Position Openings

Sales Assistant – 2 openings


About Flying Fish

Since 2013 and headquartered in Melbourne, AUS with offices in the U.S., Flying Fish works with museums and science centers around the world to develop and tour exhibitions. Serving as a resource to the museum industry, Flying Fish offers a portfolio of touring exhibitions in addition to its services in design, fabrication, freight, tour operations, and sales representation. At Flying Fish, our clients rely on us to offer them quality products and services. Due to demand and the company’s exponential growth, we’re seeking to grow the size of the company at each of its locations (Melbourne, AUS and the Twin Cities, Minnesota).


About the Position

This position will support the company in achieving its sales goals through the placement of the company’s touring exhibitions globally. The perfect candidate will be an easy-going individual who is driven. We are looking for someone who will support the Director of Sales, and will transition to a sales role by building a clientele based on trust and premier service. This position will serve as an extension of our efforts to bring in more business while allowing us to offer our clients more attention.


Position Type and Expected Hours of Work

Full-time, permanent



White Bear Lake, Minnesota – 1 opening

Mornington, Victoria, Australia – 1 opening


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Interest in sales
  • 1+ year of general work experience
  • Current passport and ability to travel internationally if or when needed


Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration or related field
  • Experience in supporting executives
  • Business to business sales experience
  • Excellent communication skills to be used when listening, writing, negotiating, and presenting
  • Detail-oriented
  • Self-starter
  • Works well with others
  • Proven ability to build networks and high-level relationships within an industry


Position Duties

  • Directly support executives such as the Director of Sales
  • Support the company on its sales activities and marketing campaigns
  • Follow market trends and monitor competitor and client products, sales and marketing activities
  • Establish and maintain relationships with clients, industry influencers, and key strategic partners
  • Prepare sales reports and present to executive management
  • Attend industry conferences and represent the company with professionalism
  • Contribute to exhibition, service, and product research and development
  • Establish and advise on exhibition licensing prices by monitoring costs, competition, and supply and demand
  • Participates in professional development activities and seeks out opportunities for advancement


Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


How to Apply

If think you’re right for this position and you’re excited about working with us, we invite you to apply to join our dynamic team. We love what we do and trust you will too. Please send a cover letter, and resume to