Job Title:

Field Service Representative

Company:

KEEN Footwear

Location:

Vancouver, BC


This is a 1 year contract with the potential to convert to a permanent full-time position.

As Field Service Representative (FSR) for British Columbia, your primary responsibility will be to act as a key driver of sell thru. As the face of the KEEN brand at retail, FSRs must develop and foster a positive relationship with our dealers, their retail staff teams, and our end-consumer fans through in- store educational clinics, public and retail-based promotional events, and weekly retail visits throughout the respective territory. Additionally, FSRs must provide consistent, timely, and reliable feedback to the Product, Sales, and Marketing teams to ensure brand positioning and presentation is positive and accurate.

Key Responsibilities

Retailer Support

  • Product Knowledge Sessions – both formal and drop-in
  • Store Visits
    • Product Merchandising; predominantly placed, correct pricing, full assortment displayed
    • KEEN Liaison; the face of KEEN at retail; customer service expert, feedback facilitator
    • Sales incentives and contests; regionally or individually.
  • Point of Purchase Displays (POP); shoe shelves, tabletop POP as well as Display towers and wall installations
  • In-Store Retailer Events – KEEN Days/Tent Days/Customer Appreciation Nights
  • Public Dealer/Retailer Events

Sales Support (to Regional Sales Agencies)

  • Private Trade Shows – set up and tear down; technical knowledge and clarification where required
  • Retail – stock counts, re-order assistance
  • Point of Purchase – submission of POP orders relayed through regional representative agencies and direct dealer requests

General Brand Support

  • Attend grassroots Events/Consumer Tradeshows
  • Act as brand liaison to end-consumer fans at public events and shows, providing quality brand representation, product knowledge and education
  • Assistance on National Marketing Campaigns
  • Assistance on Global Campaigns
  • POP – planning, execution, implementation
  • New initiatives as they arise.

Head Office Support

  • All encompassing. Can include, but not limited to, event planning, transportation, etc.

Knowledge/Skills Required

  • Minimum 2 of year's prior experience in the Outdoor or Footwear Industries is an asset
  • Maintain a high level of intrinsic motivation and work-ethic to consistently perform required functions remotely
  • Highly engaging and able to converse freely and confidently with others, both written and verbally
  • Strong time management skills; ability to plan and manage travel across territory with maximum impact and cost efficacy
  • Computer literacy with Microsoft Office Suite of programs, internet fluency
  • Weekly regional travel is expected, with occasional national and/or international travel as required. In this role you will be expected to work a minimum of 40 hours a week. Please note that due to the nature of the role some weekend work is inevitable and as such it will be considered part of the regular hours for the job

Perks: Use of the company car for business and personal use, mileage needs to be tracked for both. Company issued cell phone and laptop, plus a corporate credit card for business expenses.

Employee Conduct: It is the responsibility of every employee to contribute to a positive work environment through mutual trust and respect; personal accountability and integrity; desire for growth and learning opportunities; teamwork; positive, honest and effective communication and professional interactions with co-workers, customers and partners.

TO APPLY:

Those candidates who are interested in this position and meet the minimum qualifications should submit a cover letter and resume to brendan.wheatley@keenfootwear.com. Only those candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted.

Why KEEN: Driven by a passion for life outside, KEEN is a values-led, independently owned brand from Portland, Oregon, that's on a mission to create original and versatile products, improve lives, and inspire outside adventure. Founded in 2003, KEEN launched a revolution in the footwear industry with the introduction of the Newport adventure sandal, and has donated more than $18 million to non-profit organizations and causes around the world to promote responsible outdoor recreation, including conservation efforts to protect open spaces. KEEN strives to show the world through its products and its actions that a business for good can actually be good for business. By giving back, reducing impact, and activating communities and individuals to protect the places where we work and play, KEEN puts its values in motion and takes action to leave the world a better place. Learn more at https://www.keenfootwear.com/our-purpose.html

KEEN is an equal opportunity employer, who values an inclusive and diverse community. Qualified candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply and will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status or disability.

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Posted 2020-02-07








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