Sales Representative Vans – Temporary Contract

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Company: Vans
Location: Copenhagen (N/A), N/A
Job Type: Full-Time

VANS is looking for an exceptional Sales Representative to join our Nordics Sales team based in Denmark.

Let´s Talks About the Role

To develop and drive sales of Vans products through the Independent Sales Channels. To effectively manage the customer group and achieve all agreed targets and objectives.

How You Will Make a Difference

  • Develop sustainable, profitable sales of Vans products through effective management of an assigned portfolio of independent customers within a specified region

  • Plan business to deliver sales in accordance with pre-defined sales and distribution targets.

  • Identify, open and develop relevant prospective accounts, ensuring effective territory management and appropriate distribution spread consistent with brand strategy

  • Visit assigned customers on a regular, appropriately scheduled basis, building long term business relationships.

  • Sell relevant product ranges according to product distribution strategy, and provide authoritative guidance for range selection.

  • Pursue initial firm prebook orders for the forthcoming season, gaining customer confirmation on quantities, sizing and delivery dates.

  • Ensure any changes are communicated to customer as soon as known

  • Pursue and exploit opportunities for at once / in –season Sales utilising daily at hand and forward stock information.

  • Complete all necessary administration accurately and on time

  • Complete Specified Reporting – including weekly contact schedule, weekly sales report, Quarterly Report and any other ad hoc requirements

  • Ensure provision of optimum customer service to all accounts via communication with support functions e.g. customer service, credit control, marketing  

  • Ensure close liaison with  your Manager and other colleagues

  • Order book Management: be completely conversant with current sales and order book status and assume responsibility from gaining orders through to fulfilment 

  • Provide regular feedback to your Manager, covering the marketplace, competitor activity and product development

  • Visual Merchandising.

  • Ensure that presentation of the Vans brand in store, in print and on line is maximised, is highly visible, and is consistent with the brand image and guidelines determined by your Manager and the Marketing department

  • Any other duties as assigned to the job holder within the job holder’s capabilities

Skills for Success

  • Education: Bachelor or similar

  • Experience:  Previous sales experience with competitor brands within same territory is seen as an advantage

  • Language skills: Danish/English

  • Analytical Skills: Is seen as advantage

  • Good/Advanced skills in Microsoft Office

VF is a global apparel company connecting people to the lifestyles they cherish through our family of iconic brands. At the heart of our journey lies our purpose: We power movements of sustainable and active lifestyles for the betterment of people and our planet. This is our purpose. It’s the reason we come to work every day. Our purpose unites us and leads us to pursue our goals, together. This is our calling. Learn more at vfc.com

What’s in it For You

We’re in the business of unleashing human potential, driven by the ideas, energy and commitment of our people. That’s why we offer comprehensive benefits that encourage mental, physical and financial well-being for all VF associates. When it comes to benefits, we’re the total package.

  • A supportive feedback-based culture where respect and integrity guide us in what we do

  • An inclusive international environment where people of diverse backgrounds, lifestyles and nationalities love working together

  • Be part of an iconic lifestyle brand in a multi brand, multi countries organization

  • A discount card with 50% on all VF brands

  • Break out areas offering complimentary hot drinks

Free to Be, Inclusion & Diversity 

As a purpose-led, performance driven company, we strive to foster a culture of belonging based on respect, connection, openness and authenticity. We are committed to building and maintaining a workplace that celebrates the diversity of our associates, allowing them to bring their authentic selves to work every day.

As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, VF is committed to support disadvantaged groups whilst providing equal opportunities for both VF associates and applicants alike.

If you like what you have read and want to join our team then we would like to hear from you!