DEAR RULE-BREAKERS, DREAMERS, CREATIVE MINDS: WE WANT YOU.
Here at SOREL, we believe you are your most powerful tool and your determination makes you an unstoppable force.
It all started with an iconic boot. But today, it's so much more. Our all-season footwear pushes the boundaries of function-first fashion, breaks away from predictable fashion trends, and rises to any (and all) occasions. The kind of stuff you'll want to wear all day, every day.
The SOREL culture is all about who dare to draw outside the lines, but audaciously push forward as one. It's an institution of creators, doers and leaders who bring the spirit of the boot into everything.
We believe the future belongs to the creative. The passionate. The forward-thinkers.
So, are you ready to step up and step into your element? Walk with us.
ABOUT THE POSITION
The SOREL Sales team partners with external partners (from wholesale key accounts to independent boutiques) and internal teams including Merchandising, Marketing, and Design to understand the needs of consumers and the realities of the marketplace, as well as how our product best fits in to that equation. The Sales team's business savviness and sales strategy expertise lends itself to strong partnerships and solid results.
The Field Account Rep is responsible for selling company products through resellers in an assigned territory. As a member of the sales team, you will manage all sales functions for your assigned territory to ensure the business grows according to sales projections. Sales functions include account financial planning, assortment planning, developing and implementing sales plans, coordinating special product showings, and working closely with customer service to resolve order issues.
HOW YOU'LL MAKE A DIFFERENCE
Manage all aspects of the assigned territory by developing and implementing sales strategies that promote the sale and sell through of SOREL product.
Work closely with retailers to establish appropriate sales goals based on sales history analysis and projected sales trends.
Meet regularly with SOREL sales management to review sales data and account management.
Work closely with SOREL departments to coordinate product presentations and provide information on technical aspects of product including design and materials.
Define problems, collect data, establish facts, draw conclusions and negotiate skillfully in tough situations with both internal and external contacts.
Prospect new business and develop customized growth opportunities for existing accounts.
Manage a large number of accounts and sell in the appropriate products to designated accounts, driving profitable growth for the brand and accounts.
Able to portray a compete-to-win attitude.
Always striving for pursuit of relentless improvement and development.
Able to understand and incorporate all levels of brand marketing plans and concepts into presentation.
A strong presenter within formal presentation settings (within and outside of the company).
Associate degree or its equivalent with 5 - 8 years experience.
Broad knowledge of the fashion footwear industry, territory, sales principles, practices, procedures and product innovations.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
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Here at SOREL, we believe you are your most powerful tool and the determination you find within is an unstoppable force. SOREL challenges the status quo by creating unexpected footwear that pushes the boundaries of function-first fashion. We stay in motion so you can push yourself forward.
Being part of the SOREL tribe is for the few that dare to draw outside the lines. It's a culture comprised of individuals audaciously pushing forward as one. New ideas fuel us as we explore the unknown, while never being afraid to charge the edge. SOREL is an institution of creators, doers and leaders who bring the spirit of the boot in everything we make.
This job description is not meant to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities, but constitutes a general definition of the position's scope and function in the company.At Columbia Sportswear Company (CSC), we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. CSC believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.
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