(Female, Age 36) from Sherman Oaks, CA
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At a Glance
Basic data on your current job
|Job Title||Sales Coordinator|
|Other Compensation||None Set|
|Company Size||(not answered)|
|Location||Sherman Oaks, CA|
|Years Experience||2 years|
Opinions on your CAREER overall (i.e. not just your current job)
|Years in Career||0|
|Income Rating||0 / 10|
|Interest Rating||0 / 10|
|Work-Life Rating||0 / 10|
|Fulfilment Rating||0 / 10|
Current job Q&A
Describe the type of organization you work for.
Produces bi-yearly tradeshow for the footwear industry. Approx. 50 employees.
Describe your job role and responsibilities.
Provide informatin to clients questions regarding exhibit space, sponsorships.
Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k
Do you feel you are under/over or well/fairly compensated at your current position?
Does your job entail you working with others on a daily basis? Is this something you like/dislike about your job? Please explain.
Yes, I work with others daily, which I like.
Do you work collaboratively with supervisors/managers?
Do you work collaboratively with your co-workers?
Describe your work location (e.g., office, home, theatre, in the field) and what you like/dislike about working in it.
I work in an office. I like my work environment because it is comfortable, good distance from home, great office.
Please rate each of the following aspects of your current job on a scale of 1-10 (10 being the highest/best):
Job Title: 8
Level of Responsibility: 6
The Actual Work: 1
A day in the life of…
Please describe a typical workday for you in your current job:
|5am to 6am|
|6am to 7am|
|7am to 8am|
|8am to 9am||Answered incoming emails. Returned all phone calls from yesterday.|
|9am to 10am||Had short meeting with Account Executive in my department. She has requested I create reports of customers who have not signed up for our next show, so we can do an email blast.|
|10am to 11am||Finished with pulling reports. Sent her the lists. She needs to write the letter and create attachments to send out. Answered more email questions and returned more phone calls.|
|11am to 12pm||Entered information into Sales Logix for new contracts that have come in within the past couple of days.|
|12pm to 1pm||Lunch|
|1pm to 2pm||Answered phone calls and emails.|
|2pm to 3pm||Answered phone calls and emails.|
|3pm to 4pm||Had short meeting with new sales coordinator. Went over instructions on how to answer specific questions from customers.|
|4pm to 5pm||Answered emails and phone calls.|
|5pm to 6pm||Went home|
|6pm to 7pm|
|7pm to 8pm|
|8pm to 9pm|
|9pm to 10pm|
|10pm to 11pm|
|11pm to 12am|
Table of Contents
How you got your job
How did you get your current job?
What was the application process?
Submitted resume through agency
Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
I interviewed with the CFO for this position.
If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
Previous job experience, what I like/disliked about my jobs, what I hoped to accomplish with this job.
Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.
Yes. I have the type of job where training is obtained from daily conversations with customers and from asking questions, as each issue is answered differently.
Was there training for your current position? If yes, what did it entail?
Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.
If applicable, do you feel your internship experience helped you prepare for your job?
If someone wanted to go about getting a job similar to yours, what would you recommend for him or her to do?
I started as a temp through an agency. I would suggest signing up with an agency.
What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
Detail oriented, organized, good interpersonal and communication skills, computer savvy.
Do you feel that you need a certain level of education or training to be successful in your job?
Computer training, basic business knowledge
What advice would you give to someone who was about to start work in your position/ line of work?
Listen and learn to those who have lots of experience
Long-term career plans
Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?
Yes, in sales.
What are your current career goals?
Sales executives, probably in the apparrel industry.
Is there anything else you would like to share about your career?
Prior work history
Please list your most recent jobs prior to this current job:
|Prior Job 1||Sales Coordinator||6 months||$44k||Assist sales reps with pricing, product knowledge.|
|Prior Job 2||Executive Assistant||5 years||$38k||Assist CEO of entertainment company with daily administrative functions.|
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