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UX Designer (mobile focus)

What is WeSpire?

WeSpire uses the power of interactive technology to help people live healthier, more sustainable lives. Our gamified platform is used by over 25 global, blue-chip companies to promote sustainability, employee engagement, company-wide contests, and more!

Here’s who we’re looking for:

If you were working for us, here’s what you would have done this month:

If this sounds like something you’d love to do every day, we want to hear from you. Please get in touch by sending your portfolio, resume or LinkedIn profile to susan at wespire dot com. Include “FOO” somewhere in the subject line.


Senior Sales Representative

The Pitch

WeSpire is growing rapidly, and we’re looking to expand our Boston-based sales team. We are a leading enterprise SaaS company with a persuasive technology platform centered around engaging employees in Sustainability and beyond.

Us

We believe that helping companies engage their employees in positive actions is a worthwhile cause — and a very attractive business opportunity. We have a great team, and a blue-chip client roster. We believe the best way to grow is to hire really good people and give them what they need to execute.

You

You have 3-5 years of high-value software sales and familiarity with selling SaaS platforms to markets worldwide. You have deep solution selling skills with the ability to understand the customer’s business and pain points, and map to clearly defined business value. Must be able to identify risks, and translate the feature and function set into customer solutions, disqualify opportunities early in the sales cycle, and win against the competition. You have a proven record of forecasting and closing transactions in the $50K - $120K/year range. You also have excellent lead development and qualification skills and love C-level solution/consultative selling.

What you’ll be doing

• Generate business opportunities through aggressive but professional prospecting techniques including events, email marketing and cold calling

• Screen potential business deals by analyzing market strategies, deal requirements, potential and financials

• Generate sales through meetings, calls and/or web based presentations to manage product positioning, and strategies

• Own the sales cycle from lead generation to closure

• Maintain account and opportunity forecasting within SalesForce

• Plan, schedule, and monitor multiple activities in a fast-paced and fluid environment

• Meet or exceed all quarterly and annual sales quotas

• Grow WeSpire’s name recognition within the Sustainability and CSR landscape

• Ensure 100% customer satisfaction and retention

Compensation

Cash comp paired with equity. Health coverage and dental benefits, 401k plan. The opportunity for growth in a fast-paced progressive company. A historic loft in downtown Boston accessible by the red, green, orange, and silver lines. Company Meat-Free Monday lunch and other social events.

To Apply

Send your linkedin profile and/or resume to susan at wespire dot com along with a brief note about why this role is a fit with your personal goals and passions.


Software Engineers

The Pitch

WeSpire is growing rapidly, and we’re looking to expand our smart, practical engineering team so we can deliver on our mission to help people live healthier and more sustainable lives. We have built an elegant, beautifully-designed white-label SAAS platform that’s currently shaking up the Fortune 500.

Us

We believe that helping people live healthier and greener is a worthwhile cause — and an attractive business opportunity. We have a great sales team, and happy, paying customers. We believe the best way to grow is to hire really good people and give them what they need to execute.

You

You have 5+ years of experience building software for rich interactive web and mobile applications for the consumer or enterprise, ideally with a broad user base like social platforms, gamification platforms, or lifestyle, action-based apps (Foursquare, Runkeeper, LoseIt, health platforms, etc) You are able to design complex features that work and scale on your first day. You will be able to provide insightful feedback and improvement during code reviews and develop more junior engineers. You are agile, smart, creative, and love solving problems and being in a start-up. You like making things happen. You have a great ability to maintain perspective, keep a sense of humor and be fun to work with.

You get bonus points if you have contributed to an open source software project (show us your github account!) and a fabulous mobile app. You know BJ Fogg’s work at Stanford’s Persuasive Labs and have used it previously in your work.

What you’ll be doing

You’ll be working a super smart team of entrepreneurs, top notch sales talent, UX engineers, and back-end engineers to scale the company and drive adoption and usage of the platform, on both web and mobile devices, for the leading companies in the world. In the process, you will also become a pioneer in using technology to drive real-life behavior change for good.

We use

Ruby, Rails 3, PostgreSQL, Haml, Sass, jQuery, CoffeeScript, TDD via Minitest, Git, cute pictures of cats, Pivotal Tracker and Heroku.

Compensation

Cash comp paired with equity — we are looking for the best and will pay them accordingly. Health coverage and dental benefits, 401k plan. The opportunity for growth in a fast-paced progressive company is yours for the taking. A historic loft in downtown Boston accessible by the red, green, orange, and silver lines with a great room for engineers. Cat pictures in Campfire; company Meat-Free Monday chef and social events.

To Apply

Please send a link to projects you are proud of, a resume or LinkedIn profile and your quick thoughts on what’s extremely interesting to you about using technology to inspire positive actions to susan at wespire dot com.


WeSpire Interns

WeSpire is growing rapidly as the leading provider of persuasive technology on positive behavior change at the world’s most exciting global corporations. WeSpire’s mission is to help people live healthier and more sustainably via the best of digital technology. Our Boston-based team depends on a select group of competent, can-do interns. And, those interns enjoy an extraordinary hands-on experience working with us. The WeSpire intern program is viewed as a best-in-class training program for those who are considering a career in sustainability and technology.

Every day, our primary business focus is on selling, configuring, and optimizing this suite of apps for a growing customer base of major corporations and other organizations. WeSpire interns support this effort in numerous important ways, on the Sales & Marketing team, the Customer Success team, and Graphic Design team.

These positions are unpaid, require a full-time commitment in the office, and position the student for full-time employment. Top colleges and universities often provide credit and/or funding for WeSpire work.

Interested? Please read on:

We’re looking for doers. You should have experience working on a team to accomplish projects and get results. You have the ability to write short copy, e.g. customer-service emails, promotion blurbs, tweets. You should be very comfortable taking notes and producing reports. You love hunting down info on the internet. You are comfortable owning a project from start to finish without being managed, and you are not shy about asking for help when direction is unclear. You are interesting, love to work, and are fun to spend time with. You read carefully, so put pancake bunny in the subject of your email. The successful candidate will have strong attention to detail, intellectual curiosity, wide-ranging reading and viewing habits, keen interest in popular culture and the benefits of sustainability for businesses and enterprises of all types. High energy and a willingness and excitement to learn and pitch in is essential!

Please send a quick note to Sarah Finnie Robinson, Founding Partner & Head of Social (sarah@) with your resume and why this opportunity appeals to you.