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LivingSocial Marketing Consultant Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Mar 6, 2014
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Marketing Consultant
Washington, DC

I applied online and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at LivingSocial in June 2010.

Interview Details – Early days super sessions, flown in, grueling 3 stage interview. Not sure if this is the process anymore.

Interview Question – What merchant would you sign up first?   View Answer

Negotiation Details – Professional. No options, the offer was as is.

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Marketing Consultant
Washington, DC

I applied through other source and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at LivingSocial in June 2012.

Interview Details – It has changed. At one point they brought everyone in for the outside sales team. Now the outside sales team barely exists

Interview Question – expected you to role play   View Answer

Negotiation Details – there was no negotiation of salary

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Marketing Consultant

I applied in-person and the process took 3 days - interviewed at LivingSocial in August 2012.

Interview Details – Easy. Talked with recruiter then met with Manager and got the job.

Interview Question – Never had an actual interview questions with them.   Answer Question

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Marketing Consultant
Dallas, TX

I applied online and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at LivingSocial.

Interview Details – Very quick and easy. Phone call with 1-2 recruiters, face to face or phone call with your direct manager and final phone interview with regional manager.

Interview Question – Typical interview questions   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – You can negotiate. They always offer $40,000 base but negotiate, especially if you have advertising experience and connections in the community because you will not make much in commission. You're paid based on how the promotion sells and people use Groupon rather then LivingSocial.

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Anonymous Employee
Washington, DC

I applied online and interviewed at LivingSocial.

Interview Details – Was impressed with hiring process. One of the toughest around.

Interview Question – There wasn't a specific question that was difficult. It was interesting interviewing with a panel of people twice.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – not negotiable.

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Marketing Consultant
Washington, DC

I applied online and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at LivingSocial in August 2011.

Interview Details – 1. Interview via phone with a local recruiter
2. Interview via phone with a national recruiter
3. Interview in D.C., about 30 candidates were in the lounge.
   part 1. Face to face with an entry-level salesperson. Just a quick chat, perhaps they were training the interviewer?
   part 2. Sales role play: great interview. Had to demonstrate a sale in front of a panel of three.
After part 2, they sent half the candidates home.
   part 3. Computer skills
      1. Google
      2. Yelp
      3. Salesforce
   part 4. Traditional interview with hiring manager

Interview Question – We own a cupcake bakeshop that caters to tourists. Why would we use an application that focuses on a local audience?   View Answer

Negotiation Details – No negotiation

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Marketing Consultant
Seattle, WA

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 1+ week - interviewed at LivingSocial in January 2012.

Interview Details – Called by a recruiter. Called by manager. In for a role play. Sent home with homework. Called again by recruiter. Hired and flew to DC for week of training. Nothing complicated or out of line. They turn and burn so many sales people it is a cattle call.

Negotiation Details – Standard

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Marketing Consultant

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 6+ weeks - interviewed at LivingSocial in October 2012.

Interview Details – 1. Phone screening
2. Interview and role play with HR representative
3. Phone interview and role play with Regional Sales Manager
4. Face to face interview with Regional Sales Manager and the level about that.
5. Offer from HR representative

Interview Question – Submit to managers a 60 day ramp up action plan   Answer Question

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Anonymous Employee

I applied online and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at LivingSocial in January 2011.

Interview Details – 3 phone interviews and a face to face interview in DC.
First cal with a recruiter, going over basic job experience.
Next 2 were role plays with someone within LivingSocial. Make sure you know a lot about the company and factor in ROI.

Negotiation Details – Didn't counter.

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Marketing Consultant
Washington, DC

I applied online and the process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at LivingSocial in December 2011.

Interview Details – Two phone interviews prior to being invited to DC to interview in person. You have a series of three interviews while there. The first is like any other interview. The second is a role play interview in which you attempt to sign them up. And, the third is to test your technological skills. Very easy, just has you perform tasks on an iPad.

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