“I feel they are setting themselves up for a lifetime of success by figuring out how to work hard and balance their time at such a young age.”
Olean, NY (PRWEB) May 17, 2016
Vector Marketing has awarded All-American cash scholarships to the top 25 student sales representatives who sold the most Cutco merchandise during the fall of 2015.Vector Marketing, the sales and marketing arm of Cutco Cutlery, is the largest recruiter of undergraduate students in the United States. Vector contracts with tens of thousands of sales representatives each year to sell Cutco’s premier cutlery products.
Vector Marketing awards 100 college scholarships yearly to its top student sales representatives. The awards are divided into three seasonal campaigns. Campaign I (spring) and Campaign III (fall) award $7,120 total each campaign to 25 students, while Campaign II (summer) awards $13,370 total to its 50 top sales representatives.
Matt Foss is a 22-year-old senior majoring in marketing and psychology at Arizona State University. He was the top Vector All-American Scholarship winner for 2015’s Campaign III. Foss has career sales of Cutco topping $500,000 and plans to continue in sales after he graduates. He will receive a $1,000 scholarship from Vector, along with a matching donation to his school. Foss says that he is “beyond excited” to win the top spot in 2015’s All-American Scholarship Campaign III.
“Vector has allowed me to take complete control of my life and live it how I want,” said Foss. “I am very grateful to have the opportunity to graduate debt free, grow professionally, build great relationships, and enjoy my college experience all at the same time.”
The Vector All-American Scholarship program is a great way to recognize students who excel at juggling the demands of a career and higher education, said Mallory O’Neil, training and leadership development assistant for Vector Marketing.
“I absolutely loved college and have always been a big advocate in education coming first. The Cutco sales reps have a unique opportunity to gain real business experience while they’re still attending school full time. We reward them for that!” she said. “I feel they are setting themselves up for a lifetime of success by figuring out how to work hard and balance their time at such a young age.”
About Vector Marketing:
Vector Marketing is the marketing and sales arm of Cutco Cutlery, a 65-year-old company with headquarters and manufacturing facilities in Olean, New York. Vector sells Cutco products through a national team of sales representatives primarily consisting of motivated college students who are trained to do in-home and virtual demonstrations on a pre-set basis. Vector Marketing has over 200 locations nationwide and works with students of all majors with any levels of professional experience.