Account Manager Quirky
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We're a company called Quirky. We are assembling the highest performing team, maybe ever, with a single, yet ambitious vision:
TO MAKE INVENTION ACCESSIBLE
We've created a completely unique platform in which the realities and complexities of execution do not stand in the way of a kickass idea. We are an entirely new type of company that involves all people interested in its decisions, and ultimately shares its success with those people who helped achieve it.
We are a brand built around the excitement, creativity, and the reality of bringing great ideas to life. And we're looking for an amazing and passionate Account Manager to join our team.
You've worked in a sales role in the past and know how to get your products onto the shelves of some of the biggest retailers around. You're a completely brand-obsessed, action-oriented individual. And you're ready to make some serious green for the Quirky community! If you like what you've read so far, then please read on because this role may be perfect for you.
As our Account Manager, you will
Be responsible for the management and leadership of all sales-related activities for Quirky categories at Target, Best Buy & QVC
Use your strategic leadership and strong business management skills for budget tracking and delivering positive return on investments.
Lead the analysis of customer sales and inventory data, design and implement effective marketing and promotional programs, develop business building relationship and interactions throughout all levels of the customer hierarchy.
Be home office based in Minneapolis with the added requirement of monthly trips to the Quirky HQ in New York City to attend various internal meetings.
Develop and manage relationships with Target, QVC & Best Buy to ensure sales efforts are focused on.
Day to day servicing of these accounts, you're the retailer's key liaison to Quirky.
Spearhead revenue/ profit growth.
Oversee all activities relating to account management: business planning, relationships & rapport, shipping, logistics, samples, planogram, margin, product updates and more.
Responsible for the execution and delivery of monthly, quarterly and annual objectives and goals.
Provide timely feedback to management regarding the performance of each account.
Develop product assortment recommendations and merchandising concepts.
Coordinate and manage with internal departments.
Minimum of 3 years of experience working with Target and/or Best Buy vendor management systems (POL and/or PIM).
You must have an unrelenting intellectual curiosity and pride in doing awesome work.
You are impatient with an entrepreneurial spirit.
You live and breathe retail.
Strong negotiating skills and capacity
Strong business management skills
You have stellar written and verbal communication skills.
You are action and detail oriented.
You have a passion and noticeable excitement for what we are building at Quirky.
Check us out at Quirky.com. Spend some time on our site understanding what we do and if you like what you see, please continue.
Send a personalized cover letter to Chad telling him why you want this job and why we should hire you.
Please include a PDF of your resume with your application.
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED
We Make Invention Accessible
20 - 50M RaisedInvestors: FreshTracks Capital
, Norwest Venture Partners
, RRE Ventures All Jobs: at Quirky
|Industry:||Consumer Products and Services|
|Company Profile:||For centuries, becoming an "inventor" has been a hard gig to crack. Complexities relating to financing, engineering, distribution, and legalities have stood in the way of brilliant people executing on their great ideas.
Since launching in 2009, Quirky has rapidly changed the way the world thinks about product development.
We bring two brand new consumer products to market each week, by enabling a fluid conversation between a global community and Quirky's expert product design staff.
The world influences our business in real-time, and we share our revenue directly with the people who helped us make successful decisions.|
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