Working at Great Ecology

At Great Ecology, restoration and reclamation of ecosystems is our passion. Our team works with a wide range of clients to add ecological and economic value to developed, degraded, contaminated, and underutilized sites. We work together in a collaborative, entrepreneurial, and engaging environment that fosters innovation in science and design while encouraging individual initiative, creativity, and ability.

Great Ecology is the recipient of multiple Inc. 5000: Fastest Growing Private Companies in America awards and is led by Dr. Mark Laska, an innovator and expert in ecology who has been recognized by the San Diego Business Journal as one of the city's Most Admired CEOs.

Are you interested in working with Great Ecology as an affiliate?

Please email your cover letter and resume to jobs@greatecology.com

Current Openings

Great Ecology is hiring a Sales Assistant!

(PART-TIME TO FULL-TIME)

About Great Ecology

Great Ecology is an ecological consulting firm focused on the planning and design of natural and constructed environments through sustainable solutions. The company was founded to help repair the world through ecology and continues to operate with the ultimate purpose of expanding the ecological horizon for leading corporations and public agencies. As such, the Great Ecology team works with a wide range of clients to add ecological and economic value to developed, degraded, contaminated, and underutilized sites.

We work together in a collaborative, entrepreneurial, and engaging environment that fosters innovation in science and design while encouraging individual initiative, creativity, and ability. With offices in the western, mountain, and eastern regions of the United States, Great Ecology provides opportunities to work in a variety of ecosystems including aquatic and marine habitats.

Job Description

Great Ecology is seeking a Sales Assistant to join our interdisciplinary team of scientists, landscape architects, and planners. The Sales Assistant will be responsible for support of company-wide sales and marketing initiatives that contribute toward company growth goals. The Sales Assistant will report directly to the Marketing Manager and will be responsible for organizing and tracking the sales pipeline, managing and contacting leads, and assisting with proposal development. This candidate will be highly organized, have excellent written and verbal communication skills, and able to perform well both independently and in a team environment. This position will be part-time, with an opportunity for full-time employment after 90 days, and based in our San Diego office while also supporting offices in Denver and New York.

Responsibilities

  • Provide support of the firm’s sales, business development, and marketing efforts;
  • Coordinate outreach to leads via phone calls and emails;
  • Strategize and seek out opportunities that ultimately increase revenue, diversify the client base, and upsell existing clients;
  • Work closely with team to organize, track, and forecast the sales pipeline;
  • Produce weekly/quarterly pipeline and forecasting reports;
  • Organize and support bi-weekly sales team meeting;
  • Support CEO, Directors, and Marketing Manager in development of strategic campaigns targeting specific verticals, as well as current and new clientele, to position Great Ecology as the go-to ecological consulting firm;
  • Continuous relationship building and management with key stakeholders and clientele;
  • Assist with positioning the firm in advance of RFPs by identifying key opportunities, key stakeholders, and support outreach strategy; and
  • Assist Marketing Manager in creating, editing, and publishing marketing material and content.

REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • B.S. degree in Communications, Marketing, Business Administration, or related field;
  • Proven ability to clearly and concisely communicate ideas and recommendations to senior management, as well as translate complex technical ideas;
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and coordinate between teams across the firm’s locations;
  • Detail-oriented, results driven, and committed to accuracy;
  • Self-starter who can work independently, as well as productively in a team environment;
  • Strong organizational skills to complete projects on time;
  • Enthusiasm for Great Ecology’s services and industry, previous experience within an engineering/environmental firm is a plus.

Preferred, but not required

Preference may be given to applicants who provide these skills or are interested in developing them:

  • 1-3 years of experience within a sales environment with complex and long-term sales cycles, consulting experience is highly desired;
  • Experience in Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop), WordPress, and Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Word, and Excel);
  • An excellent eye for typography, clean layout, purposeful color, and refined style; and
  • Interest in Ecology and/or a background in Ecology, Biology, or related sciences.

Additional Information

For more information about our firm and to apply, visit our website: www.greatecology.com, or send a resume and cover letter to jobs@greatecology.com¬ with the subject line “Sales Assistant - San Diego.”

No advertised positions at this time, but Great Ecology is always on the lookout for smart and innovative people!

We invite you to submit your resume and cover letter to jobs@greatecology.com

No advertised positions at this time, but Great Ecology is always on the lookout for smart and innovative people!

We invite you to submit your resume and cover letter to jobs@greatecology.com