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Grassroots Business Develop Representative

Sports Equipment

Location: Los Angeles, CA
Job Status: Full Time
Posted/Updated: 03-16-2017

Job Description:

Grassroots Business Develop Representative, Soccer- Los Angeles


As our Soccer Grassroots Business Develop Representative on our NA Nike Soccer Team you'll be responsible for achieving assigned sales targets by bringing in new, maintaining existing business, and sell our products to a defined set of accounts. You will develop and execute strategies with accounts, including semi-annual account business plans and monthly revenue targets.

Responsibilities will include:

•Align to the Strategic NA Soccer Grassroots Business Development Plan.
•Establish and maintain timely, consistent, and positive external and internal relationships.
•Work with Nike Soccer Specialty Representative account buyers and planners to ensure market and customer capacities are met.
•Provide exceptional customer service by developing and maintaining strong relationships with key customer personnel at all levels of the customer’s business.
•Generate an in-depth understanding of the category and market place: consumer trends, competitors, market place development, and retail development.
•Lead the development of account plans with the customer thru close collaboration.
•Manage NA Soccer Grassroots relationships.
•Soccer industry knowledge preferred.


•Bachelor's degree in Business, Marketing or an equivalent field is preferred
�2+ years' additional sales experience in lieu of a degree
•Minimum of three years relevant sales, category management, or marketing experience.
•Experience and track record of success working with major accounts increasing revenue, creating and driving a holistic business plan inclusive of short and long term business strategies and financial targets.
•Experience and knowledge of retail fluency and account profitability models with an ability to drive a profitable account business.
•Strong verbal and written communication skills, with an ability to clearly articulate goals and objectives.
•Ability to influence both cross functionally and vertically within industry.
•Marketplace financial and business skills are a must.
•You should have a Bachelor or higher. Can be compensated by relevant work experience.


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