Madshus Sales and Marketing Specialist

Multiple Locations
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 6 hours ago

Position Purpose:Work with Director of Sales to help manage sales and marketing functions associated with the Madshus brand.Ideal Candidate: An experienced Nordic skier who understands the intamicies of the cross-country ski market: waxing, grinding, flex patterns, Lycra, skins, skate, classic, and double-polling. Someone who lives and breathes Nordic skiing!About Madshus:Madshus has been manufacturing nordic skis for over 100 years. We produce skis for wool-knicker-wearing salty dogs and International World Cup racers. Madshus’ headquarters is located in Biri, Norway, but this position is filled in Seattle, WA at K2 Sports and focused on the domestic retail and race markets in the U.S.Principal Accountabilities: • Support sales reps and retailers to maximize sales • Travel to key territories to support events and accounts • Assist in sales forecasting • Execution of sales and marketing promotions • Develop strong relationship with Norwegian headquarters • Collecting data and using it to drive decision making • Study effectiveness of sell-through marketing initiatives and optimize future initiatives • Coordination of domestic sales meetings and trade shows • Development and ordering of POP, swag, and sales tools • Sales sample ordering and coordination • Project and timeline management Minimum Qualifications: • College Degree • Experience in retail sales and marketing • Excellent work ethic and enthusiasm • Ability to organize multiple tasks and manage projects • Self-directed and motivated • Computer skills including Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, with an emphasis on Excel • Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills Desirable Qualifications: • Education in marketing, communications, or related • An understanding of the winter sports retail business • Event coordination experience • Experience in ecommerce • Social Media skills