??The primary role of the Wireless Territory Agent - Market Development Manager will be to act as an extension of the brand and sales team. This individual will personify the brand ??s mission statement / motto, possess key brand personality traits a... Read More
Full Time Wireless Territory Agent - Central Chicago, IL # of openings 1 Apply Now Are you passionate and excited about technology? Are you a storyteller that likes to explain the benefits of your product and how it can benefit people ??s lives? We are seeking energetic, driven individuals to proudly represent BDSmktg and our client ??s brand products at retail. Our employees are important partners with our clients; they deliver exceptional results and work to enhance our clients ?? retail performance each day. ??The primary role of the Wireless Territory Agent - Market Development Manager will be to act as an extension of the brand and sales team. This individual will personify the brand ??s mission statement / motto, possess key brand personality traits and excitement that will resonate with Retail Sales Associates. Wireless Territory Agents are passionate and excited by technology and how it benefits people ??s lives. They will also be a natural narrator, able to explain how specs and technology translate to simple consumer benefits.REQUIREMENTS TO BE CONSIDERED: College degree in communications, marketing, or training & development preferredMinimum of 1-3 years of Retail, Marketing or Agency experience ~ field representative experience helpful, but not mandatoryMinimum of 1-3 years of experience in the area of training and communicationsPrevious wireless backgroundStrong presentation and communication skillsMust be proficient in MS Excel, Word, Outlook, and Power Point applicationsAbility to travel with in assigned territory ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Build brand loyalty and creditability with retail sales associates ~ Be the Brand ChampionBrand advocacy to increase retail sales associates ?? rate of recommendationEngage retail sales associates and create excitementConduct in ??store retail associate trainings, associate and consumer demonstrations and attend eventsProvide high-level product sales training on features, competitive advantages and functionsReport intelligence in regards to the program and marketing environment strategically for each tactic As voice and ears, excellent communication and immediate escalation is a mustTravel within market and approved out-of-scope assignments as needed Merchandising services to deliver POS, collateral and products to carrier locations along with compliance verification and competitive detailsMystery shop to obtain retail/carrier associate and manage phone recommendations, product knowledge assessment, comments and concerns as well as consumer relations and in-store observations of the brand and the competition Establish and build retailer relationships on behalf of the clientEngage customers during high traffic times at select demo day events to drive sales of brand productsExpectations ?? not limited to Facilitate informal, formal and large scale trainings to retail associates and managersAttend and assist with out-of-market trainings, events, etcGather in-market and out-of-market intelligence ~ assigned brand and competitive Ensure merchandising compliance and increased presence in-storeMonitor POP / POS to ensure it is current and placed according to planogramKey Metrics: Increase sales associate knowledge and recommendation rate of brand productsIncrease product sales of selected products Increase and facilitate in-store sales in key market locations PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to: Regularly sit, stand, walk, bend over, grasp, talk and/or hear, and driveOccasionally carrying and lifting office supplies up to 10 lbs.Occasionally travel via flight or other modes of transportationContinuous hand/eye coordination and fine manipulation WHAT TO EXPECT DURING THE RECRUITING PROCESS: Apply online for this opportunity to be consideredParticipate in a phone interview with a superstar recruiterIf qualified, you will be moved along in the process and interview with a hiring managerIf hired, a passing background check and a motor vehicle check is requiredCopy of Valid Driver ??s license BDS Marketing, LLC. ( ??BDS ? ) is an equal opportunity employer in every aspect of employment, including but not limited to; selection, training, development and promotion of the most qualified candidates and employees without regard to their race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by state or local law. BDS is committed to equal employment opportunity in all other privileges, terms and conditions of employment that may not be covered in this statement. BDS is an at-will employer. BDSmktg is an award-winning retail marketing and sales partner. With over 30 years of experience guiding customers through the buying journey, we are experts at powering sales for the world ??s top brands. BDSmktg offers our clients fully integrated solutions that drive brand demand and sell-through: Brand Advocacy, Retail Readiness, Retail Environments, Research, Commercial, and Digital Marketing. We craft custom solutions from our suite of services, and our specialized teams ensure your brand is ready for each new selling season. Founded in 1984, BDS Marketing, LLC. is headquartered in Irvine, California with regional offices in Columbus, Ohio and Chicago, Illinois.