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Regional Sales Manager

IMBOX Protection - Remote or hybrid remote in Chicago, IL

Regional Sales Manager

Are You…

  • Driven by results and having a direct impact on a successful scale-up journey, that will dominate the shoe protection category globally?
  • Excited to be part of a great international team who cares about footwear, the shoe retail industry, and sustainability?
  • Hungry to always find a better way of doing things? 

Our client, IMBOX Protection, is seeking an ambitious Regional Sales Manager to drive their rapid expansion into the US shoe retail market. Founded in 2011 in Denmark, IMBOX has performed over 100 million treatments globally and is the only in-store footwear protection solution in the world! They offer the best, easiest, and most sustainable solution for footwear protection, and they are truly revolutionizing the market. IMBOX’s environmentally friendly treatment is a growth driver and places any shoe retailer at a competitive advantage. After several years of business success in the European market and recently Japan, IMBOX hit the ground running in the U.S. in July 2022, and is quickly gaining ground and interest among retailers across the U.S. For more information visit their website and watch this video.

About the Role and What You’ll be Doing

You will play a pivotal role in unleashing IMBOX’s full potential in the US market by defining and managing ongoing processes with prospective customers. Your focus will be on bringing in new business, with full commercial responsibility and freedom. You will be responsible for creating and implementing business development strategies to achieve or exceed sales targets. The ideal candidate will have a solid track record in sales built on presenting facts, figures, business cases, and unique selling points. This role reports to the US Country manager and can be remote or based at its brand-new headquarters in Chicago, IL.

  • Become an expert on IMBOX’s products, services, and customer needs
  • Identify, pursue, and capture new business opportunities
  • Analyze and utilize the full potential of the market and develop a market plan in collaboration with the Country Manager
  • Establish well-planned and strategic sales targets, selling the IMBOX concept to new customers
  • Develop your pipeline, create an overview, and emphasize continuous improvement activities in the sales flow
  • Communicate market intelligence with the Sales team to ensure efficient improvements
  • Continue to identify market potential and potential leads
  • Provide occasional IMBOX training for store personnel

Checking the Qualification Boxes?

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, commerce, or a related field
  • Min. 5 years of experience in project-based selling with a solid track record of selling to purchasing managers
  • Proven track record in new business sales
  • Retail and/or FMCG experience is a big plus
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Outstanding English communication and presentation skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability and willingness to travel up to 25-30%, mainly domestically
  • Ability to develop and maintain strong, long-lasting customer relationships
  • A “Hunter” who walks the talk
  • Creative, and pragmatic team player who thrives in a fast-paced environment
  • You challenge and motivate those around you to reach their fullest potential

Find yourself checking a lot of these boxes but doubting whether you should apply? At IMBOX, they support a growth mindset for their employees through all stages of their careers. If you meet some of the requirements and you share their values, we encourage you to apply. As part of their ongoing commitment to a diverse and inclusive workplace, they’re invested in building teams with a wide variety of backgrounds, identities, and experiences.

 

What We offer is More than Just a Job…

  • An opportunity to be part of a truly innovative international company revolutionizing the global retail
    market in footwear
  • A fun, team-focused work environment where you will make a huge difference
  • Excellent personal and professional growth opportunities
  • Competitive salary and excellent benefits
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