Full Job Description
Join the thousands of innovators, advocates and forces who are making an impact every day at one of the biggest footwear brands in the world. Whether you love to connect with consumers on the retail floor or want to drive our award-winning powerhouse in new directions, the SKECHERS team is the place to be. Learn more about our brand at about.skechers.com
To manage all aspects of sales within your defined account base for the Apparel Division
Essential Job Results
To help open new business and grow new apparel categories
To manage gifted accounts and elevate them to the next level of success
To develop a seasonal/annual business plan (by account) that details growth objectives, category objectives, and promotional plans.
To attend all trade shows and buy meetings as deemed necessary by management.
To work effectively your manager to maximize SKECHERS distribution within your account base.
To gather and report sell-thru information weekly for your assigned accounts.
To keep track of your accounts weekly customer reviews, inventory, % IMU margins.
To attend design, merchandising meetings and provide input and feedback whether via teams or in person
To be a team player assisting in all other facets of sales from product ideation to competitive summaries.
To represent SKECHERS professionally to all accounts
Other duties as assigned.
Experience with account base of both Major and Independent retailers. You will be responsible for a variety of account types
Must have strong organizational skills and follow up skills.
Must have strong written and oral communication skills.
Must have the ability to multi-task.
Must be detailed oriented.
Must be a self-starter and able to work independently.
Previous apparel experience
Education and Experience
Bachelor’s Degree Preferred
5 or more years of experience in apparel
Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
Ability to travel nationally over 30% of work hours (this could change depending on climate)
Lift and carry samples, sample bags, rolling racks
Valid driver license and clear driving record
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The skills, abilities and physical demands described are representative of those duties that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities, who are otherwise qualified for the job position, to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel, and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk, sit, reach with hands and arms, stoop, and kneel. The employee is occasionally required to sit for long period of times.
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.