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Company: Mammut North America

Mammut North America Is looking for an interested sales representative to cover the Western Canada Territory.  Any agency looking to add this great Swiss herratige brand to their current line up or interested individual looking for an in-house position is encouraged to apply.

Interested applicants should contact the North American CEO Kris Kuster at Kris.Kuster@mammut.com

Job Title:  Western Canada Territory Manager
Position:  Territory Manager – Western Canada (Yukon and Northwest Territories, British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba)

Requirements / Qualifications: 
Good personal skills – able to communicate effectively (both written and verbal) and professionally.
Team driven, goal minded and self motivated.
Detail oriented with solid ability to multi-task.
Computer proficient in Outlook, Word, Excel and Powerpoint.
Extremely well organized and customer service minded.
“Road Warrior” – enjoys traveling up to 50% of the time.

Overview:
As the company’s point person in the region, the Territory Manager is responsible for all Sell-In, Sell-Out and support processes required to reach our corporate goals in the area for the Mammut brand.  These will be accomplished by building long-term relationships with our current and prospective dealers and providing them with a strategic partner a step above our competitors.

Primary Responsibilities:
Sell In – all aspects of direct selling (Preseason and ASAP) to established and prospective accounts.  Attendance / line presentations at National and Regional trade shows, previews and shop visits with follow up and order collection.

Sell Out – creation, implementation and attendance at consumer events including festivals, store openings, special sales and grassroots events.  In-store clinics for training floor staff along with key account (MEC) support and training.

Strategic planning, territory forecasting and analysis and reporting to the CEO, Sales Manager and Category Managers.

Dealer Support – facilitate information flow from headoffice to dealer, check ASAP and closeout availability, dealer applications, entering ASAP and preseason orders along with general assistance for any dealer requests.

Posted: November 5, 2018


Company: Wolverine Worldwide Inc. 

Brand: Saucony

INDEPENDENT SALES AGENT FOR BRITISH COLUMBIA
At Saucony, we fuel you to go further. We create the best gear in our world, so that you can boldly run yours. Running is our core strength. We believe anyone can go further.

Our brand motto is Run Your World. And Run Your World isn’t just three words, it’s how we live. It means running but that’s just one part of your day. How you run your world means everything else too. Running—and an active lifestyle—is fuel for tackling life, 24x7. It means doing your workout, it means working your socks off, it means grabbing coffee with friends, it means looking after your family. Run Your World is being your best on your best day and still making it happen on your worst day.

Saucony is searching for an Independent Sales Agent for British Columbia to drive brand awareness and sales by building relationships with current and desired Saucony consumers, the running community, and key retail partners.

GENERAL FUNCTION
Responsible for supporting business development and growth of accounts to achieve sales and profitability objectives. Develops relationships to promote product placement in the assigned channel of distribution. Identifies marketplace opportunities, prospects and engages new customers, prepares strategic sales presentations and responsible for account management.

PRIMARY DUTIES

  1. Oversee strategic marketing and operational initiatives to support business development in assigned channel of distribution.
  2. Work cross-functionally with Sales Planning and Marketing to manage business plans and forecasts.
  3. Represents needs of retail customers with Merchandising to ensure account product needs are being met on a consistent basis.
  4. Sells the proper quantity of assortment product that a customer can profitably retail and a quality composition of assortment product to ensure growth in the territory.
  5. Identify new account opportunities in order to meet growth targets, possess a thorough understanding of the marketplace (competitor information, consumer understanding, current/future market penetration, etc.) and help drive forecast accuracy.  During presentation gives leadership and direction by recommending key SKU’s and lifestyles.
  6. Has an organized format on each sales call, covering all important topics -- next 90 days, line presentation, supporting key initiatives, writing the order and follow-up.  Sells the corporation and the division
  7. Initiates, develops and sells accounts in keeping with the division’s distribution strategies.
  8. Maintains an updated prospective new account list.
  9. Prepares for each sales call in advance, knows what the retailer has on order, delivery update, what is reordering and previous year’s sales history
  10. Monitor model stocks and determine proper pairs and levels of inventory and timing of recommended markdowns.
  11. Plans a conversion strategy that enables a profitable transition from one season to the next.
  12. Advises management routinely of problems and opportunities in the region, offers recommended solutions when management is needed.
  13. Maintains a consistent frequency of in-store visitation to ensure execution of brand presence, visual roll-out/events, driving turn and door volume.
  14. Identifies areas of underdeveloped business and formulates a strategy to capture increased market share.
  15. Maintains updated account and sales records and analyzes and reports selling information to company on weekly basis for key accounts.
  16. Performing other duties as required/assigned by manager.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

  1. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.
  2. 5+ years of wholesale or retail experience.
  3. Demonstrated ability to develop strong business partnerships
  4. Motivated, enthusiastic self-starter who is able to work effectively in a team environment and independently.
  5. Possess excellent oral and written communication skills, time management skills and is detail oriented.
  6. Must understand the marketplace.
  7. Must possess strategic selling and presentation skills, and have a professional presence when dealing with customers.
  8. Proficient MS Office (excel, word and powerpoint)
  9. Working knowledge of retail math measurements (i.e. gross margin, turn and markdowns)

Are you interested in this exciting opportunity?

If yes, please contact HR-PAYROLL-Canada@wwwinc.com with details about your agency and what other lines you represent.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Wolverine Worldwide Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

Posted October 23, 2018

Company: Deviation Ski & Snowboard Works

Seeking Sales Rep – British Columbia / Alberta

Handcrafted by Deviation.  With an inherently Oregon “craft-brew” mentality, we utilize a unique core construction and composition of woods for our skis & snowboards, manufacturing them in our own factory in Portland, Oregon.

Deviation skis and boards are made just for you – choose your model, flex, your base and top sheet design.  We call this Made by Me™ and it’s how we take a craftsman approach to every product that we ship.

The Deviation story strongly resonates with retailers and resorts who love the flexibility of creating a platform of products unique to their retail store and/or demo fleet. 

For further information see us at www.deviationworks.com

If interested, please contact:

Mark Ross
503.504.9117
markr@deviationusa.com

Posted September 17, 2018


STORMTECH

Department: Retail

Position: Independent Sales Agency/Rep   

Report to: Business Development Manager, Retail

Location: Western Canada

STORMTECH specializes in high quality performance apparel, bags and accessories with a focus on waterproof, breathable, moisture-wicking fabrics. The company develops its product collections for both retail and corporate customers in more than 40 countries. Please visit www.stormtech.ca for more information.


WHAT YOU DO

Develop and maintain a strong network of retail partners in growing the Stormtech business across Western Canada.  The right candidate is a sales professional/agent with established buying contacts in the Specialty Retail space. 

The successful candidate will have proven experience in growing revenue and building brand equity within the outdoor/retail specialty industry.  Advocacy and passion for the outdoors is a must.

We encourage our sales team to be creative, responsible, open-minded, and opportunistic, while having a desire to succeed.

WHAT WE’LL DO

At Stormtech our goal is support our Sales Reps and Agents for a success business partnership. An extremely strong commission and incentive structure will be complimented with all the necessary sales tools to hit mutually agreed to sales targets. 

We are looking to utilize our 40 years of history and infrastructure to disrupt the current retail/wholesale climate.


SPECIFIC ACCOUNTABILITIES

Develop sales strategy and plans to meet customer / consumer market needs and objectives within your territory.
Build retail customer base and build long-lasting business relationships that lead to retention and growth within the customer base
Achieve mutually agreed sales targets.
Build brand equity through retail partnerships, utilizing our merchandising tools.
Be creative in finding and developing new opportunities in the marketplace 


WHO YOU ARE

2 + years of sales experience with proven results
Proven sales experience in consumer products, outdoor product and or apparel a plus
Strong negotiation and presentation skills 
Ability to travel to see stores and attend trade shows
Passion for the outdoors


HOW TO APPLY? 

Are you interested?  Please send your resume to grantm@stormtech.ca

We thank all applicants for your interest; only qualified candidates will be contacted and those eligible to work in Canada will be reviewed.

Posted September 17, 2018


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