Regional Merchandising Director Maria

Sales

Account Executive

Westford, Massachusetts, United States of America

At PUMA, we are in constant pursuit of faster. That extends beyond our support of the fastest athletes in the world. We also work to be fast in how we adapt to and connect with the constantly changing world around us. Through innovative design, iconic footwear and apparel, and authentic partnerships, we aim to always push what’s next in both sport and culture.

That hustler’s spirit can be felt across PUMA categories, partnerships, offices, and countries. And we are always in search of talent that can help us set the pace at which sport and culture collide, as well as finding better ways to connect and collaborate with our communities.

PUMA supports over 13,000 employees across 120+ countries. The PUMA Group owns the brand PUMA, Cobra Golf and Dobotex, and is headquartered in Herzogenaurach, Germany.

Your Mission

  • Provide the highest level of service and technical expertise for footwear and apparel each season from sell-in to sell-through.
  • Achieve sales goals by quarter and by category as defined by Sales Director.
  • 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 regional and key accounts 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 and Apparel national account sales or relevant experience.
  • 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.
  • High level of energy, initiative and professionalism.
  • Strong 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.
  • Open communication/good listening skills.
  • Technical product knowledge.
  • Ability to convincingly present category knowledge using PowerPoint and spreadsheet software tools.

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. Simply click APPLY ONLINE and follow the steps to upload your application.

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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Growing PUMA Sales

Offer the best products to achieve the best results – for PUMA, for our wholesale partners, for our consumers. In close contact with our retail partners, we make sure the best PUMA products are available, when and where consumers are looking for it.

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