3 STEP SPORTS is looking for a Sales Manager – Apparel & Team Sales for Club & Travel sports for our Apparel department. 3STEP Sports is the largest youth sport event and club operator in the nation, providing brands with the ability to impact more athletes than ever in a unique and authentic way. The 3STEP reach spans 40+ states and currently serves more than 3.2 million athletes. We deliver a premier, inspiring and authentic experience – dedicated to perfecting every aspect of the athlete funnel. Encompassing industry-leading tournaments, nationally spanning club programs, premier media content and more, 3STEP is the standard of the youth sports experience.
This role will report to the Head of Sales @ 3 STEP SPORTS and will work cross functionally with our Account Management teams, Merchandising, Marketing Sport Directors and Customer Service. This is a full-time, in-person role at the company’s headquarters in Andover, MA that requires travel. This position will be essential in driving the growth of our apparel business.
Objective of the role:
· Generate & Manage new club sport business opportunities and relationships
· Network with internal sport verticals to develop external opportunities
· Achieve aggressive growth goals
· Order management and entry
· Present, negotiate, and close long-term agreements with new club partnerships
· Arrange meetings with senior management when applicable
· Understand and articulate our advantage in the marketplace
· Have complete understanding of our products & services
Preferred skills & experience:
· Account Management Experience
· Goal Oriented, History of Quota Achievement
· Strong verbal and written communications skills
· Active listener who is solutions oriented
· Experience in objection handling and deal negotiation
· Ability to build presentations and present to large audiences
· Ability to collaborate cross functionally and externally
· Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word and Power Point
· BA/BS Degree
· Authenticity in sport is a bonus
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.