Job Opportunities

Business Unit Manager


Our client (a highly regarded manufacturer whose products are in some of the most unique and beautiful places in the United States) is looking for an outgoing, open-minded, fact-oriented and humble Business Unit Manager to develop a culture of open communication, lead positively and build on their strategic plan as you run their business in the U.S. and Canada and are involved with key rep agencies and on the market side of the business!

Your experience as Business Unit Manager, President, Division Manager or General Manager, your track record of success in interior or exterior architectural lighting fixtures, your willingness to learn from others, your superior listening and people skills and your ability to think outside of the box will all come into play as you assure that all necessary resources are in place.

Our ideal client is currently a Business Unit Manager, President, GM or CEO with a minimum revenue responsibility of $20-$50M who thinks outside the box, is a great team player with excellent people skills and is someone who can speak for the business. Your ability to develop a strong relationship with the Business Unit Managers of our clients other companies/divisions is also important. Shared Services and/or a matrix structure experience is a very big plus, as is acquisitions experience. BS/BA very highly preferred; MBA a plus though not essential. Travel 20-35%.

If you want a career, not a job, send us your resume along with an accomplishment that best demonstrates your most significant work. Include this in your email response and we’ll read it first.

E-mail your resume to Paul Pompeo at paul@pompeo.com


Director of E-Commerce


Our client (a company with whom we’ve placed many people) is seeking a passionate, sales-driven, charismatic, entrepreneurial-thinking, very tech and on-line savvy Director of E-commerce to join their senior management team. You will work with companies like Amazon and Google to put promotions together, work with our client’s sales & marketing team and be the face of their entire E-commerce business!

You will utilize your familiarity with state-of-the-art E-commerce, your sales and marketing focus and your ability to understand the whole business (not just top and bottom-line) and the management of it, focusing on profitability as well as sales as you go out and make the sale, interact with customers (Wayfair, contractors, Overstock.com, Amazon, distributors and OEMs) and manage and grow your E-commerce team.

Our ideal candidate is currently an E-commerce leader with a large company, a start-up, running their own company or is acting in a consultant role and is willing to fight for what they believe in! Our ideal candidate is aggressive, has a high level of digital E-commerce knowledge, is able to work with an older and diverse culture, is passionate about growing our client’s online business. Our ideal candidate is also able to get the ‘big picture’---a visionary, with great leadership capability! You should be very comfortable with analytics but not someone who is buried in them. A degree is preferred but not essential with a successful track record in E-commerce; minimal travel.

If you want a career, not a job, send us your resume along with an accomplishment that best demonstrates your most significant work. Include this in your email response and we’ll read it first.

Email your resume to Mary Lindenmuth mary@pompeo.com

 

Global Business Line Manager, Architectural Channel


 

Our client company---who possesses a world-class culture with great work-life balance---is seeking a collaborative, action-oriented very self-directed and entrepreneurial Global Business Line Manager to determine go-to-market strategy, lead market research efforts and spearhead our client’s new product development efforts in the architectural products channel!

You will utilize your excellent network of contacts in the architectural, engineering and lighting space, your successful track record in market intelligence, product development and market research and your strong understanding of manufacturing as you develop the business case for new products and are responsible for revenue and profitability growth. Specific product knowledge is not as important as your wealth of contacts in the architectural channel.

Our ideal candidate is currently a Vice President/Business Development, Business Unit Manager, Director or VP of Marketing or Channel Management or is in a very senior Product Management role, is very familiar with the specification channel and is a bridge builder, leads by consensus and is a ‘serial entrepreneur.’ Our ideal candidate also has previous international business experience. Your experience with strategic planning, marketing and competitive analysis experience are all big pluses. This is no job for wallflowers as this will be a very visible role within our client’s organization. Bachelor’s degree is also required, MBA preferred; Spanish, French and/or Mandarin experience would all be a plus. Travel 20-35%, both domestic and international.

If you want a career, not a job, send us your resume along with an accomplishment that best demonstrates your most significant work. Include this in your email response and we’ll read it first.

E-mail your resume to Joseph Vigil at joseph@pompeo.com


 

Lighting Specialist


 

Our client who is passionate about the relationship between form and light is seeking a Lighting Specialist who has current knowledge of all components (fixtures, light source, controls) to help our customers, sales and engineering teams in the selection of products to fulfill their vision.The team here boasts of their balanced/relaxed environment that produces a congenial healthy culture.

You will utilize your experience (internships will be considered) from a lighting manufacturer, an engineering firm, or lighting design firm in assisting internal teams and their customers with technical issues, reviewing complex orders, project drawings, cross-overs, doing lighting calculations and modifications. Good communication skills, a tenacious ‘don’t give up until a solution is found’ attitude to solving customers’ technical issues, the ability to feel comfortable asking questions, and patiently dealing with all involved, will lead to success.

Our ideal candidate is a Lighting Specialist or Applications Engineer currently using SolidWorks or similar drawing software to create drawings and layouts.You will be asked to train others (sales team, customers) on product features, and be comfortable interfacing with clients often. Hands-on experience with AGi32 is a plus.A BS in Architectural Engineering or Mechanical Engineering degree with lighting concentration is desired, previous experience in a similar role will be considered; 5% travel.

If you want a career, not a job, send us your resume along with an accomplishment that best demonstrates your most significant work.Include this in your email response and we’ll read it first.

Email your resume to Mary Lindenmuth: mary@pompeo.com

 

Regional Applications Manager/Western U.S.


Our client company is seeking an experienced quotations/inside sales professional to work closely with the Regional Sales Manager and Agents in the territory to respond to all quote requests in the Western U.S.As part of a dynamic team you will help drive growth for a leading manufacturer providing lighting solutions utilizing a full line of indoor, outdoor, and controls products!

Your experience in quotations, crossing bills of materials, CRM software systems and customer support will be essential in this role.Additionally, you will assist in research and analysis and identify new opportunities in the region.This is a newly created role with a well-respected company that is committed to growth.

Our ideal candidate is currently a Quotations Specialist, Inside Sales or possibly a Project Manager, looking to make a real impact.You truly want to own what you do, are outgoing, driven, and results and goal oriented, ready to work with a terrific team. This position reports to a manager with whom we have placed several successful lighting professionals in a variety of positions! Experience with Act! software is a huge plus, but not essential.BS/BA degree preferred (but not critical); 20% travel.

If you want a career, not a job, send us your resume along with an accomplishment that best demonstrates your most significant work.Include this in your email response and we’ll read it first.

E-mail your resume to Joan Sberro at joan@pompeo.com

 

Senior Design Engineer


Our client, a highly respected manufacturer who focuses on quality and growth of both their company and people, is seeking a Senior Design Engineer with excellent problem-solving and communications skills to review and improve their NPI process by eliminating waste and reduce development time.

You’ll use your solid product design experience, your great speaking skills and ability to engage socially with visiting architects and lighting designers, your experience designing high-end lighting fixtures and controls, as you do hands-on design, work closely with our clients manufacturing and marketing departments, mentor the younger members of the engineering team, as well as engage socially with visiting architects and lighting designers.

Our ideal candidate is currently a Product Designer, Senior Design Engineer or a hands-on Engineering Manager and has at least 10 years of solid product design experience, is big on continuous improvement, is very presentable, is easy to talk with and is a nice person! Management experience is a real plus but not essential. Familiarity with WorkForce or a similar software is highly desired, as is having worked for a European company. ME or EE degree highly preferred, MBA or master’s a plus. Minimal travel.

If you want a career, not a job, send us your resume along with an accomplishment that best demonstrates your most significant work. Include this in your email response and we’ll read it first.

Email your resume to Joseph Vigil at: joseph@pompeo.com

 

Vice President of Sales


Our client company (an innovative and well-respected manufacturer of architectural lighting) is seeking a polished, collaborative, and strategic Vice President of Sales to lead their sales team, continue to develop and enhance relationships with their agency network and the specification community, and drive strong growth!

You will use your sales leadership success in architectural lighting fixtures (indoor or outdoor), your understanding of channels and ability to think strategically from a go-to market viewpoint as you lead your sales team and work closely with the board and CEO.

Our ideal candidate is currently a National Sales Manager, Vice President of Sales, Agency Principal, or possibly a senior Regional Vice President with a proven track record of generating and increasing revenue, is an aggressive closer who still understands nurturing, growing and leading a team! This is a key position in the company, reporting directly to the CEO and will contribute to the strategic vision going forward. One of the candidates we placed with this company said of them, “I was hoping to find a place that felt like family and this is definitely it!” Management experience is required, experience with SalesForce (or a similar) software is a huge plus, but not essential. 3-5 years management experience is required. BS/BA degree preferred (but not critical); 50-75% travel.

If you want a career, not a job, send us your resume along with an accomplishment that best demonstrates your most significant work. Include this in your email response and we’ll read it first.

E-mail your resume to Paul Pompeo at: paul@pompeo.com

 

Vice President of Sales/Western U.S.


Our client company, a manufacturer who has seen unprecedented growth last year and is very profitable, is seeking an outgoing, ‘Type A’, very likeable Vice President of Sales/Western U.S. with a great reputation in the marketplace to work with ESCOs, distributors and lighting contractors while they’re developing new customers and serving existing ones!

Your experience working with or for ESCOs and your strong relationships with distributors combined with your strong integrity and loyalty to your customers and your company will be critical to your success in the role as you create sales budgets and forecasts and handle trade shows.

Our ideal candidate is currently a Regional Manager, Regional Vice President, or possibly a hands-on National Sales Manager, is well-spoken and can hit the ground running. Our ideal candidate lives in Southern California, although outstanding candidates in Northern California, Arizona or Colorado will be considered. BS/BA degree preferred (but not critical); 50% travel.

If you want a career, not a job, send us your resume along with an accomplishment that best demonstrates your most significant work. Include this in your email response and we’ll read it first.

E-mail your resume to Joan Sberro at: joan@pompeo.com

 

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