About the author: Jessica Fitzgerald is a FutureDerm.com Contributing Writer and a Sales Director for Mary Kay. For more, please visit her sales page, Jess Fitz for Mary Kay [PAGE DEFUNCT].
Just a couple of months later, I am now an Independent Sales Director with Mary Kay. I am a mother, wife, and a very social person, and the flexible hours and social requirements of the job were a perfect fit for me. Of course every consultant’s story differs depending on their work ethic, but I truly believe that as a company, Mary Kay gives you all the tools you need to achieve success.
3.) Team building is crucial for major success. If you choose to build a team, you receive 4-13% commission from their first order and all subsequent orders. Mary Kay pays recruiting commissions directly to you, not from the recruit's 50% commission. Again, if you become a Director, it is another time commitment to train new recruits. But it can be incredibly rewarding to see another woman succeed.4.) Prizes really are earned. There is no limit on cars, trips, cash, etc. earned. Mary Kay sets up a reward schedule based upon your number of sales and level of team building. We can't reveal the prize structure on a public blog like FutureDerm, but we can say that it exists. 5.) If you keep team building, you can become a Director. If you become a director in Mary Kay, you can receive 9-13% commission on your entire unit's sales. You also will set goals for your unit; whenever you reach the goals together, you will receive a $100+ bonus. 6.) You make the rules on a daily basis. Mary Kay is a form of entrepreneurship: It’s your business to run the way you want, the way that fits into your life. There are no quotas on meetings, appointments held, or retail sales. (No territories either!) You choose to do parties, one-on-one facials, on-the-go sales, web site orders, catalog sales, and fundraisers. Perhaps the only requirement to be a Mary Kay consultant is to purchase a starter kit for $100.
If you are wondering if you have what it takes to be a Mary Kay Consultant, ask yourself the following:
If you would like more information about a Mary Kay Business, please visit my website at www.marykay.com/jessfitz, and click on “Sell Mary Kay." Please note: This is NOT a paid advertisement for Mary Kay. This is merely meant as a way to inform what is possible from a Mary Kay business for those who are considering it.