Term: Permanent, full-time
Posted: December 2020
Closing: Open until a suitable candidate is found
Ideon Technologies is a world pioneer in cosmic-ray muon tomography, based in Richmond, British Columbia on the beautiful west coast of Canada. Our discovery platform integrates proprietary detectors, imaging systems, inversion technologies, and artificial intelligence to provide x-ray-like visibility up to 1 km beneath the Earth’s surface. By detecting subsurface muons and transforming the data into reliable geophysical surveys and 3D density maps, we help geologists identify new mineral and metal deposits with precision and confidence. Our innovative technology has been proven in a range of other geotechnical/subsurface applications as well. Here’s a short video about what we do.
We are seeking an experienced sales and business development leader – ideally with a background in mineral exploration, mining, and related technologies – to join our growing company as we transform subsurface discovery. In this role, you will be responsible for developing the go-to-market strategy and executing a plan to deliver impressive customer engagement, market adoption, and revenue growth.
You will play a vital role in shaping the growth of a Canadian start-up business on the global stage. As member of our leadership team, you will be involved in setting strategic direction, building the team, developing the organizational capabilities, setting the product roadmap priorities and much more.
During the early days of this role, as the company ramps up to full commercialization, you will also have personal sales numbers to deliver in addition to your broader responsibilities:
You are commercially astute and know how to hustle, while operating with the highest professional standards. You see rejections as a growth opportunity, and you live to deliver extraordinary results. In addition, your credentials, attributes, and qualifications include:
The position is based in Richmond, BC (Greater Vancouver) and will require travel. Applicants will be subject to a background check.
What we offer
This is an opportunity to work with a dynamic technology start-up and spin-off from TRIUMF (Canada’s national particle accelerator laboratory) at one of the most exciting moments in its journey to commercialization. You will be working together with company founders and technical experts to advance a ground-breaking solution that will generate significant economic and environmental benefit. Our team is entrepreneurial by nature, mission-driven, and focused on doing things right to deliver great customer outcomes. We promise competitive compensation, work-life flexibility, and benefits including equity options.
Great ideas and rich company culture come from diversity of thought, experience, and perspective. We are committed to seeking out the best brains and the most exceptional humans, however they happen to be packaged.
Please send your résumé and cover letter via email to Kim Lawrence, including the job title ‘VP Sales & Business Development’ in the subject line.