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Sales Associate (Golf) - Chicago

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Purpose:

 

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Responsible for the sale of company golf apparel products and services in the assigned territory by interacting with established customers and developing new prospects. Maintains personal one-on-one contact and assures customer awareness by providing expertise, knowledge, new product information and such consistent with company objectives and quality standards. Acts within scope of corporate objectives and policies to accomplish assigned goals.

 

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Key Responsibilities:

  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Work in conjunction with the Key Market Sales Rep to develop the business within the defined territory.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">The Sales Associate will be responsible for a select amount of accounts while working with the Key Market Sales Rep
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Maintain sales programs within assigned territory and successfully sell and promote the company's products and services.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Focus on top revenue generating accounts while maintaining best in class service.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Achieves both short and long-term objectives for increased sales volume and territory growth.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Educate and inform customers and golf public about company products to assure growth, product/service development, quality control and profitability
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Responsible for securing and renewing orders, arrangement of delivery dates and other activities associated with sell and customer service.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Maintain open communications between company and customers. Establish professional customer/vendor relationship with appropriate customer personnel.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Provides presentations to customers on company products, sales policies, selling points, credit terms, and the overall view of company's product and services.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Calls on perspective and established customers in relation to their requirements and advise on new products and promotions on a consistent and thorough basis.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Must secure and follow up orders on a consistent basis.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Maintains a sales program within the territory based on customers estimated requirements. Informs customers of supply and price trends and assists in inventory control.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Makes company services available to customers.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Keeps informed on new products or services and other general information of interest to customers.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Assists with customer or product problems and/or refers complaints to proper department.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Stays updated on competitors activities through review of field information and industry sources and reports such activities to manager on a regular basis.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Keeps records and makes reports on all phases of activities.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Provides input and recommendations on product requirements and needs.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Forecasts sales per individual territory on annual basis.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Submits weekly activity/call reports concerning customer related activities:(including quotes, orders, problems concerning customer/vendor relationships)
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">This person must demonstrate the aspiration to move onto the Field Sales Team when positions become available.

 

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Education, Training, Professional Certification and Work Experience:

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Minimum 2 years of inside/outside sales experience or industry experience with golf related products (soft goods preferred)

 

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Knowledge and Skills Requirements

  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Outstanding communication skills.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Organization & Time Management Skills

 

adidas celebrates diversity, supports inclusiveness and encourages individual expression in our workplace. We do not tolerate the harassment or discrimination toward any of our applicants or employees. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Title:  Sales Associate (Golf) - Chicago

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Chicago
TEAM:  Sales
State:  IL
Country/Region:  US
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  277988
Date:  Nov 18, 2020