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BDS Marketing Sennheiser Full Time Senior Market Development Manager - New York City, NY in New York City, New York

Sennheiser Full Time Senior Market Development Manager - New York City, NY

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PURPOSE:

The Senior Market Development Manager is responsible for representing Sennheiser, designer of premium audio products, by providing advocacy based services at selected retail locations in an assigned territory. This role will drive sales, ensure the product is being represented correctly and build good relationships within the stores. In addition, this position will be responsible for managing seasonal, part-time sales staff in designated territories.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Increase client’s sales by increasing sales associates’ rate of recommendation and creating brand champions at retail

  • Manage a part time sales team in areas including but not limited to; hiring and training of employees, performance evaluation, management and engagement

  • Conduct store visits and ride-along with part time sales associates in assigned territory

  • Provide program direction and development to the part time sales team; conduct team conference and coaching calls with team

  • Create and implement promotional and special events to provide product demonstrations and sales presentations for consumers

  • Schedule and manage store visits and brand events in designated territory

  • Complete all administrative duties in accordance with BDS program standards and expectations to include but not limited to; store reporting, presentations, analytics, scheduling, and conference call attendance

  • Other functions as requested by management

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred

  • Minimum of 3 years of related product and industry experience with a focus on selling and product training

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in retail/sales; especially field sales environment

  • Previous experience in people management preferred, specifically remote employee supervision

SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS:

  • Excellent interpersonal verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong presentation and

  • Must be able to manage change and unpredictability with positivity and the utmost professionalism

  • Excellent customer service skills

  • Detail oriented, reliable and excellent follow through

  • Strong problem-solving ability

  • Self-motivated and must be able to work well independently

  • Organized with strong multi-tasking and time management skills

  • Computer Skills: Proficient in Internet Explorer with basic experience in MS Word, Excel, Outlook, and Power Point applications highly desirable

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to:

  • Regularly stand, walk, talk and/or hear

  • Occasionally bend over, reach overhead, crouch, grasp, push or pull

  • Frequently carrying and lifting something into stores up to 10 lbs

  • Occasionally lift and carry up to 25 pounds

  • Regularly travel within market by use of personal vehicle or other modes of transportation

  • Continuous hand/eye coordination and fine manipulation

BDS Marketing, LLC. (“BDS”) is an equal opportunity employer in every aspect of employment, including but not limited to; selection, training, development and promotion of the most qualified candidates and employees without regard to their race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by state or local law. BDS is committed to equal employment opportunity in all other privileges, terms and conditions of employment that may not be covered in this statement. BDS is an at-will employer.

BDSmktg is an award-winning retail marketing and sales agency. With over 30 years of experience guiding customers through the buying journey, they are experts at powering sales for the world’s top brands. BDSmktg offers their clients fully integrated solutions that drive brand demand and sell-through: Research, Brand Advocacy, Digital, Retail Readiness, and Retail Environments. Founded in 1984, BDS Marketing, LLC. is headquartered in Irvine, California with regional offices in Chicago, Illinois and Columbus, Ohio. For more information, visit www.BDSmktg.com.

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