Plum District
2.0 of 5 43 reviews
www.plumdistrict.com San Francisco, CA 16 to 50 Employees

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District Consultant Interview

District Consultant
New York, NY

The process took 1 week - interviewed at Plum District in August 2011.

Interview Details – I was called by the Manager of my territory and we set up a meeting about a week after. Since there is no corporate office for Plum District in the New York Area, we met at the lounge of a nice downtown hotel. She met all of the candidates seeking employment that day in the same place.

She was a very nice woman who explained that everyone who expressed interest was given a shot at working for Plum District. We really had a very informal conversation and she offered me a contract.

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Negotiation Details – No negotiation. Very simple contract. If someone is looking for a hobby, or to dip his/her feet into sales, this is a great, low-pressure to work. Plum District does not have the number of subscribers at the big dogs at Groupon and Living Social, but they do have a wonderful work atmosphere that allows mothers a great work/life balance.

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Declined Offer

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District Consultant Interview

District Consultant

I applied online and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Plum District in July 2011.

Interview Details – Interviewed for a District Consultant position. They like to hire stay-at-home moms with strong connections in their communities to sell daily deals to local merchants. They asked about my sales style and how much time could I devote to cold calling and follow up. The sales manager said the company is only about a year old and has a lot of buzz for moms who want to work from home.

Interview Question – Do I have experience in cold calling and local merchant sales?   View Answer

Reason for Declining – Job was 100% commission sales.

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District Consultant Interview

District Consultant

I applied online and the process took a day - interviewed at Plum District in July 2011.

Interview Details – Phone interview with hiring manager. Very laid back. It's a sales position for straight commission so the interview wasn't too demanding. The hiring manager was intelligent and gave a good description of the position and what was involved.

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