Outside Sales Representative
The Nielsen Company - Portland, OR

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Job Description
Nielsen, a global leader in measurement and information, is dedicated to providing clients with a precise understanding of what consumers watch and buy. Currently, Nielsen is seeking an enthusiastic and outgoing Outside Sales Representative to make personal visits to potential Nielsen families, without an appointment, to effectively recruit families to participate in the TV ratings which will capture their viewing habits at no cost to the household. The Outside Sales Representative’s core duties involve visiting prospective households, educating and recruiting them to participate in the TV ratings. This position will require up to ­­­50% travel throughout the assigned market area as well as overnight travel outside of the immediate area based on business need.

TV Ratings Research - Outside Sales Representative

Job Responsibilities

-Driving to selected homes, within a designated territory, using a company provided vehicle and a supplied GPS navigator
-Approaching randomly selected houses without an appointment
-In-person interviews with families to ensure they meet established criteria
-Inputting collected data into a computer and/or iPhone
-Recruiting the families and getting them energized and excited about participating in the Nielsen Ratings.

Qualifications

TV Ratings Research - Outside Sales Representative
Qualifications:
Job Requirements

The Outside Sales Representative must be outgoing, have a positive attitude and be determined/motivated to be successful in their career

Additional requirements for the Outside Sales Representative include:

* Strong presentation skills
* Demonstrated success in achieving pre-determined sales goals
* Strong organizational skills and ability to work independently
* Experience in a market research, social service, or commissioned sales position with in-home contact is a plus
* Ability to manage and travel throughout large geography
* Computer proficiency in all formats including Microsoft Office applications
* Full background check, to include and meet requirements for Criminal and Motor Vehicle Record
* Bachelors degree or equivalent experience
* Bilingual skills preferred

TV Ratings Research - Outside Sales Representative

Here is why our Outside Sales Representatives love working for Nielsen

*Non-standard schedule including afternoons, evenings and weekends
*Company car (Insurance/Gas/Maintenance Included)
* Laptop, printer, and mobile phone
*Paid training program, including 3-4 weeks in Tampa, FL. Corporate housing and transportation included
*Benefits package including medical, dental, vision & 401K, effective first day of employment
*Compensation package including annual salary of $32,100 with average quarterly bonus based on performance, potential for paid overtime, plus $1,500 language differential to those who qualify
*Career development opportunities

TV Ratings Research - Outside Sales Representative

Nielsen strongly encourages the referral of women and minorities for all open positions. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V

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