THE ‘MIRACLE’ ROLE (OTE: $175,000 – $185,000+)

MIRACLE

Herbert Paul Brooks Jr. was born in Saint Paul, Minnesota in 1937 and had a moderately successful career as a hockey player. However, once he hung up his skates and took a position behind the bench … his name would be etched into hockey history!

On February 22, 1980 … in Lake Placid, New York, the hockey team Brooks had pieced together from a patchwork of American college and other amateur players took to the ice in the semi-final game … against an all-star line up from the Soviet Union.

His group of underdogs pulled-off one of the most miraculous upsets in hockey history.
They defeated the USSR by a score of 4-3 … in what is commonly referred to as … ‘The Miracle on Ice’.

When the host of ABC’s Wide World of Sports, Jim McKay was asked to describe what viewers had just witnessed; he said … “That may be the greatest upset in sports history” … adding it was the equivalent of an all-star football team of Canadian college boys beating the Pittsburgh Steelers – (who had just won their fourth Super Bowl in six years)!

What does this have to do with Match and Fable’s latest role?
Not much … really!

That said … just as Brooks’ clear and competent leadership inspired these young men to accomplish the impossible … our client is looking for strong ‘leadership capacity’ in their next Director, Operations – (and … sprinkling in a few miracles … every now and then, wouldn’t hurt)!

SUMMARY:

This Director, Operations is ultimately responsible for the operation of 4 manufacturing plants (3 in Ontario and 1 in Quebec. Our client is looking for a ‘hands-on” leader … not an arm chair quarterback!

The mandate is simple:
Ensure all 4 Plants operate at maximum efficiency & productivity, while adhering to all laws, protection of employees’ safety and product safety.

POSITION:        DIRECTOR, OPERATIONS
REPORTS TO:   SENIOR DIRECTOR, OPERATIONS
OFFICE:             MISSISSAUGA
INDUSTRY:       MANUFACTURING

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide operational guidance to Plant Managers and staff – across 4 manufacturing facilities
  • Work with Plant Managers, Supervisors, Engineering and Suppliers to reduce operational cost, utilities and raw materials
  • Along with Plant Managers … determine goals for individual plants and monitor effectiveness
  • Conduct annual performance reviews with the Plant Managers and their supervising staff
  • Monitor daily operational systems and processes of plants versus efficiency goals (adjusting processes, as necessary)
  • Maintain active relationships with all Plant Department Heads … and review KPIs … ensuring goals are met
  • Search for areas of opportunity in reviewing results … to find “tweaks” in processes to bolster performance
  • Provide feedback on union actives and be fully involved in grievances when they reach arbitration

REQUIREMENTS

  • HIGHLY PREFERRED: Post-secondary Diploma or Degree in Engineering
  • MUST HAVE: 8+ years’ experience in Senior Management Operational capacity (must have led direct reports)
  • Experienced with Electrical Control Design and PLC software systems
  • Skilled in production, quality, labour management, employee relations, customer relations and finance
  • Proven experience in the ability in plant and process improvements
  • Exquisite time management / planning skills (to implement and complete projects)
  • Budget planning and maintaining
  • Proven experience formulating innovative solutions
  • Excellent communication skills and proven negotiating skills with suppliers and labour / unions
  • Working knowledge of Safety, Environmental and Quality Standards
  • Technical support for plant engineering and maintenance departments
  • Able to balance multiple projects simultaneously … and work under pressure to achieve project completion timelines
  • Ability to travel (not a heavy travel schedule) to all 4 Canadian plants … (and occasionally, to USA)
  • And finally … the ability (and desire) to ‘get the job done’ when extenuating circumstances inevitably arise.

REMUNERATION

BASE SALARY RANGE: $140,000 – $150,000
ON-TARGET MBO: $35,000 (can earn more, for over achievement)
ON-TARGET EARNINGS:
$175,000 – $185,000
OTHER: benefits + rrsp contribution + company vehicle package (Director Level)

WHAT NOW?

If you ‘tick the boxes’ with respect to the qualifications for this role … the ball is in your court. And … this is what happens next;

1 – Email your resume to Mark Krpan at; mkrpan@matchfable.com
2 – Ensure the subject line of your email reads; MIRACLE – 19J19MTCHFBL
3 – Based on the job description … please tell Mark specifically, what makes you a legitimate contender.

THE ‘KRAMPUS‘ ROLE (OTE: $52,500 – $67,500)

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As December rolls around in North America, children are all a flutter with thoughts of Christmas and Santa Claus.
But … while these children contemplate the gifts they hope to receive from Santa Claus … their counterparts in Eastern Europe are faced with a far different scenario.

You see … on December 5th, before they lay down to bed, children place one boot outside their house, eagerly anticipating the arrival of St. Nicholas and his treats … while fearing the prospect of the dreaded … Krampus!

Essentially, Krampus is the Christmas Devil.
Half-goat … half-man, his ‘modus operandi’ is directly opposed to that of Old St. Nick!

Krampus’ mission is to search out naughty children … and administer appropriate punishment.
In modest cases, this can entail a ‘simple’ whipping … with a birch stick.

In more serious scenarios … Krampus is said to toss the worst of children in his sack … dragging them to his lair … where he gobbles them up for his Christmas Dinner!

What does this have to do with Match and Fable’s latest role?
Absolutely nothing!

That said, while we have your attention … check out a solid position for an individual looking for an opportunity to make their mark in B2B sales!

POSITION:         INSIDE BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT REP
REPORTS TO:    SALES MANAGER
LOCATION:        MISSISSAUGA
INDUSTRY:        BUSINESS SOLUTIONS

SUMMARY:

Reporting to the Sales Manager, the Inside Business Development Rep will uncover new business opportunities and increase revenue with existing clients … while promoting a suite of service offerings.

This individual will spend the first 6 months learning the company’s products and services and training as a sales generalist with the Inside Sales team.  This is an entry-level sales role designed to teach, mold and sharpen sales skills and business acumen, however, when it comes to commissions (being uncapped), the sky’s the limit!

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work independently to prospect and secure new accounts across the territory
  • Maintain a funnel of new opportunities and an active network of current clients
  • Learn and continue education on all product lines and services as new initiatives are launched
  • Full-cycle sales process from prospecting through to closing … and post sales

REQUIREMENTS: 

  • MUST HAVE: Post-secondary education
  • Must be inspired & hungry … and not need a fire lit beneath you to get down to business
  • Must have the drive and ability to work independently
  • BIG PLUS: 1-2 years sales experience in a B2B environment


REMUNERATION:

BASE SALARY: $45,000 – $47,500
ON-TARGET VARIABLE: $7,500 – $20,000 (uncapped)
ON-TARGET EARNINGS: $52,500 – $67,500 (uncapped)
OTHER: benefits + cell allowance + vacation

INTERESTED?  Then there are 3 things we need from you;

  1. Please send your resume to Sabrina Galli at sgalli@matchfable.com.
  2. Ensure the subject line of your email reads; KRAMPUS – MTCHFBL11L91
  3. In a short email … please tell Sabrina how your experience fits what we’ve outlined above.

THE ‘DONNIE BRASCO’ ROLE (OTE: $100,000 – $110,000)

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Joe Pistone was born in 1939 in Erie, Pennsylvania but …. grew up in Paterson, New Jersey.

At the age of 30, he joined the FBI … and since he knew how to drive an 18-wheeler, he was assigned to the truck hi-jacking squad.

Pistone’s ability to penetrate this crime ring led to the arrest of more than 30 criminals!
But more importantly … Joe demonstrated his potential for his next mission.

In September 1976 … Joe Pistone exited his local FBI office … and ‘vanished’ for six years!
Long story short, under the alias of ‘Donnie Brasco’ … he infiltrated the New York Mafia’s Bonanno Family.

His contribution led to 200 indictments … and more than 100 convictions!

What does this have to do with Match and Fable’s role?
Nothing really.

That said … while you certainly won’t be expected to infiltrate a criminal organization … you will be operating ‘on the inside’ … in this Inside Sales Manager role!

POSITION:        INSIDE SALES MANAGER
REPORTS TO:   DIRECTOR, SALES
OFFICE:             WEST GTA

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead and develop the inside sales group to perfect their customer service and business development skills
  • Set clear objectives and performance metrics … remove legitimate roadblocks … and lead the charge!
  • Analyze sales activity and determine action plans to capitalize on opportunities and increase profitability
  • Promote a genuine sense of urgency to deliver on the needs of the business
  • Prioritize daily activities to ensure flawless execution and a fantastic client experience

REQUIREMENTS

  • 3-5 years in a similar inside sales management role
  • A ‘fresh’ perspective to challenge conventional operating procedures
  • Genuinely clever … with a desire to work in a results-oriented, client-centric environment
  • Strong leadership skills … a coach and motivator who can build relationships resulting in performance

REMUNERATION

BASE SALARY: $75,000 – $85,000
MBO: $25,000
ON-TARGET EARNINGS: $100,000 – $110,000

HOW TO APPLY???
If you’re interested (and qualified) … this is what happens next;

  1. Email your resume to Sabrina at; sgalli@matchfable.com.
  2. Ensure subject line reads; DONNIE BRASCO – 19K91MTCHFBL
  3. Based on the description … tell Sabrina why you are a legitimate contender for this role.

THE ‘EXECUTIONER’ ROLE (OTE: $175,000 – $200,000)

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In the late 1700’s, in Roscommon, Ireland … a woman named Betty and her son lived in terrible poverty.  Although uncommon for someone raised in such conditions, Betty was literate … so she taught her son to read and write. She constantly reminded her son that only money could bring him happiness … and when he was old enough … he left Roscommon to find fortune – in America!

One dark evening, many years later … a well-dressed gentleman knocked on Betty’s door asking for a place to stay. She welcomed him in, but that night, as he lay sleeping … Betty (with knife in hand) crept into his room … and murdered the man for his money!

As Betty rifled through the stranger’s belongings, she discovered this ‘stranger’ was in fact … her son!
Overcome by the horror of her actions, Betty ran screaming into the streets … confessing her guilt.
She was arrested, stood trial … and was condemned to death – by hanging!

On Execution Day … as Betty and several other criminals were filing into the yard … they were informed the executioner had “called in sick” … and the sheriff was refusing to personally perform the executions.

Seizing the opportunity … Betty asked that her life be spared and in return, she’d hang the others herself!
The sheriff agreed … and Betty got to work!

“Lady Betty” (as she came to be known) was so efficient … she was appointed Roscommon’s official Hang Woman, a job with a yearly salary … as well room and board!

What’s this have to do with Match and Fable’s latest role?
Not much, really!

That said, our client is looking for a National Director of Sales who can also ‘execute’ in their position!

SUMMARY

The VP, Sales of this iconic organization is in need of a strong sales leader who can step in and execute.
Based from offices in Mississauga … you will manage a national sales team and play a vital role in driving the business forward into 2020 … and beyond.

POSITION: NATIONAL DIRECTOR, SALES
SCOPE: CANADA-WIDE
REPORTING TO: VP, SALES
OFFICE: MISSISSAUGA

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work with Executive Leadership Team to optimize and execute sales strategy for Canada
  • Along with VP, Sales … establish annual targets for national sales team and ensure attainment
  • Via a proven Sales Management Process … reinforce a consultative, solution-selling, performance culture
  • Execute regular status calls with sales team and support their client-facing efforts to facilitate growth
  • Lead account planning meetings, to reinforce focus and accountability across the sales organization
  • Assess team training requirements and work with training department to provide same

REQUIREMENTS

  • 5 – 10 years as a sales leader (managing a team of sales professionals)
  • University degree, preferred
  • Proven Sales Management Process and cadence-based leadership skills
  • Experience with program roll-outs and subsequent management
  • Driven + motivated … with a history of consistently achieving business goals
  • Travel across Canada … (approximately 25% to 30%)

REMUNERATION:

BASE SALARY: $125,000 – $150,000
MBO: $50,000
ON-TARGET EARNINGS: $175,000 – $200,000

WHAT NOW?
If you’re interested (and qualified) … this is what happens next;

1, Email your resume to Mark at; mkrpan@matchfable.com.
2. Ensure subject line reads; EXECUTIONER – 17K91MTCHFBL
3. Based on the description … tell Mark why you are a legitimate contender for this role.

THE ‘GINO BARTALI’ ROLE ($70,000+)

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Gino Bartali was born in Ponte a Ema, Florence, Italy in July 1914. Celebrated as a champion cyclist … he won the Giro d’Italia – three times (1936, 1937 & 1946) and the Tour de France – twice (1938 & 1948)!

In 1943, when Italy surrendered to the Allied Forces … the German army began occupying parts of the country … rounding up Jews, and sending them to concentration camps.

Soon after … Bartali, (a devout Catholic) was approached by the Cardinal of Florence, to join a secret group offering protection and safe passage to Jews and other endangered people.

His role in this network was that of a bike courier. And, to the casual eye … he looked as though he was simply going for long training rides, when in reality, he was transporting photographs and fake identity documents to and from secret printing presses – hidden in the tube frame of his bicycle!

So, while Bartali’s achievements in his sport were spectacular … his contribution to mankind was so much more significant!

What does this have to do with Match and Fable’s latest role?
Nothing, really!

That said … in keeping with the Italian theme … Match and Fable’s client is a wonderful Italian restaurant and they’ve asked Mark Vandyke to help them find a Restaurant Manager for their location in south Mississauga.

POSITION:             RESTAURANT MANAGER
REPORTS TO:        GENERAL MANAGER
LOCATION:            SOUTH MISSISSAUGA
INDUSTRY:            HOSPITALITY + RESTAURANT + DINING

SUMMARY:   

Our client continues to provide the best in dining experiences and we are proud to support their efforts as they continue to grow their leadership team.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Handle the day-to-day management of the restaurant
  • Provide leadership working side by side with crewmembers
  • Deliver high standards of food quality and dining experience leading to great customer service
  • Manage staffing and scheduling needs
  • Inventory responsibility

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 2 years’ leadership experience in the restaurant industry
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Capable of working flexible hours, days, shifts, including some holidays
  • Own transportation


REMUNERATION:

SALARY: $50,000
GRATUITIES: ~$10,000
OTE: $60,000

INTERESTED?  There are 3 things Mark Vandyke needs from you;

  1. Send your resume to Mark at mvandyke@matchfable.com.
  2. Ensure the subject line of your email reads; GINO BARTALI – 5K91MTCHFBL
  3. In a short email, please tell Mark how your experience fits what we’ve outlined above.

THE ‘WALLY PIPP’ ROLE (OTE: $45,000 – $52,250)

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On June 2, 1925, the New York Yankees were sitting in second-last place.
When their star player, Wally Pipp arrived at Yankee Stadium … he went to see the team trainer to ask for two aspirins – for a headache he was nursing.

Team Manager, Miller Huggins happened to be walking by, and said – “Wally, take the day off … we’ll try that new kid, Gehrig at first today … and get you back in there tomorrow.”

Years later, Wally referred to the incident as “… the two most expensive aspirin in history.”

What was Wally talking about?

Well … the game Pipp bowed out of, marked the first game of Lou Gehrig’s career … and no one could have imagined that over the next 14 seasons … he’d go on to play an incredible 2,130 consecutive games!

What does this have to do with Match and Fable’s latest role?
Nothing, really.

That said … the term “carpe diem” was never more relevant.
Gehrig seized the opportunity to showcase his value … and if you’re a recent graduate looking to get your shot in “the big leagues” … … this is your opportunity to do the same!

Our client is looking for a Sales Representative (based from their offices in the Mississauga area). They recognize that while new graduates have limited experience … certain characteristics are often strong indicators of success in sales.  As such … they’ve asked Zafreen Kassam of Match and Fable to find candidates with a competitive nature a “don’t quit” attitude.

POSITION:             SALES REP (90% INSIDE / 10% OUTSIDE)
REPORTS TO:        SALES MANAGER
LOCATION:            MISSISSAUGA
INDUSTRY:            BUSINESS SOLUTIONS

SUMMARY

Reporting to the Sales Manager, the Sales Representative will uncover new business opportunities while increasing spend with existing clientele. The role is 90% inside / 10% outside. The right candidate will spend the first 6 months learning the company’s products and services … and training as a sales generalist.

This is an entry-level sales role designed to teach, mold and sharpen sales skills and business acumen.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Prospect and secure new accounts across the territory … via Inside Sales efforts
  • Build and maintain a pipeline of new opportunities and an active network of high potential targets
  • Become a Subject Matter Expert on the entire suite of product lines and service offerings
  • Full-cycle sales process from prospecting through to closing … and post sales
     

REQUIREMENTS

  • MUST HAVE: Post-secondary education
  • Must be inspired & hungry … and not need a fire lit beneath you to get down to business
  • Must be naturally inquisitive and have the drive and ability to work independently
  • NICE TO HAVE: 1 year of B2B sales experience


REMUNERATION

BASE SALARY: $45,000 – $47,500
BONUS POTENTIAL: up to 10% of salary (up to $4,750)
ON-TARGET EARNINGS: $45,000 – $52,250
OTHER: benefits + cell allowance + vacation

INTERESTED?  If so … there are 3 things we need from you;

  1. Send your resume to Zafreen Kassam at zkassam@matchfable.com.
  2. Ensure subject line of email reads; WALLY PIPP – 1J91-MTCHFBL
  3. In a short email … tell Zafreen why you should be considered for this position.