Winmark Corporation is currently searching for candidates for the following positions:
Winmark has an exciting opportunity for a Software Developer to join our organization. This role will work with a team to develop and enhance company proprietary retail management software from initial product design through implementation. Specific responsibilities include developing and translating requirements and specifications into robust applications including analysis of design requirements with focus on the business solution and customer needs.
Qualifications include a BA in Computer Science, Business or related fields of study with 2 - 4 years of software development experience on Microsoft Windows platform with exposure to various types of coding. Experience with the following or similar technologies: C++, Visual C#, Visual Basic.NET, XML, and SQL Server. Technical writing skills, detail orientation, and ability to meet aggressive deadlines are key. Must have experience with object-oriented design and development principles and understanding of the software development process and product life cycles. Application development experience in the retail industry is desirable.
Winmark Capital Corporation, a solution-driven middle market leasing company and division of Winmark Corporation, has an excellent opportunity for a sales professional with a successful track record to call on targeted companies. Position will lead the sales effort by successfully developing new business and partnering opportunities with high-level key decision makers in a territory. Position located in either our Minneapolis, MN or Santa Barbara, CA offices.
We require minimum of 3 - 5 years of proven direct sales development experience calling on medium to large companies. Must be able to work independently and be driven by success in building relationships, closing sales, and earning substantial income. Position works out of business office and requires approximately 15 - 20% travel to a remote geographic territory.
Business Development Associate
Winmark Capital Corporation is also seeking a Business Development Associate, with primary responsibilities of researching, understanding, and building relationships in the emerging and middle markets within a defined territory. Role identifies and builds relationships with business professionals including Venture Capital, Private Equity and Commercial Banking engaged with growing businesses. Will also engage directly with the senior leadership in the market to gain understanding of the business and identify opportunities to add value.
The position requires MBA, with a strong business acumen and desire to learn about businesses across industries. The role discusses business strategy across multiple disciplines including Finance and IT, and helps to develop strategies and plans for building relationships within targeted organizations that extend across the country. This role works out of our Santa Barbara, CA or Minneapolis, MN offices on a full-time basis, with travel approximately 10-20%.
Field Operations Manager
This is a great opportunity to take the next step from retail management to making a difference with small business owners.
Our brands are growing! We continue to seek professionals to provide business consulting to a territory of 35 - 40 franchise owners in all areas of financial analysis, operations and small business development. This position provides constructive feedback, tools and guidance with focus on improved operational and financial performance of each franchise location as well as continued region and brand growth.
Qualifications include 3 - 5 years retail management experience including inventory, financial management, and P & L analysis, preferably in a multi-unit retail management role in similar industry. Strong relationship-building, problem solving, and verbal and written communication skills are essential. Previous retail experience in soft lines strongly preferred. Position works fairly independently with 50 - 60% out of town travel (must be able to travel every other week in an out-of-town territory).
Support Center Technician
We continue to seek candidates to assist Winmark's franchisees in their use of technology related software and hardware. Our Support Center Technicians diagnose and resolve issues relating to the Company's proprietary and third party software, networks, hardware, and peripherals. This phone support role handles calls timely and professionally, logging the calls and the resolution.
Qualifications include 2 – 4 years of computer-related support and/or education, with A+ and/or Network+ certification preferred. Must possess knowledge of PCs and operating systems including troubleshooting capabilities and networking experience. Successful candidates are detail oriented with excellent problem solving skills and good verbal and written communication skills. Previous customer service experience with ability to display a high degree of professionalism, confidentiality, tact, and diplomacy with franchisees.
We are always looking for talented people to join our team. To send a resume, please email with cover letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Fax: 763-520-9840.
Winmark Corporation provides equal opportunity for all employees and all applicants for employment.
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