About the Role:

Reporting to the Director of Franchise Development, the Franchise Development Specialist will assist the Franchise Development Team through the sales & onboarding process with new franchise candidates. Responsibilities include candidate recruiting, screening, follow up and reporting. The ideal candidate is very organized and has the ability to multitask. The Franchise Sales Specialist will work with various members of the Development Team as well as others within and outside of Pinch A Penny as needed to support the successful transition of franchise candidates to franchise owners. The position has growth potential into a manager role.

Required Skills


  • Support the achievement of New and Resale Franchise Sales goals.
  • Must have good phone skills for building rapport with existing and potential franchisees.
  •  Ability to efficiently screen leads and schedule appointments with the sales team.
  • Ability to effectively work with a CRM.
  • Maintain and update communication templates.
  • Maintain and update department reports.
  • Assist the Franchise Development Sales process with reviewing applications, producing candidate files and hosting Discovery Days.
  • Ensure applications are fully completed and all supporting documentation is provided, conduct credit and background checks during file creation process.
  • Ensure all required paperwork throughout the process is completed correctly and properly.
  • Ensure all legal compliance issues are always followed.
  • Support the Franchise Development team with all facets of the opening process for new locations.
  • Prepare and review pipeline reports and assist with projection reports.
  • Interact with other departments directly or indirectly involved with the development process to coordinate information flow (i.e., legal, accounting, etc.)
  • Ability to work with mapping software.
  • Coordinate and arrange meetings, prepare agendas, reserve, and prepare facilities.
  • Travel as needed for various events and meetings.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Candidate Requirements:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to handle confidential issues with the utmost sensitivity
  • Strong interpersonal skills: ability to build and maintain positive working relationships.
  • Ability to coordinate & communication across multiple departments.
  • Strong organizational, time management, and prioritization skills with the ability to manage concurrent projects.
  • Willingness to learn and acquire new skills. Committed to continuous improvement.
  • Strong initiative and willingness to take on projects in a proactive manner.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products and other relevant software including word-processing, spreadsheet, mapping and presentation software.
  • Sales Experience: 1-3 years (Preferred)
  • High school diploma is required. A Bachelor’s degree in Business or related preferred, or applicable professional work experience in a commensurate role




POOLCORP/PinchAPenny is a drug-free company and an EOE, M/F/V/D.

Benefits & Programs

Competitive salary/excellent benefits after 60 days of employment. Health, dental, vision, life, STD/LTD, 401K, tuition reimbursement.

How to Apply

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You may also apply for the position in one of the following ways:

  • Email your resume and cover letter directly to [email protected].
  • Print & fill out our application and fax along with a resumé and cover letter to (727) 533-2098.
  • Print & fill out our application and mail along with a resumé and cover letter to:

    Pinch A Penny
    Human Resources
    Code CORPWWW
    P.O. Box 6025
    Clearwater, FL 33758

    In all correspondence, please include "Code CORPWWW" so we can process your resumé correctly. Your application/resume will be forwarded to The Pinch A Penny independently owned and operated franchise stores in the county or counties where you wish to work. If a position is available and your resume is approved by the franchise owner or store manager, they will contact you directly. If you do not receive a telephone call within 1-2 weeks, please consider applying again in the future.

    Again, thanks for your interest in Pinch A Penny.