Plum District
1.9 of 5 40 reviews
www.plumdistrict.com San Francisco, CA 16 to 50 Employees

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Terrible Experience

Regional Sales Manager (Former Employee)
Baltimore, MD (US)

I worked at Plum District full-time for less than a year

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

ConsCEO, 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 Senior ManagementDeal with Megan
Set clear goals for employees
Stop Firing at will

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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

Anonymous Employee (Current 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 -… 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… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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This is not a good group of people

District Consultant (Current Employee)

I have been working at Plum District part-time for less than a year


Pros: The only good thing about this company is the other employees. The connections… Cons: An ever changing (and not for the better) compensation package. Division Directors that are so money hungry and have been drinking the Kool Aid… Advice to Senior Management: Stop abusing moms and get rid of your "for moms by moms" tag line as it is not a true testament of how you treat… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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