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Sales Manager, Canada

Company: Thermacell Repellents, In
Location: Bedford
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

Description:
*** Sales Manager, Canada *** THE COMPANYThermacell Repellents, Inc. (TRI) is a privately held company with a mission to liberate people who love the outdoors from the harmful effects of insects. Founded in 1999 and based outside of Boston in Bedford Massachusetts, Thermacell makes the world's leading spatial mosquito repellent and targeted tick control solutions. Dedicated to delivering the best consumer experience, we have an ever-expanding product line for both adventure and home use. We aim to change the way people repel insects, and through disruptive innovation, strong distribution across multiple retail channels, and a global footprint, our base of users is growing rapidly. TRI currently employs 130+ full time employees at our 3 locations (Bedford Massachusetts (Corporate), Buford Georgia (Manufacturing and Distribution).TRI CORE VALUES: -- Can Do Spirit - it's NEVER 'someone else's job' -- Absolute Integrity - the high road is the only road -- Thrilling our Consumers - they are the well spring of our success and they must be delighted with Thermacell every time they use one -- Learn - Grow - Adapt (continuous cycle) -- Work Hard, Play Hard, Stay Humble - earn it every day POSITION PURPOSE: Partnering with the Director of Canadian Business, the Canadian Sales Manager exists to drive the execution of end to end account management of a dynamic and high growth Canadian customer base estimated around $8M in revenue driving growth in sales and profits. In this critical sales role you get to enhance relationships with our amazing customers, manage all sales and forecasting of your assigned accounts, work closely with independent sales reps in the country, and partner with the Thermacell Marketing Team to ensure programs are supporting sales growth and align with retailer expectations. The ideal candidate will be passionate about building relationships, collaboration, and is hungry for driving their business results and personal growth. Position Status: ExemptReports to: Director, Canadian Business Hours: Typically 8-5p but we do what it takes to get the job done and thrill our customersLocation: Remote (East Coast Time Zone)

Requirements:
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES: -- Manages mid-tier accounts (estimated annual revenue $8M)-- Develop selling strategies that will lead to increased sales while maintaining historic profit levels.-- Develop specific account plans for mid-tier customers in market.-- Create selling materials that will deliver the appropriate message.-- Work with the Director, Canadian Business to ensure selling strategy aligns with marketing strategy and national goals.-- Partner, engage, and motivate independent sales reps (approx. 8) to work aggressively on our product lines. -- Provide product forecasts by item and month for all items sold to mid-tier accounts.-- Create promotional plans within established guidelines to motivate retailers to lead the category with Thermacell. -- Work with independent reps and mid-tier account to gain more than our fair share of display space at all of your managed retailers.-- Attend trade shows, including industry shows in support of your customers (estimated 5-10 per year)-- Effectively communicate market trends, competitive info,and retailer actions to organization in a timely manner. -- Participate in company meetings and use your experience to help drive growth initiatives.-- Participate fully in the culture of TRI looking always for ways to live our values and encourage co-workers to engage with our mission.-- Ad Hoc Duties as assigned THE IDEAL CANDIDATE PROFILE -- Highly motivated individual who loves the selling process -- Comfortable in high-pressure selling situations and should be able to present effectively to groups -- Enjoys prospecting for new business - remaining persistent and be able to accept rejection -- Highly organized with a natural attention to detail, able to manage multiple projects -- An effective communicator both with internal and external partners and customers -- Engaging presenter, storyteller to buyers and independent representatives -- Strong collaboration and team orientation - ease of working with others throughout the organization -- Disciplined in use of structured processes and creation of detailed documentation -- Common sense approach to managing business and problem resolution -- Strong communication and people skills -- Highly resourceful. Ability to get things done, where resources are constrained, and a hands-on approach is needed.-- Possess strong technical, analytical, and problem-solving skills.-- Intrinsically motivated, a relentless work ethic -- Team player who believes in winning together and enjoys a high-performance environment.-- Even keeled (stays calm and leads through challenging, stressful times).-- Self-starter and fast-learner-- Thrive in fast-paced, nimble environment-- Good fit with Thermacell values (Absolute Integrity, Can-Do Spirit, Thrilling Consumers, Learn-Grow-Adapt, Work Hard/Play Hard/Stay Humble).REQUIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE -- Bachelor's Degree required or equivalent experience -- A minimum of four-year experience selling to retail account headquarters & knowledge of how retail accounts go to market -- Excellent understanding of managing a seasonal business-- Ability to travel (up to 30% estimated under normal business travel conditions) -- Experienced in working with Microsoft Office Suite (especially Excel & PowerPoint) -- Experience selling to sporting goods, outdoor channels or lawn & garden a major plus -- Individual with experience managing independent reps or brokers preferred -- Experience with NetSuite ERP preferred COMPENSATION Compensation for this position will include a competitive base salary as well as an Annual Target Bonus Plan tied to company and individual performance goals. We are proud to offer a competitive & valuable benefits package that enables you to protect your health, your family, and your way of life. It includes vacation time at a competitive level plus 10 paid company holidays. Additionally, a company slow-down period is traditionally offered for one week in between Christmas and New Year's Day. Additionally, 5 days of sick time is available on your first day.We also offer best in class medical & dental insurance where Thermacell pays for 80% of the premiums; and pays for the first half of your medical deductible through our Health Reimbursement Account and provides access to an FSA. Long & Short-term Disability & Group Term Life insurance (one times base salary plus bonus up to $250K) is also available at no cost to you.Additionally, you will have access to a plethora of voluntary benefits such as vision, supplemental life, accident, and pet insurance for your furry family members. You can find all details and additional discounts in our benefits guide. You may start contributing to our 401k after completing 30 days of service and you will be eligible for the annual contribution (equal to 3% of base salary subject to the IRS legal limit) after completing your first year. WHY WORK HERE? Fun and casual environment (jeans, dogs and nerf guns). Disruptive fast-growth company. Thermacell is a consumer products company with a mission to liberate people who love the outdoors from the harmful effects of insects. Thermacell provides zone mosquito protection that keeps mosquitoes up to 20 ft away, stopping them before they can bother or bite you. Thermacell zone repellent technology eliminates the need for messy lotions or sprays, so you and your family are free to enjoy the outdoors, without worrying about mosquitoes or the harm they may cause.Awards given to Thermacell include Popular Mechanics - Grand Award Winner - Recreation - Best of What's New 2018 New York Times Wirecutter - The Best Mosquito Control Gear for Your Patio or Yard Outside Magazine - Best Car Camping Gear 2018 Backpacker Magazine - Best Backpacking Accessory 2019 Field & Stream Best of the Best Award Good Housekeeping Research Institute #1 Tabletop Mosquito Repellent, LIV Smart Mosquito Repellent System-CES TWICE Pick Awards 2022. Thermacell products can be found at fine retailers throughout North America and in over 35 countries around the world. Examples of our retail partners include Walmart, Amazon, REI, Bass Pro Shops, Home Depot, Lowe's, Canadian Tire, Dick's Sporting Goods, Academy Sports, Target Stores, CVS, Costco, Sam's Club, Tractor Supply, Ace Hardware and Bed Bath & Beyond.PM22PI192416747

Keywords: Thermacell Repellents, In, Boston , Sales Manager, Canada, Sales , Bedford, Massachusetts

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