International Sports Management
2.5 of 5 37 reviews
www.ism-usa.com Chicago, IL 50 to 149 Employees

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For the ambitious who can get past rejection, a good opportunity for short-term as well as long-term growth.

Senior Account Executive (Current Employee)
Chicago, IL

Pros-Commissions uncapped.
-Fun co-workers, nice office space/location.
-Good for individuals w/ very little sales experience but have a passion for both sales & sports, or for someone with outside B2B sales experience who don't want to constantly be on the road.
-Great experience w/ CRM program "SalesForce" for all sales staff.
-Business/revenue is doing well, good opportunity for quick advancement into leadership role (6 months).

Cons-Can be a nightmare for the wrong person who is not committed to growing through a difficult but manageable learning curve. Those interested in "trying sales" instead of committing to it should not apply.
-Can be difficult at times to get through to the decision-makers (CEO's, COO's, Presidents, etc).
-Wearing ties each day is a bit of an overkill.

Advice to Senior Management-Taking chances from time to time on new employees who have zero sales experience but supposed "good work ethic" (hence why some of the ridiculous previous reviews/comments on this site, some true, most just sour grapes...and the telemarketing bit is hilarious and couldn't be farther from the truth) hinders your time to spend w/ committed staff.
-More of a consistent retraining, just like some of the previous reviews already state, is definitely necessary. Give us more of your broad insight vs. just simply on decisions & basic sales acumen. SVP needs to spend more time w/ A.E.'s on a daily basis.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    For the right individual it can be very rewarding.

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
    Milwaukee, WI

    I have been working at International Sports Management full-time for more than a year


    Pros: Definitely plenty of room to grow within the company. Ability to… Cons: Days can be long at times if you dont put… Advice to Senior Management: Continue to be a helpful tool for other employees throughout… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    Opportunity for Personal & Financial Growth

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
    Portland, OR

    I have been working at International Sports Management full-time


    Pros: -High compensation potential -Gained experience in communicating effectively with C-level executives -Fun work environment with great co-workers -Computers w/ CRM… Cons: The office does get a bit cold sometimes.... especially during… Advice to Senior Management: Keep it up. Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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