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Program Manager

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DSF (Direct Sales Force) is the leading provider of third party sales and marketing services. Recognized as one of "Canada’s Fastest Growing Companies” by Profit Magazine, DSF provides: sales promotion (strategy/creative), experiential marketing, and sales & merchandising and information management to some of the most recognized companies and brands in the world!  We hire the best, provide excellent training, offer great experience and deliver exciting opportunities for you to be part of a winning team!

Our philosophy is one of working hard, playing hard and having fun at both.

What you can expect from us:

• A dynamic environment to apply your skills, and learn new ones
• Thorough and comprehensive training
• An exciting team to be a part of, and to learn with
• Opportunities to get involved in other programs, or in other roles, and be a part of the DSF culture
• Experienced managers committed to your ongoing development and success
• Flexible Work Schedules*
• Opportunity for advancement across the Country 


We are looking for a Program Manager who wants to work with a highly professional, first class team to surpass our client’s expectations. If you meet the following criteria, please contact us.  

Supervisory Responsibilities

The Program Manager will manage and oversee a team of Field Sales Agents.

Responsibilities will include: Interviewing, hiring and training employees; Planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving issues.   

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

·        Verifies the completion of all applications prior to submission.

·        Ensures that all Field Sales Agents are provided with their weekly schedule in advance.

·        Required to hire to fulfill his/her program staff requirement.

·        Responsible not only for training the Field Sales Agents but ensuring that they adequately comprehend all policies and procedures prior to working in the field.

·        Ensures that all locations are fully staffed with the required sales materials at all times.

·        Ensures that all Field Sales Agents are complying with Direct Sales Force Clocking in/out policy and recording this information.

·        Ensures that all events are staffed at all times including, if necessary, by himself/herself.

·        Responsible for ensuring that the Kiosks displays are coordinated including transporting and setting up the Kiosk displays by him/herself if required.

·        Lead by example by selling along the Field Sales Agents in a shift environment for a minimum of 30 hours.

·        Ensures that weekly sales reports are completed in the format as provided by Direct Sales Force.

·        Responsible for ensuring that all applications are sent to Direct Sales Force Head office within the time frame to be provided by Direct Sales Force.

·        Responsible for achieving the sales objectives and targets.

·        Ensures quality and productivity are met. 


Education: Completion of high School and some College or University. 

Experience:  Minimum of 1-2 years of experience in Sales, preferably face to face sales 

Skills:  Strong oral and written communication, strong interpersonal skills, excellent planning, time management and organizational skills are a must. Great problem solving, computer literate and decision making skills are required. 

Working Condition:  Must be able to work in a fast paced environment. Must be able to multitask, effectively handle rejections, work under pressure and meet tight deadlines. Must be able to work shift. Must have a cellular phone, a vehicle and valid driver’s license.

 Mental Demand:  Attention to details. Will need to memorize all the products and services that are offered. 

Physical Demands:  Is expected to stand for long periods and is expected to lift 40 pounds.Must be willing to work on call. $16 to $20/hour+ bonus+commission. Excellent opportunities for advancement. 

Please specify which location you are applying for                            

If you are qualified and interested in this role, please apply today!  

To apply to this position please forward your resume as an MS Word attachment to:  

To apply for the Program Manager job at Direct Sales Force , send your resume to Racquel Daley at
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Company Name

Direct Sales Force

Posted By

Racquel Daley

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Post Date

September 1, 2009 (Long time ago)

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