Manager, Retail Sales & Marketing
National Hockey League
New York, NY
Marketing: Consumer Marketing/Brand Management
This position's primary responsibilities include marketing and servicing the sale of NHL licensed products to retailers in all channels of distribution. This includes traditional retail, NHL club merchants, and on-line businesses. The position will support the total sales effort including but not limited to in-store brand strategy and execution, visual merchandising, promotion, communication, and execution of special event sales and service with retailers and NHL club merchants. Additionally, the position will have direct retail account relationship responsibilities in servicing and contributing to the attainment of NHL sales and revenue goals. Periodic travel, extended work hours, attendance at designated weekend business events necessary.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES
The qualified applicant will have a college education, graduate work a plus. They must have three to five years of experience in one of various disciplines: retail, sales, marketing, sports/entertainment licensing or related product manufacturing. Understanding of professional hockey is a plus.
The ideal candidate requires a basic understanding of sales, marketing and preferably retail. They should be process oriented with strong organizational skills in a multi tasked role. Must have a demonstrated ability for managing details and meeting deadlines. Strong interpersonal skills with sales orientation and strong written and oral communication skills including good presentation abilities a must. Position requires someone who is proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Power point. Working knowledge of digital and social media and mobile marketing. Good judgemental required.
We thank all applicants for their interest in this position but only qualified candidates will be called for an interview. NO EMAILS OR PHONE CALLS PLEASE.