YOUR MISSIONTravel extensively to key retail partners to monitor and manage PUMA distribution and execution of PUMA Brand Strategy in Footwear product segments
Demonstrate knowledge and experience in athletic footwear for Alternative Specialty accounts
Achieve annual sales and profit objective for designated accounts
Drive creation and implementation of Channel Strategy; provide strategic direction to PUMA Sales Team
Negotiate markdown assistance with Retail partners on a quarterly basis
Work closely with Product Merchandising and Marketing to bring new products to the US market on a seasonal basis. Proactively manage progression of product line throughout each season
Work closely with Director or Sales brief the needs of account base to Product Merchandising
Present Brand Strategy and lead Account Executives in presentations of new product lines at key customer accounts, as well as US Sales Meetings
Lead Channel Seasonal Forecast process
Manage appropriate marketing investments and in-store presence
Analyze In season performance/ OTB review and re-strategize next phase plans
Recognize and Create New business opportunity
Demonstrates strong Team building skills: Creates clear expectations and delivers necessary tools to execute in a timely manner
Travel extensively through US Market, 40% Travel
Credible knowledge and experience with US Alternative Specilalty Channel with a focus on footwear.
Strong proficiency in retail math
Strong leadership skills. High initiative, high energy, passionate, decisive, eye for detail, confident
Strong analytical, overall business orientation
Open communication/good listening skills
6+ years apparel/footwear sales management experience with international fashion/sports company or in buying/merchandising for a major department store.
Experience in the athletic / lifestyle footwear business strongly preferred
SPEED & SPIRIT is what we look for in our candidates, defined by some simple values that inspire us to BE DRIVEN in our performance, BE VIBRANT in our sporting legacy, BE TOGETHER in our team spirit, and BE YOU to let our individual talent and experience shine. Applying for a job at PUMA is easy. Simply click APPLY ONLINE and follow the steps to upload your application.
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National Sales Manager
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