Overland Park, KS, United States
CORT is a Berkshire Hathaway Company and the world's leading provider of furniture rental
services to businesses and individuals in transition.
Since 1971 CORT has provided solutions to more than 80% of the Fortune 500 companies, the U.S. Government and the Military, as well as millions of individuals, helping them proactively manage change and maximize opportunities.
Today, CORT has more than 100 showrooms, clearance centers and distribution facilities across the United States, operations in the United Kingdom and a Global Network of partners servicing more than 70 countries around the world.
As an organization, CORT's greatest assets are the more than 2,000 employees working together nationwide to provide our customers with the very best service in the rental of Workplace and Residential Furnishings, Tradeshow and Event furnishings and Employee Relocation.
We are looking to hire a business-to-business outside salesperson in our Workplace division to call on businesses that need to furnish their offices and who wish to take advantage of the many benefits of rental for their short- and long-term needs.
The successful candidate will bring expertise in working with businesses across many industries with a variety of work environments from Technology start-ups and Film Production sites to Construction companies and Property Management to Law Firms and Healthcare.
The position includes a variety of sales initiatives from networking, prospecting and introductory presentations to calls with existing customers to build rapport and develop new business opportunities.
Research market trigger events and initiate a connection with the contacts who make decisions on workplace furnishings
Present furniture rental services to businesses who are in transition, typically with a mix of newly- developed and existing customers
Develop and maintain a monthly sales plan to identify the sales activities which will drive new opportunities
Effectively utilize Salesforce to follow through on leads, contacts and opportunities
Meet sales goals in revenue growth in territory
Good technical skills with Word, PowerPoint and Salesforce
3 to 5 years B2B sales experience with proven track record of success
Strong verbal and written communications for presentations and proposals
Great team player within an organization
Talent in prospecting for new business opportunities
Our Successful Salespeople:
Like working with office furnishings and have a knack for workplace design
Love an energetic environment working with a diverse base of customers who need solutions fast
Understand why companies need furniture rental services for short- and long- term projects
Enjoy prospecting, but also value leads that come in through CORT's marketing efforts
National Parks Conservation Association
777 6th Street Northwest, Washington, DC, United States
National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA), the nation’s leading national park advocacy organization, seeks an Office Manager. The Office Manager will be responsible for ensuring the smooth operation of the office and administrative services for NPCA’s Washington, DC headquarters. Must have a minimum of four (4) years related experience. Previous supervisory experience is also required.
Please visit our website at www.npca.org/jobs for a full job description. Qualified applicants please submit your resume and cover letter directly online to www.npca.org/jobs No phone calls please. NPCA is an EOE.
San Francisco, CA, United States
CORT is a subsidiary of Warren Buffet's Berkshire Hathaway. CORT is the leading provider of Destination Services. For more than 35 years we have helped thousands of families relocate all over the world. CORT believes in the creed of commitment to excellence for our corporate clients and their relocating employees
CORT's Destination Services will help relocating employees and their families become acclimated quickly to their new home environment. Our goal is to handle the details of the relocation, allowing the employee and their family to focus on their new life. Each service offering is tailored to meet the special needs of the employee and their family.
The Destination Service Consultant (DSC) assists CORT's relocating customers in securing rental housing by selecting appropriate properties based on the customer's criteria and accompanying them on viewings as well as providing support with leasing. DSC will also assist with Settling In services for these customers which may include Social Security, DMV, Banking, Schooling and any other service that would be a part of settling in a relocating customer.
Qualified candidates will be selected on an Independent Contractor basis and will be considered self-employed. Participants will engage in a contracted agreement to provide services to CORT in exchange for an agreed upon fee for services rendered.
This position will cover the South Bay, East Bay and San Francisco, CA, area.
Tour employees of CORT's corporate customers to help find their new rental housing and/or assisting them with Settling In services in a professional manner this includes dressing in appropriate business attire, being on time and organized for appointments and having all materials organized.
Have the ability to educate customer on market knowledge and market conditions.
Provide excellent customer service
Meet required CORT performance metrics
Ensure seatbelts are worn by all occupants of your vehicle when driving with a CORT customer and abide by all state and local traffic laws.
Provide clean, safe and well maintained transportation
Abide by CORT's Cell Phone policy while driving.
Be available on weekends and able to accommodate rush tours.
Become familiar with CORT's furniture rental and Clearance Centers
Assemble and use CORT Relocation Packets for all CORT customers (CORT will provide)
Complete all required paperwork in a timely fashion following the CORT deadline guidelines
Communicate in a timely fashion with your CORT Liaison regarding updates on CORT's customers.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Effective sales and closing skills
Excellent presentation skills
Excellent driving and descriptive knowledge of the market area
Professional Transportation, Valid Driver's License and current Auto Insurance
EDUCATION, LICENSING and/or EXPERIENCE
Minimum 2 years residency, vast area knowledge
Must have a valid Real Estate License if required in the state(s), and market area
Must have relocation industry experience
Multilingual a plus
Ability to communicate professionally and effectively both verbally and in writing with customers and CORT in order to provide the level of customer service required and expected of CORT DSCs.
Ability to listen, apply common sense and then use a solid understanding of the market area to make selections of properties which best fit the customer's needs and wants. Creatively resolve customer service issues and be empathetic to their relocation concerns.
The DSC is frequently required to stand, walk, drive, climb stairs, and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The DSC is occasionally required to sit and reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
Ability to accompany the customer to each property, model, amenity, Social Security office, DMV, airport, schools, etc on tour.
National Wildlife Federation
Denver, CO, United States
The National Wildlife Federation has a longstanding commitment to the support of programs that help children spend time in and develop a lasting connection with nature and the outdoors. Children with ongoing experiences playing and learning in nature are more inclined to become nature lovers and supporters as adults and experience multiple health and developmental benefits. We are seeking an ECHO Design Manager to join a creative team to implement an initiative with the following vision: All Colorado young children have daily access to quality outdoor learning environments (OLEs) where play and learning support development across all domains'cognitive, physical, social, and emotional .
To realize this vision, NWF will work with partners Qualistar Colorado and North Carolina State University's Natural Learning Initiative (NLI) to implement a systems change strategy that will include: 1) improving outdoor learning environments directly benefiting 10% of children enrolled in licensed Colorado early childhood education (ECE) centers, 2) developing opportunities to reach 'family, friend and neighbor' caregivers, 3) positively influencing ECE policies and institutional best practices to support quality outdoor spaces and 4) establishing robust professional networks that will support broad implementation of high-quality OLEs by care providers and landscape designers across the state.
The Design Manager will coordinate the Early Childhood Health Outdoors (ECHO) design team in tasks related to designing outdoor environments for young children to promote play, learning, and healthy development. The Design Manager will work collaboratively with the Program Director to create ECHO design standards and systems. The Design Manager will oversee design project workflow and delivery, create project schedules, manage the ECHO design team staff, supervise the creation of site base plans, schematic designs, planting plans, cost opinions, phasing plans, and presentations on naturalized play and learning environments at child care centers and other site contexts (parks, community centers, neighborhood open spaces, etc.).
The ECHO program design work will focus on spaces where children and families spend time on a daily basis: primarily licensed child care centers, but also community spaces to serve family caregivers. The Design Manager will guide the ECHO design team in creating developmentally-appropriate, custom design solutions driven by the programmatic needs of the clients and site users. The Design Manager will be responsible for tracking short and long term progress towards design delivery for dozens of sites as a part of a multi-year program. The candidate will be expected to master understanding of evidence-based best practice design principles specific to outdoor play and learning environments, and guide the design team in best practice application in a variety of site contexts.
In this position, you will:
Manage the ECHO design team work flow, schedule, and project timelines.
Communicate with clients, including scheduling of meetings, design reviews, and design delivery presentations.
Create office systems and standards for ECHO design team collaboration.
Oversee, coordinate, and create base maps, sketches, schematic designs, and renderings of children's play and learning environments.
Train and mentor ECHO design team staff.
Oversee design work developed by the design team.
Coordinate, prepare for, and facilitate participatory design workshops.
Organize and conduct site visits with the design team staff, perform site analysis, site measurements and photo documentation.
Establish systems for tracking progress towards design delivery timelines and goals.
Assist Program Director with grant reporting and program deliverable tracking.
Create and maintain archival systems for photographs and other design components.
Oversee the compilation of plant lists and other technical resources for children's environments to be used both locally and nationally.
Create flyers, posters, and presentations.
Coordinate teacher trainings.
Lead the development of print and web resources to disseminate outdoor learning environment best practices.
Develop strategies to increase design team workflow efficiency.
Provide on-site and on-call installation technical assistance to child care centers and other site managers working to naturalize play environments.
Conduct in-service training for design staff, and annual evaluations.
Master's degree in landscape architecture, horticultural science, or related field.
3-5 years of professional experience in a landscape architecture or design build firm, or related experience.
Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a team environment and develop positive working relationships.
Strong knowledge of Colorado native plants and landscape materials.
Microsoft Office, AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign) proficiency.
Strong oral and written communication skills.
Strong work ethic.
Ability to communicate effectively across disciplines.
Demonstrated ability to create effective design solutions at a variety of scales and contexts.
Proven ability to learn quickly.
The selected applicant's workplace actions are expected to reflect the staff values of the National Wildlife Federation: collaboration, mindfulness, empowerment, inclusivity, and mission focus.
Registered landscape architect or working towards professional licensure.
Management or leadership experience in a professional design firm.
Developed understanding of, or interest in, the needs of young children and accompanying adults as users of the built environment.
Demonstrated interest in or past experience designing landscapes for young children and/or families.
Demonstrated interest in the conservation or restoration of native ecological systems and the connection of children and/or families to those environments.
Demonstrated interest in working with underserved communities.
Graphic design capabilities are a plus.
This position will be located in the Denver office, and monthly travel (mostly day trips) within the state of Colorado will be required.
A background check will be conducted on the selected candidate.
Interested candidates should submit both a cover letter and resume. We offer excellent benefits, competitive compensation, and a flexible work environment. The National Wildlife Federation is committed to building a diverse team and strongly encourages candidates from all backgrounds to apply. If you meet more than 75% of the qualifications of this description, we encourage you to submit an application.