Field Market Developer

Specialized

New York, United States

Spread the love of cycling.

Are you passionate about product sales? Are you creative in your techniques? Do you enjoy becoming a knowledgeable brand advocate? Do you like empowering your customers through product education? Can you hold your own 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!



HOW YOU WILL MAKE A DIFFERENCE:



  • Align sales techniques and coordinate promotional programs with company marketing strategies
  • Cultivate a retailer community in your sales territory to connect with riders
  • Keep retailers happy by fielding their customer service needs and being their voice within the organization
  • Help inform the sales pipeline by contributing to sales forecast and providing insights into your territory
  • Drive success for your territory by maintaining a call schedule and sales plan
  • Roll-out product education and brand awareness programs with retailers and riders
  • Coach retailers on product merchandising display for our product and maintain our visual brand in stores
  • Become a powerful brand advocate to your customers by attending industry events and technical product trainings

Requirements:

  • Consultative sales approach with stellar negotiation skills
  • Ability to maintain develop rapport and maintain good relations with retailers and riders
  • Public speaking and presenting are second nature – you’re a natural communicator, both written and oral
  • Self-motivated and highly organized, with the ability to work without close supervision
  • Tech savvy with experience in Microsoft Office applications


Preferred Qualifications:



  • 2+ years direct sales experience in a wholesale distribution environment with knowledge of a specialty sport industry - bonus points for
  • Specialized and/or bicycle product knowledge
  • College Degree in Business or Marketing related field
  • Must have a valid driver license, clean driving record and a willingness to travel extensively


About Specialized:



First and foremost, we are riders. We share the core belief that bikes help make the world a better place. From product development and operations, to finance and marketing - every role at Specialized contributes to a culture of sustainable, global growth and innovation. Around the world, we work to recruit candidates who are passionate and curious with the belief that everyone has the potential to be a leader.

Industry:

Biking

Category:

Sales

Position Type:

Full Time

Remote ok?

No

Added:

over 1 year ago