OVERVIEW

Torchlight Technology Group is based in Philadelphia, PA and was founded in 2009 with the goal of providing top tier insurtech and martech services to companies in the insurance, specialty finance, health and consumer industries. As our team has grown, the scope of our business has expanded to include digital marketing, data analytics, brand strategy, and e-commerce. We have numerous marketing and data management technology platforms, enterprise-scale technology solutions, and dozens of web properties. In our highly collaborative environment, team members from all backgrounds work together to solve problems, achieve goals, and expand our knowledge base. We have offices in the US and Belgrade, Serbia. We take an innovative approach to marketing and have recently launched multiple brands to expand our reach.

**This position is based in Philadelphia, PA**


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The Advertising Sales Representative would join our Marketing & Branding team in driving revenue generation for our proprietary web sites with a particular emphasis on Petplace.com

  • Developing and nurturing relationships with brands and advertising partners, particularly in the Pet marketplace
  • Create sales presentations and materials for upcoming advertorial opportunities
  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of company’s products, promotions and market trends
  • Understand the competitive market and proactively monitor market pricing and advertorial initiatives
  • Participate and contribute in advertorial planning and sales meetings

DEMONSTRATED SKILLS/SUCCESS FACTORS

  • Top performer with a proven track record of achieving/exceeding revenue and productivity goals
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and listening skills with the ability to build relationships
  • Highly competitive, resourceful, and able to overcome challenges/objections
  • Ability to speak persuasively in a one-on-one or group setting
  • Familiar with advertising/marketing principles, the media landscape, and emerging technologies
  • Appreciation for process, performance measurement, and a results-oriented sales approach
  • Ability to prospect new clients by networking, cold calling, canvassing, and/or referrals
  • Experience with social media and digital platform systems
  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced team environment

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s Degree and/or equivalent work experience
  • At least 5 years of experience in digital advertising sales
  • Intermediate to advanced experience using online office suites, cloud services, apps, etc.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Track record of on-time delivery of projects/goals

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • No

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS
The company reserves the right to determine if this position will be assigned to work on-site, remotely, or a combination of both. Assigned work location may change. In the case of remote work, physical presence in the office/on-site may be required to engage in face-to-face interaction and coordination of work among direct reports and co-workers.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
Our company is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to diversity and the strength it brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identify, genetic information, disability status, or any other protected characteristic.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Fingering: Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working primarily with fingers rather than with whole hand or arm, as in handling. Speaking: Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of spoken word. Those activities in which require detailed or important spoken instructions must be conveyed to other workers accurately and quickly. Hearing: Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication with or without correction. Repetitive Motion: Substantial movement (motions) of the wrist, hands and fingers.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Normal office environment with controlled temperature.