We are looking for a DIRECTOR OF RETAIL SALES who will help support our U.S and Canadian network of retailers, resellers and distributors. The ideal candidate must be entrepreneurial, driven and highly organized with considerable experience selling in, and through at key national retailers including Amazon, Walmart, Target, and Toys R’ Us, in addition to experience managing smaller specialty accounts, and growing a large, revenue generating team.

WHAT YOU’LL DO AS DIRECTOR OF RETAIL SALES

  • Own revenue plan and forecasts for the US/CA Consumer Retail
  • Manage relationships and strategy with key Licensor integrated retail teams
  • Identify growth and expansion opportunities within existing and new markets
  • Work with our Channel Marketing Team to develop marketing initiatives to support account growth while ensuring partners receive world class support
  • Manage and mentor a team of sales and marketing executives towards a common goal
  • Be an evangelist, energizing our channel partners on selling and marketing the littleBits brand and product suite.

THE SKILLS/EXPERIENCE YOU'LL NEED AS DIRECTOR OF RETAIL SALES

  • 7+ years in retail sales in the USA
  • Experience working with national consumer electronics, department store retailers, and distributors.
  • Experience managing a portfolio of products, and managing the lifecycle management of those products in retail from introduction to sunset.
  • An ability to forecast accurately and efficiently
  • A born sales person with “rainmaking” capabilities.
  • Leadership experience.
  • Netsuite or other CRM experience
  • Current authorization to work in the United States on a full-time basis

THE PERKS YOU’LL ENJOY AS DIRECTOR OF RETAIL SALES

  • Being part of an awesome team that keeps playful inventing at the heart of all we do
  • Sweeping views of the Hudson, a tricked-out office and fully stocked kitchen
  • All the oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers, microscopes, microchips, soldering irons, laser cutters, 3D printers, craft supplies and googly eyes you could ever want
  • Benefits including medical, dental, vision, pre-tax commuter discounts, FSA, paid family leave , and 401(K) with an abbreviated waiting period
  • Stock options that go along with a high-growth, well-funded startup
  • Flexible working hours and an unlimited vacation and sick day policy
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