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Gifts for Good

B2B Sales Executive - Social Impact

Employment type
Full-Time
Posted
about 1 month ago
Location
Los Angeles
Description

Gifts for Good is a fast growing social impact-driven startup seeking a stellar sales person who is passionate about corporate social responsibility and making a difference in this world. At Gifts for Good, we believe every gift should give back and that companies can do more good by turning their gifting budget into a budget for good. Whether it’s employee gifts, client gifts, or branded swag, companies can add impact without adding to their budget.

Founded in 2017, Gifts for Good is a disruptive e-commerce company focused on B2B sales. We have built a marketplace around storytelling and connecting the gift recipient to the gift giver. Every product we carry is of high quality and all support charities and social causes doing good in the world.

Located in West Los Angeles, Gifts for Good is hiring an Account Executive to sell our curated selection of gifts to small to medium size businesses, conference organizations, HR representatives, executive assistants, sales executives, and event organizers. We are looking for a well-rounded, charismatic people person who has the passion to hustle like nobody’s business and deliver extraordinary results. The role will have a base salary + commission.

Who You Are:

  • Community-driven with a strong interest in philanthropic endeavors
  • A rock star salesperson experienced in building a pipeline & carrying quotas
  • A visionary, excited by the prospect of building our sales culture & team 
  • Enjoy being hands-on & doing cold outreach - you don’t see this as a task; it’s a passion
  • Love a fast-paced environment with ambitious targets
  • Highly organized, optimistic, & coachable
  • Empathetic, innovative, & collaborative
  • Eager to be an integral part of a startup founding team that is redefining the $90B corporate gifting industry in both supply chain & consumer experience

 

Your Day-to-Day:

  • Actively approach targeted business clients (telephone, email, social networks, events etc.)
  • Sourcing new potential clients, initiating contact, & developing relationships
  • Finding, pitching, & closing accounts
  • Identifying client needs, writing proposals, & delivering compelling presentations
  • Building a sales strategy to grow business within targeted territories & executing at light speed
  • Building thoughtful gifting & cause marketing campaign strategies for clients (with support of Gifts for Good veteran coaches)

 

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 2 years of current sales experience required
  • Experience in value-based selling & consultative sales
  • Caused-based knowledge of CSR industry experience preferred
  • Likes to operate independently
  • Ability to manage competing priorities in fast-paced startup environment 
  • Willing to work within a team to achieve goals
  • Strong business acumen, ethics, & high integrity
  • Proven skills utilizing Microsoft Office (Powerpoint, Word, Excel) & Google Drive 
  • Must have valid driver’s license, reliable transportation, & be available to travel
  • Bonus points for corporate gifting experience & relationships with corporate gifting decision makers

 

Why Gifts for Good:

  • Awesome team & culture
  • Ability to make an impact immediately, both professionally & in your community
  • Product discounts
  • Flexible working hours
  • Equity potential
  • Flexible vacation policy – work hard & take time when you need it
  • Small startup team with exposure to management; accelerated learning & development
  • Casual & entrepreneurial work environment
  • Be a part of building a mission-based brand supporting charitable causes in 19 states & 65 countries!
To apply

Please send the following information to [email protected] with B2B Sales Account Executive as the subject of your email:

Resume

Short cover letter telling us about yourself & why you are a great fit for Gifts for Good Due to the large number of applicants, only short-listed candidates will be contacted further.

When you submit an application, please indicate your availability in your email.

About Gifts for Good:

Gifts for Good is a marketplace for products made by cause-based enterprises that makes it easy for businesses to give thoughtful employee and client gifts while doing good. To date, we've partnered with leading brands such as Facebook, American Express, and National Geographic to better the lives of over 20,000 people around the globe. Learn more at giftsforgood.com or follow @giftsforgoodHQ. Gifts for Good is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Gifts for Good fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.