Job Posting: Executive Leadership Role at Englander
Position: Sales-Focused Executive Leader
Englander, a trailblazer in the bedding industry since 1894, stands out as one of the top 15 bedding producers in the USA. With a storied history of combining traditional craftsmanship and modern technology, Englander creates high-quality, bench-made mattresses that are a testament to our commitment to 'Better Sleep by Design®'. Owned by three industry powerhouses—Corsicana, Southerland, and Bedding Industries of America—Englander operates 14 factories, ensuring the delivery of consistent, high-quality products across all 50 states.
As Englander embarks on an exciting new growth phase, we are seeking a dynamic, sales-focused executive leader to spearhead our sales strategies and further our legacy of excellence. This pivotal role will focus on expanding our large regional and national accounts, fortifying Englander's market position, and driving unprecedented levels of success and customer satisfaction.
- Develop and implement strategic sales plans to meet or exceed growth and revenue targets.
- Foster strong relationships with national and large regional retailers, securing product placements that expand Englander's market presence.
- Collaborate with Englander's ownership and executive team to align sales strategies with overall business goals.
- Serve as a key ambassador for the Englander brand, embodying our dedication to quality, innovation, and customer satisfaction.
- Lead and motivate the sales team, setting performance standards and driving accountability.
- Analyze market trends and competitor activity to identify opportunities for growth and improvement.
- Proven track record of sales success, particularly in securing product placements with national and large regional retailers.
- Strong leadership skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate teams towards achieving sales targets.
- Excellent communication and negotiation skills.
- Deep understanding of the bedding industry and retail market dynamics.
- Strategic thinker with a collaborative mindset, able to work effectively with cross-functional teams.
- Commitment to the Englander mission of creating exceptional products that deliver life-changing sleep.
What We Offer:
- The opportunity to lead sales initiatives for a heritage brand with over a century of excellence in the bedding industry.
- A role at the forefront of Englander's new growth phase, with the chance to significantly impact our future success.
- Collaboration with a dedicated team of professionals passionate about delivering unparalleled sleep experiences.
- A competitive compensation package, reflective of the role's significance within the company.
If you are an established leader with a passion for sales and a history of success, we invite you to join us on this exciting journey. Please send your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org, expressing why you are the perfect fit for this role and how you envision contributing to Englander's legacy and future growth.
Englander is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, committed to building a diverse and inclusive team.