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The North Face - Technical Representative

VF Corporation - Chattanooga, TN

The North Face - Technical Representative

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Chattanooga

Tennessee

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY

The Field Rep position is responsible for educating TNF retailers and consumers across the United States. Their scope of coverage includes store clinics, events, dealer outings, gear demos, and more.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Interface with The North Face Direct to Consumer (D2C) and wholesale dealers/accounts via seasonal clinics and events.

Work with The North Face Sales Reps on seasonal account plans, key initiatives and dealer events within territory. Execute New Store Training and attend Grand Opening weekends to ensure successful execution of new stores.

Maintain a master list of all doors and their classification (A, B, or C door) within territory.

Work with The Senior Tech Rep and The North Face Marketing Team on regional and national events, by providing consumer support at the local level.

Provide RD&D with feedback from retail floor staff, regarding current products and technologies.

Effectively use the Account Visit Summary to provide feedback for every clinic, visit and event in your territory, to show ROI.

Manage and maintain a territory of unique dealers across various channels of distribution, including clinic calendars, and clinic and event summary reports.

Understand the latest technologies that exist in within The North Face product line, and convey these stories to the retail floor staff within in your Territory.

Communicate to Senior Tech Rep any content needs for the Technical Information Manual seasonally, as well as requests from the field.

Create channel specific clinic concepts that speak to unique needs of each type of account; i.e.; Retail, Running Specialty, Outdoor Specialty, Department Stores, Snow sports, etc.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Years of Related Professional Experience: 2 years of minimum experience in Sales or related in Outdoor industry.

Educational/Position Requirements: BA/BS degree in Marketing or Business or related field.

Working knowledge of the independent board sports and lifestyle retail channels.

Self-Motivated.

Excellent driving record mandatory.

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Excellent problem solving skills.

Ability to calculate figures and amounts, general math skills, maintain a budget.

Basic computer skills, Lotus Notes and Microsoft programs.

Strong fundamental understanding of the outdoor retail industry.

Excellent organizational skills (planning and scheduling) and attention to detail.

Ability to build relationship with accounts.

Travel Required: 75%

Organized in 1899, VF Corporation is a global leader in branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories, with global iconic brands, 64,000 associates and $12.4 billion in revenue. Our businesses and brands are organized into four categories called coalitions, comprising: Outdoor & Action Sports, Jeanswear, Imagewear, and Sportswear. While VF is highly diversified across brands, products, distribution channels and geographies, our One VF culture and approach to doing business provide a unique and powerful competitive advantage.

VF Diversity Vision Statement

VF is committed to creating an inclusive environment that welcomes and values the differences among all of our associates, customers, suppliers and the communities in which we live and conduct business. The continued success and growth of VF is enhanced through initiatives that promote diversity throughout VF around the world.VF is an equal employment opportunity/ affirmative action employer of minorities, females, protected veterans and the disabled. VF is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment, and treating our VF associates and VF applicants without discrimination on the basis of their race, color, gender, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status, HIV/AIDS status, or any other legally protected factor.

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The North Face - Technical Representative VF Corporation - Chattanooga, TN, United States

   

Location: Chattanooga, TN

Company Profile:
Our strategy begins with a passion for our products and a deep understanding of our consumers. We call it the Art and Science of apparel. Our rigorous methodology combines data-driven insights, expert execution and some of the most creative minds in the industry. The result is new products that strengthen the bond between consumers and our brands.