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At Aktiv our mission is to design and deliver inspirational fitness spaces for facilities of all types.

We are always on the lookout for great new teammates to support our cause. Please find our current openings below or get in touch if you think we might benefit in creating a new role to accommodate you!

Current Openings :

Business Development Specialist

What You’ll Do:

  • Develop and educate targeted client connections within key market segments and geographies.
  • Identify appropriate decision-makers and influencers and successfully develop and early relationship basis.
  • Execute outreach via email, phone, occasional events, and relevant digital platforms.
    Engage and interact via social media as needed in support of the role.
  • Build, maintain, and support meaningful business relationships.
  • Secure first-time meetings with decision makers.
  • Develop a deep understanding of our customers’ business drivers and goals.
  • Effectively articulate and present company products and solutions as required.
  • Craft client proposals; execute certain administrative duties as they relate to sales.
  • Record and maintain all leads, accounts, contacts, and communication within the company system.
  • Maintain general industry expertise through education, events, and online literature.
  • Limited travel requirement.
  • Minimum (3) years of Business Development experience, preferably related to B2B.

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Knowledge and experience in business development, business relationship building, consultative sales, and/or direct sales.
  • Thrive in a dynamic, digital, and fast paced environment.
  • Strong enthusiasm and passion for business development and sales success as a career.
  • Ability to define and effectively target client profiles and qualify viable business opportunities.
  • A successful track record in executing outreach via email, phone, LinkedIn, and other forms of new business development.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; ability and desire to develop strong client relationships with senior and executive level management.
  • Excellent verbal and written skills, with confidence conversing via phone and digitally.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills with ability to describe all facets of our company, products, and services.
  • Ability to manage a high volume of email and phone communication with clients.
  • Problem solver who embraces a challenge and comfortable in adapting to change.
  • Able to master company ERP/CRM (NetSuite) system, as well as other cloud-based tools.
  • Highly organized, self-motivated, outcome-oriented and passionate!

Education:

University degree preferred, but not required.

Personal Interest:

A passion for health and wellness including functional or movement-based training modalities is helpful and encouraged. An enthusiasm for design and experience creation is also an extra!

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:

This position is remote (with optional Hybrid work from Corporate HQ in Santa Monica, CA) and will require a suitable work from home environment. You will partake in light travel to customers, trade shows/events, and Corporate HQ.

Why Work Here?

  • Join an exciting leader and creative company in the rapidly growing wellness industry!
  • Work with a team of energetic and motivated sales professionals
  • Enjoy collaborative, innovative, and visionary leadership
  • Receive continued investment and focus towards industry education and career development
  • Health Benefits + 401K
  • Remote and Flexible Position
  • Unlimited Discretionary Time Off
Regional Sales Director — Central U.S.

Aktiv Solutions is seeking well-qualified and highly consultative sales professionals ready to join our rapidly growing team as a ​ Regional Sales Director.

At Aktiv®, your role will consist of identifying and building client relationships while working towards the deployment of our industry leading functional training ecosystems®. Ideal candidates will possess excellent attention to detail, self-motivation, strong project management skills, and the ability to operate in a fast paced environment. We are a creative and collaborative team focused on delivering results for our clients through our energizing and design driven sales process.

What You’ll Do:

You will be responsible for both the ground-up development and nurturing of key Client relationships within the commercial fitness industry. Based upon your prior experience, this will include paring your skills with one or more market segments including health clubs, boutique studios, hotels, student recreation centers, corporations, multi-family housing developments, and anywhere our unique training solutions for exercise may be needed.

  • Identify prospective clients from a variety of sources (known key accounts, lead response, events, referrals and beyond) towards the achievement of targeted sales goals.
  • Schedule meetings with, and present to clients as required—you will primarily target clients receptive to creating specialized space(s) with an emphasis on movement-based programing and/or the equipment solutions that facilitate them.
  • Partner with our facility design team and educate clients about dynamic training solutions and the equipment required to power them.
  • Prepare and presents proposals to prospective and repeat clients (including equipment recommendations, space plans, digital integration,  installation guidance, and payment options).
  • Cultivate ongoing relationships and represent the energy of the Aktiv brand always.

Required Competencies:

Customer Focus, Consultative Selling, Negotiation Skills, Problem Solving, Drive for Results, Action Oriented, Process Management, Planning, Listening, Conflict Management, Timely Decision Making.

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Business Development and Relationship Management.
  • Effective interpersonal, negotiating and conflict management skills required.
  • Ability to articulate complexity in some business solutions to clients through effective presentation.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, work under pressure, and adapt to changes in the work environment is essential.
  • Demonstrates strong organization, planning, communication, diplomacy and presentation ability.
  • Minimum (5) years successful national or key account sales experience within the fitness industry or related targeted industries.
  • Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to organize well during multi-faceted projects.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft for Windows Applications.
  • College degree with a concentration in business or exercise science and/or compelling equivalent fitness industry work experience required

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:

This position is remote and will require a suitable work from home environment. You will partake in light to moderate travel to customers, trade shows/events, and Corporate HQ.

Personal Interest:

A passion for health and wellness including functional or movement-based training modalities. An enthusiasm for design and experience creation is a must!

Regional Sales Director — East Coast

Aktiv Solutions is seeking well-qualified and highly consultative sales professionals ready to join our rapidly growing team as a ​ Regional Sales Director.

At Aktiv®, your role will consist of identifying and building client relationships while working towards the deployment of our industry leading functional training ecosystems®. Ideal candidates will possess excellent attention to detail, self-motivation, strong project management skills, and the ability to operate in a fast paced environment. We are a creative and collaborative team focused on delivering results for our clients through our energizing and design driven sales process.

What You’ll Do:

You will be responsible for both the ground-up development and nurturing of key Client relationships within the commercial fitness industry. Based upon your prior experience, this will include paring your skills with one or more market segments including health clubs, boutique studios, hotels, student recreation centers, corporations, multi-family housing developments, and anywhere our unique training solutions for exercise may be needed.

  • Identify prospective clients from a variety of sources (known key accounts, lead response, events, referrals and beyond) towards the achievement of targeted sales goals.
  • Schedule meetings with, and present to clients as required—you will primarily target clients receptive to creating specialized space(s) with an emphasis on movement-based programing and/or the equipment solutions that facilitate them.
  • Partner with our facility design team and educate clients about dynamic training solutions and the equipment required to power them.
  • Prepare and presents proposals to prospective and repeat clients (including equipment recommendations, space plans, digital integration,  installation guidance, and payment options).
  • Cultivate ongoing relationships and represent the energy of the Aktiv brand always.

Required Competencies:

Customer Focus, Consultative Selling, Negotiation Skills, Problem Solving, Drive for Results, Action Oriented, Process Management, Planning, Listening, Conflict Management, Timely Decision Making.

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Business Development and Relationship Management.
  • Effective interpersonal, negotiating and conflict management skills required.
  • Ability to articulate complexity in some business solutions to clients through effective presentation.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, work under pressure, and adapt to changes in the work environment is essential.
  • Demonstrates strong organization, planning, communication, diplomacy and presentation ability.
  • Minimum (5) years successful national or key account sales experience within the fitness industry or related targeted industries.
  • Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to organize well during multi-faceted projects.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft for Windows Applications.
  • College degree with a concentration in business or exercise science and/or compelling equivalent fitness industry work experience required

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:

This position is remote and will require a suitable work from home environment. You will partake in light to moderate travel to customers, trade shows/events, and Corporate HQ.

Personal Interest:

A passion for health and wellness including functional or movement-based training modalities. An enthusiasm for design and experience creation is a must!

Regional Sales Director — West Coast

Aktiv Solutions is seeking well-qualified and highly consultative sales professionals ready to join our rapidly growing team as a ​ Regional Sales Director.

At Aktiv®, your role will consist of identifying and building client relationships while working towards the deployment of our industry leading functional training ecosystems®. Ideal candidates will possess excellent attention to detail, self-motivation, strong project management skills, and the ability to operate in a fast paced environment. We are a creative and collaborative team focused on delivering results for our clients through our energizing and design driven sales process.

What You’ll Do:

You will be responsible for both the ground-up development and nurturing of key Client relationships within the commercial fitness industry. Based upon your prior experience, this will include paring your skills with one or more market segments including health clubs, boutique studios, hotels, student recreation centers, corporations, multi-family housing developments, and anywhere our unique training solutions for exercise may be needed.

  • Identify prospective clients from a variety of sources (known key accounts, lead response, events, referrals and beyond) towards the achievement of targeted sales goals.
  • Schedule meetings with, and present to clients as required—you will primarily target clients receptive to creating specialized space(s) with an emphasis on movement-based programing and/or the equipment solutions that facilitate them.
  • Partner with our facility design team and educate clients about dynamic training solutions and the equipment required to power them.
  • Prepare and presents proposals to prospective and repeat clients (including equipment recommendations, space plans, digital integration,  installation guidance, and payment options).
  • Cultivate ongoing relationships and represent the energy of the Aktiv brand always.

Required Competencies:

Customer Focus, Consultative Selling, Negotiation Skills, Problem Solving, Drive for Results, Action Oriented, Process Management, Planning, Listening, Conflict Management, Timely Decision Making.

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Business Development and Relationship Management.
  • Effective interpersonal, negotiating and conflict management skills required.
  • Ability to articulate complexity in some business solutions to clients through effective presentation.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, work under pressure, and adapt to changes in the work environment is essential.
  • Demonstrates strong organization, planning, communication, diplomacy and presentation ability.
  • Minimum (5) years successful national or key account sales experience within the fitness industry or related targeted industries.
  • Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to organize well during multi-faceted projects.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft for Windows Applications.
  • College degree with a concentration in business or exercise science and/or compelling equivalent fitness industry work experience required

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:

This position is remote and will require a suitable work from home environment. You will partake in light to moderate travel to customers, trade shows/events, and Corporate HQ.

Personal Interest:

A passion for health and wellness including functional or movement-based training modalities. An enthusiasm for design and experience creation is a must!

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Benefits of working for Aktiv Solutions

A division of Fitness Ventures International (fitnessventuresintl.com)

  • Collaborative, innovative, visionary leadership
  • Full Benefits package (Medical, FSA, Dental, Vision, and Life insurance)
  • 401(K) Plan
  • A PTO policy that ensures you can find a happy work-to-life balance
  • Access to cutting-edge functional fitness equipment
  • Flexible Work-from-Home and Remote Positions available
  • Headquarters located in sunny Santa Monica, CA
  • On-site gym and healthy snacks

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