The stars are in alignment. Now is the time to join our leadership team.
With widespread, national support for education, many public and private sources are investing in schools and education programs across the country. Because Lakeshore has a longstanding reputation for providing the highest-quality products and the ability to deliver unmatched services and support, the education market relies on us during times like these to fulfill their needs as only Lakeshore can. In addition to responding to market demands, Lakeshore also continues to create new business—from developing a popular new furniture line for elementary and middle schools to offering 360° customer support that includes custom classroom design, delivery & setup of furniture and materials, plus professional development and training services that truly distinguish our brand in the industry. For a strategic thinker with outstanding leadership skills, this all adds up to a career-defining moment. When you join Lakeshore as Senior Vice President of Sales, you’ll help position Lakeshore to meet industry demands, drive sales and extend our company’s reach—and be rewarded for your team’s successes. On top of a super-competitive base salary, there’s no cap on commissions at Lakeshore. We also support you and your outside sales force with an inside sales team that knows your territory inside and out, plus an in-house marketing team that’s here to provide all the tools and resources you need to make the sales. A day in the office looks like this: Driving sales nationally through daily management of geographical regions across the countryManaging multiple Regional Vice Presidents across the country and overseeing teams within those geographic regionsManaging strategy/pipeline in partnership with Sales OpsSpending up to 75% of the time in the fieldRegularly working across departments, including with the Executive Leadership teamWorking closely with the Business Development team on strategy and visionFacilitating customer interactions at all levels of businessOverseeing multiple projects in a fast-paced, ever-changing environmentProviding resolutions for escalated customer concerns and challengesBuilding KPI metrics for Salesforce and managing accountabilityLeading weekly divisional calls, quarterly calls and annual sales meetingsManaging compensation plansDriving and promoting employee engagement and moraleGuiding team members to pursue relationships with city, county and state government officials; university administrators; and community-based organizations to support cutting-edge learning environments for childrenPersonally interacting with high-level customers and securing new and repeat business by building strong relationships with key stakeholdersParticipating in local, state and national conferences to promote the Lakeshore brandProviding effective training and mentorship to help team members reach and surpass sales goalsDeveloping and analyzing sales strategies and global positioningMaintaining an ongoing awareness of local, state and national trends—as well as funding opportunities—in early learning and elementary education