International Sales Manger

Hood River or Remote Location Oregon
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 8 days ago

The International Sales Manger is responsible for directing 7-Nation’s International sales division to meet established quotes and advising on how to improve sales and performance around the globe for both Slingshot Sports and Ride Engine Brands.

We're headquartered in Hood River, Oregon. An incredible place to call home. We're also determined to find the best possible fit for this position and are open to you working from a remote location. So if you have the right international sales experience, we want to see your resume.

Job Overview
The International Sales Manager is a key member of the sales and marketing team, reporting to the Chief Operations Officer (COO). The International Sales Manager will be expected to act as the primary liaison between 7-Nation brands (Slingshot Sports and Ride Engine) and customers around the world. We expect you to be an experienced and efficient Sales Professional with excellent people skills, business acumen and exemplary work ethics.

The goal of the International Sales Manager position is to meet and exceed established sales and margin targets for 7-Nation’s key brands.


⏵ Spearhead the development, communication and implementation of effective sales growth and marketing strategies in order to exceed established sales and margin targets

⏵ Ensure all sales program initiatives align with the company’s core brand values

⏵ Act as a key member of the Marketing Team by contributing market intelligence and thoughtful ideas for improving turnover, sell through, and brand value

⏵ Provide timely, accurate and complete follow-up to all International partner inquiries including order entry and customer service as needed

⏵ Responsible for development and implementation of the annual International Sales Budget Plan including budget drafts, management and cost controls

⏵ Evaluate performance by analyzing and interpreting data and metrics

⏵ Forecast category and unit sales as required

⏵ Lead key partnership efforts with strategic media accounts, schools, affiliates, etc.

⏵ Work closely with Purchasing and Logistics Departments to ensure orders are shipping on-time

⏵ Lead planning of all importer meetings and International trade shows

⏵ Act as presenter for key accounts, at importer meetings, or at major industry events and participate in trade show panels, actively seeking invitations to do so

⏵ Territory: Everything outside North and South America

⏵ Travel up to 50% of the time (but typically more like 25% of the time)

Required skills/attributes:

⏵ In addition to the sales skills, we are looking for someone familiar with the international marketplace, differences in trade laws and customs, as well as the following:

⏵ Organization and time management skills

⏵ Initiative, sincerity and self motivation

⏵ Critical thinking and creative problem-solving skills

⏵ Strong judgment and decision-making skills

⏵ Charisma and confidence

⏵ The ability to interact successfully across cultures

⏵ Confident public speaking ability

⏵ Results Driven with a strong desire for success

⏵ The ability to work successfully in a team and under pressure

⏵ Ability to work independently, with high intensity for long periods

⏵ Strong attention to detail and follow-up skills.

⏵ The international travel sales process is very seasonal and qualified applicants are expected to extend their work hours during peak sales season (Importer Meetings, Trade Shows, etc).

⏵ Excellent communication skills - multiple languages a plus

⏵ Negotiation and persuasion skills

⏵ Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite

⏵ Experience with NetSuite a plus

⏵ BSc/BA

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