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Marmot UK - on 14 Aug 2018

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Marmot is a globally-recognised designer, developer and marketer of high-performance technical apparel and equipment. Marmot® is a brand owned by Newell Brands (NYSE: NWL).

Since 1974, Marmot has manufactured performance clothing and equipment of the highest quality for lovers of the outdoors, mountain sports enthusiasts and extreme alpinists. From the very start, the aim has been to produce the best outdoor clothing and equipment in the world. More than ever, we seek inspiration from professional mountain guides and athletes to develop products that are capable of withstanding the rigors of nature. For more information please visit:  http://www.marmot.eu.

To support our business in the UK and Ireland, we are looking to recruit a new Sales and Training Representative.

This position has become available due to internal promotion.

Marmot UK is a wholly owned branch of Marmot’s European subsidiary and is responsible for the second largest territory in Europe. The brand has achieved consistent UK success with well-established distribution through major outdoor chains, outdoor specialty retailers, online pure players, and partnership stores. Our UK office/showroom is based in Milnthorpe, Cumbria on the fringe of the English Lake District, but the role is countrywide so we can be flexible on location.

The position will start immediately and key responsibilities will be: 

  • Managing relationships and business with existing accounts
  • Identifying and developing new business
  • Pre-season and in-season sales
  • Delivering in-store staff training
  • Running on-hill and other staff training events in cooperation with our sponsored athletes
  • Supporting UK marketing initiatives

Your Profile:

The ideal person for this role will already be working in the outdoor industry and able to demonstrate a successful pedigree in sales, and also show skills in delivering training, event organisation and relationship building

An understanding of both the technical and wider outdoor market and have an appreciation of brands and their relative strengths and weaknesses 

Passionate about technical outdoor clothing and equipment, and able to show an excellent knowledge of real world use, construction and technology

An enthusiastic and active mountain sport participant with regular experience of at least some of the following: Climbing, mountaineering, snow sports, mountain based athletic events and mountain biking

An effective communicator, well organised, self-motivating, and used to working to targets, keeping accurate records and regular reporting, and comfortable working flexibly within a small team 

Computer literate and hold a passport and full driving license.

For the successful applicant we will offer a competitive salary, performance related bonus, company car, generous holidays, working clothes allowance, staff purchase scheme, travel expenses and tools of the trade. If you’ve got the qualities to become a Marmot brand ambassador we’d like to hear from you. 

To apply in confidence please send by email to Hugh Harris, UK Sales Director, Marmot UK at hugh@marmotuk.co.uk the following information: 

  • A detailed CV*
  • A covering letter outlining why you would like to work for Marmot, and detailing your last 2 years remuneration including any bonus and other benefits
  • Your required notice period

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 12th September 2018. 

If your initial application is successful you will be contacted shortly after this date to arrange an interview.

*By submitting your CV, this will be taken as acknowledgement of your agreement to allowing us to store your information on file to be considered for other suitable positions with the company.

 

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