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VF Corporation Timberland: Account Executive – A (Americas) in Albany, New York

Position Summary

Looking for a New York City sneaker expert. You will represent the Timberland brand with Tier 0, 1 and 2 specialty retailers in NYC, inclusive of the boroughs, driving to hit seasonal sales goals through healthy, sustainable growth. Travel (up to 30 percent of your time) is required along with night and weekend availability for events and promotions.

Join the Timberland Family

Founded in 1973, Timberland® is a global outdoor lifestyle brand based in Stratham, New Hampshire, with international headquarters in Switzerland and Hong Kong. Best known for its original yellow boot designed for the harsh elements of New England, Timberland today offers a full range of footwear, apparel and accessories for people who value purposeful style and share the brand’s passion for enjoying – and protecting – nature.

At the heart of the Timberland brand is the core belief that a greener future is a better future. This comes to life through a decades-long commitment to make products responsibly, protect the outdoors, and strengthen communities around the world.

Timberland is a VF Corporation brand. VF is one of the world’s leading apparel, footwear and accessories companies with socially and environmentally responsible operations, and a commitment to deliver innovative products and create long-term value for its employees, customers and shareholders.

To learn more about Timberland and share in our mission to step outside, work together and make it better, visits one of our stores, or follow us @timberland ( .

Account Executive – A

You'll be a trusted member of our Timberland’s North America Sales team reporting to the Director of the Sneaker Channel, building relationships within the Americas team with other business units such as Customer Service, Planning, Merchandising and Marketing. You will develop and maintain strong partnerships with customers and consumers across designated territory and accounts.

How You Will Make a Difference

What you will do :

  • End-to-end ownership of assigned territory focused on sustainable growth and profitability through the entire sales process (planning, sell-in and sell-through)

  • Manage orderbook throughout each season by converting on-order shipments and monitoring inventory across the territory to drive at-once sales

  • Identify challenges and opportunities within the territory and communicate to management while actively finding solutions

  • Routinely provide marketplace insights and feedback (competition, account feedback, new business, account/ territory health, etc.) through focused territory travel and accounts visits

  • Effectively communicate and collaborate with other business units (Customer Service, Planning, Merchandising and Marketing) within the Timberland North America team

  • Execute brand and marketplace strategies as directed by management (allocation, product segmentation, launches, etc.)

  • Maintain updated account records providing updates to management and internal stakeholders as directed

What success looks like :

With your skills in continuous improvement, information monitoring, decision making, planning and organizing and being customer focused, your talent for building partnerships with communication, gaining commitment and leveraging cultural diversity will contribute to the team’s success. You are also adaptable with innovation and innovative thinking while continuously learning and driving for results.

Free to Be, Inclusion and Diversity

As a purpose-led, performance driven company, we strive to foster a culture of belonging based on respect, connection, openness, and authenticity. We are committed to building and maintaining a workplace that celebrate the diversity of our associates, along them to bring their authentic selves to work every day.

Years of related professional experience :

Education/Position Requirements : 4+ years of footwear sales experience in a similar industry

A formal education and subsequent undergraduate/graduate degrees such as a bachelor’s degree, preferably in a related field are nice to have, but we are most interested in your total experience and professional achievements.

  • What we expect you already know/have :

  • In addition to being a self-starter, self-motivated, energetic, you are highly organized and the able to work well with individuals at all levels

  • Strong communication skills

  • Basic computer skills, Microsoft Office – Outlook, Work, Excel, PowerPoint

  • The ability to bend and lift up to 10 pounds of weight

  • What we will teach you :

  • Career ownership, enabling you to build your knowledge and experience across different brands and even different countries

  • To thrive in a supportive feedback-based culture where respect and integrity guide us in what we do

  • How to grow, both professionally and personally with tailored training – from a thorough induction to ongoing online and face-to-face training

  • Be part of an inclusive environment where people of diverse backgrounds, lifestyles and nationalities love working together

  • To inspire others to step outside and make it better, make a difference by using purposeful actions first and encourage others to join you, believe in collaboration and work to create positive transformations, and initiate and propose bold ideas for innovation, development and progress.

  • VI Guiding Principles : Live with Integrity, Act Courageously, Be Curious, Act with Empathy, and Persevere.

What’s In It for You

We’re in the business of unleashing human potential, driven by the ideas, energy and commitment of our people. That’s why we offer comprehensive benefits that encourage mental, physical and financial well-being for all VF associates. When it comes to benefits, we’re the total package. Go to MyVFBenefits ( and click on “Looking to Join VF?” to learn more.

Our Parent Company, VF Corporation

VF is one of the world’s largest apparel, footwear and accessories companies connecting people to the lifestyles, activities and experiences they cherish through our family of iconic outdoor, active and workwear brands. At the heart of our journey lies our company-wide purpose: We power movements of sustainable and active lifestyles for the betterment of people and our planet. This is our purpose. It’s the reason we come to work every day. It’s a commitment shared by our global associates across all brands. Our purpose unites us and leads us to pursue our goals, together. This is our calling. Learn more at .

We just have one question. Are you in?

Salary Range:

$84,000.00 USD - $126,000.00 USD annually

Additional Incentive Eligibility :

This position is not eligible for any additional pay incentives.

Benefits at VF :

You can review a general overview of each benefit program offered, including this year's medical plan rates on and by clicking Looking to Join VF? Detailed information on your benefits will be provided during your onboarding process.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

Unless prohibited by applicable law, this position requires proof of being fully vaccinated for COVID-19 on the first day of employment, absent need for medical or religious accommodation or other exemption as allowed by state or local law. Further information will be provided during the recruitment process.

Please note, that our salary ranges are based on market pay data and geographical differentials. In determining the compensation for this position, we comply with all local, state, and federal laws.


VF Diversity Vision Statement VF is committed to creating an inclusive environment that welcomes and values the differences among all of our associates, customers, suppliers and the communities in which we live and conduct business. The continued success and growth of VF is enhanced through initiatives that promote diversity throughout VF around the world.VF is an equal employment opportunity/ affirmative action employer of minorities, females, protected veterans and the disabled. VF is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment, and treating our VF associates and VF applicants without discrimination on the basis of their race, color, gender, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status, HIV/AIDS status, or any other legally protected factor.