Solutions Engineer- Non-Profit

Traction on Demand - Vancouver, BC (12 months ago)

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Vancouver, BC | Business Development | Nonprofit |

As our Pre-Sales Engineer – Nonprofit Fundraising & Impact, you will be working with our dedicated nonprofit business development team, principal strategists and solution architects to bring innovative fundraising solutions and strategies that make the best use of the Salesforce platform to align to the needs of nonprofit organizations.

Traction on Demand’s hiring philosophy is based on culture, intelligence and then skills. Here’s what we mean by that:


Culture at Traction on Demand isn’t about drinking beer and playing ping-pong – it’s much more. We are looking for people who want to join an active community of engaged individuals who see business as more than just a vehicle to make money. We care about our people, wider community and planet. Come join us on this journey!

Traction on Demand is a group of entrepreneurs committed to creating ecstatic clients, doing enjoyable work and being efficient in everything we do. We fail fast and love to innovate. Change is our middle name.

Our values don’t just sit on a glossy page. We live them every day. Our values are the cornerstone of who we are – do they resonate with you?

Embrace Knowledge
Do the right thing
Seek adventures and smiles
Healthy hearts and heads
Pursue opportunity
Build community


People often ask what it takes to succeed at Traction on Demand – you’ve got to be smart, without having an ego. What does that mean? Imagine working with a group of your smartest friends who all love to learn. Everyone is always pushing each other to grow and innovate at a pace that can only be called furious. We are never idle or stagnant. We seek and share knowledge. We are comfortable with the unknown. We just “git ‘r done.”


Tractionites come from a variety of backgrounds, and we are eager to find people that are from non-traditional backgrounds. Typically, we find that people are successful in this role when they have:

2+ years of experience creating solutions on the platform
Strong understanding of how nonprofit organizations operate, raise resources, make an impact and communicate
Deep understanding of Salesforce’s ISV community for fundraising and event management
SF Admin Certification at a minimum, ideally Nonprofit Cloud Consultant Certification
Degree/ certificate in Computer Science or another technical field would be an asset
Effective communicator both internally and externally
Passionate and enthusiastic about producing quality work
Determined to solve problems

What You Will Be Doing

Responsible for driving deeper level technical requirements by leading discoveries during sales process to scope and estimate the projects
Architect technical and business solutions to match client needs
Support statement-of-work creation and estimation process
Provide technical coaching and development to Business Development team members
Develop, present and deliver high impact demonstrations of Traction solutions and coordinate/facilitate all presales activities
Work with external account executives to prioritize sales opportunities
Maintain lead/account/opportunity updates within to manage and prioritize sales opportunities
Clearly articulate the benefits of potential solutions to all client levels up to “C” level executives

If you’re interested, so are we! Send your resume our way, and we’ll contact you if we feel it’s a fit!

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Traction on Demand