Wilson Sporting Goods is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of sports equipment and is owned by Amer Sports. Wilson designs, manufactures and distributes sporting goods throughout the world and focuses on making technologically advanced products which help players of all level perform better. Wilson’s core categories include: Football, Basketball, Baseball, Volleyball, Soccer, Youth Sports, Uniforms/Apparel, Golf, Footwear and Racquet Sports (Tennis, Racquetball, Squash, Badminton, and Platform Tennis).

POSITION TITLE: Wilson Area Sales Manager (m/f/d) Racketsport Switzerland
LOCATION: Switzerland

POSITION DESCRIPTION:
You will promote and sell Wilson Racquet complete 360° Range products within the assigned geographic area, product range and list of customer accounts to achieve significant sales targets.


• Achieving the seasonal sales and distribution targets in Switzerland
• Meeting the seasonal key product category objectives in sales and distribution
• Developing a local plan to follow Wilson brand guidelines, strategies, and priorities
• Take care the customer relationship both for the commercial and grassroots aspects
• Strong collaboration with assigned geographic area, to be active in the hand over in distribution, strategies, and targets
• Developing and maintaining close cooperation with Wilson Central Europe Team and great working relationships with key personnel in each account
• Increasing and maximizing Wilson in-store brand presence and image with both customers and consumers
• Analyzing and reporting Competitors distribution, in-store presence and offer
• On seasonal basis prepare and review customer performance report
• Keeping Market Manager informed of trade related information on an ongoing basis
• Customizing sales strategy: articulate & effective in presenting Wilson offering considering the retailer’s needs
• Visiting Premium customers only, frequently to monitor and drive in-store presence & sell-through

YOUR PROFILE:

• High School Degree
• At least 5 years of experience in sales (expertise)
• Experience in Racketsport is preferable
• Fluent in English language
• Good knowledge of IT systems (Microsoft office) and fast in learning new tools (Sales Portal, B2B).

REQUIRED COMPETENCIES:

• Target oriented: always setting desired advances and planning to achieve them
• Preparing customized plans and presentations for Premium customer
• Cooperation and Teamwork
• Expert at establishing rapport and building credibility, in part by demonstrating an appreciation for solutions to the retailer ‘s business needs
• Strong predisposition to active listening and problem solving
• Drive sales as a package of product, brand, insights, in-store & marketing that enables the retailer to succeed
• Responsive, flexible & prompt
• Orients plans & actions to creating value for customer

WHAT WE CAN OFFER YOU:
 
• An interesting role in a challenging 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 in English or German online.