Job Title: Business Development Manager – Sporting Goods and Outdoors
General Job Description
The Managing Thinker for Sporting Goods and Outdoors will be responsible for building upon our existing domestic business within sporting goods and outdoors. This includes building partnerships with independent and broker sales force groups for areas of the US that lack coverage.
You will design and build the organizational infrastructure to support the growth plan, and execute on it to deliver revenue and profit targets. You will ensure that the company continues to offer the best possible support for its customers, and that the entire sales team represents the company’s values and mission.
Managing our Sporting goods and outdoors business requires outbound phone calls, emails, and feet on the street in major cities across the US. The position is also responsible for managing and participating in consumer expos/events along with industry trade shows.
The position will also build and execute our global growth plan for sporting goods and outdoors.
You will have the following duties:
· Build upon our existing strategic growth plan for both domestic and international sales by channel (direct sales, independent/broker sales reps and distributors)
Preferred Candidate Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
· Five or more year’s relevant experience.
Compensation (Dependent on experience)
Breadth of footprint: United States
Types of stores: Sporting goods and outdoors stores, multisport, running specialty, yoga studios, fitness gyms, spas, resorts, soccer stores, tennis + golf clubs, cruise lines, recreation centers, stadiums + sport centers, ski resorts + ski shops, cycling stores, tour operations, universities, and co-branding deals within all of these arenas.
Travel component: 20% - 30% travel estimate. Travel will be expensed and approved by corporate.