Position Overview: WholeTrees Structures seeks a Seattle-based Senior Sales Engineer to work with the CEO, A&E and production teams to roll out a national sales strategy for our sustainable commercial construction product lines. This position serves the diverse needs of a cutting-edge structural round timber manufacturing company and will function as a key driver of market expansion to the Pacific Northwest for both our structural and decorative products. The position will be supported by the company’s Wisconsin headquarters with an assumed growth of West Coast staff over time.
Responsibilities: - Support and improve on the implementation of company sales strategy - Work with WholeTrees management team to define budgets and capital needs - Align all strategies and implementation with budgets defined by management team - Work with management to define sales goals and metrics for analysis; track goals and report analysis quarterly - Attend trade shows, industry events, networking circuits, etc. - Incorporate company culture and brand into daily operations, while working with the management team to define and update this culture and brand - Bring a technical background of engineering and architecture to authentically and accurately communicate with target markets - Develop an in-depth understanding of all aspects of the WholeTrees business model, from angles as far reaching as the forest products industry, environmental sustainability, carbon sequestration, global commodity trends, innovative design, mainstream construction, and structural building systems
Compensation: Full time salary commensurate with experience, rising with early milestones, and supplemented with potential stock options. Reviews will take place annually, with potential for advancement. WholeTrees would expect 40-50 hours per working week, with workspace flexibility. Health care benefits included. For more information and to apply: Please send resumes with a formal Letter of Interest to firstname.lastname@example.org, subject line: Senior Sales Engineer.
About WholeTrees®: WholeTrees Structures is an 11-year old company, and a certified B Corp and WBE (Woman-Owned Business Enterprise). We integrate over two decades of custom architecture and construction with present-day material science research to innovate standardized round timber structural systems. Our company has created the tools and technologies to bring low-value trees resultant of sustainable forestry to commercial construction markets. WholeTrees was founded on its 134-acre forest near La Crosse, WI and is now headquartered in Madison, WI, with plans for a Pacific Northwest sales office. We have 15 full-time employees nationally, the majority of which are dispersed between Our vision is to provide durable, affordable, and biophilic structural systems that restore forests and communities. By pioneering this vibrant market, we build incentive to continue forest stewardship and scale a sustainable construction material. WholeTrees works to instill a love for nature, promote conservancy and restore a sense of awe and delight in our woodlands.
Required Skill Set: - A proven track record in sales development within the architecture, engineering and construction industry, as well as a thorough understanding of the AEC industry - Experience in commercial construction, innovative product sales, penetration of new markets, government contracts and/or sustainable lifestyle brands - Eloquent and confident communication skills - Powerful teamwork and team building skills, as well as empathy and intuition for both team members and target markets alike - Advanced knowledge of MS Office - Capacity to comfortably shift focus from one activity/company goal to the next to meet the varied needs of an early stage company - Understanding of how all aspects of small business meet the overall strategy of growth Preferred Skills: - Experience managing sales strategies, as well as business development strategies and the staff and budgets required to implement them - 5+ years’ experience in building products sales and a desire to take equity in exchange for strategic growth partnership - Knowledge of Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop.
Telecommuting is allowed.
About WholeTrees Structures
WholeTrees Structures designs, engineers and manufactures restorative construction products for innovative owners and their building professionals. We utilize nature’s inherent engineering to provide cost-effective, biophilic and sustainable structural systems.
...And we’ve backed this up with extensive research, unrivaled product development and a deep passion for disruptive innovation in how we build to restore the awe and delight of our woodlands.
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