The Nielsen Company Field Sales Rep - Sacramento in Sacramento, California

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Like what you see so far? Read more to find out about the expectations of the Field Interviewer role as well as the benefits! Field Interviewers work independently from a home office environment.

Who is Nielsen? We are known for our work in TV and Radio Ratings. Founded in 1923, Nielsen is the global authority on the consumer. We study consumers in more than 100 countries to give a complete view of trends and habits worldwide on what people watch, listen to and buy!

Field Interviewer: Recruits selected homes to participate in our TV, Radio and Computer Research for Nielsen Ratings

What does a Field Interviewer do?

  • Drive to selected homes within a designated territory, using company-provided vehicle and supplied GPS

  • Approach statistically-selected homes without an appointment/unannounced

  • Persuade Nielsen families to participate in Nielsen TV, Radio and Computer Research

  • Use influencing skills and techniques to maximize potential Nielsen family participation and in some cases once they agree to participate in the study, educate household members on how to use the Nielsen equipment

  • Conduct in-person interviews with Nielsen families to gather, collect, and enter demographic data to ensure they meet established criteria

  • Collaborate with various departments within Nielsen to ensure a quality sample

  • Drive and commute long distances, up to 200 miles per trip and able to be outside, in all weather and traffic conditions

  • Navigate secured buildings, gated communities, stairs, elevators, walkways and driveways (paved and unpaved) and a wide variety entrances into a potential Nielsen family residence

Required:

  • Relevant experience: customer service, market research, census bureau research, in-field research, social service, sales, or Business to Consumer (B2C) in-home contact

  • Flexibility to work remotely in a non-traditional schedule, including evenings and weekends

  • Minimum High School Diploma/GED with 2-5 years equivalent work experience

  • Computer/Tablet proficiency; ability to use email, spreadsheets, and other applications

  • Smartphone proficiency

  • Comprehensive background check, including criminal and motor vehicle record required

  • Have a valid driver’s license, car insurance, and satisfactory driving record

Preferred but not required

  • Bilingual language skills: Spanish, Mandarin, Vietnamese, Tagalog, Japanese, Korean

  • Bachelors, Associates, or technical degree

What are the Benefits?

Comprehensive benefits package effective DAY 1 of employment. We offer unlimited career and high earning potential, top-of-the-line training and other great benefits, including:

  • Extensive paid sales training program which could require travel for two weeks in various markets– lodging and transportation included (some positions train in the market)

  • Competitive compensation

  • Annual Base Salary

  • Performance Based Bonus Plan (Highest performers earn up to six (6) figures)

  • Potential for paid overtime

  • Language pay differential to those who qualify

  • Company car, including insurance, gas, and maintenance (save as much as $8,000 per year)

  • Tablet, home printer, and cell phone (monthly talk and data service provided)

  • 401(k) Plan with company match

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Paid time off including:

  • 3 weeks paid time off in the first year

  • 10 sick days per year

  • Maternity and Paternity leave

Nielsen is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, marital status, protected veteran status or any other protected class.