Plum District

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Easy opportunity to make a little extra cash every month

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - District Consultant in Denver, CO (US)
Former Employee - District Consultant in Denver, CO (US)

I worked at Plum District as a contractor (less than an year)

Pros

lots of spiffs and contests to earn cash, gift cards.
Good regional training sessions and opportunity to meet peers in area

Cons

couldn't predict when deals would run - hard to tell client when it'll run when your Regional Manager has authority to change it for any reason. Better deals may bump your deal - even into another month. Hard to predict pay that way.

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    It was a great 12months, but it couldn't last

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Plum District full-time

    Pros

    As a sales rep, you gain experience in all aspects of the sales cycle and territory management:
    - prospecting
    - cold calling
    - business & market plan development
    - territory development
    - marketing events
    - working with business owners to craft a daily deal that works for their ROI
    - telecommuting
    - CRM
    It was exciting to be part of something new and growing.

    Cons

    It felt more like an internship than a real position as a full-time sales rep. There was little to no support for sales reps, and constant changing of the company mission. It was difficult to adhere to corporate strategies, as they were ever-changing. There was also minimal training, so unless you are a self-starter and motivator, you have no chance of succeeding or making money.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Terrible Experience

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Regional Sales Manager in Baltimore, MD (US)
    Former Employee - Regional Sales Manager in Baltimore, MD (US)

    I worked at Plum District full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Work from home
    Made connections with female sales pro's in other parts if the country

    Cons

    CEO, Megan is mean and belittles sales people and managers in front of others, used to get the entire team on a call and give sales reviews to individual managers.
    Expect you to work 24-7 for very little pay
    E-mails were sent to Managers at all hours of the night, would wake up with a full in-box of e-mails received from 1AM - 4AM
    Have to use your own lap-top and office equipment
    If you are not located in San Fran don't expect to get promoted or taken seriously
    Fired all management expect a few chosen ones only to rehire a few months later
    Poor business plan
    Sales goals are not clear and defined
    Often ask Managers to step down into unpaid part-time sales people
    Unrealistic Expectations in an uncertain industry

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Deal with Megan
    Set clear goals for employees
    Stop Firing at will

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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