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BigSpeak Speakers Bureau is an engaging place to expand your career. The work environment is fast-paced, challenging, and fun. Team members enjoy flex-schedules, remote work, pet and child-friendly offices, HSA health plans, pension plan, profit sharing, and off-site trips. Additionally, frequent visits by celebrities and top business thought leaders allows the company to be in the vanguard of smart, nimble and innovative business practices. (read Glassdoor reviews here)

Are you a motivated, self-starter who enjoys wearing many hats, thrives in a fast-paced, team environment, and knows the difference between “urgent” and “important”?  If so, read on.

BigSpeak, a Santa Barbara-based speakers bureau representing the world’s top motivational speakers, business gurus, authors, entertainers and icons is expanding and currently seeking an outgoing and organized individual to join our team in our Santa Barbara office.   Our Sales Administrator will be responsible for assisting in daily office needs and will directly support our Customer Service and Sales teams.  We have doubled in size over the last 3 years and are on target to double again by 2021 so if you are looking to grow your career consider joining us.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supporting our Lead Desk by:
  • Answering and distributing incoming calls
  • Monitoring and responding to live chats
  • Qualifying and distributing inbound leads via Email, Incoming Calls, and Live Chats
  • Organizing internal sales meetings
  • Effectively use Microsoft Office and CRM (ACT) software to enter sales, client and speaker information for accurate tracking, reporting and follow-up.
  • Managing department calendar
  • Building and maintaining internal SOP database for sales training purposes

Requirements

  • Highly organized and accurate with numbers, spelling, grammar and details
  • Efficient multi-tasker with ability to adapt to changing priorities and timelines
  • Take charge attitude: Initiates work and projects on own

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Please email your resume, cover letter, writing samples and references.

  • Excellent command of English language, written and verbal
  • Collaborative and honest attitude with inclination to help others
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Pro & CRM System (preferably ACT)

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

  • Candidate must be eligible for work in United States
  • Bachelors degree from an accredited university
  • Qualified candidates will possess utmost discretion, judgment and professionalism.
  • Previous experience providing support in an administrative or sales role.

Why BigSpeak?

  • Collaborative work environment with friendly people
  • 100% healthcare and LTD coverage
  • 401K Match and Profit Sharing
  • Employee Learning and Wellness Funds
  • Office stocked with healthy snacks, games and goodies
  • Time to recharge with Vacation and Sick Days,  10 Paid Holidays and flexible Friday afternoons

This is a fabulous opportunity to start with BigSpeak. We provide a dynamic environment with unlimited potential to succeed as you interact with our world-class clients, talent and internal team. If you are steady under pressure, have an eye and head for numbers and ready for a hyper growth company, BigSpeak is a great team to join.

We do not currently have an open positon for a Sales Agents but we are growing and are always looking for strong candidates.  Please submit your resume if you have interest in being considered for any future Sales Agent openings.

Are you a motivated, self-starter who enjoys wearing many hats, thrives in a fast-paced environment, has a keen eye on the cultural zeitgeist and is hungry to take the business world by storm?

BigSpeak, a Santa Barbara-based speakers bureau representing the world’s top motivational speakers, business gurus, authors, entertainers and icons, is expanding and currently seeking a seasoned professional candidate who would like to take his/her drive to succeed to the next level and apply it to a lucrative business career as an Agent/Consultant to book speakers, thought leaders and subject matter experts into corporate conferences, conventions, retreats and events worldwide.

This is a fabulous opportunity to start as a Sales Agent & Consultant. BigSpeak provides a dynamic environment with unlimited potential to succeed as you interact with our world-class talent and experts while bringing them to both existing and new accounts for keynote speaking engagements and corporate training programs (read Glassdoor reviews here).

Acting as an Agent/Consultant for business thought leaders, renowned authors and Hollywood celebrities on the lecture circuit as well as an educational consultant to corporate learning and development programs can be exciting and glamorous (think Entourage, only with less Ari, more gold and no drama) but it is also primarily a consultative sales position, and you will spend a majority of your time on the phone advising clients, cultivating relationships and closing deals. Proactive outreach in addition to occasional leads, and previous clients and prospects are provided.

Apply

Please email your resume, cover letter, writing samples and references.

Selling to corporations, including Fortune 1000 companies, trade associations and town halls, our agent/consultants are also responsible for overseeing all aspects of events, from contract to itinerary to payment. This is a base salary plus commission position and/or higher all commission compensation opportunity with very high earning potential.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of three years industry sales experience
  • Professional phone presence and comfort making cold calls is expected
  • Experience servicing events and customers
  • An abiding passion for business, personal and professional development, and current events
  • Proficient and fast typer
  • Diplomacy and grace under pressure
  • Extremely detail oriented and big picture focused
  • Fluent with Microsoft Office Suite and CRM programs

Preferred additional assets:

  • Business consulting background
  • Some experience in Entertainment, PR or media
  • Knowledge of business thought leaders
  • Experience working with event managers or planning corporate training or events
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