Account Manager, Lifestyle Products

USA-MA-Boston
1 month ago
ID
14245
# of Positions
1
Pos. Category
Sales, Sales Operations & Mgmt

Overview

New Balance has a history of 100 years of enduring performance and is still running strong today. Part of what makes New Balance so unique is our commitment to making products that not only provide performance, but also superior fit and comfort. The same attention that is placed on our athletic shoes and apparel is also placed on our associates. New Balance thrives because of the passion and dedication of the people we hire. We rely on our associates to match our enthusiasm for the business and to help drive consumers to move further, faster and more frequently. We seek associates who are always on the move. Associates who push themselves forward and are motivated to move New Balance forward. Ask yourself: Are you ready to move the world?

Responsibilities

As a Sales Representative-Lifestyle, you will be responsible for optimizing sales of New Balance Lifestyle footwear, apparel and accessories for department stores in the New York and Boston area. You will work closely with the national sales manager to develop accurate and realistic go-to-market plans, quarterly assortments, forecasts, and scenario plans. Additionally, you will identify product opportunities and maximize product placement in an effort to achieve sales objectives and quotas. You will provide account feedback to the sales and product management teams. In this role, you will manage all aspects of New Balance brand presentation with assigned accounts ensuring proper return on investment. In this role, you will coordinate orders, manage cancellations and closeout or promotional sales, and resolve challenging account issues. You will establish solid lines of communication with buyers, key customers, and various internal teams. You will be required to prepare and deliver clear and persuasive sales and product presentations.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent plus a minimum of 5 years of experience in specialty retail and/or field sales or sales support. Experience in Lifestyle/Fashion industry also required.

  • Self-motivated, determined, and creative.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Strong computer skills, especially Lotus Notes, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Frequent travel required, including weekends.
  • Valid driver’s license and state driving record required.

 

 Our Benefit Offerings:

 

We’re happy to provide traditional benefits, but to us, the greatest benefit of working at New Balance is taking advantage of additional programs that will enhance your life at work and at home as you grow with our business. Our benefits, at a glance, include:

  • 401k plan with employer match
  • Generous vacation package and paid holidays
  • Paid time off to volunteer in the community
  • Fitness Reimbursement Program
  • Discounted Health Club Memberships
  • Corporate Gift Matching
  • 40% associate discount

Your Career Development:

 

While the company looks to achieve strategic goals, each associate is encouraged to take ownership and mold their development process as they conquer their personal aspirations. To guide you in the process we offer traditional and nontraditional development opportunities, including mentor programs, to help you move your body or career, in which our executives participate as mentors. We also offer customized team sessions, on and off-site seminars and tuition reimbursement.

 

New Balance provides equal opportunities for all current and prospective associates and takes affirmative action to ensure that employment, training, compensation, transfer, promotion and other terms, conditions and privileges of employment are provided without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, handicap, genetic information and/or status as an Armed Forces service medal veteran, recently separated veteran, qualified disabled veteran or other protected veteran.

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