Sports Marketing & Team Sales Representative – Chicago – SPEEDO

Job Description:

Location: Chicago, IL, USA

SpeedoUSA Sports Marketing & Sales Representative – Chicago / Minneapolis

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES/ACCOUNTABILITIES OF THE JOB: 

  • Position located in Chicago, IL or Minneapolis, MN area
  • Competitive Swimming and/or Coaching experience required.

Sponsorship

  • Identify and create new team contracts to leverage sponsorships within local swim teams markets
  • Review details of sponsorship contracts and agreements with Speedo coaches
  • Review and carryout sponsorship details, event outfitting, event participation with Speedo sales reps and Team Dealers
  • Carryout sponsorship details, event outfitting, event participation with sponsored teams
  • Coordinate orders through B2B sponsored team website for equipment for teams attending National meets
  • Maintain Act!, team sponsorship database, with all Team and Coach contract deliverables, financial responsibilities and coach/team contact details
  • Assist in forecasting potential promotional items and product needs for Speedo incentive programs
  • Reference contracts for all outfitting to ensure teams staying within contract allotment
  • Following up with teams, dealers and reps regarding outstanding orders
  • Maintain team sponsorship database with order numbers, team notes, remaining support allowance
  • Coordinate all Team sales details with AE and Team Dealer, yearly
  • Present contracts in person to decision makers, ensuring all parties understand obligations in full and how they will be fulfilled
  • Review contracts regularly ensuring obligations are being met by all parties
  • Effectively manage the travel budget to optimize team visits and swim meet responsibilities
  • Present product line to Teams yearly to confirm outfitting which should be shared with Team Dealer
  • Manage all account details (daily orders, stocking programs, credits, returns) for selected accounts within territory
  • Work with AE, Team Dealer and Sports Marketing Manager to identify new Teams
  • Review all aspects of Speedo sponsorship programs, contracts and teams / coaches under agreement with Team Dealers
  • Coordinate with Sales Rep and Sports Marketing Manager to manage information, sponsorship and promotional programs with Team Dealer Ambassadors
  • Walk the pool deck making contact with coaches, athletes and event personnel
  • Maintain a professional appearance at all events and meetings

Event fulfillment

  • Attend industry events, National/Local swim meets and tradeshows
  • Work with selected accounts and sales reps at various events to promote brand
  • Organize involvement of Speedo Team Dealers and sales reps to maximize Speedo exposure and sales
  • Assist with on-site booth set-up, merchandising and restocking
  • Oversee Speedo sales reps and Team Dealer’s event booths, sales specials, on-hand inventory and team interaction
  • Work with Athlete Coordinator to organize on-site athlete appearances and leverage appearances in the local competitive swimming community
  • Coordinate local market promotions linked to events and clinics
  • Coordinate Speedo role with organizing committee to maximize brand presence
  • Coordinate with AE on local marketing promotions linked to events and clinics

Product

  • Liaison to athletes and coaches in development and testing
  • Link to merchandising department on technical product development and feedback from the field
  • Coordinate branding and launch of new product with respect to athletes, teams, coaches, events and dealers
  • Assist in forecasting potential promotional items and product needs for Speedo incentive programs

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:

Experience:   Minimum  3 to 5 years experience; Competitive Swimming experience required

Education:   Bachelor’s degree, in a related field of study, or equivalent functional experience

Skills: 

  • Flexible and adaptable in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to multi-task and complete projects
  • Strong communication, presentation skills
  • Retail math skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications
  • Management of a large volume of accounts
  • Ability to work outside of typical office hours, including nights and weekends as needed
  • Ability to Travel as needed

Required: Competitive swimming experience

PVH Corp. or its subsidiary (“PVH”) is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applicants for employment on the basis of their individual capabilities and qualifications, consistent with applicable law and without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity or expression, age, religion, creed, national origin, citizenship status, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, military status or any other characteristic protected under federal, state or local law. In addition to complying with all applicable laws, PVH also has a strong corporate commitment to inclusion, diversity and to ensuring that all current and future PVH associates are compensated solely on job-related factors such as skill, ability, educational background, work quality, experience and potential. To achieve these goals, across the United States and its territories, PVH prohibits any PVH employee, agent or representative from requesting or otherwise considering any job applicant’s current or prior wages, salary or other compensation information in connection with the hiring process. Accordingly, applicants are asked not to disclose this salary history information to PVH.

How to Apply

Please apply online: https://careers.pvh.com/corporate/global/en/job/R15714/Sports-Marketing-Team-Sales-Representative-Chicago-IL-or-Minneapolis-MN-area-Speedo

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