The Internal Sales Assistant is responsible for assisting the Brand Manager in providing the highest level of dealer service and sales support with the focus of driving Sales. Driving sales will be achieved by building and maintaining relationships with dealers and independent Sales Reps. The core focus of this position is to execute sales, achieve quick, and accurate order processing. The position requires a solid product knowledge, and an understanding of seasonal sales programs. The position also requires an ability to problem solve, and to display effective team work and communications.
Reports to: Ortovox Brand Manager
Receive and maintain Ortovox sample sets and demo inventory.
Allocate and ship sample sets to Rep force.
Allocate and prepare sample sets for regional and national trade shows.
Organize and maintain product purchase orders from suppliers and current ATS from Germany
Compile Ortovox Dealer orders and verify inventory availability
Review and release Preseason and ASAP orders to DSR.
Assist DSRs to monitor and respond to Dealer and Consumer Email request.
Continuous education of all Ortovox products as well as competing brands.
Attend and/or assist with Trade Shows (both regional and national)
Attend dealer facing events — Vickery Motor Sports, Arapahoe Basin, Beacon Bowl, Grand Traverse, COSMIC race
Assist with Trade Marketing co-ordination.
Assist DSRs to drive sales through seasonal sales programs.
Lead on maintaining Shopatron availability and pricing.
Create Proforms and distribute sales collateral.
Create Monthly specials to run through Outdoor Prolink and other direct sales channels as needed.
Co-ordinate Sales Rep Meeting logistics.
Perform other tasks as required
Possess product knowledge and experience with Mountainwear and avalanche rescue equipment.
Develop and cultivate relationships with assigned accounts.
Competent in the use of Microsoft Office; experience with order processing software. (AX a plus).
Represent Deuter/Ortovox in a positive & professional manner in & outside of the office.
Work under the guidelines & directives of the Brand Manager.
Strive for efficiency and accuracy in executing responsibilities; work diligently to finish all jobs at hand; meet or exceed turn-around times and due dates.
Regularly communicate issues, progress, and problems to the management, together with thoughtful possible solutions
When asked to do a particular task, ensure your understanding of what the task is and the desired outcomes.
Execute positive and effective teamwork.
Maintain cleanliness of personal workspace, office, and communal areas.
Coordinate with fellow employees to take care of your responsibilities while you are out of town or away from the office.
Working by 8am, Monday-Friday. You may be required to work some weekends (i.e. tradeshows, events) or overtime if work load necessitates.
Other priorities, tasks and projects may be assigned from time-to-time as the business necessitates.
DEUTER: Based in Gersthofen, Germany, Deuter Sport GmbH has over 118 years of being a leader in technical pack design and manufacture. This rich history has been perpetuated by a focus on the development and sale of innovative, high quality, multi-use packs for a wide range of markets. The high value we place on our consumers has led to progressive developments in our SL (women’s specific) line, A...ircomfort back system, and our complete line of child carriers. Since establishing a subsidiary in Longmont, Colorado, in 2001, Deuter has made a significant impact in the U.S. market. Deuter USA, Inc. has over 600 specialty accounts and has been recognized by its retailers as one of the top backpack brands in the industry. http://www.deuter.com/ORTOVOX: Based in Taufkirchen, Germany, ORTOVOX is the world’s leading supplier of avalanche transceivers and rescue equipment. More than thirty years of evolution and experience in the mountains enables ORTOVOX to offer a wide range of products catering to mountaineers and adventurers whose playgrounds are the mountains of the world. The complete line of mountain products includes technical apparel and accessories, ABS-packs, backpacks, avalanche rescue equipment and safety equipment for professional and recreational use.http://www.ortovox.com/