter, the leading niche job board for college students hunting for internships and recent graduates looking for entry level jobs and other career opportunities, today announced that Jamara Cheek has joined its sales team as its new national account manager for government sales.

From 2008 through 2014, Jamara was the metro area manager of the Minnesota Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC). Jamara comes to College Recruiter with a wealth of experience helping small- and medium-sized organizations win more business from federal, state, and local government agencies by providing hands-on coaching and technical assistance for registrations, certifications, bid/proposal development, GSA Multiple Award Schedule contracts, invoicing, subcontracting, and networking within the government. In that role, Jamara developed expertise in: (more…)