Sales Representative (Equip Norway)

Equip Outdoor Technologies UK Ltd based in Alfreton, Derbyshire specialise in the design and marketing of technical outdoor clothing and equipment. Our experienced and enthusiastic team develop innovative designs, manufactured to the highest standard and brought to market throughout the world.

Due to the continued growth of the Equip business in Norway, we are looking for a sales representative to work closely with our existing Oslo based team on the trade sales of our brands Rab and Lowe Alpine.
You will be working with fast growing internationally recognised premier outdoor brands as part of a small focussed team reporting to a sales manager based in our Oslo office under the leadership of a sales director in the UK.  You will be expected to divide your time between working in the Oslo office, making regular visits to retailers and working at your home office and in return we offer a competitive package of salary, car and benefits.

Key responsibilities:

  • To be fully responsible for sales to existing and new retail partners – presenting seasonal collections, securing pre-season orders, driving in-season business and achieving agreed annual sales targets
  • Manage a sales territory (area to be defined depending upon location of successful applicant) and the individual accounts within it
  • Develop strong relationships with retailers, buyers and shop staff
  • Ensure that brand marketing messages and seasonal campaigns are used by retailers
  • To encourage sell-through of product by delivering product training to shop staff
  • As required attending trade shows in Norway and potentially in Germany
  • As required attend seasonal launch meetings at the company head office in the UK
  • Provide meeting reports and feedback on brand performance and market conditions

Competencies:

  • Must be an excellent communicator and able to build and maintain strong relationships
  • Must have proven experience of business to business selling in the outdoor industry
  • You must have a strong interest in outdoor clothing and equipment and demonstrate a passion for working in this industry
  • We require a self-motivated approach, good administration skills, an organised and well planned approach to work and the ability to work as part of small team
  • English language skills are required
  • An active participation in an outdoor sport is a benefit (skiing, climbing, hiking, mountaineering etc.)
  • You must have the availability and motivation to work away from home for periods of time while visiting retail customers on sales tours 

Applicants should apply by sending a CV and covering letter including salary expectations to Neil McAdie, Sales Director. Email neil.mcadie@equipuk.com.

Please note interviews will take place in Oslo.
The closing date for applications is 14th August 2017

 
     
     
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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