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ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE 

Somerville, Massachusetts, United States of America

SPEED & SPIRIT is what we look for in our candidates, defined by some simple values that inspire us to BE DRIVEN in our performance, BE VIBRANT in our sporting legacy, BE TOGETHER in our team spirit, and BE YOU to let our individual talent and experience shine. Applying for a job at PUMA is easy and all genders are welcome. Simply click APPLY ONLINE and follow the steps to upload your application.

Your Mission

  • Work with wholesale footwear partners (Famous Footwear, Shoe Carnival and Shoe Sensation to provide the highest level of service and technical expertise each season from sell-in to sell-through. 

  • Achieve sales goals by quarter and by category (Kids Footwear for Famous Footwear, Kids Footwear for Shoe Carnival, and all genders for Shoe Sensation) as defined by the Senior Director of Sales, Shoe Chain. 

  • Develop and maintain strong relationship with all levels of account management and internal departments that work with regional and key accounts. 

  • Deliver all forecasts to appropriate parties before or on deadline. 

  • Deliver all orders by booking deadline. 

  • Manage Famous Footwear, Shoe Carnival and Shoe Sensation through business planning, inventory control and analysis. 

  • Define account strategic needs, in brief form, for submission to the merchandising team for creation of key account seasonal programs.  

  • Knowledge and discipline to adhere to distribution guidelines.  Executes excellence through assortment, visuals and marketing collateral. 

  • Work as a liaison between Puma operations and account operations. 

  • Work cross functionally to contribute and collaborate on the Account Marketing Plan. 

  • Deliver all required reports, example:  weekly sell-thru analysis, on time.

Your Talent

  • 2-4 Years’ experience in Footwear national account sales required. 

  • Exceptional follow through and organizational skills. 

  • Working knowledge of the US mall-retail environment.  

  • Ability to effectively manage your time and work against business deadlines.. 

  • Demonstrated understanding of retail sales practices. 

  • Strong analytical, Retail Math & Order book management, fluent in Excel and Powerpoint skills, and overall business orientation.  

  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and make recommendations on potential solutions. 

  • Ability to convincingly present category knowledge using PowerPoint and spreadsheet software tools. 

  • Willingness to travel (30%) 

PUMA supports over 14,000 employees across 120+ countries. The PUMA Group owns the brand PUMA, Cobra Golf and stichd, and is headquartered in Herzogenaurach, Germany.

PUMA is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of PUMA to prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type and to afford equal employment opportunities to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, gender, physical or mental disability, veteran-status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.For additional information, please contact: us-hrrecruiter@puma.com

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