Sales Manager

Fargo, Full time

Sales Manager

Braaten Cabinets

Fargo, ND


Braaten Cabinets has been the Valley’s leader in cabinet design and manufacturing for over 45 years. With design and manufacturing completed right here in the Fargo-Moorhead area, Braaten Cabinets is a name that customers have come to trust, offering peace of mind that projects are completed with exceptional results. This trusted partnership and commitment to excellence has been expanded to the commercial and multi-family markets with Braaten Commercial.

Through this expansion, a new state of the art showroom, and exciting momentum, the team is now in search of a Sales Manager to continue the tradition of excellent service and drive new business development. In partnership with the owner, this sales leader will drive sales, manage processes and efficiencies, and provide leadership in a collaborative and consultative environment.

The ideal candidate will have the relevant experience and skills to effectively carry out the key accountabilities of the position which include:

  • Management
  • Sales
  • Leadership



Consultative Sales

  • Serve as the customer-facing Subject Matter Expert and Brand Ambassador by exceeding customer expectations through prompt follow-up with new leads, engaging existing customers for trusted long-term partnerships, re-engaging past leads, and researching new opportunities for growth and profitability.


Project and Process Management

  • Identify operational efficiencies, problem solve, and create an optimal sales process to enhance customer experience and delivery. Components of the process include but are not limited to bidding, supply chain, contract negotiation, delivery, and business development.                                  


Team Leadership

  • Proactively work with in-house design team of three and collaborate with owners to enhance processes, drive growth, and encourage the team to win in a cohesive and synergetic manner for the advancement of the entire organization.


Is this role a good fit for you?

This role will likely be rewarding and fulfilling for you if you are driven, proactive, and enjoy collaborating with a team to succeed together.  The person in this role will be a self-starter, enjoy customer engagement, and be a competitor with a focus on the “long game”, influencing others, and contributing to the frameworks and efficiencies of an organization. Braaten Cabinets is an environment of collaboration, dedication, and hard work, keeping customer experience front-and-center. It will be essential for this sales manager to get a kick out of continuing the growth of a strong organization and brand and contributing to ongoing efficiencies to maximize time and resources with strong teamwork.


The ideal candidate for this position will also have the following experience and skill-sets:

  • Bachelor's degree is required.
  • A minimum of 5 years of progressive sales experience and responsibility.
  • Management experience at a growing and dynamic organization(s).
  • Proven track record in leading, managing, coaching, and developing highly talented staff.
  • Possess and demonstrate personal integrity.



The comprehensive benefits package for this position includes:

  • Competitive salary based on experience
  • Health, Dental, Vision Insurance
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • 401K
  • Life Insurance
  • Short Term Disability
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays



Sagency, a Fargo, ND executive search and leadership consulting firm, has been retained by Braaten Cabinets to conduct this search for Sales Manager. Sagency consultants will review and evaluate all interested parties to help our client review a final group for consideration.

The search will be conducted in a professional manner and all potential candidates will be given consideration. Candidate conversations and information will be handled with great discretion and confidentiality. Sagency and our client are equal opportunity employers.

If after reading this Opportunity Profile you believe your experience, skills, and passion may be a strong match for this role, we would like to engage with you. Please read below for the first part of the application and selection process.




Step 1: Interested candidates complete the online application.

  • Submit a cover letter and resume.
  • The online application will be posted until the position is filled. If you are interested in the position, please inquire as soon as possible.

Step 2: A Sagency Search Consultant will schedule a 20-minute phone interview with qualified candidates.

Step 3: A Sagency Search Consultant will schedule an additional 60-minute with specific candidates.  

Step 4: After this initial interview process with Sagency, qualified candidates will be asked to complete an online assessment prior to scheduling an interview with our client.

Step 5: First round interviews with our client.


Thank you for your time and interest in this position.




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