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Sales Support Specialist

 

 

Sales Support Specialist

 

Slowtide, the leaders and innovators in the towel market, are looking to hire a Sales Support Specialist to help grow our sales with retail accounts and brand partnerships.

Description:

The ideal candidate thrives in a fast-paced environment and is a driven, self-starter with 2-3 years of relevant experience and loves all things sales. The candidate will assist the Sales Manager with retail account support and help to be a key part of growing sales with retail accounts and brand partnerships. This position is based out of our headquarters in Costa Mesa, California and reports to the Co-founder/Sales Manager. 

 

What you'll do:

  • Manage, support and grow business with our retail accounts

  • Grow our custom program through new brand partnerships 

  • Assist and execute strategic and focused plans designed to grow sales

  • Develop relationships with key retailers to grow the brand’s position and market share

  • Anticipate industry trends and apply those insights to create new business opportunities

  • Tradeshow and event planning, travel and set up when required.

  • Schedule and complete shop demos and clinics

  • Order entry, order management and RA’s

  • Running weekly and seasonal reports and tracking sales goals

  • Build seasonal order forms

  • Work with buyers/accounts on seasonal prebooks and in-season AO orders

  • Assist Sales Manager with:

    • Assortment plans

    • Sell thru reporting

    • Suggested orders/style replacement

    • Linesheets & order forms

    • Ad-hoc projects

 

Who you are:

  • Demonstrates a professional attitude in regards to communication, teamwork, and ownership of tasks.

  • Strong work ethic and willingness to do what is needed to get the job done.

  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced and energetic environment while still being able to prioritize projects and manage time.

  • Has a competitive spirit for business

  • Startup mentality: scrappy, creative, and constantly iterating to be best-in-class

  • Strong computer skills including Excel and reporting capabilities.

  • Minimum two years of experience in sales support and coordination.

  • Background in action sports, traditional sports, or fashion industry strongly preferred.

  • Passion for sales, brand building, disrupting an age-old industry, and of course...towels!



You’ll love working at Slowtide because:

  • Opportunity for growth. Slowtide is a fast-growing startup with lots of opportunity for career development. 

  • Flexibility. We encourage a proper work/life balance. While we do work hard and put in a lot of hours, we also believe in the value of having a life outside of the office. Things like a flexible schedule, flexible vacation policy and work from home days. 

  • We value people and our team. Company culture is important to us. Things like team off-sites, remote working, volunteering opportunities and happy hours are just a few examples. We probably spend more time with our team than anyone else, so why not have fun together!

  • Embracing the entrepreneurial spirit.  Being a part of a startup means that there’s never a dull moment and that you’ll likely be involved in a lot of opportunities that may fall outside of your typical job description. Whether it be helping with an event or being a part of cross-functional meetings, there are always new things to learn. 

  • Free towels (plus discounts for friends & family)

 

About Slowtide

Slowtide was founded in 2015 by three friends; Kyle Spencer, Dario Phillips and Wylie Von Tempksy. We saw an opportunity to fill a void in a market that we found to be uninspiring and mundane. Our mission is to elevate daily essentials. What started out as a side project and an initial collection of 8 beach towels has quickly evolved into year-round collections of beach and bath towels, blankets, yoga towels, ponchos and more. Slowtide can be found in over 1,000 retailers across the globe such as REI, Nordstrom, Urban Outfitters, Madewell, Free People, Zumiez, etc. We have had our products featured in publications like Forbes, GQ, Hypebeast, Harper’s Bazaar, Elle, Outdoor, Conde Nast Traveler and many more We have collaborated with artists and brands like Stussy, Takashi Murakami, Acacia, WSL, Clark Little, Jose Cuervo and Ace Hotel. Inspired by all bodies of water and our love for art and creative expression, Slowtide is a collaboration of friends who wanted to convey their lifestyle through unique products.