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What advice would you give someone going to an interview for a position in Advertising Sales?

I will interview with a successful direct mail marketing company looking for an Advertising Salesperson tomorrow...Any good words of wisdom? I think asking for tips from others is an excellent way to improve my ability to impress an interviewer I have a B.S. in Mass Communications with an emphasis in advertising. I am fresh out of college, have excellent references from my professors but no outside sales experience. I have worked at my campus' bookstore (sales associate/receiving) and at a hotel front desk. The company is very successful. I look forward to receiving their mailings because they are packed with coupons for restaurants, hotels, etc. They have expanded all over two states (starting from a small market.)

Asked By: Jonaskizal - 6/5/2007
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Answered By: Tuesday H - 6/5/2007
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Well, the interviewer will always be interested in examples of your closing skills. If you can give two outstanding examples of how you go about closing, it will make you stand out above others. Also, when you ask questions...pose a fact about the company before the question, but not in a script like way. For example... More
Answered By: no1familiar - 6/5/2007
 
If you can't sell yourself at an interview, how do you expect to sell Advertising?
Answered By: joe m - 6/5/2007
 
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Answered By: Ad Man - 6/5/2007
 
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