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Flyer Distributor
Freelance at SkillPatron CityMarketing in Lagos, Nigeria

Flyer Distributor Freelance at SkillPatron CityMarketing in Lagos, Nigeria

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Posted on October 28, 2019

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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 by 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
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