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  • New Business Development Sales Manager

    Job Locations US-WA-Snoqualmie
    Company Name
    LKD Aerospace, Inc.
  • Overview

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    The world of drones, autonomous vehicles and ROVs is growing and Gladiator Technologies is growing along with it.  As a result, we have an immediate opening for a full time New Business Sales Manager. 


    The Gladiator Technologies Division of LKD Aerospace was founded in 2005 to design and manufacture high performance MEMS-based inertial sensors and systems to high-value air, land and sea applications.  We are seeking to increase our sales staff to serve customers


    Our New Business Development Sales Manager will:

    • Develop and increase sales revenue in targeted territories and/or verticals
    • Expand product footprint in select industry verticals
    • Proliferate product awareness among industry and agency influencers
    • Maintain strong working relationships with channel partners and customers
    • Ensure a high level of customer service and satisfaction


    • Lead sales strategies, pursuit plans, technical, marketing administrative follow-up for targeted verticals and/or sales channel partners
    • Educate prospective customers on product features, value and application
    • Generate product awareness and sales leads via industry conferences, pursuit campaigns and interest response
    • Conduct sales and product training for prospective customers and channel partners
    • Organize industry conference and sales conference participation
    • Identify industry and agency influencers and key programs
    • Maintain knowledge of industry trends and opportunities
    • Contribute to sales and marketing operating system, planning and improvement
    • Develop and write proposals, review and negotiate contracts
    • Act as the primary contact and first responder for customer and channel partner issues


    • Three to five years’ experience in sensor and/or subsystem technical product sales to a range of industry verticals including aerospace, defense, marine, automotive
    • Highly motivated, self-starter, who is organized, analytical, and passionate about sales growth and providing excellent customer service.
    • Ability to communicate technical information in an engaging manner, written and verbal
    • Excellent attention to detail and quality
    • Experience working with government labs and agencies
    • Experience managing international channel partners
    • Knowledge of inertial sensors and sensors sub-systems a plus
    • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office Suite including Excel, Word, Power Point and Outlook.
    • Ability to learn new products, new industry verticals and assume new responsibilities quickly
    • Knowledge of CRM system maintenance and management
    • Highly skilled in maintaining customer relationships and resolving customer and channel partner issues
    • Ability to work cooperatively in a team environment and have a strong desire to do what is right for the customer, the company and fellow employees
    • Ability to travel both domestically and internationally

    We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits including a health/dental/vision care package, employer retirement match, life insurance and paid time off.



    LKD Aerospace is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace




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