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Posted: Tuesday, March 14, 2017 7:27 PM

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Our Washington DC area industry:leading kayak / raft / sup service and retail business seeks a dynamic individual who wants to make a career of strong sales success in the outdoor industry in our Potomac, MD office and storefront. In exchange for your dynamic, self:starting, entrepreneurial and accurate contribution, we are offering a high degree of autonomy, a significant share in the results, and the opportunity for a healthier lifestyle and life:work balance.
The individual qualified for the Sales Manager : Group Sales Development position is an experienced, disciplined, manager who is positive, enthusiastic, motivated, goal oriented, and can work in a highly effective and accurate manner with limited direct supervision and within a small team, or all alone. You are coming from a strong background of sales success in the hospitality, or other industries, you have used email and social marketing platforms, you understand communication arts, you are familiar with Photoshop, Youtube, and a camera, and you have the attention to detail and energy required to take a small business to the next level. You are both strategic and tactical, and believe that hard work still pays off. You also understand and appreciate the distinction between high pressure and high passion sales. In addition, you value health and vitality, and being outdoors, you avoid increasingly common distractions and you like to have fun at work in ways that enhance performance, and take advantage of every minute of every day through constant, decisive action, not waiting for things to come to you.
This position can be seasonal or year:round, depending upon the performance of the candidate. Some of the work can be done remotely or may require limited regional travel. Prior paddling experience is not essential : but you will be expected participate to gain the credibility vital to success. The option to become an equity partner in the business may also be available for the right candidate.
There will be a strong sense of being your own boss without many of the risks and burdens of actual ownership, with generous commissions limited only by your performance. This is more than a job opportunity : it is a real and rare opportunity to create your own future in an exciting and rewarding industry.
Job Description
:Develop and execute a plan to grow our corporate client business
:Sell paddlesports lessons and trips to individuals and groups
:Build and maintain CRM data
:Maintain orderly office and retail environments
:Communicate core values
:Meet company expectations and targeted goals
Job Specific Skills
:Strong, focused closer with excellent communication skills
:Thrives in an autonomous environment with absentee ownership
:Understands and turns challenges of small business into opportunities and strengths
:Ability to make a high number of cold calls and emails to groups and organizations, reach the correct party, and make a concise pitch
:Excellent organizational and time management skills, and values a neat and tidy environment
:Flexibility to support a small core administrative staff and a large team of instructors and guides during peak operating periods
:Systematic and detail oriented
:Results oriented and high achiever
:Accurate data management, understanding that data is gold
:Understand and demonstrate that enthusiasm is contagious
:Understands the value of seeing things through the clients perspective
:Training focused with an interest in the lifestyle but maturity to demonstrate and accept business purpose as the stabilizing factor
:Strong and enthusiastic phone voice
:Fluent typing and excellent written composition skills
:Strong negotiator with the occasional unreasonable client
:Consistently strong desire to be the hero to those you are accountable to
:Ability to carefully manage and thoroughly sell retail inventory
:Computer, mobile, and cloud literate and connected
:Motivated by the oppo


• Location: potomac, Southern Maryland

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