Executive Director (North & South America)
The gist… Artec Group (www.artec-group.com), a leading 3D scanner manufacturer, is looking for an Executive Director for the Americas. You will be responsible for all North and South American business activities including the new retail branch, B2B sales, marketing, PR, legal, HR, administration and logistics. The details… The company, originally European and with strong sales in Asia, is looking to rapidly expand in North and South America. We are looking for the right person to lead that expansion. You will be responsible for: -- Overseeing all business activities of the company in the Americas-- Supervising all US-based staff and hiring (currently at >10, but planning to rapidly expand the team in the coming months)-- Supervising our first retail location (Palo Alto, CA)-- Overseeing the health and growth of our distribution network in your region -- Driving PR and marketing efforts-- Driving/increasing sales in your region by actively pursuing and negotiating with large OEM partners, as well as local distribution partners in all countries of the region. -- Closely coordinating with other international branches to ensure a company uniformity in all business activities. A good candidate will: -- have 3D-industry related experience (scanners, printers, CAD, etc)-- have 2+ years of experience in a senior leadership position-- have sales experience with high-margin goods -- have channel management experience-- like to wear many hats and do 10 things at once -- have a sense of calm and a sense of humorA great candidate will also: -- like/know PR and marketing-- be willing to travel (national and international) and speak a foreign language (any version of Chinese, Russian, Spanish, German, Portuguese or French) Position Title: Executive Director, North & South AmericaLocation: Palo Alto, CA, USAReports to: Chief Business Development Officer (Luxembourg HQ)Compensation: DOEBenefits: Health insurance + 3 weeks of vacation, additional benefits might be negotiable for the right candidate. Type of employment: Exempt, Full TimeIMPORTANT: In your cover letter/introductory email, please describe your experience within a 3D-related industry such as 3D scanning, 3D printing, CAD or the like.