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Recruitment Sales Representative
Id 1121
Type Full-time
Location St. Petersburg, FL
Category Sales

Florida’s largest newspaper is seeking a dynamic sales associate to provide recruitment solutions to HR professionals and corporate executives. We are looking for a skilled sales professional that possesses full-cycle recruiting experience, from talent sourcing and attracting candidates to hiring great employees.

What does a Recruitment Sales Representative do?

A successful recruitment sales representative will collaborate with HR professionals on a regular basis and proactively position sourcing solutions to attract top talent.  The sales associate should also be able to position recruitment solutions using various sources, like social media networks, top job boards, and digital advertising solutions.  The ideal sales representative possesses proven successful sales strategies combined with an HR background in screening, interviewing and assessing candidates.

Ultimately, the responsibilities of the sales representative is to ensure our business clients are provided with recruitment solutions to attract, hire and retain the top talent, while growing a strong talent pipeline.


  • Plan, sell and service a list of employment advertising accounts through 75% outside sales (face-to-face) and 25% inside telephone sales 
  • Develop account list to its maximum revenue potential
  • Prospect for new business in order to continuously build account list
  • Actively meet with existing clients to provide additional advertising opportunities
  • Provide a minimum of 20 – 25% of sales time to inside sales efforts
  • Design compelling advertising and marketing campaigns targeting job candidates
  • Design, develop and present advanced sourcing solutions and campaigns to meet business clients’ hiring needs
  • Apply HR recruiting best practices
  • Provide analytical and well documented recruiting reports to clients on a regular basis
  • Act as a point of contact to build influential client relationships and maximize revenue potential
  • Promote company’s reputation as “Florida’s best newspaper”
  • Requirements
  • Proven track record as a proven sales professional
  • Hands-on experience with recruiting software
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong decision-making skills
  • BS/MS is strongly preferred

Benefits for Full-Time Eligible Employees

  • Health coverage for you and your family through medical, dental and vision plans beginning your first day of employment with the company.
  • 100% employer paid short term and long term disability.
  • 100% employer paid basic life insurance.
  • Supplemental life insurance.
  • Tax advantages through flexible spending accounts that allow you to pay for specific health care and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars.
  • Tax-Deferred Savings Plan for retirement.
  • A generous vacation and personal leave time program and much more…

How to Apply

Interested applicants should apply through the Tampa Bay Times careers portal at or email your resume to