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Company Name:
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Location:
Port St Lucie, Florida
Country:
United States
Industry:
Company Sales/Service Rep
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
2 - 5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

National Accounts Manager

Are you a professional in the Fishing Tackle Industry?

Here’s an opportunity to join one of the tackle industry’s leading manufacturers and represent the YO-ZURI and DUEL HARDCORE brands as a National Accounts Manager. Yo-Zuri has been recognized as the fishing tackle industry’s leading manufacturer of quality fishing products for nearly 50 years!!—Professional fishermen and enthusiasts worldwide know and understand the value of our high quality products.  This is a full-time position based in Port St. Lucie, FL with tremendous opportunity for growth.

Duties and Responsibilities:

This position is the primary point of contact to selected National Accounts, particularly in the Mid-West, and will be responsible to not only maintain but significantly expand our position within market segments.  The successful candidate will have the ability to create and successfully execute sales and marketing programs, while working within a team environment and will have a passion for the industry.

Day to day primary duties include telephone sales calls and other communications with sales agencies, buyers, marketing and planning teams, reporting results and sales planning for the expansion of our current product selections, and budgetary responsibilities.  The candidate will also need to ensure the highest industry standards for on-time delivery and quality service through management and communication of customer product listings, forecasts, promotions, contracts, images and logistics via vendor portals and forms.

Secondary duties include effective communication of product feedback, identification of potential market segment opportunities.  Overnight travel to national, regional trade and consumer shows, customer presentations and planogram / line reviews are common.  As a team effort, you will be requested to assist the marketing effort in development and communication of effective brand strategies.

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge level of fishing tackle and a passion for the industry.
  • Minimum 3 years calling on regional and national accounts in the sporting goods industry.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with team members to develop high-performance teams.
  • Creative, Optimistic Perseverance towards achievement of individual and corporate goals.
  • Brand strategy, product innovation, consumer research & shopper insights, digital and e-commerce.
  • Studies new trends and analyzes ways to utilize research to support business strategy.
  • Identify, develop and recommend plans based on market research objectives that align with business goals.
  • Prepare and submit sales forecasts and manage selling to ensure that the forecasted numbers are attained.
  • Ensure effective use of customer support funds to drive sales while managing account details.
  • Advanced ability to manage various customer web based tools and vendor portals such as RetailLink, VendorCentral.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, Spanish language skills are a plus.
  • Self-motivated and able to work well on a team under pressure in a fast paced, changing environment.
  • Desktop Publishing and Digital Media for marketing materials, website development and maintenance is helpful.
  • Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Office proficiency with an emphasis on Excel.
  • Ability to travel (Canada, South America, USA) and represent the company in a professional manner at trade shows and other industry events.

 

Interested Parties:

Please include a introductory letter and resume of qualifications with your response

Yo-Zuri America is an equal opportunity employer.   Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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