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Job: Inside Sales Representative – Seattle

GoToTags is hiring a full-time inbound sales person in our Seattle office. GoToTags is a global solutions provider of software, hardware, online services and tags for NFC, QR, UHF RFID and BLE to enable Connected Things. We are a 6 yr old, venture-backed tech startup with a small, but growing passionate team looking to change how people interact with technology in the physical world. This is a great opportunity to get involved with an exciting, fun and fast growing technology startup.

Check out some recent press…
https://www.geekwire.com/2017/ios-11-apple-finally-goes-near-field-communication-startup-ready/

 

Job Duties
  • Responsible for inbound customer inquiries via email, phone and chat
  • Collect customer opportunity requirements, research customers, collect missing information, generate quotes and place orders
  • Follow up with leads from software registrations
  • Educate customers on the technology, products and services
  • Setup examples and demos of our software for customers
  • Work closely with other teams; sales, engineering, support, finance and management to gather information for customers
  • Respond to high-priority customer inquiries off-hours
  • Other tasks as needed (it’s a startup)
Job Requirements
  • At least 3 yrs working in a sales position for technical products
  • Experience selling customizable physical products via an e-commerce store
  • Experience with CRM tools (Salesforce) required
  • VERY strong organizational skills with a high attention to detail, quality and accuracy
  • Strong time management skills; self-tasking and prioritization; we are very fast paced!
  • Proficient with Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Capable at using the Internet to figure things out for yourself
  • Able to learn new systems and processes quickly and be able to improve on existing processes
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; articulate, spelling, grammar
  • General business math, financial and analytical skills
  • Able to work at our Seattle office on Eastlake by UW
  • High school diploma required
  • Can work in a dog friendly office
Compensation
  • Full time W2 employee
  • Bi-monthly salary with 6 month reviews
  • Early stage stock options plan
  • 3 weeks vacation/sick leave plus 2 weeks of federal holidays; 5 weeks!
  • Ability to work remotely
  • Health benefits plan coming soon
  • Daily licks from dogs
Who Should Apply
  • You are smart, energetic and resourceful
  • You are a self-starter, team-player and willing/able to learn new things
  • You want to, and are capable of solving new problems
  • You want to be pushed past your limits and grow
  • You want to work with other great people
How to Apply

If you think you’re ready, take a good look through our website and store to learn about NFC, QR, barcodes, UHF RFID, BLE and Connected Things (we will expect that you did). Send us a cover letter, resume, LinkedIn profile and whatever else you have. Please include a note about who you are, why you are interested in this industry and position and why you think GoToTags would be a good place for you.

GoToTags Expands NFC Store to Canada

In response to an increased growth of NFC use in Canada, GoToTags has just announced the setup of a new office location north of Vancouver, BC.

Across Canada NFC tags are increasingly being recognized as having significant potential to improve enterprise efficiency across a wide range of industries. This is particularly true for companies working in the security, logistics, biomedical and marketing sectors; however, NFC can be utilized across any number of industries where tagging or tracking items is a key component of company workflow. NFC products also have enormous potential for marketers to better understand and engage with their customers.

While GoToTags has always serviced customers internationally, the establishment of a permanent presence in Canada will allow it to provide better service to the significant number of Canadian customers the company already serves in Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal and Calgary. By stocking inventory locally, it will allow GoToTags to improve the speed and efficiency that it can ship products to its growing number of Canadian customers.

GoToTags is already working with major Canadian security companies, commercial printers and marketing agencies, providing them with NFC tags, tag encoding and other services. It offers a wide selection of blank, ready-made, printable and custom NFC tags, UHF RFID tags, NFC software, hardware and online services from its online store and accepts Canadian dollar payments.

GoToTags also offers consulting services and the opportunity to develop custom projects so is happy to field enquiries from corporate customers looking to setup ongoing relationships. GoToTags’s headquarters for engineering, sales, support and inventory are in Seattle, USA with additional operations in Europe and now Canada. As it designs its own NFC tag products and has contract factories in China and the US, the company is able to build to custom specifications.

The increasing awareness and growth of NFC is clear, with people now commonly asking   where they can buy NFC tags in Canada as well as trying to find out more details about how the technology can be used most effectively. GoToTags has recently fulfilled orders for customer projects with 100K+ NFC tags, so there is no doubt that the future of NFC is bright. The company will additionally be launching a Canadian specific store soon.

GeekWire: Seattle startup GoToTags raises $300,000 to ride the Near Field Communications wave

Seattle’s tech news site GeekWire wrote up an article on our recent $300k investment by Mucker Capital.

GoToTags Raises $300,000 from Mucker Capital

GoToTags, a provider of end-to-end software and tag solutions for NFC deployments, announced today that the company has raised $300,000 in funding from Los Angeles-based Mucker Capital. William Hsu, co-founder and Managing Partner at Mucker, led the firm’s investment in GoToTags. The company will use the funds to expand its sales and marketing operations.

Founded in 2011, GoToTags offers the only end-to-end solution for “Internet of Things” (IoT) projects that use Near Field Communication (NFC). The company provides a suite of hardware, software and services designed to simplify the process and enhance the interactivity of NFC tags. GoToTags also sells NFC tags through its online store, buynfctags.com.

GoToTags has now enabled millions of NFC tags on its platform and has serviced over 15,000 IoT deployments. These projects include ‘smart’ railways, agricultural tracking systems, NFC medical records, interactive museums, and even an NFC voting system. GoToTags’ customers range from individual developers to Fortune 100 companies.

“NFC is finally supported by all the phone manufacturers and the phase of pilot projects is now shifting to large scale deployments,” said Jan Svoboda, a long-time RFID and NFC industry executive and GoToTags advisor. “I see GoToTags leading the way of NFC innovation as the Internet of Things continues to gain popularity.”

“Although our fundraising round hit $1 million, we only took $300,000 because that is all the company needs. We have always run a profitable business and will continue to do so,” said Craig Tadlock, founder and CEO of GoToTags.

New GoToTags Website

After a few years of living with our previous (ugly) website we decided to finally re-do the gototags.com website. Previously we had the website for basic product and company information, and a separate website for our detailed technical product documentation hosted via Zendesk. That system worked for a while but had several drawbacks including SEO, UI and general ease of use. Now we have a shiny new mobile-optimized WordPress site that combines it all.

R.I.P. Old Website

GoToTags’s Craig Tadlock to Mentor Startups at AccelerateNFC 2014 Class

The AccelerateNFC program is a mentor-driven, mentor-funded accelerator for startups focusing on NFC. The selected startups will participate in an intensive, 12-week program designed to provide access to resources normally beyond the reach of early stage companies. GoToTag’s CEO, Craig Tadlock will mentor the 2014 class of NFC startups along with mentors from HID Global, Quad/Graphics and other industry leading companies.