Are you passionate about sales and building long lasting relationships? Do you pride yourself on being a specialist in your brand and empowering your customers through product education? Do you thrive in a fast paced environment where change is not only guaranteed it’s a daily activity? If you were able to answer “yes” to these questions, we want to talk to you!
We are looking for an Brand Sales Specialistto join our team and help us spread the love of cycling!
HOW YOU’LL MAKE A DIFFERENCE
Drive consultative selling to successfully build long term relationships with retailer partners
Conduct both inbound and outbound calls with independent bike retailers to secure annual renewals and cross sell new products
Assist retailers with inventory analysis and provide solutions for improving their business
Provide timely follow-up, closure and tracking of all sales
Provide excellent customer service and product expertise to drive sales through retailer channels
Understand and assess your account competitors and trends in the marketplace to adjust and drive business plans through retailer accounts
Develop seasonal assortments, forecasts and scenario plans for assigned accounts using category, account, brand and marketplace knowledge
Collaborate with field representatives, sales leaders, marketing, and product management, to facilitate new programs, messages, campaigns, and offerings
WHAT YOU NEED TO WIN
Proven experience in supplier or retail sales – bonus points for metrics to back up how phenomenal you are!
Strong business insight and curiosity about the cycling industry and our brand - you'll talk with all kinds of customers
Self-motivated and highly flexible, with the ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
Ability to balance consistently closing sales and achieving a high level of customer satisfaction
Confidence to overcome objections and convert interest into sales
Excellent communication, interpersonal, time-management and prioritization skills
Ability to work both independently and within a tight-knit team
Here at Specialized we believe that bikes have the power to change lives for the better. We are a culture of barrier-breakers, but we need your unique ideas and backgrounds to help us push boundaries and change the world. We are always looking for creative, innovative, and passionate people who can contribute to our mission of getting people outside. Regardless of your qualifications, if you think this could be you and you're ready to make a difference, please apply! We hope that you will reach out and show us how you can make an impact here.