PUMA

TERRITORY SALES MANAGER - PUMA GOLF - CHICAGO, IL - Carlsbad

Carlsbad, CA
At PUMA, we are in constant pursuit of faster. That extends beyond our support of the fastest athlet

Job Description

TERRITORY SALES MANAGER - PUMA GOLF - CHICAGO, IL

Posted: Saturday, 12/16/2023

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.

YOUR TALENT

  • 3+ years in an outside sales role, golf industry preferred.
  • 3+ years experience buying or selling apparel and footwear
  • 5+ years experience in a customer service and/or sales facing position
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills required.
  • Must have comprehensive, current, experience and knowledge in, Footwear and Apparel.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, PowerBI)
  • High level of energy and professionalism.
  • Exceptional follow through and organizational skills.
  • Strong understanding of retail sales practices
  • Ability to grasp, learn and communicate complex concepts quickly and independently.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, and make recommendations on potential solutions.
  • Ability to convincingly present product and brand using PowerPoint and spreadsheet software tools.
  • Ability to effectively manage time and work against business deadlines.
  • Efficient time management skills with the ability to multi-task and focus on primary business objectives in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Ability to adapt to changing situations and/or priorities.
  • Ability to successfully complete tasks within required deadlines while maintaining quality standards
  • Ability to travel is required

YOUR MISSION

  • This role supports the PUMA Golf brand and will be responsible for the Chicago, IL territory
  • Travel extensively throughout designated territory calling on all golf accounts in the marketplace including Off Course Retail, Green Grass, Management Groups, and National Accounts
  • Provide the highest level of service and technical expertise from sell in to sell through
  • Develop and maintain strong relationship with accounts in the territory as well as internal stakeholders to help drive the business
  • Manage all aspects of the business for wholesale account list including, but not limited to: Sell in process – product presentations and product trainings, Business planning, order entry and all operational tasks, Order book management, Shop merchandising and sell through planning
  • Achieve annual sales volume targets for given territory and key accounts.
  • Achieve annual channel distribution targets for given territory.
  • Provide Regional Sales Director with weekly account updates and sales tracking to both prebook and annual quarterly sales targets
  • Call on and service National Account locations of Golf Galaxy, Dick’s Sporting Goods and PGA Tour Superstores with designated territory
  • Work closely with Key Account Managers to provide store level feedback, spot product or merchandising needs to find sales opportunities or sku expansion
  • Provide product and brand training throughout the territory to drive sales within the market
  • Proactively manage order book with designated Sales Support Rep on a daily and weekly basis to review all open orders and ensure product is shipping.

PUMA provides equal opportunities for all job applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, or disability. Equality for all is one of the core principles at PUMA and we do not tolerate any form of harassment or discrimination.

PUMA supports over 16,100 employees across 120+ countries. The PUMA Group owns the brand PUMA, Cobra Golf and stichd, and is headquartered in Herzogenaurach, Germany.

PUMA At A Glance

At PUMA, we are in constant pursuit of faster. That extends beyond our support of the fastest athletes in the world. We also work to be fast in how we adapt to and connect with the constantly changing world around us. Through innovative design, iconic footwear and apparel, and authentic partnerships, we aim to always push what’s next in both sport and culture. That hustler’s spirit can be felt across PUMA categories, partnerships, offices, and countries. And we are always in search of talent that can help us set the pace at which sport and culture collide, as well as finding better ways to connect and collaborate with our communities. PUMA supports over 20,000 employees across 120+ countries. The PUMA Group owns the brand PUMA, Cobra Golf and stichd, and is headquartered in Herzogenaurach, Germany. PUMA Group is the channel for finding out what it’s like to work at PUMA. Here you’ll find news about PUMA as an employer and can read about real-life experiences from current employees. It’s also full of useful information about our recruiting events and job postings. Just click in to find out what our FOREVER FASTER family is all about. For more information, visit http://www.about.puma.com
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