New Job: Junior Field Account Manager

Title:  Junior Field Account Manager

Hiring Company: Levi Strauss & Co.

Company Description:  We believe that clothes — and how you make them — can make a difference.

Since 1853, we’ve been obsessed with innovation to meet people’s needs. We invented the first blue jean. And we reinvented khaki pants. We pioneered labor and environmental guidelines for our manufacturing partners. And we work to build sustainability into everything we do.

A company doesn’t last 160 years by standing still. It endures by reinventing itself, striving to delight its consumers, winning in the marketplace, and by remaining true to its values.

We employ more than 17,000 people around the world – supporting great brands, including Levi’s®, Dockers® and Denizen®. Our employees are committed to innovation, creativity and collaboration. Put simply, if you’re looking for a new opportunity, this is a great place to grow your career.

That’s the story of Levi Strauss & Co. Learn more at http://levistrauss.com.

Levi Strauss & Co. is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Application Link: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/205631359

Location: Oslo, Norway

Industry: Retail, Consumer Goods, and Apparel & Fashion

Job Type: Full-Time

Application Deadline:  None listed (Posted 9/14/2016)

Description:  

Brand led, consumer obsessed & product driven, you’ll support the wholesale sales team by developing our existing accounts that will make up a confederation of the best independent and key accounts in Norway.

This is an incredible opportunity to gain experience in field sales and become a brand ambassador for Levi’s®. Your passion and commercial drive will ensure that these accounts not only surprise & delight their consumers with Levi’s® products and stories, but also deliver long term KPIs.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
Drive business and accounts performance in the field through creating a streamlined experience. Ensure sustainable and profitable growth in line with revenue targets through at once, pre-bookings, order book conversations and door openings

Ensure strategic account, marketing and assortment plans are in place which will create a positive impact on business performance

Use Levi’s Way to Sell tools to deliver and influence ‘sell through focus’ and to create cross-functional partnerships that maintain and grown the productivity of existing accounts. Optimize and maximize stock levels through a structured and proactive at once selling process.

Ensure Brand, Product and Market knowledge is well understood and transferred to each customer

Drive for results by building excellent relationships with the customers, including store staff to establish and maintain customer and consumer satisfaction

Deliver market intelligence to Key Account Manager based on feedback from customer and consumers

Partner with the retail presentation team in order to ensure retail presentation standards

Contribute to forecasting accuracy via regular feedback from accounts and using the relevant planning tools. Deliver forecast month on month

Qualifications And Professional Knowledge

Previous field sales experience ideally within the apparel industry

Energetic, dynamic and passionate about the Levi’s® brand

Possess a strong affiliation for denim and fashion

Relevant experience from retail and ideally denim sales

Enthusiastic, organized, self-disciplined and pro active

Strong analytical and communication skills

Self-confidence and strong personality

Fluent in English as an additional language

Must be in the possession of a driver’s license

Flexible and prepared to travel

Computer literate; Excel & PowerPoint

How to apply:  Apply via company job portal.

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