Position Title: Account ManagerMarmot
Location: Rohnert Park, CA
Reports To: Director, Global Sales
This is a temp/contract position (minimum six months). The Account Manager will step in temporarily to develop, execute and drive business planning efforts to support the company's Corporate accounts & customized business customers. The account manager will be able sell to large accounts buyers, and build networks with existing clients & create new opportunities.
This position will be responsible for managing assigned accounts in liaison with internal resources. The Account Manager is responsible for overall account strategy development, seasonal account planning, general reporting and year over year business channel growth.
The person in this role should be a strong communicator and should have a clear point of view in ensuring the success of each customer. The Account Manager will be responsible for developing the product assortment strategy to support channel and customer differentiation.
Specific responsibilities will include but are not limited to:
Identify and execute strategies to grow the Corporate Sales channel; including but not limited to: add on sales with each call, prospect for new business customers, log all missed product sales to track demand and research market trends.
Collaborate with marketing, business development and product development to develop customer-specific sales strategies, policies, annual business plans, sales forecasts (and budgets), for approval by the Director of Sales.
Responsible for working with the product and design teams on the development of seasonal product offerings by account.
Prepare analysis and reports that monitor, forecast and analyze sales activity and trends. Assess product and customer performance and profitability, (inventory replenishment requirements), and market risks and opportunities.
Communicate regularly with key partners within product development, marketing, business development, procurement and operations to discuss sales forecasts and develop plans to fulfill requirements for availability of product as well as sales support tools, and visual merchandising and promotional materials. Work within this group to develop mutually supportive business processes, and provide input to creative development of new products or markets.
Oversee daily tasks and performance of assigned resources. Account Manager will have people management responsibilities.
Bachelor's degree in business with an emphasis in sales and marketing, or equivalent experience
7 years' sales and merchandising experience at national level, preferably in outdoor apparel industry
Previous experience in the development of annual business plans and budgets, sales forecasts and report, and budget management
Previous management experience, preferred
Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills and ability to work successfully with a variety of people
Exceptional influence, negotiation and selling capabilities
Highly organized, self-motivated, and energetic individual
Outstanding analytical, creative problem-solving and verbal/written communication capabilities
Willing to work long hours and weekends during preseason selling periods
Ability to travel as needed
About Newell Brands Technical Apparel a Newell Brands Subsidiary:
Newell Brands Technical Apparel is a globally-recognized designer, developer, marketer and retailer of high-performance technical apparel and equipment with a portfolio of brands that includes Marmot and ExOfficio.
Newell Brands (NASDAQ: NWL) is a leading global consumer goods company with a strong portfolio of well-known brands, including Paper Mate, Sharpie, Dymo, EXPO, Parker, Elmers, Coleman, Marmot, Oster, Sunbeam, FoodSaver, Mr. Coffee, Graco, Baby Jogger, NUK, Calphalon, Rubbermaid, Contigo, First Alert, and Yankee Candle. For hundreds of millions of consumers, Newell Brands makes life better every day, where they live, learn, work and play. Newell Brands and its subsidiaries are Equal OpportunityEmployers and comply with applicable employment laws. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled are encouraged to apply.