First Data Merchant Services

www.firstdatacardprocessing.com
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Merchant Services. Cut throat industry

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Current Employee - Sales Consultant in Sarasota, FL
Current Employee - Sales Consultant in Sarasota, FL

I have been working at First Data Merchant Services full-time (more than 3 years)

Pros

The training is a couple of weeks and it is very intense. Learning all about MasterCard,Visa,Discover and American Express percentage rates and how it effects merchant's and their business..

Cons

You are just a number. If you reach your quota, you are a hero and if you do not you are written up.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Management tends to be a little clicky. If your doing quota every month and produce, you are treated like a hero.But as soon as you slip a month, that all falls to the wayside.

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  1. 2 people found this helpful

    Great platform to other parts of the company

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    Current Employee - Account Executive in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Account Executive in Atlanta, GA

    I have been working at First Data Merchant Services full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Great earning position on the right team. Room for movement with right motivation and persistience.

    Cons

    Micro managing by leadership can be very draining and overwhelming. Sales envronment not as professional as others.

    Recommends
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  2. 1 person found this helpful

    better love to prospect

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    Former Employee - Credit Card Processing Sales in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Credit Card Processing Sales in Chicago, IL

    I worked at First Data Merchant Services full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    ok training.
    good benefits.
    They sometimes have aliances available for salespeople with banks such as citibank(valuable if you can be a part of this type of program)
    Big company with some career growth opportunities

    Cons

    not a career sales position for most. very crowded industry ( not another credit card processing salesman)
    believe me retailers are being contacted by different processors all the time and usually aren't looking to change companies for a little bit of savings.

    Try and find a better industry!!!!

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
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