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From designing the next-generation of casino entertainment to developing medical devices that transform healthcare, we change the way people experience products. Together we outthink challenges, make discoveries that alter industries, and exceed our clients’ expectations. We invite you to be a part of a diverse team of thinkers who turn problems into possibilities. 

Toolmaker / Moldmaker Opportunity

Catalyst is interested in hiring energetic, motivated, goal-oriented people who are interested in working in a comfortable, fast-paced environment. Due to increasing business growth we have an immediate need for an experienced toolmaker to support our prototyping and rapid tooling areas.

Job Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Proficiently operate all shop equipment to machine components for projects; including mills, grinders, lathe, drill presses, CNC and EDM machines, and other relevant equipment.
  • Expected to provide valuable insight and feedback on tool designs and project planning, including injection molds, CNC models, dies, fixtures and engineering prototype projects.
  • Assist in troubleshooting tooling and machining problems, determine root cause of problems and assist in implementing solutions.
  • May be required to work in other areas, in any reasonable capacity, on an as needed basis.
  • Must be skilled in general machining and injection mold construction, CNC machining and setup, G and M code programs.
  • Good time management skills and the ability to handle multiple projects concurrently a must.
  • Effectively communicate clearly with other members of the tooling department and management along with customers and vendors occasionally when on-site.

Qualifications: 

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • 3+ years of relevant industry experience in toolmaking focusing on injection molding required.
  • Trained and knowledgeable understanding in the utilization of CNC and EDM equipment.
  • Basic knowledge and ability to read 2D drawings and documentation.
  • Ability to use all tool room equipment and measuring tools including micrometers, calipers, depth gages, etc.
  • Strong problems solving ability and troubleshooting skills.
  • Basic computer skills to interact with data files and programming.
  • Ability to lift 25+ lbs throughout work shift.

If this opportunity sounds exciting and you fit the bill, submit your resume for consideration via e-mail to [email protected]

Marketing Guru Opportunity

We are seeking a motivated, enthusiastic, professional Marketing god who understands the branding, promotion, and marketing of creative services.  The right candidate will know that marketing project-based professional services is about showing credibility and a passion for making clients successful through the benefit of our services, and not just the services themselves.

The Gig

This is an entry-level position with management potential for the right individual.  Position reports directly to the General Manager.  Catalyst will consider candidates with 3-5 years of relevant experience.  We will also consider recent graduates in Business Marketing that can show appropriate prior internships and/or work-study experience. 

 

What We Need You To Do 

  • Develop strategies and tactics to get the word out about our company and drive qualified lead traffic.
  • Produce valuable and engaging content for our website and blog that attracts and converts our target groups. (Note:  If you have trouble writing a simple sentence, please do not apply.  Creative writing skill is a requirement and sample drafts will be required.  There may be a test at the end…)
  • Deploy successful marketing campaigns and own their implementation from ideation to execution.
  • Experiment with a variety of organic and paid acquisition channels – content creation, content curation, pay per click campaigns, event management, publicity, social media, lead generation campaigns, copywriting, performance analysis, and much more.
  • Build strategic relationships and partner with key industry players, agencies and vendors.
  • Assist in determination/allocation of marketing budget.
  • Measure and report performance of marketing campaigns, gain insight and assess against goals

You

  • BS degree in marketing or experience in a related field.
  • Demonstrable experience/knowledge of marketing strategies with the potential, attitude, dedication, and passion to learn about and promote Catalyst.
  • Knowledge of website analytics tools (e.g., Google Analytics, etc.) and in setting up and optimizing Google Adwords campaigns. Understanding of SEO a definite plus.
  • Knowledge or experience in social media marketing planning and implementation.
  • Up-to-date with the latest trends and best practices in online marketing and measurement.
  • Numerically literate, comfortable working with numbers, making sense of metrics and processing figures with spreadsheets.
  • Good taste, a sense of aesthetics, a love for great copy and witty, interesting communication. We are a creative company, so we don’t do boring.

Catalyst offers a creative casual atmosphere with an open, goal-oriented management structure.  While we expect accountability and a laser-focus on client success/satisfaction, we also believe it is important to have some fun and enjoy coming into work everyday.

Attractive benefit package with health insurance, 401K, performance bonuses, paid holidays/vacation.

 

If this opportunity sounds exciting and you fit the bill, submit your cover letter and resume for consideration via e-mail to [email protected]. Submissions without both cover letters and resumes will not be considered.

 

 

 

Business Development Manager Opportunity

We are seeking a motivated, enthusiastic, professional individual who understands that selling creative professional services is not like selling vacuum cleaners. The right candidate will know that selling intangible services is about establishing rapport, showing credibility, and making clients successful through the benefit of our services, and not necessarily the services themselves.

 

Who You Are

The primary role of the Business Development Manager is to generate sales through networking, industry events, and other means of reaching potential clients. This individual is responsible for creating strategic sales plans, educating and entertaining potential clients, and presenting proposals. This individual will work with clients to cultivate relationships and should feel comfortable maintaining regular communication on both a professional and interpersonal level. Strategic planning is a key component of this role and will require thorough knowledge of the industries we work in as well as solutions and services Catalyst provides.

Ideal candidates will have experience in the sales and promotion of creative services such as design thinking, industrial design, consulting engineering, product design & development, along with injection mold tooling and molding service or relevant industry background. Knowledge of plastics design and/or production is required.

BS degree preferred with relevant experience demonstrating a track record of success.

 

What We Need You To Do 

  • Prospect for potential new clients and turn this into increased business.
  • Network to ensure a robust pipeline of opportunities.
  • Meet potential clients by growing, maintaining, and leveraging your network.
  • Identify potential clients, and the decision makers within the client organization.
  • Research and build relationships with new clients.
  • Set up meetings between client decision makers and company’s practice leaders/Principals.
  • Plan approaches and pitches.
  • Work with team to develop proposals that speaks to the client’s needs, concerns, and objectives.
  • Participate in pricing the solution/service.
  • Handle objections by clarifying, emphasizing agreements and working through differences to a positive conclusion.
  • Attend trade shows, industry functions, such as association events and conferences, and provide feedback and information on market and creative trends.
  • Present to and consult with mid and senior level management on business trends
  • Identify opportunities that will lead to an increase in sales.
  • Submit weekly progress reports and ensure sales data is accurate.
  • Ensure sales data is accurately entered and managed within the company’s CRM program (Salesforce).
  • Forecast sales targets and ensure targets are met.
  • Track and record activity on accounts and help to close deals to meet targets.

Catalyst offers a creative casual atmosphere with an open, goal-oriented management structure.  While we expect accountability and a laser-focus on client success/satisfaction, we also believe it is important to have some fun and enjoy coming into work everyday.

Attractive benefit package with health insurance, 401K, performance bonuses, paid holidays/vacation. Compensation will be base salary plus commission.

 

If this opportunity sounds exciting and you fit the bill, submit your cover letter and resume for consideration via e-mail to [email protected]. Submissions without both cover letters and resumes will not be considered.

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