BDS Marketing Reviews

Updated July 6, 2015
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Pros
  • Great company, flexible hours, great structure (in 5 reviews)

  • The company offers good benefits (in 4 reviews)

Cons
  • 35 cents a mile, and only 10 an hour for drive time rather than your regular wage (in 3 reviews)

  • Work is not consistent, company never offers full time work, only part time, they never give raises even when asked (in 3 reviews)

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  1. Sales and merchandising

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Representative
    Current Employee - Sales Representative

    I have been working at BDS Marketing part-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great people
    Good organization
    Better pay then other marketing company lowest pay is $11.00

    Cons

    Programs are to short
    Poor communication
    To long reports and confusing make them simpler

    Advice to Management

    Better communication will be great


  2. Great opportunity for cash for holiday

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at BDS Marketing part-time

    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    No management breathing down neck.
    No sales quotas.

    Cons

    Not enough hours!
    Need better communication between company and retail store.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work. Very useful on giving good sales tips but also not sounding too aggressive as if there was a quota.


  3. part-time assisted sales rep

    Former Employee - Sales Representative in New Orleans, LA
    Former Employee - Sales Representative in New Orleans, LA

    I worked at BDS Marketing (More than a year)

    Pros

    great part-time work with decent hourly pay

    Cons

    very long daily call reports


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  5. Market Development Manager

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Market DDevelopment Manager in DFW, TX
    Former Employee - Market DDevelopment Manager in DFW, TX

    I worked at BDS Marketing full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Good Team environment , several programs within BDS to work on.

    Cons

    All contract work is temporary, job as contracts are renewed after 3,6, or 12 months with each client.


  6. Great company

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at BDS Marketing

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    If looking for contract work - great place

    Cons

    does not pay very well


  7. Canon Printer Sales

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Irvine, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Irvine, CA

    I worked at BDS Marketing part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Clearly set expectations. Well-laid out training and access to appropriate supporting documents.

    Cons

    Inventory issues. You can't sell what you don't have, but that does push salesperson into what they have to sell.

    Advice to Management

    Weekly repetitive conference calls are nearly as fun as endless days of power point presentations.


  8. Great Company

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at BDS Marketing

    Pros

    Great staff. Would recommended applying. great environment

    Cons

    Must be motivated and want to work hard.


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    Assisted Sales Representative

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assisted Sales Representative in West Hartford, CT
    Current Employee - Assisted Sales Representative in West Hartford, CT

    I have been working at BDS Marketing part-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Very independent workplace where all tasks and challenges are handled by the ASR through the Best Buy management
    Company treats employees very well and management is very considerate

    Cons

    There is a long process to get almost anything done in store which can be frustrating.
    Most all sales revenue ASR's generate runs through Best Buy staff and is almost entirely out of the employee's hands.


  10. Former employee

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    Former Employee - Merchandiser in Northville, MI
    Former Employee - Merchandiser in Northville, MI

    I worked at BDS Marketing (Less than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Flexibility in scheduling and you can set your own hours. Company has different types of work that keeps job interesting

    Cons

    I did not get a raise after 8 years of service. Many of the jobs have quick turn around expected. Pictures are mandated and must be done to exact standards or you are deny back yo store with no compensation

    Advice to Management

    Give loyal hard working employees raises


  11. Regional Field Man

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at BDS Marketing

    Approves of CEO
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great company and pay plus a great upper management team

    Cons

    Short contracts with clients

    Advice to Management

    Longer contracts or find away to keep managers on longer



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