Patch.com hiring ad reps the smart way
by Sharon Hill
21 Dec 2010The number of job postings for Patch.com, and the number of places the AOL project is hiring is startling. There are places the new online local newspaper hasn't yet reached, such as Phoenix, but give it time. What is especially impressive, is the way it's hiring, and the concept it has for its sales reps.This is the kind of approach, and job description, that local newspapers and broadcasters w
Sharon Hill has been a senior writer / analyst with the AIM Group since 2004, except for a two-year time-out to serve as sales and marketing manager for Suburban Newspapers of America. She worked at newspapers in California, the Carolinas and Indiana as a classified advertising sales supervisor and manager, and in newspaper circulation in Alaska. At the SNA, she was responsible for bringing in new members; lining up exhibitors, and helping develop programs for the classified conference and the classified alliance. She is also co-author of “Implementing and Managing Telework: A Guide for those who make it Happen” (Praeger Press) and a prolific blogger and social media user. She is based in Phoenix.