National Sales Manager

Puma North America Inc. • Westford, MA 01886

Posted 1 week ago

Job Description

Job Description
For 70 years, PUMA has developed fast products for the fastest athletes on the planet. Every day, our 13,000 employees across 120+ countries rally our SPEED & SPIRIT to deliver the iconic footwear, apparel and accessories capable of pushing sport and fashion forward.

The PUMA world extends across Football, Running, Training, Fitness, Golf, Motorsports and design collaborations with icons such as Rihanna. But wherever you are, whether it's on the pitch, the runway or in the streets, the PUMA touch is instantly felt in the undeniable joy and excitement we bring to sport, fashion and culture. The PUMA Group owns the brands PUMA, Cobra Golf and Dobotex and is headquartered in Herzogenaurach, Germany.

YOUR MISSION

  • Travel extensively to key retail partners to monitor and manage PUMA distribution and execution of PUMA Brand Strategy in Footwear product segments
  • Achieve annual sales and profit objective for designated accounts
  • Drive creation and implementation of Channel Strategy; provide strategic direction to PUMA Sales Team
  • Negotiate markdown assistance with Retail partners on a quarterly basis
  • Work closely with Product Merchandising and Marketing to bring new products to the US market on a seasonal basis. Proactively manage progression of product line throughout each season
  • Work closely with Director or Sales brief the needs of account base to Product Merchandising
  • Present Brand Strategy and lead Account Executives in presentations of new product lines at key customer accounts, as well as US Sales Meetings
  • Lead Channel Seasonal Forecast process
  • Manage appropriate marketing investments and in-store presence
  • Analyze In season performance/ OTB review and re-strategize next phase plans
  • Recognize and Create New business opportunity
  • Demonstrates strong Team building skills: Creates clear expectations and delivers necessary tools to execute in a timely manner


YOUR TALENT

  • Travel extensively through US Market, 40% Travel
  • Credible knowledge and experience with US Alternative Specilalty Channel with a focus on footwear.
  • Strong proficiency in retail math
  • Strong leadership skills. High initiative, high energy, passionate, decisive, eye for detail, confident
  • Strong analytical, overall business orientation
  • Open communication/good listening skills
  • 6+ years apparel/footwear sales management experience with international fashion/sports company or in buying/merchandising for a major department store.
  • Experience in the apparel business preferred


SPEED & SPIRIT is what we look for in our candidates, defined by some simple values that inspire us to BE DRIVEN in our performance, BE VIBRANT in our sporting legacy, BE TOGETHER in our team spirit, and BE YOU to let our individual talent and experience shine. Applying for a job at PUMA is easy. Simply click APPLY ONLINE and follow the steps to upload your application.

PUMA is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of PUMA to prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type and to afford equal employment opportunities to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, gender, physical or mental disability, veteran-status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.For additional information, please contact: us-hrrecruiter@puma.com


Job Details

Location:  Westford, MA 01886

Employment Type:   Full-Time

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