Join the Team: Retail Sales Manager
Are you a “people-person” who strives to challenge yourself, with a drive to improve a local company? Are you personable, friendly, and attentive to detail? Are you professional and able to represent a reputable brand while engaging in informative and productive conversation? Route One Apparel Sales Directors are responsible for traveling to our retail locations throughout Maryland, working in the office with our team, and reporting on metrics post-meeting.
We’re looking for lively, intelligent, and sales-oriented thinker with a presentable appearance and means to travel the state themselves. Our goal, as well as yours if you choose to work with us, is to inform our clients of new releases, aid in curating designs specific to them, and suggesting, based on your product knowledge, where an account can really go with the right guidance, creative mindset, and personal connections—not to mention Maryland pride!
- Travel to stores in Maryland to engage new and existing accounts
- Collaborate with the team to find the best tactics and methods for growth
- Work with clients to curate custom or private label designs
- Recommend existing products that would exceed expectations in a retail sales setting
- Project and forecast sales
- Connect with clients in unique and original ways
- Evolve and promote partnerships
- Work on special projects
- Research sales techniques
- Learn and use our shared servers
- Contribute new and exciting sales opportunities
- Acquire new customers and win-back inactive customers
- Offer impeccable customer service
- Flexibility to attend trade shows
- Learn in-depth product-knowledge of client and competitors
- Bachelor’s Degree is preferred but not required
- Experience of at least two years in the fields of customer service (i.e. retail, hospitality, restaurant industry, sales)
- Strong work ethic
- Solution-oriented and focused
- Featured traits of strong oral and written communication skills, organizational skills, interpersonal skills, responds well to pressure and deadlines, outgoing
- Proficient in Microsoft Office
REQUIRED: Please send your cover letter, resume, and referrals.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $25,000.00 to $35,000.00 /year
About Route One Apparel:
Route One Apparel is a rapidly growing community lifestyle brand specializing in trendy, affordable Maryland pride clothing and accessories. Our growing e-commerce brand has not only capitalized on the state’s appetite for all things Maryland-related, but also fueled the flames. Driven by its wide selection of creative and stylish designs and the passion of its staff, the company has seen success with growing to 3,000 core products, 60+ retail stores that carry our line, and a multitude of licensing deals. The brand has built a large and loyal customer base – including more than 150,000 social media followers – that purchase Route One Apparel online, in stores at area retailers, and at sales events all over the state.