Search Industry Job of the Week: Search Engine Marketing Specialist

Job Title: Search Engine Marketing Specialist
Job Reference #: Unknown
Position Type: Fulltime
Name of employer: AT&T
Location: Birmingham, Alabama
Date Posted: 11 February 2008
Position description:

AT&T is one of the largest telecommunications companies in the world.
AT&T are the leading provider of print and Internet Yellow Page products in the Southeast. They also offer communications products and services ranging from high-speed DSL Internet access, wireless, advanced data and networking solutions, home entertainment and local and long distance service. The new AT&T research and development teams bring the newest technologies to our customers every day.

Outside Search Engine Marketing (SEM) Sales Opportunities

AT&T Advertising & Publishing-East is currently seeking energetic and success motivated SEM sales professionals to assist in the sale of SEM advertising to their print and Internet advertising customers. You will accompany their sales professionals on sales calls where you will utilize your SEM knowledge and sales abilities to help all types of local businesses understand the value of AT&T’s search engine advertising products. You will also conduct one on one and group SEM product line training sessions with their local sales force and structure sales contests as needed.

Though AT&T manage SEM campaigns for thousands of local businesses, they have barely scratched the surface of the hyper growth local search advertising marketplace. This lucrative and rapidly growing market provides an outstanding earnings opportunity and outstanding work experience in an outstanding company!

AT&T are an industry leader and have a proven track record of providing their customers with effective solutions that enable them to realize their goals. Their powerful market branding with AT&T Real Yellow Pages and YELLOWPAGES.COM provide outstanding opportunities to partner with local businesses.

Proven winners chosen for this position will be assigned to the local sales office and be responsible for meeting or exceeding the SEM sales objectives for that office. You will work with highly trained and motivated sales professionals, in a great work environment and have a comprehensive benefits package including:

·         Fully paid training

·         Lap top computer

·         Medical, dental and life insurance

·         401K plan

·         Pension plan

·         Tuition reimbursement

·         Award & recognition programs

·         Paid vacations and holidays

·         Excellent opportunity for advancement 

Requirements Include: 

·         At least 2 years of Search Engine Marketing experience, Google AdWords Certification is a strong positive

·         1+ year of sales experience, media sales experience preferred

·         Internet proficiency

·         Valid drivers license and personal vehicle

·         Strong communications & negotiation skills

·         Willing and able to travel overnight

·         Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience

·         Strong work ethic and communication skills

·         Demonstrated leadership and self-management skills

·         Business acumen 

Salary/Bonus/Benefit Compensation Range: 85,000 - 124,000 USD/Year
Closing date: 8 March 2008
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Contact: Teresa Bohannon at teresa.bohannon[at]

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