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VF Corporation The North Face: Sales Manager in Remote, Washington

Job Description

The North Face, a VF Company

At The North Face we dare to lead the world forward through Exploration. We were born to Explore. We were born to Disrupt. We were born to Lead.

The North Face is the premier exploration company in the world. Founded in the counterculture of Berkeley, CA in 1966 we have a long and storied legacy of enabling exploration, loving and protecting wild places, and creating iconic and technically advanced product.

We believe that exploration is a mindset – both on the mountain and off the mountain – and it infuses everything we do. As a community of explorers, we stay curious about new ideas, places and people.

Our values:

Love wild places

Spark curiosity

Dare to disrupt

Create community

Lead with integrity

By joining The North Face, you will help provide the best gear for our athletes and the modern-day explorer. You will also have the opportunity, tools and environment to more deeply explore the world around you and make meaningful, lasting connections.

What You Will Do

The Sales Manager is responsible for managing the business for the Nordstrom key account for the US. Maintaining strong customer relationships while providing best in class service to The North Face account base are priorities for this position. The Sales Manager is responsible for executing seasonal programs and placement of assortments while ensuring seasonal financial targets are met. Developing a strong famililarity of the extensive The North Face product line is critical. As the primary point of contact for this account, the Sales Manager is responsible for consistently communicating marketplace feedback and account specific needs back to the Sales Director and Merchandising. The Sales Manager will be consistently called upon to execute seasonal Go To Market projects specific to their territory.

How You Will Make A Difference

  • Continually strengthen existing businesses across all TNF categories for this account

  • Successful manage key relationships with retail customers in the region

  • Execute comprehensive product line showings across all TNF categories

  • Meet or exceed regional financial goals

  • Partner with Sales Director on development seasonal sell in strategies and forecasts

  • Gather and socialize feedback specific to UMW market

  • Assist in cross functional efforts to organize regional tradeshows

  • Travel 50% of the time annually and especially during peak sales campaigns in November and June

What You Bring

  • 5+ years of related professional experience

  • BA/BS degree

  • Strong communication skills

  • Ability to present in front of large groups

  • Strong written and presentation skills to provide efficient training documents and presentations

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Ability to manage projects from a remote location

  • Excellent MS Office application skills including Excel, Access, and Power Point

  • Excellent organizational skills (planning, scheduling, and budgeting)

Where You Will Be Located

Renton, Washington

NEVER STOP EXPLORING™

The North Face is a subsidiary of VF Corporation. At VF, we outfit consumers around the world with our diverse portfolio of lifestyle brands. Founded in 1899, VF is one of the world’s largest apparel, footwear and accessories companies with socially and environmentally responsible operations spanning numerous geographies, product categories and distribution channels. We are committed to delivering innovative products to consumers and creating long-term value for our customers and shareholders.

While our VF company and brands are diverse, we work together within a One VF culture to capitalize on our greatest opportunities for long-term performance. Across our company, a collaborative, global mindset differentiates our products and the unique experiences we provide to our consumers. It all adds up to a lasting competitive advantage built on harnessing the power of our differences to achieve great things together, all while positively impacting the lives of hundreds of millions of people and the world.

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 Corporation outfits consumers around the world with its diverse portfolio of iconic lifestyle brands, including Vans®, The North Face®, Timberland®, and Dickies®. Founded in 1899, VF is one of the world's largest apparel, footwear and accessories companies with socially and environmentally responsible operations spanning numerous geographies, product categories and distribution channels. VF is committed to delivering innovative products to consumers and creating long-term value for its customers and shareholders.

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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