Job type full-time
Full job description
The district sales manager is responsible for providing world-class customer service to our authorized dealers, their staff and consumers by offering punctual return of phone calls, emails, text messages and regular in-person meetingsTheir knowledge of the bicycle industry in the territory they are assigned should allow them to develop new business, increase sales at existing customers and broaden the distribution of the assigned brands while exceeding sales goals both in dollars and unitsAdditionally, they should act as an ambassador for all united wheels brandsOther responsibilities may be assigned as necessary.
Essential duties and responsibilities: *
Achieve or exceed monthly and yearly sales quotas and objectives both in dollar and unit sales while maintaining a healthy profit margin set forth by the company.
Broaden distribution of brands by aggressively opening new dealers and channels of distribution.
Provide best in class customer service by being the conduit between the customer and united wheels utilizing all communications tools that are currently available.
Demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of our brands how they compete in the marketplace and how best to elevate them on the retail floor.
Always maintain a professional appearance, demeanor, and attitude when interfacing with retailers and the general public.
Be an active participant in local and regional events to promote the brands and to conduct product trainings at our retail partners’ store and events.
Demonstrate an ability to use company supplied it equipment to keep daily, weekly and monthly call reports for sales management as well as communicating to dealers about opportunities that will enhance the profitability of their businesses.
Must have a passion for cycling.
Person will be covering: ny, pa, nj, de, md, va, wva & dc
No supervisory responsibilities.
Education and/or experience*
Bachelor’s degree in sales or business administrationMinimum of five to seven years of key account experience in a consumer products industry, bicycle industry preferred, as well as specific experience managing large volume mass merchantsPrevious sales experience – mass market accounts, bicycle category or consumer products preferredThis position requires 80%-90% travel within the defined territory with occasional travel to meetings, trade shows etc.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documentsAbility to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business communityAbility to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and formatAbility to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.
Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusionsAbility to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
Certificates, licenses, registrations*
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this jobReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hearThe employee is frequently required to sitThe employee is occasionally required to stand and walkThe employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this jobReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.
Job type: full-time
Posted 30+ days ago