We're Hiring! 

Direct Sales Associate

FULL-TIME | $35,000 - $40,000 | 2 MONTH CONTRACT | REMOTE HOME OFFICE

About the position

MakeLab is expanding our offering, and we need your help getting out the word! Our studio brings interactive experiences to over 200 events a year around the world. To keep up with the changing needs of our clients, we’ve created some virtual offerings that are safe and unique executions for conferences and meetings that have gone a digital route. With this new offering we need to expand our team to get the word out and start booking.

Under the guidance of our Director of Sales you’ll assist with a variety of client reach out initiatives and sales tasks. You’ll do market research, building lists of potential clients and the contacts that are best to reach out to. You will be the first point of contact to introduce MakeLab to potential clients all across North America, all while learning about innovative creative technologies, and building a truly unique creative business. Here’s how:

  • Conduct market research to identify new potential markets and clients

  • Follow our outbound strategy in reaching out to potential clients and creating a positive connection

  • Managing your CRM login with up to date reporting data to inform business decisions and utilizing it as a tool to create efficiencies across the company

  • Booking client follow-up meetings for the Head of Sales

  • Constantly be keeping an eye out for new ways to improve our workflow and procedures

  • Collaborating and assisting on other marketing/sales projects as requested.

  • Other duties as assigned. 

You’ll need to have

  • Communication: Outstanding verbal and written communication skills. A people person, you can talk to anyone about anything.

  • Familiarity with CRM systems is an asset. Direct experience with HubSpot is an asset. 

  • An interest in Technology and Interactive experiences

  • Adaptability and Agility: Ability to adapt to change and work with ambiguity.

  • Organization: Prioritize numerous deliverables in a fast-paced environment, able to self-manage workload and time, organize and follow-up multiple tasks/details with accuracy and against aggressive timelines.

  • Education: University degree in marketing or a related field or experience is an asset. 

  • Must have a unlimited North America phone plan

Our Values

  1. Get-Stuff-Done. You act with a sense of urgency, drive for solutions, and use spare time to drive value for our team.

  2. Energy. You’re positive and playful. You speak up positively in tough situations. You raise up those around you.

  3. Listening. You seek to understand before making yourself understood. You are empathetic and respectful. You invite feedback.

  4. Don’t tolerate problems. You take ownership and are accountable. You build long-term solutions to permanently solve problems. You are proactive.

  5. Respect design. You understand the value of design and presentation. You’re plugged into aesthetic trends and standards in marketing and beyond.

  6. Strategic and thoughtful. You’re organized and efficient. Your strategies can withstand questioning. You can demonstrate a logic-flow behind your decisions that support our goals.

     

 

Some of the rewards of working here

  • Front row seat to a unique, rapidly expanding creative business

  • Direct impact on projects for Fortune 500 clients around the world

  • Pay for performance incentive pay

  • A flexible work environment with the ability to work from home

  • Being a key part of a close-knit interdisciplinary team of creatives, designers, makers, technicians, and strategists

     

 

About our Studio

MakeLab brings future fabrication tools to events around the world, delivering hands-on design experiences that draw in guests and entertain. Through nearly a thousand creative experiences we’ve designed, delivered, and staffed around the world, we’ve discovered that encouraging people to create and make is an immensely powerful experience that people remember and share. Our studio is filled with laser cutters, light tables, fabric printers, projectors, 3D printers, digital embroidery machines, vinyl cutters, and food photo booths. We stretch those technologies beyond their design intent, creating accessible, collaborative, and interactive experiences, and then partner with brands to exhibit at incredible (and now virtual) events. Creative people who like sharing their love for design and technology with the world will find their place here. 

How to Apply

Please apply via email to kaitlin@makelab.ca with the subject line: Direct Sales Associate. Only candidates under consideration will be contacted. MakeLab is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to inclusive hiring practices.

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Deadline for Applications

Phone Interviews begin July 20, 2020

Application deadline is July 24, 2020

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We work with clients around the world from our creative studio at 243 College Street, Studio 100, Toronto Ontario, M5T 1R5. Reach us at hello@makelab.ca and 416.417.7275.