Writers Store Seeking Over-Qualified People for Hourly Akin to Fast Food…Managers

2058_170.jpgWe found this trolling Craigslist:

The Writers Store seeks Sales Consultant (West Los Angeles, CA)
Reply to: job-670225792@craigslist.org
Date: 2008-05-06, 10:51AM PDT

The Writers Store, the leading provider of essential tools for writers and filmmakers, is seeking a temporary, part-time Sales Consultant. Upon demonstrated success, the position may be available long-term. This is the perfect opportunity to turn your sales experience along with your hobby or interest in writing/filmmaking into a well-paying, exciting job. A knowledge and passion for writing/screenwriting is desired.

Job Responsibilities:
– Educate writers regarding tools and solutions for their craft.
– Accurately and efficiently process customer transactions using our automated systems.
– Participate in telemarketing, store activities, and other special promotions to assist in lead generation, increased sales, and retention.
– Ensure store is operationally ready at all times and each customer has a positive experience.
– Able to work retail hours of operation including evenings and Saturdays.

Minimum Qualifications:
– 2 + years experience in computer, software or related technical sales.
– Ability to analyze customer needs, and present solutions through delivery of our products and services.
– Ability to succeed in a fast-paced environment with a high degree of multi-tasking.
– Must possess excellent oral and presentation, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
– MS office experience required. Proficiency in using multiple computer-based systems preferred.
– Positive attitude with a skill for finding solutions to everyday issues.
– College degree desired.

We Offer Part-time:

The average starting base rate after training is between $10 and $12/hour depending upon experience.

We’re outraged. We’d like to think that the people working at The Writers Store could at least afford to buy a non-pirated version of Final Draft.