Field Sales Representative

Employer
Nielsen
Location
Upper Marlboro, MD
Posted
Jul 17, 2017
Closes
Jul 17, 2017
Function
Sales
Industry
Other
Hours
Full Time
Job DescriptionField Interviewer: Recruits selected homes to participate in our TV, Radio and Computer Research for Nielsen RatingsTOP REASONS WHY WORKING AT NIELSEN IS PRETTY AWESOME:Make your friends with boring corporate jobs jealous!Be the Best! - No other company in the world knows more about what consumers watch, listen to and buy!Put your whole self in get a whole lot out. Be who you are when you come to work!Never Stop Learning: Our real world is your classroomRecognition received for NielsenA cents € (TM) s commitment to excellence and innovation: Diversity Inc, Human Rights Campaign, Fortune Magazine and Great Place to Work, and more!Like what you see so far? Read more to find out about the expectations of the Field Interviewer role as well as the benefits!Who is Nielsen? Founded in 1923, Nielsen is the global authority on the consumer. We study consumers in more than 100 countries to give a complete view of trends and habits worldwide on what people watch, listen to and buy!What does a Field Interviewer do?Drive to selected homes within a designated territory, using company-provided vehicle and supplied GPSApproach statistically-selected homes without an appointment/unannouncedPersuade Nielsen families to participate in Nielsen TV, Radio and Computer ResearchUse influencing skills and techniques to maximize potential Nielsen family participation and in some cases once they agree to participate in the study, coach household members on how to use the Nielsen equipmentConduct in-person interviews with Nielsen families to gather, collect, and enter demographic data to ensure they meet established criteriaCollaborate with various departments within Nielsen to ensure a quality sampleDrive and commute long distances, up to 200 miles per trip and able to be outside, in all weather and traffic conditionsNavigate secured buildings, gated communities, stairs, elevators, walkways and driveways (paved and unpaved) and a wide variety entrances into a potential Nielsen family residenceWork independently from a home office environmentRequired:Relevant experience: customer service, market research, census bureau research, in-field research, social service, sales, or Business to Consumer (B2C) in-home contactFlexibility to work remotely in a non-traditional schedule, including evenings and weekendsMinimum High School Diploma/GED with 2-5 years equivalent work experienceComputer/Tablet proficiency; ability to use email, spreadsheets, and other applicationsSmartphone proficiencyComprehensive background check, including criminal and motor vehicle record requiredHave a valid driverA cents € (TM) s license, car insurance, and satisfactory driving recordPreferredBilingual language skills: Spanish, Mandarin, Vietnamese, Tagalog, Japanese, KoreanBachelors, Associates, or technical degree What are the Benefits?Comprehensive benefits package effective the first day of employment. We offer unlimited career and high earning potential, top-of-the-line training and other great benefits, including:Extensive paid sales training program with two weeks in Tampa, FL - lodging and transportation includedCompetitive compensation package including base annual salary, plus:Generous commission plan based on performancePotential for paid overtimeLanguage pay differential to those who qualifyCompany car, including insurance, gas, and maintenanceTablet, home printer, and cell phone (monthly talk and data service provided)401(k) Plan with company matchTuition reimbursementPaid time off including holidays, vacation, personal and sick days, maternity and parental leaveNielsen is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, marital status, protected veteran status or any other protected class.Company DescriptionWe study consumers in more than 100 countries to give you the most complete view of trends and habits worldwide. And we're constantly evolving, not only in terms of where we measure, or who we measure, but in how our insights can help you drive profitable growth.Founded on the principles of integrity, honesty, fairness, respect and reliability, Nielsen is a place where you can be yourself, make a difference and grow.