Feb 23, 2021: Transportation in the Inland Empire

Transportation in the Inland Empire

February 23, 2021
12:00 – 1:30pm
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Join us for a 20-minute presentation by San Bernardino County Transportation Authority (SBCTA) and County of Riverside Transportation Department (RCTD) with an interactive Q&A to follow.


San Bernardino County Transportation Authority Riverside County Transportation Department
Dr. Ray Wolfe
Executive Director
San Bernardino County Transit Authority
Mark Lancaster
Director of Transportation
County of Riverside Transportation Dept

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Sales Manager – Gothic Landscape

At Gothic Landscape, we are about delivering extraordinary customer service, building authentic relationships not only with our clients, but with our teams. With ingenuity, vision and dedication, we transform landscapes that become the places people play, work and live. As the largest family-owned and operated landscaping company in the nation, we never forget why we do what we do… and who makes it all possible. Together, we create something unique that keeps on growing year after year.

Are you our next great Sales Manager?

Our Sales Manager is passionate, motivated, innovative, and an industry leader with a successful proven track record. They are responsible for directing the sales efforts, both short and long range, targeted towards existing and new markets in the Riverside region. The Sales Manager will be a part of our branch’s executive management team and will be a part of the strategic planning and decision making for the Branch.

Highlights of what our Sales Manager will do:

  • Oversees sales team that markets our landscape construction install projects to clients.
  • Evaluates and implements appropriate new sales techniques to increase the department’s sales volume.
  • Develops and delivers sales presentations and close sales in a professional and effective manner.
  • Ensures price is in line with profit goals (based on estimates).
  • Manages sold jobs and ensures the field is properly communicated to via pre-job meetings, etc.
  • Acts as advisor to sales team regarding projects, tasks, and operations.
  • Ensures that sales team make sales contacts, research customer needs and develop application of products and services in an effective manner.
  • Participates in industry functions/organizations to further market the Company.

Are you the right fit for this role?

*Skills & experience that are necessary as a Sales Manager will include, but not limited to:

  • 3+ years of experience managing a sales team
  • 4-7 years of outside sales experience with in the landscape or construction industry
  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, marketing, or communications
  • Must have keen awareness of competitive conditions.
  • Ability to meet objectives and achieve financial projections
  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills and strategic thinking
  • Demonstrated innovative, leadership, communication, and staff development skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with clients and all levels of personnel.
  • Familiar with a variety of the field’s concepts, practices, and procedures.

Perks and pluses:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, FSA
  • Healthcare benefit program & 401K match program
  • 9 paid holidays per year with paid vacation & sick leave
  • Fun and fast-paced working environment with a great work-life balance
  • Paid training/certification and career advancement
  • Gothic’s company culture fosters growth, inspires longevity and rewards mutual loyalty

Here at Gothic Landscape, we believe that your success is our success. The only thing missing is YOU. Apply Today!


We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race (including traits historically associated with race, such as hair texture and protective hairstyles, including braids, locks, and twists), ethnicity, religion, color, sex (including childbirth, breast feeding, and related medical conditions), gender, gender identity or expression, uniform service member and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, disability, protected medical condition, genetic information, sexual orientation, or any other protected status in accordance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws.

Directions to Apply:

Apply using link : Click Here to Apply
Email resume to: lara.olson@gothiclandscape.com


Feb 24, 2021: Career Day in Construction with SBCCD

Career Day in Construction

SBCCD & BDA/IE Career Day in Construction w/ focus on A/E, Construction, Marketing

February 24, 2021
12:00 – 1:00pm
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Join the San Bernardino Community College District and the Business Development Association of the Inland Empire for a Career Day in Construction.

Guests will learn about the various roles in the world of construction. Including architecture, engineering, facilities management, commissioning, program management, landscape architecture and more!

Southwest Industrial Electric – job announcements

Sales Representative

Our sales representatives are responsible for selling our electrical work and services to both new and current customers. While electrical work is a constant need, selling major services is a big part of our business, and something that our sales representatives will be responsible for. Ideal candidates will have previous experience and demonstrable success in a sales environment, including previous experience working in construction, mechanical, or the electrical industry. This is a full-time position. Hourly pay plus commission is available.


  • Must have previous sales experience
  • Must be familiar with electrical systems and various required services
  • Must be an outstanding communicator comfortable both over the phone and via email

Public Outreach Representative

Our public outreach representatives handle public contact and advertising to generate new customers reaching for Southwest services. They work on professional relationship development with new customers. The ideal candidate is a go-getter, is able to make cold calls, and is able to reach out to anyone to talk about our services.


  • Must have great communication skills
  • Must be proficient in Excel, Word, and typing
  • Must be flexible, friendly, and outgoing

Executive Assistant to the CEO


  • Handles various projects and programs directed by the CEO
  • Involves researching for various projects, running errands, planning parties, etc.
  • Maintains executive calendar.
  • Follows up on orders and tasks given by the CEO


  • Very effective organizational skills
  • A quick thinker and doer
  • Must have fast typing skills
  • Must be proficient with computers and programs such as Excel and Word.
  • Past exec assistant experience preferred

For more information, call 323-255-6563 and ask for Valerie. Or you can email your resume to v.campos@southwestelectric.com

Join the BDA/IE Board of Directors!

The Business Development Association of the Inland Empire (BDA/IE) is seeking nominations for the 2020 Board of Directors.  BDA/IE was originally formed in the 1980’s and had a resurgence in 2002 when a group of forward-thinking women knew BDA/IE could once again be a preeminent force for networking, education and project lead generation in the Inland Empire and all over Southern California. Read more

Welcome to the Inland Empire’s Premier Networking and Project Lead Organization!

The Mission of the Business Development Association of the Inland Empire (BDA/IE) is to provide networking opportunities; educational and informative programs; and personal and professional development to our members and guests, as well as the fellow public and private organizations that we serve within the A/E/C industries.

BDA/IE provides professionals within the Architectural / Engineering / Construction (A/E/C) industries with unparalleled networking opportunities for lead generation and teaming, as well as the latest information from industry experts on upcoming projects.

Apart from the ‘business’ side of doing business, BDA/IE is also recognized for its valuable workshops and seminars focusing on educational and personal development, such as conducting effective short-list interviews, how to stay connected with key players, and marketing for non-marketing professionals.