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 The world of drones, autonomous vehicles and ROVs is growing and Gladiator Technologies is growing along with it.  As a result, we have an immediate opening for a full time New Business Sales Manager. 

The Gladiator Technologies Division of LKD Aerospace was founded in 2005 to design and manufacture high performance MEMS-based inertial sensors and systems to high-value air, land and sea applications.  We are seeking to increase our sales staff to serve customers


OurNew Business Development Sales Manager will:

  • Develop and increase sales revenue in targeted territories and/or verticals
  • Expand product footprint in select industry verticals
  • Proliferate product awareness among industry and agency influencers
  • Maintain strong working relationships with channel partners and customers
  • Ensure a high level of customer service and satisfaction


  • Lead sales strategies, pursuit plans, technical, marketing administrative follow-up for targeted verticals and/or sales channel partners
  • Educate prospective customers on product features, value and application
  • Generate product awareness and sales leads via industry conferences, pursuit campaigns and interest response
  • Conduct sales and product training for prospective customers and channel partners
  • Organize industry conference and sales conference participation
  • Identify industry and agency influencers and key programs
  • Maintain knowledge of industry trends and opportunities
  • Contribute to sales and marketing operating system, planning and improvement
  • Develop and write proposals, review and negotiate contracts
  • Act as the primary contact and first responder for customer and channel partner issues


  • Three to five years’ experience in sensor and/or subsystem technical product sales to a range of industry verticals including aerospace, defense, marine, automotive
  • Highly motivated, self-starter, who is organized, analytical, and passionate about sales growth and providing excellent customer service.
  • Ability to communicate technical information in an engaging manner, written and verbal
  • Excellent attention to detail and quality
  • Experience working with government labs and agencies
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office Suite including Excel, Word, Power Point and Outlook.
  • Ability to learn new products, new industry verticals and assume new responsibilities quickly
  • Knowledge of CRM system maintenance and management
  • Highly skilled in maintaining customer relationships and resolving customer and channel partner issues
  • Ability to work cooperatively in a team environment and have a strong desire to do what is right for the customer, the company and fellow employees
  • Ability to travel both domestically and internationally
  • Experience managing international channel partners
  • Knowledge of inertial sensors and sensors sub-systems a plus


We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits including a health/dental/vision care package, employer retirement match, life insurance and paid time off.


How to Apply:

Applications are accepted using our online application process. Please go to: https://careers-hrpmsi.icims.com/jobs/2334/new-business-development-sales-manager/login to start the online application process. Please submit your resume and cover letter in one PDF or WORD document.


LKD Aerospace is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace


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