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Performance Tech Rep, Run Specialty (Missouri)

Company: ASICS
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: March 29, 2024

Job Description:

At ASICS, we empower our employees to pursue their career goals. If this sounds like you, then we want you on our team.

ASICS has been dedicated to designing the most technically advanced footwear and athletic products in the world for over 60 years. All of that comfort, fit, and functionality starts within the minds of the passionate people that work within our walls.

Based upon our core values, everyone's input and contributions are respected at ASICS America. We nurture a collaborative environment and hire team members that are never content, always pushing through their own limitations, continually in the pursuit of improving performance, are innovative and creative, reach for new challenges, and always aim to surpass the next goal.

Our Mission: We pledge to bring harmony to the body and soul

ASICS, an acronym derived from the Latin phrase, Anima Sana In Corpore Sano - a sound mind in a sound body. Staying true to the philosophy by which it was founded, every ASICS innovation, every concept, every idea is intended to create the best product. Our mission is to become the number one brand for the sports enthusiast. To accomplish this, we pledge to continue to make the best product; striving to build upon our technological advances and pushing the limits on what we can learn from the body and its needs in athletic gear.

POSITION PURPOSE / SUMMARY STATEMENT (defines the major functions/purpose of the position):

The Performance Tech Rep, Run Specialty will be home-based in Missouri. The Performance Tech Reps are the leaders on the ground floor of marketing and merchandising in their territories. Their goal is to be true faces of the ASICS brand and partner with accounts to execute field marketing strategies that amplify ASICS' leadership position in the athletic footwear and apparel industry and enable strong sell thru. They are the leading champions of the brand, building awareness and loyalty with accounts and end consumers.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES (include titles of positions directly reporting to this position):

  • This position does not have supervisory responsibilities. ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS:
    • Interacts with all levels throughout organization including employees and outside vendors DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
      • Independent interfacing with accounts on education, merchandising, event planning and activation, seeding.
      • Scheduling meetings, activations, and travels to accounts for engagement and relationship building.
      • Planning and building reporting on weekly activities, activations, and communication.
      • Providing point of view / educating accounts and end consumer on products, brand story, etc.
      • Administrative work- budget, expenses, ordering and sell thru tracking.
      • Learning marketplace and sharing findings to cross functional team. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
        • Attention to detail, ability to multitask and prioritize tasks with strict deadlines
        • Strong understanding of the performance athletic marketplace, through the lens of ASICS and its competitors
        • Ability to provide solutions to support business needs through creative problem solving and creative innovation
        • Must be skilled in training, sales generation, planning, authentic customer service, communication, conflict resolution, business acumen, and time management
        • Ability to propose creative marketing activations to build awareness
        • Operates with curiosity with an ability to manage ambiguity and push through business challenges with a focus on continuous development
        • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
        • Understanding of trend progression in performance footwear and apparel
        • Good sense of intercultural differences, team player, good communicator.
        • Willing to travel throughout the US.
        • Highly proficient in spoken and written English CORE COMPETENCIES:
          • Customer Focus
          • Innovation & Creativity
          • Collaboration & Mutual Respect
          • Leadership
          • Results Driven MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

            EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:
            • 2+ years experience in the athletic footwear industry.
            • Demonstrated experience interfacing with accounts on education, merchandising, event planning and activation, seeding.
            • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
              • N/A PHYSICAL DEMANDS: In general, the following physical demands 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 allow differently-abled individuals to perform the essential functions of the job.
                • Must be able to see, hear, speak and write clearly in order to communicate with employees and/or other customers.
                • Manual dexterity required.
                • Mostly standing, walking, bending, frequent lifting. WORK ENVIRONMENT: In general, the following conditions of the work environment are representative of those that an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to allow differently-abled individuals to perform the essential functions of the job within the environment.
                  • Works with the public in an indoor location that is clean, orderly, properly lighted and ventilated. Noise levels are considered moderate.

                    ASICS America Corporation reserves the right at any time, with or without notice, to alter or change job responsibilities, reassign or transfer job position or assign additional job responsibilities within your general skill set or capabilities. ASICS America Corporation is an equal opportunity employer.

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                    ASICS CCPA Pre-Collection Notice for Job Applications: We collect personal information (PI) from you in connection with your application for employment with ASICS America Corporation, including the following categories of PI: identifiers, personal records, professional or employment information, and inferences drawn from your PI. We collect your PI for our purposes, including performing services and operations related to your potential employment. For additional details or if you have questions, contact us at hrccpa@asics.com.

                    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employee(s) assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employee(s) assigned to this job. ASICS America Corporation reserves the right at any time, with or without notice, to alter or change job responsibilities, reassign or transfer job position or assign additional job responsibilities within your general skill set or capabilities. ASICS America Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Keywords: ASICS, Kansas City , Performance Tech Rep, Run Specialty (Missouri), Other , Kansas City, Kansas

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