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Account Executive, Athletics and Fitness (San Francisco Bay Area)
Job Code:2017-EII-169
Shift:1st Shift
FT/PT Status:Regular Full Time
Schedule:Monday - Friday

Job Description:
The Account Executive, Athletic and Fitness (San Francisco Bay Area) is responsible for selling multiple sports flooring products and brands through various sales and distribution channels within their assigned territory, with a primary focus on institutional athletics (the Education Market).  The successful Account Executive will establish relationships with strength coaches, athletic administrators, recreation directors and facility managers, in an effort to provide the proper athletic surfacing for the customer’s needs and budget.  This position is responsible for coordination and follow-through of the full sales process for college, university and high school athletic and recreational facilities.  This includes generating leads, establishing production relationships, attending industry trade shows, call and visit customers within designated territory and providing high levels of customer service.  The emphasis of this position is to achieve the established sales goals of the company.

This position will require travel for outside selling in the assigned territory and some National travel to trades shows.

  • BS in Business Administration, Marketing or 4+ years equivalent industry work experience
  • An understanding of the Sport and Fitness market and today’s fitness applications and trends
  • Previous outside sales experience in flooring, building materials or experience in an athletic environment
  • Effective and persuasive verbal and written communication skills are required to successfully deliver information and clarify understanding of products and services to prospective and current customers; proven ability to interact and communicate effectively with all levels of people, including executive levels, via phone, email and in person
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office products is required; ability to learn and effectively use CRM software
  • Highly self-motivated with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously in order to meet or exceed sales objectives
  • Former college athletes preferred, although not required