Estimator (1803)

Sales & Sales Support Arden Hills, Minnesota


Position at Venture Solutions Inc.

Venture Solutions, a Taylor company, is seeking an Estimator who will be responsible for providing pricing in response to RFQs, and price change request from our clients.  This individual will coordinate with Programming, Production, Scheduling and eSolutions to review program specifications and gather the required information, allowing Venture to offer pricing for the best possible solution.


eSolutions is a critical – and growing – area of our business; knowledge of the various aspects of electronic delivery will be beneficial to this position.


Responsibilities Include:

  • Based on specifications the Estimator will use EFI/Monarch to determine the most economical and effective methods and materials to produce the specifications provided.
  • Determine the production and technology capabilities needed to produce the job as specified, developing a plan to accommodate all facets of the job.
  • Create professional estimates for presentation to our clients (most of which are Fortune 500) utilizing strong computer skills, particularly in Excel.
  • Serve as subject matter expert within the company workflow representing costs and capabilities.
  • Work cross-functionally with Venture teams, including production, technology, client services and sales.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 3+ years in Compliance Mail/Transactional Mail/Direct Mail industry experience is required to support independent work and decision making.
  • Experience in reading complex RFPs and translating this information into pricing proposals
  • Ability to work independently
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • EFI Monarch/Hagen experience is preferred
  • Experience with pricing for mail programs highly preferred


About Our Company

We offer an attractive compensation package, including a competitive base salary, and a competitive benefit package including health, dental & vision insurance, 401K plan, profit sharing, PTO (paid time off) and Holiday Pay.

Venture Solutions brings together the best in technology and print. We specialize in customer communications focused on highly regulated industries. We drive innovation to create the world’s best digital customer communication experiences. We move at an amazing pace, thanks to our remarkable people, who bring cutting-edge products and services to life for our clients every day. If you share our passion for teamwork, our vision to revolutionize the industry and our goal to lead the future in technology and print, we want you to fast-forward your career at Venture Solutions.

The Venture Advantage includes our affiliation with Taylor Corporation, a family-owned business since 1975, one of the top-3 graphics communications companies in North America, with more than 80 subsidiaries, including Venture Solutions, and over 12,000 employees. Taylor Corp serves over half of the Fortune 500 companies, in addition to millions of small businesses and consumers.  

At Venture, we strive to provide our employees with opportunities for personal growth, professional development and overall success. We are a team of ambitious and motivated professionals who seek to create tomorrow’s technologies, business processes and communications solutions for our clients.