Strategic Account Executive - Skilled Trades - Defense at Workrise

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RigUp is changing the way work is done in the Defense industry. Each one of our teams exists to move us closer to our north star -- “to empower the people who power the world.” The Defense team at RigUp is responsible for enabling the success of our operations and growth opportunities. Our contractors are the ones on the front lines building the infrastructure and assets that power / protect our nation. We aim to make placement easier and more accessible for field workers while providing a better experience for our clients. 


RigUp is hiring a Strategic Account Executive - Skilled Trades that will be responsible for facilitating business development initiatives for our Maritime business. As the Strategic Account Executive, you will be aiding with the strategy and implementation support to ensure that your clients’ needs are met from a holistic program perspective. Additionally, the Strategic Account Executive will also support business development initiatives and proposals related to opportunities within the United States with the opportunity to expand globally. Our ideal candidate for this role will be someone who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment, finds purpose in building businesses, and strives to exceed their quota every month.

Sound like you? Keep reading.

What you’ll be doing:
  • History of growing book of business through relationship and strategic selling
  • Deep network within Defense contractor industry (maritime preferred) and the ability to influence those decision makers
  • Sense of urgency to get things done while paying attention to the details; we are get excited about large step functions in growth
  • Understanding of temporary labor market
  • Transformation and improvement experience; being able to spot gaps / issues and solution towards process improvement 
  • Experience identifying and developing key metrics to drive and manage team performance
  • Strong people management skills; know how to build and develop high performing teams
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills; ability to work across a matrixed organization effectively
  • Customer / client experience design mindset
  • Team player, willing to wear multiple hats, roll up sleeves, and get the job done
What you should have:
  • 5-10 years of experience in strategic selling and account management
  • Top sales / account management performer; think 10x book growth year over year
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Experience providing meeting support and developing communications materials
  • Experience or knowledge pertaining to civilian and military construction
  • Ability to obtain and maintain an active security clearance
  • Location flexible
Perks: 
  • Flexible PTO policy
  • 401k Program with matching
  • Competitive health benefits including medical, dental & vision

RigUp, a digital platform bringing modern workforce and vendor management to underserved industries, is one of the fastest growing companies in Austin. Founded in 2014, RigUp initially focused on the energy industry – empowering contract workers in oil and gas, solar, and wind to take home more pay for the same work, with better insurance and benefit options. The RigUp solution has expanded into equipment and vendor management, as well as on-demand, app-based service fulfillment, bringing cost savings and operational efficiencies to energy companies across the United States. Recent expansion will bring the RigUp platform to additional, energy-adjacent industries that rely on contract labor.

 
As a world-class employer, RigUp is committed to providing an environment where any and all people feel welcome, respected, and free to be their authentic selves. We welcome applicants of all gender identities, sexual orientation, educational background, religion, ethnicities, veteran status, and citizenships. We’d love to learn what you can add to our team!
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Location

Workrise is located in downtown Austin right next to Lady Bird Lake. We're close to a ton of restaurants, coffee shops, bars, and trails.

An Insider's view of Workrise

What’s the vibe like in the office?

High Energy. Everyone is fully on-board with the common goal of “putting people to work”. Here at Workrise not only are we striving to become advocates for their betterment but become that platform that will galvanize the worker to build and power our society. We have a ton of work to do, but we also have a true sense of ownership.

Gus

Data Engineering Manager

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

At Workrise, we foster collaborative culture through open communication and open-mindedness. We collaborate with other teams by understanding each other's needs and the common goals we are trying to achieve together.

Ravanpreet

Engineering Manager

How does the company support your career growth?

When I first joined Workrise I had a bucket list of skills I wanted to build at my new career opportunity. In just three months, Workrise gave me the strength and support to blow that list out of the water! I am so excited to continue learning, growing, and getting hard work done!

Alyssa

Product Designer

What is your vision for the company?

Workrise is on a mission to empower the people who get hard work done — with an ambitious vision of putting 1 million skilled tradespeople to work by 2030. We're building a better way to work, by giving workers access to more opportunities and helping companies find the right people for the right job.

Xuan

CEO

What are some things you learned at the company?

Collaboration! It has been critical to work alongside my colleagues and partners here in order to be successful. I have learned how to collaborate and partner with amazing folks from every part of the business, which has been amazing for my own personal exposure and development.

Ron

Technical Recruiter

What are Workrise Perks + Benefits

Workrise Benefits Overview

At Workrise you can feel good about your work and furthering our mission to serve those who do the hard work. We recognize that making an impact matters to you and we believe in providing an environment that fosters that ambition. We welcome you to develop relationships with coworkers by displaying our company values: Own the Mission, Learn and Grow, Solutions Over Ego, and Raise the Bar. In appreciation for your contributions, we support you with various health insurance plan options (including medical, dental, vision), flexible paid time off, and competitive 401k matching.

As a world-class employer, Workrise is committed to providing an environment where any and all people feel welcome, respected, and free to be their authentic selves. We welcome applicants of all gender identities, sexual orientation, educational background, religion, ethnicities, veteran status, and citizenship. We’d love to learn what you can add to our team!

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Unconscious bias training
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Time allotted for learning
Customized development tracks
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