Sales Representative

You love sales and you love the startup life but technology sales just doesn’t cut it. You don’t just want to demo a product, you want to help create it and bring it to life. You want to be part of creating a tangible product that will have an impact on customer experiences.

Kitchener, ON

Georgette Packaging

Our goal is to make drop-dead-gorgeous, branded packaging for driven, emerging players in the food and restaurant industry.  In doing so, we’re opening up the $130 billion North American food and beverage packaging manufacturing industry to the small and feisty players among us – something that hasn’t been done before. We’re poised to transform, refresh and inspire an industry that represents 1.2% of GDP.

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Entry Level

Overview: <p>Founded by a baker and mechanical engineer (yes, both), Georgette Packaging is not your typical startup. We&rsquo;re a female-led, Kitchener/Waterloo startup backed by Y Combinator, the world&rsquo;s most commercially successful accelerator program. We are on a mission to empower companies to use their packaging not as a wrapper but as a solution. We work with our clients to design and print high-quality, customized packaging to act as a tactile and tangible marketing tool. One that becomes recognizable and coveted for what&rsquo;s inside.</p> <p>Our goal is to help incredibly ambitious food and beverage brands to create iconic packaging. In doing so, we&rsquo;re opening up the $130 billion North American packaging manufacturing industry to those who want to navigate it artfully, efficiently and strategically - something that hasn&rsquo;t been done before. We&rsquo;re poised to transform, refresh and inspire an industry that represents 1.2% of GDP. &nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p>Georgette Packaging has tripled in size in the last year and we are aiming high to do it again. That&rsquo;s where you come in. We&rsquo;re growing our sales team!</p>
Responsibilities: <p>We&rsquo;re ready to get bigger. Bigger clients, bigger orders, bigger donuts! (Well, not necessarily the last one). We need a creative, innovative and intelligent relationship builder to join our team. A polished, personable, do-what-it-takes<span data-sheets-value="{&quot;1&quot;:2,&quot;2&quot;:&quot;If you love sales and brand design and are looking for something fresh where you direct impact on the growth of the company- then you should check out what makes the people, culture and career opportunities at @GeorgettePack unique:;}" data-sheets-userformat="{&quot;2&quot;:13244,&quot;5&quot;:{&quot;1&quot;:[{&quot;1&quot;:2,&quot;2&quot;:0,&quot;5&quot;:[null,2,0]},{&quot;1&quot;:0,&quot;2&quot;:0,&quot;3&quot;:3},{&quot;1&quot;:1,&quot;2&quot;:0,&quot;4&quot;:1}]},&quot;6&quot;:{&quot;1&quot;:[{&quot;1&quot;:2,&quot;2&quot;:0,&quot;5&quot;:[null,2,0]},{&quot;1&quot;:0,&quot;2&quot;:0,&quot;3&quot;:3},{&quot;1&quot;:1,&quot;2&quot;:0,&quot;4&quot;:1}]},&quot;7&quot;:{&quot;1&quot;:[{&quot;1&quot;:2,&quot;2&quot;:0,&quot;5&quot;:[null,2,0]},{&quot;1&quot;:0,&quot;2&quot;:0,&quot;3&quot;:3},{&quot;1&quot;:1,&quot;2&quot;:0,&quot;4&quot;:1}]},&quot;8&quot;:{&quot;1&quot;:[{&quot;1&quot;:2,&quot;2&quot;:0,&quot;5&quot;:[null,2,0]},{&quot;1&quot;:0,&quot;2&quot;:0,&quot;3&quot;:3},{&quot;1&quot;:1,&quot;2&quot;:0,&quot;4&quot;:1}]},&quot;10&quot;:0,&quot;11&quot;:4,&quot;12&quot;:0,&quot;15&quot;:&quot;arial,sans,sans-serif&quot;,&quot;16&quot;:11}">&nbsp;Sales Representative</span>&nbsp;to increase our visibility and grow our company by chasing and closing deals. Someone who at their last organization earned the nickname Nancy Drew or Frank Hardy for their ability to dig up details, navigate their way through a jungle and come out with winning leads.</p> <p>We need aSales Representative, with less than a year of experience, who thrives in chaos and knows how to make sense of it. Someone comfortable joining a company still defining workflows and processes - and who wants to be part of building that out. This is an opportunity to make an impact as you seek out multi-location franchises that need our product and new companies that may not even have a storefront yet but a niche market cornered and want to build a brand. It&rsquo;s a chance to increase your skills as a presenter and a closer.</p> <p>We need someone who wants to be part of operations, marketing and sales not just sit in a silo smiling and dialling. We want a Sales Representative who wants to learn about all aspects of our company and with the drive to make us bigger and better. A Business Development Representative who lives for building relationships, and creating positive customer experiences.</p> <p>In return, we can offer you the chance to grow into a senior position, work with enterprise-level businesses and travel throughout North America. This is an opportunity to join a growing, competitive team with a bit of a food obsession. From around-the-world dumpling tastings and potlucks to ramen nights and beach parties, we come together as a team to celebrate and grow together.</p>
Requirements: <ul> <li><em>The education.&nbsp;</em>A university degree in Business, e-Commerce, Marketing, or Math, Science, English, or Geography. That&rsquo;s our way of saying we aren&rsquo;t fixated on what your degree is in; it&rsquo;s more about having quick-thinking analytical skills, a love for design, strong business acumen, diplomatic communication skills, creativity and drive.</li> <li><em>A passion and commitment to relationship building.&nbsp;</em>You understand the importance of nurturing a relationship and you believe that it&rsquo;s a two-way street. You know the value of potential-to-grow and establishing loyal ties that result in growing accounts as our clients grow.</li> <li><em>An easy going and focused personality.&nbsp;</em>You can talk to anyone about anything. &nbsp;People easily relate to&nbsp;<em>you and trust in your authenticity.&nbsp;</em>You don&rsquo;t let rejection get you down - it motivates you to keep going knowing you&rsquo;re one step closer to the right prospect.</li> <li><em>The epitome of a team player.&nbsp;</em>This role touches every aspect of our business and you can&rsquo;t do your job well without the support of the team. Building consensus and collaboration is the key to your success here.</li> </ul> <p><strong>Why take the next step in your career with Georgette Packaging:</strong></p> <p>You love sales and you love the startup life but technology sales just doesn&rsquo;t cut it. You don&rsquo;t just want to demo a product, you want to help create it and bring it to life. You want to be part of creating a tangible product that will have an impact on customer experiences.</p> <p>You like to get in early and grow something. We&rsquo;re a small sales team at Georgette Packaging and we&rsquo;re still figuring things out. That speaks to you. You want to learn from the ground up and have direct access to the founder and be part of our growth.</p> <p>If you&rsquo;re like us and you push for high standards - and expect the same for the company you represent, if you believe in showing up, pushing hard and getting it done, we want to talk to you.</p> <p>Apply now or check out&nbsp;<a href="">our website</a>&nbsp;and&nbsp;<a href="">blog</a>&nbsp;for more information. &nbsp;</p> <p>Georgette Packaging welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.</p>