Alison Brashears

Alison Brashears

Territory Manager
Currently: Territory Manager at Frontier Group, Inc.
Location: Portland OR
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After earning a Bachelor degree in Photo Journalism in 2006, I’ve had a variety of professional work experiences. While at Crocs, I opened more than 100 accounts during 2007 and increased the sales in the Southern California territory from $1.5 to $4.6 million. Before working for Emu, I worked as a Sales and Leasing Assistant at Cushman & Wakefield. The position evolved into working on some larger investment projects and even obtaining a California Real Estate license. Durning my four years with Emu Australia, I opened over 120 new accounts and continued to develop existing accounts. With a large geographic territory, I had extensive travel time and a wide range of accounts. It was at EMU that I was first able to be a part of the Product team both in the USA and Australia. At the Frontier Group my responsibilities include sales, marketing & merchandising for our brand's presence within the retail stores in OR, WA & AK.

Being successful in sales, product, marketing & merchandising is both an art and an understanding of human psychology. I have had an opportunity to work with a range of personalities and I understand what motivates consumer behavior. My people skills, drive and dedication have allowed me to keep my accounts ordering and my employers happy. The foundations of my success lie in my organization abilities, attention to detail, cultivating customer relationships, resourcefulness, work ethic and willingness to work independently or with a team.

Specialties: Achieving sales goals, merchandising, managing and developing existing accounts, prospecting and opening new accounts, advanced product knowledge, writing product briefs, excel in customer service and relations, organization, territory management, adobe photoshop and excel skills, cold calling, event planning, inventory management, brand building and marketing strategies, presentation skills, public relations, and trade shows. Performance driven sales professional with proven success in growing territories for brands, up-selling product extensions, and managing independent accounts. Ability to manage heavy workloads and meet sales goals through strong communication skills. Knowledge of Microsoft Office.

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Interests & Groups

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INTERESTS
  • Yoga
  • Wakeboarding
  • Snowboarding
  • Running & Hiking
  • Rock climbing
  • Meditation
  • Kayaking
  • Riding my bike around town
  • Traveling to new places
  • Meeting new people.
SPORTS
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Swimming.
GROUPS
  • no groups

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Connections

PEOPLE 333

Vice President  
Merchandising Manager  
Merchandising & Design  
Design / Branding / Consulting / Art Direction  
Photographer  
Apparel Designer + Graphic Designer  
Merchandise Product Development  
VP Brand Director / VP Marketing / Marketing Director/ VP PR / PR Director / Communications Director  
Account Executive, New Business Development  
Marketing Production Manager  

COMPANIES 22

Burton Snowboards
Patagonia, Inc.
Nikita Clothing
Under Armour