Running Tech Rep - Remote Chicago

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

Your Talent

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 3+ years Retail, sales, event, marketing, or customer service experience preferred 
  • Excellent presentation, public speaking & interpersonal skills both in person and virtually 
  • Running retail experience preferred
  • Strong understanding and passion for the sport of running, running products and running industry trends
  • Preferred athletic background
  • Entrepreneurial & self-motivated
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Team player mindset
  • Ability to pivot on a dime and react to a fast-paced environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft applications: Outlook, Word, Excel & PowerPoint
  • Travel is required up to 75% of the time

Your Mission

  • Own your territory (Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, and Michigan) to help drive sales and grow brand awareness at specialty, sporting goods and PUMA owned locations
  • Build strong relationships with your accounts and work closely with them to grow the brand by understanding their business and what is important to them and their customers
  • Accounts include RC Outfitters, Naperville Running Company, Movin' Shoes, Three Rivers Running Company, Gazelle Sports and SOHA Surf Shop
  • Be an expert in all things PUMA running—product & marketing
  • Utilization of sales data to look for areas of brand growth
  • Educate retail partners and consumers on PUMA technology: Responsible for training store associates on all product details, features & benefits 
  • Develop creative ways to engage with and motivate our partners to keep PUMA Running front of mind
  • Create and execute new and exciting running events in person and virtually to help increase sales and brand awareness in key territories
  • Work cross-functionally with the sales, marketing, merchandising and footwear and apparel product teams within PUMA to streamline communications & planning 
  • Represent PUMA at marketing events such as expos & races at both the local and national level
  • Complete weekly & monthly reports to track both your progress, PUMA’s growth, and report back from the field with consumer feedback

PUMA provides equal opportunities for all job applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, or disability. Equality for all is one of the core principles at PUMA and we do not tolerate any form of harassment or discrimination.

PUMA supports over 21,000 employees across 51 countries. The PUMA Group owns the brand PUMA, Cobra Golf and stichd, and is headquartered in Herzogenaurach, Germany.

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