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Independent Outside Apparel Sales Rep - (Covering TX, OK, LA )

Private Apparel Company Austin, TX
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Contractor

Business Profile:

We are a fashion forward apparel company with great culture, awesomely talented team, super cool office with a fun and creative atmosphere. We are moving in a new direction and seeking an experienced Independent Sales Representative to generate and manage sales in Texas, Oklahoma and Louisiana. Candidate can be based anywhere within the sales territory.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • ‪Meet or exceed sales goals & budget on a seasonal basis.
  • ‪Open targeted new accounts in respected territories, as well as maintain and grow existing accounts.
  • ‪Work with the Sales Manager to keep them up to date on their overall business.
  • ‪Evaluate and suggest accounts for growth and market strength.
  • ‪Visit accounts regularly to show seasonal collections and capture at once re-order business.
  • ‪Conduct in-season follow up calls with key accounts to lock in seasonal orders and capture at once re-order business.
  • ‪Educate and inform accounts on the brand, news, events, specials, etc.
  • ‪Assist in retail marketing with key events within the territory.
  • ‪Attend industry trade shows in assigned territory.

Requirements :

  • ‪Proven ability to meet and exceed specified sales quotas and revenue targets, prospecting and developing new and existing accounts, and growing strategic relationships.
  • Must have substantial knowledge of apparel and the fashion industry.
  • ‪Experienced with time, territory and call cycle management.
  • ‪Excellent organizational and reporting abilities, with weekly reports to management.
  • ‪High energy, stamina and resourcefulness with the ability to be on the road 5 days or more per week.
  • ‪Have reliable transportation and be able to carry and lift multiple sample bags weighing up to 50 pounds.
  • ‪Accurately and thoroughly complete sales forms, documents, and reports in a timely manner.
  • ‪Attend sales meetings as necessary.
  • Ability to communicate in a positive and effective way with accounts and management.
  • Strong presentation and sales skills.
  • Strong problem solving skills, able to overcome obstacles and come from a point of solution.
  • Ability to take direction and constructive criticism.
  • Proven customer service skills.
  • ‪Other duties as assigned.

Education & Experience:

  • ‪5+ years sales experience, preferably in apparel/fashion industry, with demonstrated experience growing territories
  • Experience on the road covering multiple states in an apparel or DME related position.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and work in an autonomous environment with minimal direction or supervision.
  • ‪Ability to prioritize daily, weekly and monthly workload - Working knowledge of the industries we serve is required.

Compensation:

Job Type: Open to Independent Sales (Commission only)

Private Apparel Company

Dynamic apparel company!

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