Sport Sales Representative
Sports Distribution - Kelowna, BC

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A Sports Distribution Company is looking to hire enthusiastic sales representatives to grow our exciting brands in British Columbia.

About the company: We are a Canadian sport distributor focused on technically superior, fashion forward sport clothing, eyewear and accessories.

About the Job: The demand for our products is high and our sales force is expanding to meet demand, therefore we are looking for motivated representatives to join our team in British Columbia.

Job Description:

  • Represent of sport brands & service British Columbia and other territories as outlined by management in both sports and optical retailers
  • Meet monthly, quarterly, and annual sales targets as deemed by projections
  • Increase store distribution and sales of sport brands through existing and new accounts
  • Complete call reports with regards to in-store presence, sell-through, sales opportunities market trends and POS suggestion
  • Merchandising new and existing accounts with existing or new POS
  • Maintain existing and new customer awareness on brands and product releases through Product knowledge sessions, merchandising calls and retailer events
  • Attendance at retailer events, trade shows and initiatives in specified regions
  • Make telephone and physical calls to retailers and be willing to cold call
  • Research prospective customers to determine their potential
  • Provide sales management with clear and effective written proposals/quotations for current and prospective customers
  • Expedite the resolution of customer problems, complaints and warranties
  • Coordinate sales efforts with marketing, sales management, accounting & logistics persons
  • Analyzes the territory/market’s potential and determines the value of existing and prospective customers value to the organization
  • Creates and manage a customer value plan for existing customers highlighting profile, share and value opportunities

Desired Skills & Experience Qualifications:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Able to meet deadlines with minimal supervision
  • Strong professional initiative
  • Strong understanding of sports clothing and accessories market
  • A minimum of 2-3 years sales experience preferred with management experience
  • Retail and wholesale experience
  • Established retail relations and client list a plus
  • Comfortable and clear in presentation of products to large groups of people
  • In-depth understanding of Microsoft excel
  • Confident with operation of tablet and smart phone applications
  • Strategic planner who can prioritize work activities effectively
  • Familiarity with athletics, lifestyle & action sports apparel markets
  • A self starter with a positive attitude
  • Willing to travel and be on the road

Compensation & Sales Tools:

  • All product samples, product documents and sales reporting tools supplied by Distribution Company
  • Representative must have own vehicle, valid drivers license, Computer with Microsoft Office & Smart Phone
  • Position is for persons interested in a career as a sales representatives, therefore remuneration is base salary + commission based

Contact:

  • Please respond to this post with your contact details and resume.

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