Flyer Distributors Needed for Flyer Distribution at SkillPatron CityMarketing
At SkillPatron CityMarketing – flyer distributors hand out flyers, handbills, leaflets or any other promotional materials to promote new openings, products, services, events, venues or establishments for our clients. The flyer distribution job is referred to as “flyering” in the trade.
As a flyer distributor at SkillPatron you will be employed to help market an event or establishment through handing out flyers to the public. At SkillPatron CityMarketing Flyer distributors can be assigned to post flyers through front doors, reception desks, or to hand out leaflets at a given station, mall or location usually outside the institution building or a potential ‘hotspot’ for customers.
At SkillPatron CityMarketing Flyer distributors often work outside in all weathers and are strategically placed to gain the most exposure. Flyer distributors at SkillPatron CityMarketing usually work in teams, covering different areas in order to promote in the most efficient manner. The job can include a great deal of walking if flyering is door to door. The hours can be during the day or late into the night – hours are usually related to what the leaflet is marketing and the target audience. SkillPatron CityMarketing Flyer distributors can be paid hourly for their time, or paid per the amount of leaflets delivered. SkillPatron CityMarketing Flyer distributors are the public face for companies and events and therefore need to be polite and enthusiastic at all times, and are required to be knowledgeable regarding the details of what they are marketing. SkillPatron CityMarketing flyer distributors as the public face of the event/company are required to answer any questions around the information they are handing out.
SkillPatron CityMarketing flyer distributors are usually paid hourly and are often paid between minimum wage and N2000 an hour. Wages are most often claimed at the end of a shift and are usually distributed via ‘cash in hand or bank transfer’. Occasionally SkillPatron CityMarketing flyer distributors are paid an additional bonus by the number of customers they bring to an event via their flyering, monitored by coding on the leaflets. Overall monthly or yearly income for SkillPatron CityMarketing flyer distributors can vary depending on the number of shifts worked. Shifts are often allocated pro rata or can be distributed flexibly, usually allowing SkillPatron CityMarketing flyer distributors to work extra shifts if desired. Overtime payment is not a usual benefit of SkillPatron CityMarketing flyer distributors with all extra hours being paid at the same rate as rota hours.
SkillPatron CityMarketing flyer distributors are often considered as the key marketing personnel for promotions, occasions and establishments. SkillPatron CityMarketing flyer distributors are directly ‘public-facing’ and are responsible for supplying the community with the information regarding the business, event or promotion that they are sponsoring.
A SkillPatron CityMarketing flyer distributor’s typical responsibilities during a shift include:
- Handing out flyers to the general public at strategically chosen locations#Distributing flyers through residential front doors or to businesses
- Having an in depth knowledge of the information they are handing out and be a point of information for people with queries
- Being excited about the event or establishment they are promoting
Covering as many locations/people/houses/malls as they can in order to market as widely as possible
- No formal academic qualifications are needed to be a SkillPatron CityMarketing flyer distributor.
Being a SkillPatron CityMarketing flyer distributor can seem like a simple job but requires a great deal of skill in the public relations domain. For a SkillPatron CityMarketing flyer distributors Interpersonal and people skills are extremely important and are required constantly throughout shifts.
SkillPatron CityMarketing flyer distributors must:
- Be enthusiastic and polite
- Be able to handle public confrontation effectively and calmly to diffuse potentially difficult situations
- Speak english to a high standard
- Have the capacity to remember information regarding their promotion and be able to answer questions eloquently
- Be able to work in teams to calculate the most efficient way to cover ground
- Be prepared to work outside in all types of weather persevere despite set backs or rejections be physically fit in regards to delivery door to door be confident and assertive
SkillPatron CityMarketing flyer distributors often have to work in outdoor conditions meaning they are exposed to all kinds of weather. They will usually be strategically allocated to a location that will gain the most successful ratio of distribution to custom, therefore must make themselves familiar with the location and understand how to market effectively in that area.
SkillPatron CityMarketing flyer distributors will be the face of a company or event in the general public and therefore will constantly be interacting with different people. This means that flyer distributors must be prepared for all kinds of reactions, including negativity and rudeness. With door to door campaigns – SkillPatron CityMarketing flyer distributors flyer distributors will deliver leaflets on foot and therefore walk significantly long distances. This requires them to be physically fit, to be prepared for varying weather and to wear suitable footwear or to ride a bicycle. They must also be prepared to deal with pets that may be in gardens or come to the door.
Sometimes a uniform is supplied for SkillPatron CityMarketing flyer distributors such as a sweatshirt of t-shirt as extra promotion of the event or establishment. In cases where a uniform is not supplied, specifications may be given by the employer on what is suitable to wear, or the distributor may have to make the personal decision. Clothing should be suitable for both the event and the weather.
SkillPatron CityMarketing flyer distributors usually work either afternoon shifts or night shifts. Afternoon shifts are usually shorter whereas night shifts can start quite late and be slightly longer. Night shifts may start around 11pm so flyer distributors have to be prepared for late nights, and be prepared for the evening to become colder.
SkillPatron CityMarketing flyer distributors are responsible for their own safety and, when working on night shifts, should be conscious of danger and position themselves in the safest places within the confines of their given location.
Experience is not necessary to be a SkillPatron CityMarketing flyer distributor but companies will often look to employ people who have been involved in marketing or flyer distribution before as it gives a reputable image. Previous knowledge of the establishment or the event being promoted are also useful, especially if experienced firsthand, as this shows the employer that the flyer distributor has an understanding and knowledge base for any questions that may be posed by the public.
- Campaigns and charities
- Churches & politicians
- Nightclubs and bars
- Service businesses
- Goods/Products businesses
- Government departments
- Universities and educational establishments
SkillPatron CityMraketing Flyer Distribution is the first step in a marketing campaign for most Nigerian businesses and is therefore often the goto ‘on the ground’ service of the marketing and promotion teams in thousands of establishments. Career progression for SkillPatron CityMarketing flyer distributors can include Field Supervisor, Flyer Distribution Team Leader, Campaign Leader, Online Marketing Representative, Head of Marketing and Promotion. SkillPatron CityMarketing Flyer Distributors often move sideways in companies and become salespeople, social media managers, event organisers and sales and marketing team leaders.