• Contract Experiential Representative, Golf

    Job Locations US-FL
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(12/6/2018 9:07 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-1287
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Sales
  • Overview

    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.

    What You'll Do

    We are currently seeking a temporary, contract Experiential Representative for its Golf department.  This position will be located in Southeast Florida (Fort Lauderdale, West Palm Beach, Miami). The approximate length of the contract would be from January 1, 2019 through May, 2019.  Please note that we are seeking an independent contractor, so you will be responsible for billing Wilson through invoices and will receive a Form 1099.

     

    The Experiential Rep will play a key role in executing grassroots initiatives for the Golf division.  The representative will interact with the Grassroots Program Manager, National Account Specialist, and Territory Manager with planning, conducting, and reporting fitting & trial events in golf epicenters.

    Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

    • Organize and manage a minimum of 12 event days per month (3 days/week)
    • Visit key accounts after event days and provide customer service related to merchandising, product and fitting training and building relationships
    • Develop partnerships with key and green grass accounts by engaging & training store staff
    • Provide accurate reporting metrics including sell through sales on event by event basis
    • Build consumer relations through fitting appointments & on-site e-mail collection
    • Responsible for refreshing POP and marketing needs
    • Act as the main contact for providing images & consumer insights for social media

    What We're Looking For

    We are looking for someone with 1-2 years of strong experience in golf sales and club fitting/building.  Previous experience in sales and/or customer service is preferred.

    Other qualifications include:

    • Knowledge and interest in golf, as a means of developing authentic deliverables against a focused sports audience
    • Strong communication skills to effectively present information and work with cross-functional teams
    • Strong social skills necessary to network with the public and identify the untapped fitting customers for Wilson Golf
    • Demonstrated ability to influence, educate and sell the Wilson message to the golf consumer
    • Self-starter with demonstrated ability to work autonomously and take on a variety of tasks
    • Solid attention to detail with strong organization and project management skills
    • Ability to manage own time working independently while balancing the need to be a team player that understands the value of a collaborative approach
    • Strong financial understanding with ability to manage budgets and control inventory
    • Willingness to create and drive change (entrepreneurial spirit)
    • Proven ability to work under pressure, prioritize and meet multiple deadlines

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