Kepler is on a Mission to bring the internet to space. Incorporated in 2015, Kepler’s guiding star is to enable the space economy through the creation of a communication network in Low Earth Orbit (LEO) that will provide connectivity services to other space missions, be they on orbit in LEO, MEO, GEO, or beyond. With an expanding base of early customers and our first 19 satellites in orbit, Kepler is continuing to grow and expand its most important asset – the Team! Based out of our HQ in Toronto and with an office in the UK and a newly formed office in the US we are building towards a truly global company delivering a product for the whole world.
As Kepler grows in Canada and Europe, our next big step is to expand the Kepler footprint within the United States, both commercially and supporting the US Government. Our new US-based Director of Business Development will report directly to the Kepler Communications US President and be pivotal in growing the business commercially as well as providing critical support for the engineering and marketing teams.
The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience in new product introduction as well as building and scaling a full commercial organization. A demonstrated track record of successfully developing products and services in new markets is required. Partnering effectively with both external and internal resources will be critical in this position.
As part of a small, passionate, and accomplished team of experts, you will participate in the strategic development of Kepler offerings, customer relationships and strategic vision - laser focused on the Kepler Vision of putting the internet in space. We are seeking a proactive, self-driven, service-oriented individual with excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills that can thrive in a fast-paced environment. In this hands-on position, you will work with executive leadership, engineering, and our customers, driving growth and market presence for the Kepler US entity.
This position will directly impact the history of space development and the growth of the space economy requiring your dedicated commitment and detailed attention towards effective and timely development of Kepler hardware, the service it makes possible, as well as supporting that of our critical suppliers.
Kepler Communications Inc. is committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We welcome applications from: women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, visible minorities, people who identify as LGBT and others who may contribute to diversification in our workplace.
As part of our commitment to accessibility for all persons with disabilities, Kepler will, upon the request of the applicant, provide accommodation during the recruitment process to ensure equal access to applicants with disabilities. Please contact our People & Culture team, through our Career Page to make your accommodation needs known and we will consult with you to ensure suitable accommodation is provided.