Area Sales Manager Salomon Footwear, Apparel & Gear

AMER SPORTS Czech Republic s.r.o., organizačna zložka

Place of work
Hattalova, Bratislava, Slovakia
Contract type
Start date
Wage (gross)
1 325 EUR/month13th salary; rewards and bonuses

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

The Area Sales Manager drives sales to achieve significant targets for his/her BA, acting as a business partner with his/her accounts. The Area Sales Manager builds partnerships with key specialty sporting goods retailers by developing joint plans to serve the consumer that benefit both the retailer and Amer Sports.

Key Responsibility Areas:
• Develops a seasonal ’Game Plan’ to develop Amer Sports’ & key specialty dealers business in key markets, with Omni focus
• Creates and presents plans to accounts to develop key categories, drive sell-thru, and engage with consumers
• Builds a joint business and consumer plan with assigned premium partners that deliver on key strategic objectives of Amer Sports and maximizes consumer preference at the specialty retailer
• Deliver profitable and sustainable growth with the retailer
• Utilize Amer Sports’ trade marketing/sell-thru programS Coordination with the other internal customer contacts (Customer service, IMM, Shopper Marketing Executive)
• Train Shop Pros and manage consumers events/demo
• Participates in store consumer events
• Coordinates yearly consumer and marketing plan for Premium Partners
• Shares best practices across the sales team, including ASM’s on other brands in the area. Serves as an active participant in Amer Sports portfolio meetings, contributing to the skill development of the entire team
• Collaborates closely with customer service, ensuring all points of contact with customers achieve Amer Sports high standard of customer care

Employee perks, benefits

• Company car (also used for private purposes)
• Mobile phone
• Notebook
• Discount on the company products
• Contributions to the pension/life insurance
• Holidays 5 weeks
• Sick days
• Educational courses, training

Information about the selection process

If the scope of these responsibilities meets your expectations, please be welcome to apply by this ad sending a motivation letter and CV.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University student
University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)

Educational Specialization

Relevant commercial experience, preferably B2B in sports industry

Language skills

Slovak - Proficiency (C2) and English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Other knowledge

Microsoft Office - advanced
Communication skills - expert
Presentation skills - expert
Customer focus - expert

Driving licence


Number of years of experience

3 - 5 years of relevant commercial experience, preferably B2B in sports industry

Personality requirements and skills

• Business and sales specialist
• Successful sales achievements year on year
• Expert on profitable mix solution
• Good understanding of consumer journey
• Sports product fan and good product
knowledge for his/her sport
• Positive, enthusiastic and action-orientated
• Target and deadline orientated
• Extrovert personality with good social skills
• Connects well with people at all levels
• Flexible and “can do” attitude
• Perseverance, robust and resilient
• Organized
• Entrepreneurial and inventive approach
• The job requires traveling - willingness to travel
(salesman, driver)


Brief description of the company

Amer Sports ( is a sporting goods company with internationally recognized brands including Atomic, Arc’teryx, Peak Performance, Salomon, Suunto and Wilson. The company’s technically advanced sports equipment, footwear, and apparel improve performance and increase the enjoyment of sports and outdoor activities.

Number of employees

25-49 employees

Company address

Amer Sports Czech Republic, s.r.o.
V Chotejně 700/7
10200 Praha 10 - Hostivař


ID: 4056485  Datum zveřejnění: 6.4.2021  Spodní hranice mzdy (brutto): 1 325 EUR/month