Amer Sports (www.amersports.com) is a sporting goods company with internationally recognised brands including Salomon, Wilson, Atomic, Arc’teryx, Mavic, Suunto, Peak Performance and Precor. The company’s technically-advanced sports equipment, footwear and apparel improve performance and increase the enjoyment of sports and outdoor activities. The Group’s business is balanced by its broad portfolio of sports and products and a presence in all major markets. Amer Sports shares are listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki stock exchange (AMEAS).


POSITION TITLE: E-commerce Channel Specialist (m/f/d)
LOCATION: Garching near Munich

POSITION DESCRIPTION:
As the E-commerce Channel Specialist you will own the online execution of Amer Sports brands on our customer’s websites – building recommendations to elevate the Amer brand presence and ensuring best in class representation of our brands. You will be working with the EMEA leadership team, marketing, commercial, legal and E-tail teams, your role is key to the success of the E-Tail channel – a strategic growth priority for Amer Sports.

  • Being the expert for online distribution polices across the different business areas, and principle owner of the internet sales policy, both of which are major pillars of our E-Tail strategy. 
  • Being responsible for analysing and driving improvement in our digital share of shelf on our customer’s websites – identifying and sharing best practice across EMEA.
  • Assessing and sharing insight on how our key franchise products are performing for our customers – including digital execution, consumer shopping experience and the use of 3rd party marketplaces.
Brand presence:
  • Evaluating our customers against the e-Vectra framework to review the quality of our online positioning.
  • Owning the evolution of our e-Vectra framework to ensure it remains relevant and ensures a premium online presence for our brands.
  • Communicating performance and recommendations to account management / marketing teams to drive improvements.
  • Providing feedback for internal projects on content requirements for key customers.
  • Assessing the quality of execution of our competitors on top Etail websites, identifying latest trends and future opportunities.
Market evaluation:
  • Evaluating key products across the top e-tail websites to establish trends and share insight towards the potential profitability of our brands for top customers.
  • Analysing and reporting our share of promotions.
  • Supporting country GTM teams to share local RRP’s for cross border e-tail business.
  • Monitoring macro trends and customer use of 3rd party marketplaces.
Share of digital shelf:
  • Analysing our share of digital shelf across our top e-tail customers.
  • Benchmarking ourselves vs the key competitor brands.
  • Providing insight and learnings to the GTM teams on how to improve our visibility through the e-tail website.
  • Making recommendations and feedback to the e-tail CoE any proposed changes to the share of shelf metric.
  • Utilising tools like Similarweb to provide insight on consumer traffic and relative importance of e-tail websites for each market.
Online distribution:
  • Identifying and communicating any violations to our internet sales policy.
  • Identifying and communicating any violations to our global shipping policy.
  • Partnering with legal/general counsel as the principle owner for the internet sales policy to guide future changes to ensure it remains relevant to the market.
  • Understanding the brands distribution policies and their impact towards our online business providing GTM feedback to the brands.
  • Evaluating our Etail customers to ensure our business area CRA is implemented consistently.
YOUR PROFILE:
  • Minimum 1-3 years of professional experience in sales, commercial, ecommerce in premium branded consumer goods industry; premium sporting goods market preferred
  • University degree
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Ability to present findings and insights in an efficient and effective manner
  • Business acumen in E-commerce
  • A pro-active planner, initiating action and organizing multiple projects
  • Excellent communicator and listener with an ability to effectively collaborate with all levels
  • Able to work in a fast pace energetic environment whilst effectively managing their time and delivering a high “say-do” ratio
  • Ability to work independently and prepared to implement new concepts/ideas
  • Passion and knowledge of the Sports industry an advantage
REQUIRED COMPETENCIES:
  • Customer focus
  • Team collaboration
  • Self-awareness and adaptability
  • Creativity and intellectual curiosity
  • Strategic thinker
  • Integrity and trust
  • Ability to identify opportunities for improvements 
WHAT WE CAN DO FOR YOU:
  • An interesting role in an exciting industry
  • Career progression opportunities
  • The opportunity for independent and self-reliant work
  • A friendly and vibrant working environment in a dynamic and international team


Please submit your application and CV in English online and when making the application please state your notice period and salary expectation related to this role.