Sales Team Leader
At a glance
Location: US-CA-Lake Forest Map
Posted: 01/20/2020
Closing: 02/19/2020
Degree: High School
Type: Full-Time
Experience: At least 1 year(s)
Job description
Ultimate Staffing is partnered with a widely recognized global consumer goods company located in Lake Forest, CA.  This company is looking for an experienced Sales and Marketing Team Leader to join their team.  As a Sales Team Leader, you'll be working alongside the Sales and Marketing teams to ensure the maintenance of the marketing and sales strategy for specific region/s and customer/s within North America, Latin America and Canada.   This role includes managing high valued sales accounts and statically developing sales/ marketing campaigns to support the development of these accounts and business strategy.
Responsibilities: Includes but nor limited to:
  • Management, development and implementation of the strategic Sales and Marketing plans
  • Customer relationship management via various strategic planning documents
  • Customer retention and strengthening connections and relationships within the craft industry
  • Ensure full implementation of marketing and sales strategy working with other team members
  • Build a cohesive relationship with account coordinator(s) who will form part of a sales & marketing team "pod'
  • Plan marketing campaigns which will strengthen and develop customer relationships
  • Work with product development department on potential new growth areas within the industry and make suggestions where applicable
  • Provide weekly updates and present to management the progress/performance of accounts along within any industry updates
  • Notifying manager on product developments within your specified region or market is essential
  • Sales forecast responsibility and management for yearly and monthly targets
  • Travel to various trade and consumer shows
  • Visit customers as and when required - working within a specified region or market to strengthen and grow relationships
  • Review and implement the account coordinator(s) KPI's. These are reviewed twice per year to ensure the team are on track to achieve targets
Requirements/ Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Sales, Marketing, Business Administration or related discipline preferred or equivalent work experience 
  • 5+ years of domestic or global/international sales and/or marketing experience with 3+ years in a management role leading a team
  • Intermediate to advance proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Must have a good understanding of Customer Relationship Management (CRM) systems
  • Able to travel up to 40% to customers, shows, events; and the rest of the time spent at the Corporate Office (Lake Forest, CA)
  • Must keep up with developments in the Domestic or Latin America and Canadian craft industry and spot/anticipate trends
  • Must have excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Must be able to engage with business professionals at senior management level
  • Must have strong sales reporting, financial and budgeting skills
  • Must be organized and have excellent time management skills
  • Must be highly motivated to achieve goals set and push accounts to their full potential
  • Must be articulate, friendly and outgoing in order to convey a variety of ideas and concepts
  • Ability to work to a very high standard whilst under pressure
  • Work experience in the Arts and Crafts industry, preferred
  • Fluency in Spanish, Portuguese, Mandarin, or French, a plus
  • Fluency in Spanish required, if assigned to Latin America

We are an equal opportunity employer and make hiring decisions based on merit. Recruitment, hiring, training, and job assignments are made without regard to race, color, national origin, age, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, disability, or any other protected classification. We consider all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.
Sales Team Leader