Position Summary  

In this role you will use your sales, design, project management and other construction expertise to support timber frame projects for our development team. You will be responsible for educating potential timber frame clients and stewarding them through the early phases of the design and planning process. This entails ensuring that new projects align with the values of both clients and Bensonwood.  

While some travel may be required, the position is based in Walpole, NH. Your primary responsibilities will include:  

  • Communicate with prospective timber frame partner architects, builders, and clients to learn their project goals and to share the company’s values, processes, and products.  
  • Engage and educate potential clients on Bensonwood’s design and build processes and sustainable building practices and materials so you can ascertain if there is a strong fit to work together. 
  • Proactively scan known sources for RFPs.   
  • Build and maintain relationships with contractors, developers, institutions, and other entities that are possible long-term partners.  Gain the confidence of appropriate clients that Bensonwood is the best choice for achieving their desired timber frame design and building objectives.  
  • Gather appropriate information to determine the feasibility of projects, including: location, zoning regulations, site surveys, program requirements, desired building style, budget, etc.  
  • Communicate directly with clients, builders, and subcontractors regarding all aspects of BWC package fulfillment and collaborate with changing teams of architects, designers, and engineers to ensure project feasibility.  
  • Work with in-house estimators to project cost information.   
  • Prepare contracts and change orders, including negotiation on terms & conditions  
  • Maintain excellent and easily-retrievable documentation of processes, including meeting agendas and minutes, client decisions, specifications, job reports, and written and verbal communication  
  • Attend or conduct site visits with clients, architects, and subcontractors.  
  • Maintain accounts in the Salesforce Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system to provide the highest level of customer service and accurate forecasting.  

Minimum Qualifications  
In this role, you will develop new skills, contribute to our team culture, and have the opportunity for advancement. The minimum experience required for this position includes:  

  • 5-7+ years in timber frame architectural design, construction, project management, or design/build customer service with a collaborative approach.  
  • Degree in architecture, construction management, engineering or related field preferred. 
  • Expertise in sustainable design and building.  
  • Expertise in providing consultative style service.  
  • Expertise in estimating construction budgets.  
  • A strategic approach to business growth.  
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.  
  • Extensive proposal writing, proposal management, and presentation experience.  
  • Understanding of building codes and zoning regulations.  
  • Positive, team player that thrives in a fast-moving environment.  


Compensation & Benefits  

Compensation and exact title for this position will be based on skill level and experience. This is a salaried position, not commission based. All candidates should have legal work status in the United States. Bensonwood is an equal opportunity employer. Benefits include:  

  • Health Insurance  
  • 8 Paid Holidays  
  • Paid Time Off  
  • Voluntary Life Insurance  
  • Voluntary Dental insurance  
  • Voluntary Short-term Disability  
  • 401(K)  
  • Profit Sharing  


More about Bensonwood and our values:  

Our commitment to quality craftsmanship and next-generation technology is reflected in our approach to creating homes and commercial structures that prioritize the health and wellbeing of people and the planet. We specialize in customizable standards-based architecture and offer fully custom design/build services for projects requiring the highest levels of energy efficiency and minimal on-site building time. 

Teamwork and inclusivity are important aspects of our company culture. We believe that diverse perspectives and experiences are critical to achieving our goals, and we are committed to creating an environment where everyone feels valued and respected. We are an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage women and minorities to apply. 

At Bensonwood we recognize that a good work ethic is important, there is always room for improvement, and we are constantly seeking ways to do better. We prioritize continuous improvement by staying up-to-date with the latest industry standards and trends, and by always looking for ways to innovate and improve our processes. 

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.