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Technical Representative-TX, Saucony
Summary
Title:Technical Representative-TX, Saucony
ID:1352
Department:Marketing
Location:Dallas, Texas
Description
This growing Sales and Marketing program aims to provide best-in-class service to the running specialty and sporting good channels. The ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic and energetic individual who has a passion for the sport of running. He/she will be an ambassador for the brand, representing Saucony in the running and athletic community. The Technical Representative will work closely with the local Sales Representative in his/her territory to help drive sell-through and education of Saucony product; technical shoes, apparel and Originals. He/she will be called upon to execute Marketing promotions in the Originals, run specialty and sporting good markets within his/her territory as well as at national events. This position is located outside the corporate headquarters and includes daily driving.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Responsible for assisting with the sell-through of Saucony shoes and apparel through such facets as clinics, in-store promotions and events
  • Provide reports to the Manager pertaining to the Tech Reps’ observations while visiting and interacting with accounts
  • Seek out and organize local events to benefit the Saucony brand through exposure
  • Travel outside of his/her territory to key events involving the Saucony brand such as large marathons and sales meeting
  • Responsible for travel and events with Saucony Mobile Van when in his/her territory 
 
REQUIREMENTS:
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • He/she must be enthusiastic and energetic and have a passion for the sport of running with a personal connection to running culture
  • Experience in retail, especially within the running and athletic apparel industry
  • Must be ambitious, organized and have strong time management skills as he/she will be working outside the corporate headquarters
  • Must be outgoing and personable to handle daily interactions with accounts and consumers
  • Ability to manage diverse needs and expectations of the retailers they service
  • Ability and availability to work on weekends due to retail promotions and events is a must
  • 80% of the job is on the road travel
  • Must have a valid driver's license
  • Must reside in Dallas, Texas
Wolverine Worldwide is an equal opportunity employer which engages in affirmation action efforts to ensure that applicants are considered without regard to their race, sex, sexual orientation, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, disability, veterans status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.
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