direction tour marketing (direction) is a Chicago-based, arts-focused marketing agency. direction works with performing arts organizations to promote their events by distributing posters, flyers, and other promotional materials to retail and lifestyle locations throughout the Chicagoland area. Notable clients include; Steppenwolf Theatre, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Empty Bottle, Joffrey Ballet, Pitchfork Music Festival, etc.
direction is an independent, locally owned small business founded in 1999 to support Chicago’s performing arts community. For more information about direction tour marketing please visit www.directiontourmarketing.com.
Roles & Responsibilities
The Promotional Representative is responsible for daily visits to retail and lifestyle accounts on our regular, approved distribution routes that span the city and suburbs. Promotional Representative will deliver promotional materials to each location on a route and be responsible for daily recaps, recording proof of delivery, and providing location updates to supervisor.
Promotional Representative will be provided a company vehicle to complete daily routes. If Promotional Representative prefers to utilize their personal vehicle, a per mile mileage rate is provided. Promotional Representative can expect that daily routes are approximately 7 hours in duration. Typically, 85% of routes are in the city and 15% are in the suburbs. Candidates of the Promotional Representative role should enjoy driving, working alone, and self managing their responsibilities. Candidates can expect regular interactions with account contacts and limited interactions with direction tour marketing clients.
Daily deliveries to assigned delivery routes
Safe operation of delivery vehicle
Placement and posting of promotional materials at approved locations
Photo documentation of promotional placements
Proof of delivery App management
Submission of daily route recap reports
Delivery vehicle can be provided unless you want to use your own vehicle
Capabilities & Qualifications
A valid drivers license is required
A clean driving record is required
Capable of lifting 50lbs if necessary
Delivery Experience a plus but not required
Experience working with mobile app technologies
Basic Computer Knowledge
Strong time management skills and capable of self management
Strong Communication Skills, both written & verbal
Comfortable meeting & engaging with new individuals
Working at direction tour marketing
direction is a casual office environment that prides itself in providing a comfortable, flexible, and supportive environment. We understand and respect the value our staff and strive to support individual needs.
The Promotional Representative position is an excellent opportunity for those looking for a position that doesn’t require night or weekend shifts. Work hours are during regular business hours Monday though Friday. Hours and shifts are consistent
Position & Structure
This is a part time, onsite/field position
30-40 Hours per week
Approx. 10AM through 6PM, Monday through Friday.
Wages start at $15.80 per hour
Please email resume