Pitch Perfect: A Sales Hiring Event with News America Marketing

Thursday, October 11th | 6:00-8:00PM News America Marketing HQ 1185 Avenue of the Americas, 27th Floor, New York, NY 10036

News America Marketing is a marketing business company that makes shopping easier for consumers, brands, and retailers.

Are you goal-oriented, motivated by success, and ready for a lucrative sales career?

Are you creative, curious, and eager for a challenge?

Join us for an exclusive opportunity to show off your skills to recruiters in an interactive environment and be considered for the Account Coordinator role in the Sales Development Program.

The team at News America Marketing is looking for ambitious and driven professionals with 0-2 years of experience who are seeking a meaningful career in consultative sales and strategic account management.

No sales experience required – this event is for people who are interested in a long-term sales role.

Who You’ll Meet: Recruiters and Leaders at News America Marketing

Heidi Gray Chief Human Resources Officer News America Marketing

Mary Abrasley Talent Acquisition Specialist News America Marketing

Rob Augustinos Executive Vice President, Eastern Sales News America Marketing

Ralph Nader Sr. Director, Head of Talent Acquisition News America Marketing


A select group of diverse attendees will...

  • Get face-time with recruiters and members of the News America Marketing Sales team.
  • Get to showcase why you're a good fit for News America Marketing in a fun and welcoming environment.
  • Get fast-tracked: skip the regular application and be considered for a role at News America Marketing.
  • Pitch your favorite consumer product — a little friendly sales competition!

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need to be actively looking for a job to attend this event?

Yes! This is a hiring event and all attendees are submitting an application to attend and be considered for the Account Coordinator role in the Sales Development Program.

What's the application process like for this event? 

  • First, you'll submit an application to attend the event.
  • If you pass the application screening process, you'll be required to schedule a time to have a video interview with Mary from the Talent Acquisition team. 
  • If you pass the video interview round, you'll receive an acceptance message with the registration link for attending this hiring event.  

Can I apply to attend this event if I don't have formal sales experience?

Yes! News America Marketing is looking for young professionals from diverse backgrounds who are creative, analytical, and critical thinkers. If that is you, apply to attend.

Are there any requirements to apply to attend this event and the role?  

Yes. To be considered for this event and role, you are required to have a Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA. 

Is this a free event?

Yes! This is a free event. It is also by application only. Be sure to apply ASAP, as space is very limited.

Should I still apply online if I apply to this event?

No. By applying to attend this event, you'll skip the regular application and be considered for a role at News America Marketing.

I’m interested in a job in a city besides New York. Are there other offices?

Yes! If you're currently located in New York and are interested in or would consider relocating, you can note that when you apply to attend the event. 

News America Marketing offices include: Chicago, IL | Charlotte, NC | Atlanta, GA | Dallas, TX | Los Angeles, CA | San Francisco, CA | Minneapolis, MN | Cincinnati, OH | Pittsburgh, PA | Bentonville, AK

What if im out of state and I'm interested in the role in NYC?  

Absolutely, we have people travel in from plane, train, car – this is a seriously exciting job opportunity. We can’t provide accommodations, but remember there are offices in several locations if you're interested in a role outside of NYC. 

I require sponsorship, does News America Marketing provide work visas? 

News America Marketing does not sponsor applicants who require work visas.

Where can I learn more about how to prepare for this event?

You can get more information on how you can successfully prepare for the big day through their article on How to Answer The Most Important Interview Questions as Told by a Recruiter. Make sure to do your research on News America Marketing's company overview, company culture, and more on their official site.

News America Marketing is the first choice of some of the world’s most successful brands and retailers. They rely on our proprietary network and comprehensive consultative services to not merely understand the path to purchase, but to also blaze the trail — with insights and strategies that bridge the gap between intent and action. Insights born of 25 years of unmatched experience and a single-minded focus.


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