Material Bank is a new technology and logistics company that helps designers and trade professionals specify material, building, and architectural products. The platform provides users the ability to review and order from millions of product samples from leading brands all in a single location. As user’s source and specify through Material Bank’s sophisticated search and discovery tools, the platform connects them with brands, ultimately driving purchasing decisions.
Material Bank is seeking an established industry sales leader to grow our Brand Partner Network, which today includes ~150 brands. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who thrives in an entrepreneurial environment and would be energized by bringing a revolutionary solution to market. Rapid growth is expected, as the response to Material Bank has been overwhelmingly positive.
In addition to the core responsibility of connecting with and selling Material Bank to top executives at leading manufacturers, the EVP of Sales will also manage a highly professional and established sales team. This is a hands-on company, and this is a hands-on role.
The EVP of Sales will work directly with the CEO and Founder, and the COO, on items ranging from business strategy, to go-to-market planning, to tactical execution.
- Experience in Architecture & Design product manufacturing
- Creative, passionate and a strategic thinker
- Proven solutions-based selling skills
- Strong sales management skills
- Ability to establish successful relationships with C-Suite decision makers and manage an executive-level sales process
- Work related travel will be required 50% of the time
SANDOW was founded by visionary entrepreneur Adam Sandow in 2003 with the goal of building a truly innovative media company that would reinvent the traditional publishing model. Today, SANDOW is a fully integrated solutions platform that includes leading design content, tools, and services, powering innovation for the design industry. Its diverse portfolio of media assets includes Interior Design, Luxe Interiors + Design, Galerie, and NewBeauty. Materials Innovation brands include global materials consultancy, Material Connexion, game-changing material sampling and logistics platform, Material Bank, and materials reclamation program, Sample Loop. SANDOW brands also include research and strategy firm, ThinkLab, experiential platform, Creative House (2019), and iconic retailer, Fred Segal. In 2019, SANDOW was selected by the New York Economic Development Council of New York to become the official operator or NYCxDESIGN Week, beginning in 2020.