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Job opportunity with Orca
Posted by: Editor
Posted on: Tuesday 25th August 2009


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Orca, creator and developer of world class sporting apparel, is currently looking to fill the position of U.K. Sales Rep. The position will be based in Maidenhead, Berkshire and will require frequent travel to retail stores, race expos, and trade shows. The role will be responsible for selling the complete range of Orca products , thereby offering excellent growth potential to chosen candidate. The role will report primarily to the Global Sales Manager on a broad range of sales and marketing related tasks.

Below you will find listed the responsibilities, and qualifications required. Orca is looking for someone that is passionate about sport and understands the sport of triathlon. At the same time, Orca is constantly evolving to expand its product offering, so the ideal candidate should be confident and dependable, and willing to seek out new opportunities outside of Orca’s traditional marketplace. This role is ideally suited to a young professional focused on pursuing a professional career in the world of sporting goods sales and marketing.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support the Sales Manager in managing the existing Orca retail network
  • Search for new sales opportunities in the UK and Ireland for the entire range of Orca products
  • Attend triathlons, wet suit demos, trade shows and expos on behalf of Orca to increase consumer product knowledge.
  • Use retailer and consumer feedback to generate new ideas for improving our existing garments and developing innovative and desirable products moving forward.
  • Help to ensure sales-specific targets are met, and constantly report sales information to the Sales Manager
  • Undertake product training session for retailers where required.
  • Complete various tasks regarding sales, logistics and customer service where required.

Required Qualifications

  • Minimum 3 years experience in sales or product representation
  • University level education
  • Passion for the outdoors and knowledge of triathlon/cycling/swimming
  • Highly self motivated
  • Willing to travel frequently (approx 50% of time will be spent on the road)
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • A strong swimming/triathlon/cycling background is advantageous but not necessary.

Please send covering email and resume to chuck@orca.com


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