Graduates of a Music Technology, Audio Production or Music Business program--- or alumni of these types of programs with several years experience since graduation
People with music industry experience in retail sales or as a manufacturer's rep, or who work in a recording studio or a live music venue, either as an employee or freelancer
Gear Heads: people who love talking about the latest technology with others who share their passion
People who love performing, recording, or writing music, but also love a steady paycheck and benefits.
WHAT DOES A SALES ENGINEER DO?
Complete our 13 week comprehensive training program for Sales Engineers, Sweetwater University.
Making 80-100 outbound phone calls daily to existing customers, as well as forming relationships with new ones, to assist them in making their musical dreams come true
Answering questions and giving advice on musical instruments and pro audio gear
Educating customers on a wide variety of topics such as guitar tone and amplification, digital audio recording, MIDI and sound synthesis, drums, live sound and countless other topics
Following up on orders or troubleshooting a gear issue in partnership with our Tech Support team to provide outstanding customer service
Designing sound systems or selecting gear for churches, schools, recording studios, live venues and the like
Constantly learning about new products and advising others, be they customers or team mates
WHAT DO WE LOOK FOR IN A SALES ENGINEER CANDIDATE?
A dynamic personality with a strong passion for people
Great verbal and written communication chops
A strong knowledge, and passion for, the gear we sell
An entrepreneurial spirit and the ability to motivate oneself
Ready to move to Fort Wayne, Indiana!
20 openings. Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: This is a commissioned sales role with no cap!
Internal Number: 46
About Sweetwater Sound Inc.
Sweetwater is the world's leading music technology and instrument retailer located in Fort Wayne, Indiana. We are a team of gear heads committed to doing the right thing for our customers. With a world-class recording studio, a retail store, a full time-personal trainer, a cafe and restaurant, and a medical clinic on-site, no music company offers its employees more than Sweetwater. But more importantly, we offer the opportunity to make a difference in people's lives while being surrounded by the music you love.