330 Media Consultants from YellowBook submitted salaries.
Current CEO: John Walsh
Yellow Book, Inc. is a publisher of print and online yellow pages for small businesses. YellowBook was founded in 1930. They started out with a simple, low-cost advertising solution for local businesses. The company now employs over 6,000 people in sales, and another 1,700 in various support functions. The YellowBook culture is is based on the simple premise: "Give people what they want and you will get what you want." YellowBook likes to harness their employees'' strengths and award them according to their contributions. In 2010, the company was ranked as one of the "50 Best Service Companies to Sell for" by "Selling Power" magazine.
YellowBook careers include both inside and outside sales opportunities in 48 states. Sales reps usually start out as media sales consultants. They learn the companies products through intensive training, and are then assigned to sales territories within their markets. Sales managers will usually make sales calls with new sales reps until they are prepared. They can later advance into sales management and even regional sales management. Working at Yellow Book can be highly stressful, according to 134 employees who answered a recent survey at CareerBliss.com. The company expects a tremendous amount out of their sales reps. Some sales reps stated that sales careers can end fairly rapidly for those who don''t meet the company''s expectations. YellowBook also offers employment opportunities in marketing, finance, information technology and human resources. The company also has part-time distribution jobs available for independent contractors when their directories are published.
YellowBook offers competitive salaries for ambitious, hard-working individuals. YellowBook benefits are one of their key strengths that attract new workers. The company offers dental and health insurance as well as holiday and vacation pay. They also have flexible spending accounts available for employees, which helps them better allocate their medical expenditures. YellowBook also provides both short- and long-term disability as well as an employee assistant program. Those who work for YellowBook can also receive tuition reimbursement, a 401k plan and even profit sharing after they''ve been with the company awhile. Top-performing sales reps can compete for the "President''s Achievement Award." And non-sales workers are eligible for the "President''s Achievement Award," which recognizes support function employees who demonstrate exceptional service. YellowBook also offers a $1,000 Employee Referral program for recommending other employees.
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