Outside Sales Representative (Apparel) - North East Territory (NC to Maine)

Multiple Locations
Required Experience: 2 year(s)
Employment Type: Contract
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 8 days ago

Rusty is in search of a Sales Representatives or Agency to join the team, covering the North East territory.

ABOUT RUSTY //
In 1985, Rusty Preisendorfer started his own shaping line called Rusty using a large R with a dot as his logo. This was referred to simply as the ‘R Dot’. A symbol that did not take long to move onto apparel as the brand became more established and recognized in the world of surfing.

POSITION SUMMARY //
Rusty is looking for results-driven sales representatives to actively seek out and engage customer prospects for our apparel business. Rusty is a modern surf lifestyle brand, with a rich heritage in California.

You will be required to expand the wholesale customer base for the apparel brand within your territory. You will need to identify action sports, surf, and contemporary accounts as targets and pursue business with them directly.

Our ideal candidate will have the following:
• A passion for surfing - too much is never enough!
• 2 to 5 years experience in retail or wholesale fashion- preferably with a youth-oriented brand
• An understanding of the beach and surf lifestyle market
• A passion for smashing sales targets
• Outstanding customer service, communication and negotiation skills
• Strong computer literacy skills
• The ability to work under pressure and still be having fun
• A proven record of building a customer base and managing lasting relationships with clients
• An enthusiastic and can do attitude
• A clean driver’s license, and own vehicle

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES //
• Establish, develop and maintain positive business and customer relationships
• Present, promote and sell products/services
• Achieve agreed upon sales targets and outcomes within schedule
• Coordinate sales effort with team members and other departments
• Analyze the territory/market’s potential, track sales and status reports
• Supply management with reports on customer needs, problems, interests, competitive activities, and potential for new products and services.
• Keep abreast of best practices and promotional trends
• Perform cost-benefit and needs analysis of existing/potential customers to meet their needs
• Proven work experience as a sales representative in the action sports industry
• Excellent knowledge of MS Office
• Familiarity with CRM practices
• Highly motivated and target driven with a proven track record in sales
• Excellent selling, communication and negotiation skills
• Prioritizing, time management and organizational skills
• Extremely organized, thus able to maintain robust sales pipeline and reporting to Sales Manager

Working at Rusty is more than a job, and we are looking for a like minded, hardworking, Salty Urban Lifestyler to join this amazing team.

This role is ideal for an energetic and determined person ready to prove themselves in the wholesale sales area, surrounded by others that live and breathe surf and all things related.

We thank everyone in advance for their application. Due to the high volume of responses we receive only those selected for interview will be contacted.

Good Luck!