POSTED 12TH MARCH 2005
We need at least three people to help us build www.off-grid.net into a center for people who want to live, work or travel in a new, free, eco-friendly way.
Ad sales person
UK research/admin volunteer
US research/admin volunteer
Other research volunteers – e.g. Australia and New Zealand
AD SALES PERSON
This is a paid position, based in the UK or the US, and on your shoulders will rest the responsibility to make the site financially viable.
We need a web literate, commercially minded person, who believes in the message on the site, that we can live off-grid in comfort, save money and be good to the planet at the same time.
Responsibilities include: supervising all advertising sales; developing relationships with long term advertisers; marketing to support the ad sales effort; coordinating with the tech team to ensure banners are well positioned and web stats are fed back to clients; promoting the retail items we sell on the site; sourcing more products for us to sell on the site.
You will need to know the nuts and bolts of Internet commerce, how do I do a good affiliate deal, and what is a bad one? What is a fair price for a banner ad? How do you count clickthroughs? No Nu-be’s please!
You will be equally at home offering a discount to an advertiser of solar panels for a banner on our home page, or negotiating with a manufacturer for a discount on a wind turbine to be sold in our online store.
At least 3 years relevant experience preferred; good teamwork vital.
This is a full time job (or more) The basic pay is $800 per month as an advance against sales targets. With excellent bonuses and achievable targets you should be bringing in $2500 within three months. After that pay will increase with the success of the site.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call +44 7971 543703.
We need people to be constantly out there researching the latest off-grid developments, finding good stories, good writers, potential advertisers; making links to to other sites, and requesting links from them; representing off-grid in discussion groups and forums.
All expenses paid — i.e. phone calls and Internet connections.
Please email: nick at www.off-grid.net or call +44 7971 543703 – due to high levels of spam, do not assume an email you sent was actually received.
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