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Help Wanted at XXL: Sales Gangsta Who Can Bring In the Cash Money

There's no denying that these are troubled times for the media and advertising industries, so to us, it's pretty exciting to actually see that some magazines out there are still looking to hire people. And when a job listing crosses our desk — not that we're looking! — that's just as hysterical to read as it would be appealing to apply, well then, that's exactly the sort of thing that we're looking to share with you. Especially if you're a "sales gangsta" that just happens to be on the job hunt yourself!

From: [redacted]

Subject: Referral Help – Hip-Hop Magazine Sr. Account Executive

Referral Community,

We're in search of a sales "gangsta" for an Advertising Director position at
a leading Hip-Hop and Rap Culture Publication

Location: New York, NY
Compensation: $60–70K Base, $130–200K OTE
Experience Level: 4 years

Job Description

A heavy hitting, large and in charge, Hip-Hip and Rap Culture Magazine needs
a Advertising Director. They need YOU to be charismatic and hungry enough to
sell print campaigns to national business accounts. They want YOU to know
the language and Culture of Hip-Hop, be innovative and creative enough to
make the tough sell, and smart enough to sell urban and youth culture to
companies that might not see it's [sic] value.

YOU must come with prior sales experience (i.e. They want you to bring in
the cash money,) an active account list and strong relationships (i.e. know
the right people who will give you dollars.) You will be selling a
combination of traditional paging and must be able to pitch/concept "Big
Idea" integrated programs (They need you to "bring it" and "shut it down.")

Our clients' work environment is cool, calm, and collected. Build your
empire and the world is yours.

QUALIFICATIONS

* 4+ years of Online/Print Sales
* Hip-Hop Knowledge
* Be a sales solider
* Bachelor's degree
* Excellent written and verbal skills
* Aggressive follow-up and closing skills

"Cash Rules Everything Around Me, C.R.E.A.M. Get the money, Dollar, dollar
bill y'all" - Wu-Tang Clan

As always, generous bonus rewarded for referrals.

It's 100% OKAY to repost this ad anywhere.

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