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Working at Pro Performance Sports on the SKLZ brand is all about sports, fun and helping athletes of all ages reach their full potential. With competitive compensation, exceptional benefits and an inspiring work environment, this is a wonderful place to have a career. We are constantly looking for great team members to contribute to the high level of work we do here.

If you think you fit the profile and are interested in one of the following positions, please apply here. No phone calls, please.

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Job Title: Customer Operations Coordinator

Overview:

As Customer Operations Coordinator, you will provide operations support for the Sales, Marketing and Distribution Departments.  Support includes, but is not limited to, EDI Order processing including ASN, Packing Lists, Bills of Lading (BOL), routing requests, inventory allocation, invoicing, carton label processing using SYSPRO, UPS Worldship, and LTL/TL routing.  In addition, you will be required to perform general office duties, including processing requests for information and/or sample shipments from Sales and Marketing.

Responsibilities:

  • Understand Major Retail Account routing, packaging and labeling guides
  • Process incoming orders via electronic data interface (EDI), FAX or e-mail
  • Create ASN, Packing Lists, Bill of Ladings (BOL) and Routing Requests
  • Utilize SYSPRO or UPS Worldship to process packages
  • Generate all necessary carton labeling and shipping documents accordingly
  • Schedule pickups with all major freight carriers via internet/telephone.
  • Communicate daily with Warehouse Manager & Logistics/Operations Manager regarding inventory in-house, and inventory arriving from China
  • Interact with Sales Team and Buyers to notify them of any potential inventory concerns and adjustment of ship windows
  • Invoice all appropriate orders in EDI immediately. Handle carefully to ensure everything is entered correctly and dollar amount matches up with in-house paperwork

Qualifications and Skills Required:

  • Positive demeanor and outgoing personality
  • Be a team player - ready and willing to help wherever needed
  • Able to work with constant deadlines and prioritize workload
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • EDI Processing
  • SYSPRO (preferred), UPS Worldship
  • Strong math, verbal and written communication skills
  • Accurate and detail oriented
  • Reliable and dependable
  • Able to multi-task and problem solve
  • Background / interest in team sports is desirable
  • Passion for sports

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Job Title: Director, Sports Activation & Diamond Marketing Lead

Position Description:

Reporting to the Vice President of Marketing, the Director of Sports Activation will lead the Sports Activation team overseeing the planning, execution, and measurement of integrated marketing plans. As the team leader, this person will develop the go to market framework for all sport categories and develop strategies in the areas of Retail Marketing, PR, and Events.

In addition to leading the team, this person will personally lead all the planning and execution of baseball and softball marketing to drive SKLZ as a loved and trusted brand by athletes, coaches, parents and others involved in these sports.

This person must work cross-functionally with both internal and external partners to develop plans and drive executions. Internal partners primarily include all Sales channels- US, Retail, and Direct, the Brand and Digital teams, and Finance. External partners include professional athletes, sport board members, sport influencers, sports organizations and properties, media partners, retailers, and agency partners.

Responsibilities:

  • Build the go to market plans for baseball and softball – identify the right partners, negotiate programs, and oversee execution
  • Work closely with the Diamond category manager to build marketing strategies that align with the broader Diamond business strategy
  • Report on results and impact of Diamond marketing executions
  • Define the retail marketing strategy and implement impactful marketing programs with key accounts
  • Work with retail merchandising partners on new ways to bring the SKLZ brand to life at retail to drive sales
  • Oversee PR strategy
  • Oversee Events strategy including support of the Direct Grassroots activations

Requirements:

  • 10+ years Marketing management experience
  • Retail and partner marketing experience required
  • Integrated marketing communications
  • ROI analysis
  • Baseball or softball marketing experience
  • Strategic minded to build solid plans
  • Demonstrates flawless execution of plan details
  • Exemplary people manager
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Accurate and detail oriented
  • Passionate about team sports and athletics in general
  • Team-Player with a “can do” attitude

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Job Title: Senior Account Manager

Primary Responsibility:

The Senior Account Manager will be responsible for increasing revenue and profitability with existing account base comprised of core sport retailers by effectively managing all aspects of the business inclusive of assortment planning, financial planning, forecasting, retail marketing, and leadership of independent Sales Reps where appropriate. Core sport retailers include: Team Express, Eastbay, Soccer.com, Baseball Savings, BSN, Power Systems, Perform Better and others. The Senior Account Manager will also manage two direct reports to include the Retail Sales Support Coordinator and Account Manager responsible for Buy Groups and specialty sport retailers. In addition, the Senior Account Manager will identify and secure new revenue opportunities working with key internal stakeholders to deliver the right product and brand support necessary for long-term success. Expected results are attainment of revenue, profitability, and forecast accuracy goals established during the annual budgeting process. This person will ensure that the SKLZ vision, mission, and values are upheld while making a positive contribution to the company culture.

The Senior Account Manager is expected to:

  • Roll up his/her sleeves and execute the day-to-day operations for the core sport channel
  • Be the authority on key success factors for his/her respective accounts
  • Optimize account assortments and inventory allocation to achieve established margin and turn rate goals
  • Identify revenue growth opportunities for the channel and play a lead role with internal team members to execute on business development initiatives
  • Contribute to product development process through providing category insights and volume projections for new products
  • Manage projects for all sales and retail marketing initiatives for the channel
  • Provide leadership for direct reports

Key Functions:

SALES

  • Establish 3 year account objectives and build sales plans to meet/exceed goals
  • Develop and implement account and channel strategies to secure profitable growth
  • Effectively present existing core and new product offerings to customers
  • Build optimal assortments and inventory plans with major accounts
  • Analyze product sell through and provide category management support to maximize assortment productivity and ROI
  • Manage customer profitability through efficient administration of trade programs, proper product mix management, and reductions of non-productive inventory
  • Develop and nurture relationships with major accounts
  • Work cross functionally to implement effective and profitable growth strategies

MARKETING

  • Responsible for all product sell-in and sell-through programs for total account health
  • Develop and manage sell-in marketing assets with brand marketing
  • Take leadership role in communicating go to market strategies for the channel
  • Ownership of retail execution to ensure proper brand story and marketing campaigns are supported with effective merchandising implementation at point of sale
  • Manage advertising, trade marketing programs, and expenses within a budget
  • Contribute to the product development process through active participation in product reviews by providing market insights, sales performance, and customer trends

OPERATIONS

  • Be a key stakeholder for the channel within the sales and operations forecasting process
  • Provide new product projections during product development process
  • Work closely with Demand Planner to accurately forecast demand within product lead-times
  • Provide input into baseline and growth initiatives for the channel during the annual budget process

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university
  • 7+ years of professional sales and management experience
  • Prior experience working with core sport retailers preferred
  • Past experience in retail buying and/or inventory planning is a plus
  • Sporting Goods industry experience
  • Strong business acumen and retail analytical skills
  • Exceptional communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Work, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Accurate and detail oriented
  • Passionate about team sports and fitness
  • Team-player with a "can-do" attitude

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