Sales Representative in Portland, OR

at Spin Master Careers

Date Posted: 5/18/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Portland, OR
  • Job Type:
    Sales
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    5/18/2018

Job Description

GUND, A Division of Spin Master Inc.

 Sales Representative- Portland, Organ

Are you a kid at heart looking to build a career with a leading global children's entertainment company?

At GUND a Division of Spin Master, our unwavering commitment to open mindedness, integrity and innovation is a great part of what has made us an industry leader. How do we stay ahead of the pack? By hiring the best and brightest minds—and that’s why we want you!

 

What’s it like to work here?

GUND a Division of Spin Master is a fast-paced, hands-on organization that provides many great opportunities for impactful decision-making; though our challenging start-up atmosphere isn’t for everyone, we have a proven record of opportunities for future advancement and internal transfers for our passionate and results driven team.

 

The Job:

Sell GUND products to assigned accounts and open new accounts in specified channel and territory. Maintains customer relationships by consulting with accounts on merchandising, promotions, services & marketplace trends. 

 

What we can expect from you:

  • Identifies and qualifies new sales opportunities with current and new customers to meet assigned sales and profitability goals. Familiarity and knowledge of prospect and cold calling.
  • Participate in trade shows designed to generate new business and invite current customers to regional and GUND corporate shows.
  • Determine customer needs by analyzing demographics, past purchases, profit per square foot, SKU performance and store business goals.
  • Provide inventory turn analysis to customers.
  • Consult with customer on merchandising, promotions and marketplace trends.
  • Measure outcome of recommendations and provide results to customer. Conduct regular business reviews with clients.
  • Handle customer service requests with the assistance of the customer service department. Escalate larger service issues to sales management so GUND may proactively address concerns.
  • Handle order entry and help resolve credit issues as necessary.
  • Provide timely and consistent sales reports as requested.

 

Job Requirements

Who’s a good fit for this team:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Ability to travel overnight to customer sites, trade shows, meetings, etc. approximately 30% - 40% of the time.
  • Light physical effort equal to frequent lifting or moving of samples, briefcases, and boxes.
  • Regularly required to sit or stand, bend and reach.

 

You should apply if you have the following:

  • Minimum of 2-3 years of outside sales experience with retail stores with a proven track record of consistently exceeding sales goals.
  • Experience with retail specialty stores a plus.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Sales, business or related field or equivalent experience. Excellent presentation and written communication skills.
  • Strong time management, problem solving and organization skills.
  • A demonstrated capacity to keep abreast of marketplace trends, retailer needs and possible application to new business development.
  • Ability to gain business through industry trade show involvement.
  • Proficient computer skills in internet, email, Excel spreadsheets, MS Office programs, presentations and order entry.
  • Ability to work from an office in their home and reliable transportation.

 

What you can expect from us:

Our mission is to Make Life More Fun with a vision to push the boundaries of innovation, creativity, and fun. From top leadership to new and veteran team members alike, everyone at Spin Master embodies our Core Values:

  • Integrity
  • Open Mindset
  • Innovation
  • Partnerships
  • Collaboration
  • Driving Results
  • Entrepreneurship

 

 

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We do appreciate all interest; however only those selected for interview will be contacted.

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