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Amer Sports Company Territory Specialist, Racquet Sports-Pacific Northwest in Seattle, Washington

Passion. Creativity. Integrity. Teamwork. Ambition. Innovation. These are the qualities that have made Wilson Sporting Goods Co. the number one sports equipment brand in the world. And these are the qualities that our global team embodies every day as we pursue one shared bold mission: to ignite the true potential in every athlete.

We know that great people are what makes our brand great. We know that teams who bring a variety of skill sets, experiences, and perspectives to challenge the status quo and create game-changing product means we are doing right by the athletes and coaches we serve. And that’s why we work with each member of our team to help them dream, discover, grow, and realize their own full potential.

Evolving the sports world and being the best partner for players is no small task. We are continually looking to add hard-working, ambitious, team-first individuals who desire to make a difference —and who love to help others win. Join us.

We are currently seeking a Territory Specialist, Racquet Sports in the Pacific Northwest region. As part of our sales team, you will create impactful sales and growth within the territory, as well as help to execute key activities in specialty and key account retail stores.

As a territory specialist, you will:

  • Lead the overall field support efforts for Wilson Racquet Sports within the territory through grassroots and promotional activities.

  • Service selected accounts with sell in, sell-through and maintenance responsibilities.

  • Achieve sales and profitability targets with selected accounts.

  • Deliver passionate presentations that elevate staff engagement while creating loyal in-store advocates.

  • Implement product launches and promote sales contests.

  • Execute in-store displays, materials, and updates as well as merchandising all products for world class visual appeal.

  • Provide direct support to the Territory Manager(s) in your area and keeps Regional Manager(s) informed of trade-related information on an ongoing basis.

  • Field account and store customer phone calls throughout the day, taking care of orders, issues, and questions quickly and accurately.

  • Collaborate with other Wilson departments, including marketing, commercial, and e-commerce.

  • Identify local key influencers and top junior player to represent Wilson.

  • Manage WAS/USPTA ambassadors.

This role requires a bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, sales or a related field plus 1-3 years of previous experience working in tennis specialty stores. Other qualifications include:

  • Demonstrated ability to sell, influence and negotiate

  • Must be an avid tennis player

  • Excellent interpersonal, customer service, organizational, and computer skills

  • Ability to set high standards and ambitious targets and be able to deliver results

  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record; ability to travel up to 75%

What We’ll Provide

Wilson offers an open, collaborative, high tech work environment with best in class benefits and perks, including medical/dental/vision, 401(k) with company match, life insurance, paid parental leave, professional development opportunities, discounts on Wilson and Amer Sports products, and fun, active company outings around major sports events.

Wilson Sporting Goods Co. is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected characteristics.

ID: 2021-2358