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KEY ACCOUNT MANAGER - BIRMINGHAM, AL

Westford, 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

  • Representation and sale of PUMA products with Key Accounts based upon brand priorities for each account while managing, developing, and building upon sustainable and profitable businesses 

  • Provide the highest level of service and product expertise each season from sell-in to sell-thru, driven by PUMA strategic goals 

  • Manage & direct selling of footwear & apparel for national account base within Athletic Specialty Channel; develop financial plans and strategies to attack new business opportunities within Athletic Specialty channel 

  • Understanding of retailer’s financial metrics- sales, inventory, turn, GM$. 

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

  • Proactive account management, by identifying opportunities to improve existing business and create new business. 

  • Coordinate and prepare seasonal footwear& apparel product presentations to be presented to senior management internal and externally 

  • Manage account level P&L to deliver targeted GM$ requirements. 

  • Continual sales analysis to manage product life cycles, inventory models and rates of sale. 

  • Monitor competitor’s activities and performance, along with implementing strategies and tactics to compete. 

  • Account base: Hibbett & City Gear

Your Talent

  • BS or BA Degree in business, marketing or related discipline required. 

  • 7+ years of footwear & apparel sales or related experience. 

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with Alternative Specialty Channel and national competitive landscape 

  • Seasoned presenter with demonstrated follow through and organizational skills.  

  • Technical product knowledge is preferred

  • Significant domestic travel to accounts and internal meetings required  

  • International travel may be required.   

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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