FALL into MUSIC SALES at the Chicago Symphony Orchestra!
Fall in Chicago this year means the start of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s hotly anticipated 2019/2020 season! If you love music, and if you’d love the opportunity to do sales on behalf of one of the artistic crown jewels of Chicago, then DCM wants you to join our first-rate team of Telemarketers at the CSO!
Our mission is to ensure Chicago’s most historically rich and globally renowned performing arts organization has the audience it deserves by selling curated concert packages. We’re currently accepting applications for new team members who have the PASSION and CONVICTION required to contribute to our success.
We are seeking candidates who are charismatic, reliable, persistent, and enthusiastic for this critical mission. You must also be able to successfully apply our proven strategic approach confidently and naturally, and MUST be receptive to ongoing coaching. This is a SALES position, NOT a customer service job. You need to be able to turn a NO into a YES and have what it takes to CLOSE SALES!
BACKGROUND IN THE PERFORMING ARTS/MUSIC REQUIRED, sales and/or telemarketing experience preferred.
If hired, you MUST:
*Be available to attend paid training as scheduled.
*Be able to work a minimum of 18 hours per week up until December 20th (end of campaign). Available shifts include four 4.5 hour shifts spread out over evenings Monday-Thursday, and afternoon shifts on Friday and Saturday. (Flexible scheduling is available week to week within those parameters).
*Have basic computer literacy and a professional/friendly phone manner.
NO COLD CALLING. NO COLD CALLING. NO COLD CALLING!
You will be calling Chicago Symphony Orchestra audience members and donors.
Compensation is base, plus commission, and bonuses. FREE TICKETS for select Chicago Symphony Orchestra performances!
While the campaign ends just before the holidays, any caller in good standing will be invited back for campaign kickoff in the spring of 2020.
Interested applicants should call 312-294-3023. Please leave a message including your name and phone number, and briefly describe your qualifications and interest. (HINT: YOUR PHONE MESSAGE IS YOUR FIRST INTERVIEW!) Qualified candidates will be contacted to further discuss the position and schedule an in-person interview. Priority will be given to those with immediate availability.