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Flinja Sales & Business Development Intern, BTT Gateway Job ID 7084

Fri, June 7, 2013

Flinja Sales & Business Development Intern, BTT Gateway Job ID 7084

Looking for current student or graduate with sales expertise (Startup experience is a plus) to join venture backed, Venture Beat/DEMO award winning and SXSW 2013 Finalist startup to help grow a new service provider marketplace. 

•Become an expert of your geographical area (ie: where are the trendiest areas, best zip codes, etc.) 
-Convert new and existing leads to active listings, ensuring they are complete with photos, full descriptions and an updated calendar 
•Identify potential employers that have a plethora of part-time tasks or projects to have done 
•Get potential companies/hiring parties excited about and encourage them to book talent from the database 
•Follow-up with new contacts and convert 
•Consistently meet or exceed aggressive sales goals, demonstrating focused sales efforts, an understanding of Flinja's products and business model, and an understanding of the internet advertising environment. 
-Acquire and develop new search listing advertisers for Flinja's platform. 
-Work with the Content team to improve taglines, and business overview pages. 

Featured on TechCrunch, VentureBeat, PandoDaily, Nibletz, Telefonica, Robert Scoble Live, Forbes, and PCMag. 

REQUIRED: HIGHLY RECOMMEND REGISTERING on and posting a service to understand how the site functions. Questions will be asked during the interview process that pertain to this, including but not limited to: user experience/user interface angles, design elements, call to actions, and information architecture and hierarchy. 

Investors include the co-founder of Activision (Howard Marks) as well as the CEO/Chairman/Founder of FedEx (Fred Smith) as well as various Silicon Valley notables. 

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To apply, visit and submit your resume. Application deadline is 6/7/2013.

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